Today’s News

  • Amazon to build massive wind farm to power web services
    Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Thursday announced it will build and operate a 100-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ohio that will power its current and future cloud service data centres. The project, called the Amazon Wind Farm US Central, is expected to generate about 320,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind power per year beginning in […]
  • UAE powering ahead with solar energy
    he United Arab Emirates is pushing ahead with renewable energy investments to lower its dependence on natural gas imports as declining solar prices make projects more feasible, analysts said. Last month, the UAE announced plans to invest USD 35 billion to diversify its energy resources for power generation. Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed al-Mazroui said […]
  • Morocco Will Soon Become the World’s Solar Energy Superpower
    Eventually, the country’s solar energy agency would like to export its renewable power to countries in the Middle East and Europe. Next month, Morocco will be taking the first step toward becoming the world’s solar energy superpower. That’s when the first phase of a planned renewable energy plant will go online under the Saharan sun […]
  • Net-Zero-Energy Buildings Setting High Bar for Sustainability
    Net-zero-energy (NZE) buildings were the focus at a recent conference in California, a state that has mandated that all new residential buildings achieve NZE status by 2020. In addition, all new commercial buildings must be net-zero energy by 2030, and 50 percent of the existing commercial structures must be retrofitted to the same standard the […]

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