Renewable Energy – GBRI
 

Logistics giant UPS recently signed a deal with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. for the largest ever purchase of renewable gas energy in the United States history. The company will be purchasing 170 million gallon equivalents of Clean Energy’s “Redeem” RNG through 2026 to operate its delivery trucks. The purchase is part of UPS’s strategy to increase alternative […]

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It is no secret that the US President Donald Trump hates everything that is good for the planet. Including wind energy. And he has been particularly vocal about his disdain for wind power in the past. But this time, he took his war on wind power to the next level! “If you have a windmill anywhere […]

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GE Renewable Energy has developed the world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine that is almost three times the height of the Flat Iron building in New York City. Capable of powering 16,000 homes, the 12-megawatt Haliade-X will soon test its wings in England. GE Renewable Energy and the British government-funded Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) […]

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Spain’s state-owned chain of paradores – grand heritage hotels that are mainly housed in ancient castles and monasteries – are all set to go green. The chain has announced that all 97 of its properties will be using electricity from only renewable sources with the start of 2019. The 90-year-old chain said the decision to switch to […]

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Notwithstanding the US government’s current climate policies that are not so environment-friendly, this is a bit of news that is heartening for all the climate activists. Last week, the nation’s capital Washington DC’s city council voted unanimously to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2032. Essentially this means that within 14 years, D.C.’s electric utilities […]

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In order to minimise its greenhouse emissions and move towards a decarbonised economy, Spain’s government has come up with an ambitious plan of shifting its entire electricity system to renewables by 2050. This plan is part of Spain’s draft climate change and energy transition law, and the government is committing to installing a minimum of […]

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In yet another milestone for wind power generation in Scotland, the wind turbines generated enough power in the month of October to meet 98% of the country’s electricity demands. The amount of renewable wind energy produced by the turbines was enough to power almost five million homes. WWF Scotland’s senior director Dr Sam Gardner said: “What […]

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Scottish Power, one of UK’s six biggest energy companies, just sold off its last remaining gas power stations to Drax for a sum exceeding £700 million. With this move, the company has completely gotten rid of fossil fuels for energy generation. Iberdrola, Scottish Power’s Spanish parent company, said the move was part of its strategy […]

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The Texas manufacturing facility of automaker giant General Motors will now be completely powered by wind energy from Cactus Flats Wind Farm, a 148-megawatt wind power project based in Concho County. The company’s business offices throughout the state of Texas shall also be powered by wind energy from the Cactus Flats and from the Los Mirasoles […]

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The 659-megawatt Walney Extension in the Irish Sea is world’s largest offshore wind farm that covers an area of 145 sq km. Located off the coast of Cumbria, England, this massive 87 turbine facility cost £1bn and can generate enough renewable energy to power almost 600,000 UK homes. Matthew Wright, UK managing director, said: “The north west region […]

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