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Android captures record 81% global market, Windows Phone is growing

Posted in Software on 1st Nov, 2013 12:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Global phone shipments are over 418 million, smartphone shipments hit a record 250 million, and Android has captured a record 81 percent global market share.

Top climate scientists ask environmentalists to support nuclear power in climate battle

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2013 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Some of the world’s top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won’t be enough to head off extreme global warming.

Google to block Windows users from installing browser extensions not in Chrome Web Store

Posted in Business on 8th Nov, 2013 04:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is locking down Chrome to keep users safe from malicious extensions.

Solar Deployment Is Faster Than Nuclear

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2013 11:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Solar and wind have scaled up enough already to make nuclear lose in the market place.

Micro-windmills used to recharge cell phones

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2014 12:29 AM
by AlexMuller
A micro-windmill that generates wind energy and may become an innovative solution to cell phone batteries constantly in need of recharging.

Battery advance could boost renewable energy take up

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2014 10:08 PM
by AlexMuller
US researchers have made an important step forward in the quest to store electricity from intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar.

Google makes huge investment in clean energy

Posted in Online on 18th Feb, 2014 03:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is the most aggressive in advancing a clean energy agenda, analysts say. Google has made 15 wind and solar investments totaling more than $1 billion.

Proposal: 100% Renewable Energy is Feasible and Affordable

Posted in Business on 11th Mar, 2014 12:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Detailed plans for each state in the union that to move to 100 percent wind, water and solar power by 2050 using only technology that’s already available.

The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2014 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
High-altitude wind contains enough energy to power the planet. A Boston start-up wants to be the first to bring it down to Earth.

Are Americans Doomed To Arctic Winters?

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2014 06:09 PM
by AlexMuller
It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like an terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic.

The latest innovations from Microsoft's media event:

Posted in Software on 22nd Jan, 2015 05:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Windows 10 to get 'holographic' headset (Hololens) and Cortana artificial intelligence.

Android apps to run on Windows, Macs and Linux

Posted in Online on 3rd Apr, 2015 12:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has released a tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser.

Europe's energy revolution marches on:

Posted in Science on 23rd Jun, 2015 12:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Fully one-third of electricity produced in Europe last year came from renewable energy, reports ENTSO-E.

China to Increase Wind, Solar Power Capacity by 21 Percent in 2016

Posted in Business on 2nd Jan, 2016 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
The nation is targeting at least 20 GW of new wind power installations and 15 GW of additional solar PV capacity.

Solar to nearly triple by 2020 to about 450 GW and Wind to be about 750 GW

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Mar, 2016 07:39 PM
by AlexMuller
In 2015, China added more than 15 gigawatts of solar capacity, surpassing Germany as the largest solar market.

China proposes $50tn global renewable energy network

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2016 12:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The company running China’s power grid is proposing a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle pollution and climate change.

Wind and Solar Are Crushing Fossil Fuels

Posted in Business on 7th Apr, 2016 03:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Record clean energy investment outpaces gas and coal 2 to 1.

Pluto's Interactions with the Solar Wind Are Unique

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2016 07:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Pluto's atmosphere interacts with the solar wind in a never-before-seen hybrid way, one that's both comet-like and planet-like.

China Wants to Build a $50 Trillion Global Wind & Solar Power Grid by 2050

Posted in Hardware on 21st Nov, 2016 12:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The company that is tasked with running China's power grid just proposed a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle climate change.

Renewable Energy Just Hit a Big Milestone

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2017 02:59 PM
by Alex Muller
This year, for the first time in the modern nuclear era, renewable energy has surpassed nuclear power as a percentage of U.S. energy generation.

Solar is now the most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2017 12:04 PM
by Alex Muller
PV and wind represent almost half of all net new generation capacity installed worldwide during last year.

Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

Posted in Business on 12th Oct, 2017 09:56 AM
by Alex Muller
That means that all of the electricity the company consumes in both its data centres and offices are provided by wind and solar energy.

Solar panel prices plunge by a shocking 26 percent in one year

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2017 06:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Wind power keeps getting cheaper, too.

California Poised To Hit 50% Renewable Target A Full Decade Ahead Of Schedule

Posted in Business on 22nd Dec, 2017 07:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Now that the 50% goal is within reach, California is looking ahead to its next milestone — 80% renewables by 2050.

UK enjoyed 'greenest year for electricity ever' in 2017

Posted in Science on 28th Dec, 2017 09:35 AM
by Alex Muller
The UK has achieved its greenest year ever in terms of how the nation's electricity is generated, National Grid figures reveal.

