The Southern Hemisphere’s Largest Solar Plant Gets the (Green) Light
Australia receives the highest amount of solar radiation per square metre of any continent in the world. In fact, the solar radiation falling on less than 1% of the mainland’s surface area could provide for the entire country’s annual energy needs.
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Biogas: The Future for Alternative Energy in South Africa
Following China’s lead, plans to increase the use of biogas, or Anaerobic Digestion, in South Africa could help improve the country’s service delivery and serve as a local solution to the worldwide energy crisis caused by the depletion of fossil fuels. Biogas is both a waste management system and a clean, efficient source of energy. The process involves the breakdown of organic waste in […]
Renewables in Europe: Getting Past the Crunch
Public support for renewable energies in Europe has declined sharply with the economic crisis. However, with technology costs dropping and continuing efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, the sector is set to keep on growing. Renewable energies such as wind, solar and biomass form a critical part of societies’ […]
UNEP’s Work on Renewable Energy Resource
Description of UNEP’s work on renewable energy resource assessment (UNEP = United Nations Environment Programme). read more The material available via this link was produced by the United Nations.
Renewable Energy Solar Panels in Tokelau
This slideshow is about various projects in regard to alternative electricity generation. watch the slideshow The material available via this link was produced by the United Nations.