Taking advantage of existing hydropower, Facebook opens a data center in Luleå, Sweden, that the company says run 100 percent on renewable energy.
Small hydro, often seen as relatively benign, could be as bad as or worse than large projects, researchers say after studying China’s Nu River and its tributaries.
Here are some examples from around the world where high renewables are already becoming a reality.
If we look to a growing body of consensus among energy futures studies, we’ll see that a high renewables future is both possible and capable of coming soon.
A big wave power park gains full licensing, and the Scottish government enlists Carbon Trust to help commercialize the sector.
A Japanese company will apparently give hybrid wind-and-tidal energy a go with a device employing Darrieus and Savonius turbines.
GlaxoSmithKline wants to power a Scottish manufacturing plant with renewable energy, but its proposals keep getting shot down.