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Renewables news

Renewables news

The European Wind Energy Association has just published 2011 data on wind energy.  Wind power capacity of 9616 MW was installed in the EU in 2011, at a value of €12.6 billion.  This was down only slightly from 2010, when 9648 MW was installed.  Wind power represented 21.4 % of total power capacity installations in … Continue reading

In the news . . .

In the news . . .

This is a very interesting article on a unique system to use of sunlight to light buildings.   Switch off the lights, here comes the sun By Rick Pilger Globe and Mail, Friday, January 27, 2012 For those of us who spend most of our days under the alien glow of the artificial light that … Continue reading