"Mining" for the cryptocurrency is power-hungry, involving heavy computer calculations to verify transactions. If Bitcoin was a country, it would be in the top 30 energy users woldwide.
Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson believes man should harness the power of hurricanes for good rather than run from them.
The $2.5 billion initiative is expected to bring electricity to over 40 million households currently without power in the country.
CME Director Bruce Mountain calculated Australian homes with rooftop solar panels and a Tesla Powerwall 2.0 are cost-competitive against grid power sources.
By slowing down light to a speed slower than flowing electrons, researchers create a kind of optical "sonic boom"
The Copenhagen International School, designed by CF Moller Architects, will feature some 12,000 solar glass panels making up the largest solar glass facade on Earth.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects have just won an international competition to design the world's largest waste-to-energy plant in Shenzhen, China.
Companies partaking in the RE100 campaign are, on average, halfway towards meeting their 100% renewable electricity goals. This, according to the new RE100 annual report published by The Climate Group and CDP this week, which publishes the latest available data (which is from 2014) on 45 companies partaking in the RE100 campaign to commit to 100% renewable electricity.
Denmark produced an unheard-of 42 percent of its electricity from wind turbines in 2015, according to official figures , setting a new world record for wind energy generation.
RenewableUK has highlighted new official statistics from National Grid which show that 2015 was a record year for wind energy generation, with onshore and offshore wind farms supplying their largest ever amounts of clean electricity to Britain’s homes, factories and offices.
The wind power generated in Portugal reached Tuesday, 29 December, a new high of 4,210 megawatts, exceeding national electricity consumption for the first time.
With a simple but effective design that transforms rice husks into power, the Indian for-profit social enterprise is expanding at a rate of two plants...
Wiring systems powered by highly-efficient superconductors have long been a dream of science, but researchers have faced such practical challenges such as finding pliable and cost-effective materials. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have found a way to make an old idea new with the next generation of superconductors.