California reaches a new Renewable energy High

California reaches a new Renewable energy High

Chalk up another seminal success for renewable energy. Thanks to a spell of windy days with lots of sunshine recently, California reached a renewable energy milestone one day by producing two-thirds (67.2%) of the state’s electricity from renewable sources. Add in hydropower facilities, and the result is more impressive still:…

All Dutch electric Trains now run on Wind Power

All Dutch electric Trains now run on Wind Power

The Netherlands has long been associated with the harnessing of winds. Windmills, which dot the countryside across the European nation, have been used for centuries. Winds were harnessed to mill grains and to pump water out of low-lying lands into rivers beyond the dikes so  fields could be farmed. These days, though, winds in the Netherlands power…

Wind power can work Wonders. Here’s Proof

Wind power can work Wonders. Here’s Proof

If we are to wean ourselves off fossil fuels, the main drivers of environmental pollution and climate change, we will need to rely increasingly on sources of clean energy. Wind power is such a source, and an infinitely renewable one at that. By harnessing the power of winds, turbines can…