Energy

Lanzarote: a new wind energy farm

A new wind energy farm will be install in Lanzarote. There will be 4 wind turbines with a power of 9,2MW. Elecnor, the Spanish energy and telecommunications group, has been awarded a contract with Sociedad Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote S.A. (INALSA), for the construction of the Arrecife Wind Farm...

Denmark: an island for wind energy

The Danish climate and energy ministers said that Denmark is pursuing to built some artificial islands surrounded by offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 10 gigawatts, capable of supplying up to 10 million household. The country has the highest level in Europe of energy from wind power, and produced...

Solar and wind energy will end 2019 at its best

Solar and wind energy are experiencing the best year of the last 4 years, this is what the International Energy Agency (IEA) says. In fact during 2019 will be installed 12% more renewable energy than in previous years. The boost of renewable energies was possible thanks to the boom of...

The Nuclear New Build 2019

The Nuclear New Build 2019 conference took place in London on 11-12 June, bringing together the nuclear industry from the UK and elsewhere. The conference opened with Nuclear Industry Association’s President speech, that highlighted the Nuclear energy advantages compared to wind and solar energy. The nuclear energy is not intermittent...

The importance of cable cars to reshape urban landscapes

Cable cars are able to adorn the country’s mountaintops like garlands. Fernando Simas, a researcher at EPFL’s Urban Sociology Laboratory, thinks that the cable cars could become a popular among city residents and provide much more than just a means of getting around. Simas explores how city residents generally use...

First offshore wind farm in Australia

It’s beginning an exportation activity of the resources for an offshore wind farm about 8/13 kilometers off the Gippsland coast in Victoria, Australia. The Australian first offshore wind farm will built 250 wind turbines that could generate up to 20 percent of Victoria’s electricity needs and feed the power into...