‘Extraordinary’ month for Scottish renewable energy

Scotland had “another extraordinary month” for renewable energy in May, according to environmental groups.     Wind turbines alone provided enough electricity to supply 95% of Scottish homes. WWF Scotland analysed renewables data provided by WeatherEnergy. It also found that in several parts of Scotland, homes fitted with solar PV panels had enough sunshine to…

Wind Project in Wyoming Envisions Coal Miners as Trainees

  Goldwind Americas, an arm of a leading wind-turbine manufacturer based in China, has been expanding its business in the United States. It has been careful to seek out local, American workers for permanent jobs on the wind farms it supplies. Now it is trying to extend that policy to an unlikely place: Wyoming, which…

LEGO Now Runs on 100% Clean Energy — Getting Rid of Plastic Is Next

With 100% clean energy, an attempt to avoid oil-based plastic, and a campaign on climate action, it seems the brand is staying true to its motto: building a better tomorrow Written by Meghan Werft and published in Global Citizen the 17th of 2017 Danish toymaker LEGO announced Wednesday that they are three years ahead of schedule on their…

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners Article published in TheGuardian the 9th of May 2017 Dutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out…