February 25, 2017
Denmark Generated Enough Wind Energy To Power All Its Electricity Needs On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017.
The country of Denmark generated enough wind energy on Wednesday to power the entire country’s electricity needs,...[more]
August 11, 2016
High winds on Sunday boosted renewable energy output to provide 106% of Scotland’s electricity needs for a day.
High winds on Sunday were strong enough to power the equivalent of all of Scotland’s electricity needs for the day,...[more]
July 30, 2016
In 2015 renewable energy provided 25% of the UK’s electricity, up from 20% the previous year, with gas displacing coal as the top contributor.
Once considered the lifeblood of this country, for the first time coal is now...[more]
May 17, 2016
from May 7th (6:45am) to May 11th (5:45pm) Portugal was powered by 100% renewable electricity, according to the National Energy Network (REN) and the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN). (Associação Sistema...[more]
May 10, 2016
Renewable generation covered 95 percent of German power consumption at 11 o’clock on Sunday, according to preliminary data from energy think tank Agora Energiewende*.
January 15, 2016
Danish wind turbines set a new world record in 2015. Wind power is now counted for 42.1% of the total electricity consumption in Denmark, according to data published on Friday (15 January).
The percentage of wind power in...[more]
January 11, 2016
Wind power generated enough to supply the electrical needs of 97 per cent of Scottish homes - or the equivalent of 41 per cent of Scotland’s entire electricity needs for the year.
WWF Scotland figures point to a bumper year...[more]
November 5, 2015
Austria's largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy.
"We have invested heavily to boost energy efficiency and to expand renewables," said Erwin...[more]
September 30, 2015
Despite being major centres, it is not a given that decisions made in New York and Paris reverberate in villages in Bangladesh, in boardrooms in Bogota and in the city hall of Vancouver. But that’s exactly what needs to happen...[more]
September 21, 2015
Greenpeace’s Energy [R]evolution scenario 2015 phases out coal, oil, gas and nuclear energy as fast as technically and economically possible, by expanding the renewable energy share to 42 per cent in 2030, 72 per cent in 2040 and...[more]
July 20, 2015
The World Nuclear Industry Reports Half Of The World Gets More Power From Renewable Energy Over Nuclear Power
Back in the 1950s, scientists discovered that energy can be generated from splitting atoms. This reaction was known...[more]
June 18, 2015
Renewable Energy’s Record Year Helps Uncouple Growth of Global Economy and CO2
Read the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report
Record installations for wind and solar PV in 2014;164 countries with...[more]
April 12, 2015
French Federal Government Report: 100% Renewable Electricity by 2050 in France Would Not Cost More than 50% Nuclear
The following is a brief summary of a piece that appeared in France's center-left newspaper Le Monde, which...[more]
February 10, 2015
Analysis by WWF ScotlandWhen looking at data for the whole of 2014…
Wind turbines provided an estimated 8,958,130MWh of electricity to the National Grid, or an average of 746,510MWh each month - enough to supply the electrical...[more]
January 18, 2015
Denmark Sets World Record For Wind Power Production
Denmark has been long been a pioneer in wind power, having installed its first turbines in the mid-1970s when oil shocks sent the import-dependent nation on...[more]
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