More than 94% of net new electricity capacity in the USA from renewables in 2017

Posted in Business on 14th Jan, 2018 05:14 PM
by Alex Muller
In 2017, the United States built about 28.5GW of electricity generating infrastructure.

Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jan, 2018 07:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now, overwhelmingly – a smart economic one

European Union moves to strengthen renewable-energy goals

Posted in Science on 18th Jan, 2018 10:02 PM
by Alex Muller
European Parliament says that 35% of energy should be clean by 2030, but target is not yet legally binding.

India Coal Power Is About To Crash: 65% Of Existing Coal Costs More Than New Wind And Solar

Posted in Science on 31st Jan, 2018 04:36 AM
by Alex Muller
Increasingly expensive coal generation will fall further from profitability.

Trump could open California desert to more solar and wind farms

Posted in Business on 3rd Feb, 2018 12:59 AM
by Alex Muller
The Trump administration said it will reconsider an Obama-era conservation plan that blocks energy development across millions of acres.

Clean energy is growing the economy and driving down emissions

Posted in Business on 16th Feb, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
The economic expansion since 2009 is historic for the role the energy sector had in creating jobs and reducing emissions.

100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018 06:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Renewable energy is increasingly a success story in emerging and developing markets.

Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2018 05:01 AM
by Alex Muller
In order to combat climate change, we need to rapidly move from fossil fuel energy to clean, renewable energy.

Solar PV and wind are on track to replace fossil within two decades

Posted in Hardware on 7th Apr, 2018 08:53 AM
by Alex Muller
The reality is that the rising tide of solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy offers our only realistic chance of avoiding dangerous climate change.

For every $1 the US put into adding renewable energy last year, China put in $3

Posted in Science on 9th Apr, 2018 05:21 PM
by Alex Muller
China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is determined to re-balance its energy mix, and incorporate more clean energy.

Clean Energy is Happening, With or Without the Trump Administration

Posted in Science on 18th Apr, 2018 11:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Utilities, corporations, cities, and states are taking the reins of the US transition to clean energy.

Wind, solar deliver stunning 98 percent of new U.S. power capacity in January, February

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2018 01:10 AM
by Alex Muller
The stunning and ongoing price drops in solar and wind have shifted the economics of new generation away from fossil fuels.

U.S. moves up to second most attractive renewables market after China

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2018 11:29 AM
by Alex Muller
In an annual ranking of the top 40 renewable energy markets worldwide, China was the top country for the third year running.

India has added more energy capacity from renewable sources than from coal last year

Posted in Business on 3rd May, 2018 01:48 PM
by Alex Muller
For the first time ever, India has added more production capacity from renewable energy in a year than from conventional sources like coal.

Solar Now Third Most Generated Renewable Energy In The U.S.

Posted in Science on 13th May, 2018 12:57 AM
by Alex Muller
Solar generation surpassed biomass in 2017 to become the third most generated renewable resource in the U.S., according to a new report.

U.S Cities Pledging To Go 100-Percent Renewable Doubled Since Last Year

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2018 12:27 AM
by Alex Muller
Municipal-level reforms are gaining steam amid the Trump administration's rollback of federal climate policies.

New study: Wind power will work on Mars.

Posted in Science on 29th Jun, 2018 09:14 AM
by Alex Muller
A small, lightweight wind turbine has been successfully tested in conditions that simulate the surface of Mars.

U.S. Solar Has Grown 39-Fold In Last Decade

Posted in Business on 18th Jul, 2018 06:05 AM
by Alex Muller
An increase of 75,123 GWh, according to a new report from Environment America.

In California, 100% Solar and Wind in 2045 will need $350 billion in storage

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jul, 2018 08:48 AM
by Alex Muller
If California reaches the 80% mark for renewables there will be massive amounts of surplus generation during the summer months.

US Renewables Are Closing In on Nuclear Generation

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2018 05:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Renewables produced more electricity than nuclear for the first five months of 2018.

Solar and Wind has to increase 5 times to provide all of annual increase in electricity

Posted in Hardware on 17th Aug, 2018 03:24 AM
by Alex Muller
The power that is added in Asia will determine the energy production mix for new power for the world.

Texas is going green: 86% of future capacity solar or wind, zero coal

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2018 02:51 AM
by Alex Muller
The Texas power grid is going green, and at an increasing rate.

California requiring 100% clean energy by 2045 will cost about $350+ billion in energy storage

Posted in Business on 31st Aug, 2018 07:07 AM
by Alex Muller
California has approved legislation requiring 100% clean energy by 2045.

California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045

Posted in Business on 11th Sep, 2018 09:31 PM
by Alex Muller
California has passed a law committing to exclusively carbon-free electricity sources by 2045, setting it against US President Donald Trump's energy policy.

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