Cheap oil and gas couldn’t stop another record year for renewables. The world has reached a turning point, and is now adding more power capacity from renewables every year than from fossil fuels.
By Bill Love, CEO of Biostar Renewables There have been numerous articles recently regarding wind and solar energy being priced competitively or cheaper than natural gas or coal. Pundits are quick to point out that renewables receive substantial subsidies to make them competitive. Fossil fuel interests in Congress have perpetually pushed for ending the Production […]
In 2006, data centers consumed 61 billion kWh of electricity at a cost of about $4.5 billion. They are expected to reach 140 billion kWh by 2020. Data center professionals said they feel “intense pressure” to reduce energy and cooling expenses.
A new analysis of agricultural studies challenges the conventional “biased” view that pesticide-free agriculture cannot feed the world. The researchers also found that optimizing organic productivity through techniques such as multi-cropping and crop rotation could further reduce the gap.
Farmers have long understood the need to care for our air, land and water. They know that farms are more productive and efficient when they’re properly cared for. Protecting natural resources protects their bottom lines and may be able to improve them as well. Farmers are always looking for ways to make a living and […]
Cree, Inc. records another significant LED milestone with the demonstration of 303 lumens per watt from a white, high-power LED. Reaching the landmark achievement much faster than previously believed possible, this result surpasses Cree’s previous R&D industry-best of 276 lumens per watt announced just over a year ago.