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The largest floating wind turbine in the world will be installed in Portugal

The 8.4 MW offshore wind turbine is about to be installed in Portugal. It should be operational by the end of 2019. 20 kilometers off Viana do Castello, Portugal, the world's largest floating wind turbine, an 8.4 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine, will be installed....

Glass blocks with integrated solar cells to generate renewable energy

Researchers at the University of Exeter in England designed blocks of glass with small built-in solar cells. Certain blocks which, in addition to allowing light to pass through, generate renewable energy. Called Solar Squared, in addition to providing thermal...

Geothermal panels for garages and tunnels in Switzerland

Modular, practical and innovative: Enerpad panels recover underground heat for heating and domestic hot water. Enerpad geothermal panels are among the finalist innovations of ClimateLaunchPad. Low enthalpy geothermal energy is being scaled up to reach even traditional...

Historic EIB decision: stop funding fossil fuels

Image: By gerasimov_foto_174 Shutterstock The decision receives the yes of Germany and Italy thanks to a commitment: the extension of the deadline for entry into force of the initiative, from 2020 to 2021. As part of the new strategy, future energy projects will have...

The first sustainable aviation fuel production plant in the Netherlands

Shell Aviation will be SkyNRG's partner in the first large-scale production plant for aircraft biofuels. The plant will enter service in 2022, but it has already made its first purchase reservations. Shell Aviation will build with SkyNRG the first sustainable aviation...

OE 35, the 826-ton giant that generates electricity from ocean waves

Renewable energy can have many sources, the most common being solar, wind and hydroelectric power. But there is also a huge amount of untapped energy in ocean waves. According to the United States Energy Information Administration, the theoretical annual energy...

The Netherlands builds the world’s first floating solar power station on the sea

If, a few months ago, the Netherlands surprised with a project to build the first floating farm in the world, it is now doing it with another which is not far behind neither in difficulty nor in its pioneering character in the international level. This is the design,...

Portugal will have the largest floating photovoltaic solar project in Europe

50 million will be invested in the construction of the largest floating photovoltaic power plant in Europe. The project will be carried out by Alqueva Development and Infrastructure Company (EDIA) and will have 10 floating photovoltaic plants on the largest artificial...

HelioTube, a solar concentrator with recycled plastics that halves the costs of solar thermal energy

HelioTube, a new concept of solar concentrator created from recycled plastics by the Austrian company Heliovis AG, returns to Spain to set up in a mushroom production plant in Albacete, after having set up its pilot plant in the same province, in which it has tested...

Ranking of solar energy producing countries from 1983 to 2018

A video in which we can see a ranking of the 50 countries with the highest production of solar electric energy year by year from 1983 to 2018 (megawatt hours per year). By uploading the video, you agree to YouTube's privacy policy.More information Download a video...