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US Looking Into Offshore W...

A major announcement looks set to be made by the Federal government with the next few days, concerning offshore wind farms. Currently, the U.S. is lagging heavily behind Europe in terms of this renewable energy source, with zero offshore plants existing anywhere in the U.S. Offshore wind plants work in a similar way to onshore wind farms, with turbine being used to gather...

Even Saudi Arabia is Turni...

When a country that doesn’t have much oil reserves turns to renewable energy, it can be considered as a normal thing to do. However, when a country which is labeled as an oil giant with reserves of around 270 billion barrels announces that it is exploring alternative ways of generating electricity, it is surprising (but clever). Although Saudi Arabia, if they would keep...

Sharp acquires Recurrent E...

Sharp Corporation, the Japanese multinational corporation that manufactures electronic products has acquired 100% ownership of the Recurrent Energy for $305 million. This makes the US solar energy development company 100% owned subsidiary of the Sharp Corporation but the deal keeps the Recurrent Energy executive team as well as its employees with Arno Harris as CEO. He will...

E.U. SuperGrid Plan

Across the European Union, there is talk about changing their power grid, to transform their current transmission system into a ‘Supergrid’. It is planned that this new grid will revolution how power and energy is transmitted across Europe, which will also help to connect Europe in more ways than just politically and economically. Like many areas around the globe, the...

UK Warned Against Cutting ...

In April last year, the British government put in place incentives for the solar power industry to start building solar panels and for the introduction of solar panels to old and new buildings and structures. Many companies and invested decided to take these incentives up (Also know as feed-in tariffs.), which helped to cause growth and a massive boom in the fledgling solar...

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