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Solar - Sunlight to Energy

Background | 16 March, 2006 at 12:45

Solar Energy is already being harnessed in many part of the world and it has the potential to provide several times the current world energy consumption if properly exploited. Solar can be used to directly produce electricity or for heating and...

Solar photovoltaic on the brink of economic breakthrough

Press release | 2 February, 2011 at 10:38

Brussels, Belgium, 2 February 2011: Global investments in solar photovoltaic (PV) technology could double from €35-40 billion today to over €70 billion in 2015, according to a study published today by the European Photovoltaic Industry...

­­­­Greenpeace supports solar power energy independence for village in India

Press release | 20 July, 2014 at 9:00

Dharnai/Jehanabad, 20 July 2014 - Today, at a ceremony attended by thousands in a small village in Bihar, India, Greenpeace India and partners BASIX and CEED launched a solar-powered micro-grid that could be a game-changing model for bringing...

Greenpeace Challenges Facebook to Go Green by Earth Day

Press release | 3 February, 2011 at 16:25

3 February, 2011 San Francisco – Greenpeace today issued a bold challenge to social networking giant Facebook, calling on it to embrace a clean energy future by committing by Earth Day (April 22nd) to make a plan that would end its use of coal to...

Power from the Sun: A new life for Dharnai, India

Blog entry by Neha Khator and Ruhie Kumar | 20 July, 2014 9 comments

In this world where we seem surrounded by news of gloom and doom, we don't often hear stories of positive change. But here is one: a story of a village that has unshackled itself from darkness, after 30 years of having its energy...

Nuclear power goes solar

Feature story | 25 July, 2009 at 0:00

Last night Greenpeace was invited by the Austrian authorities to hang a banner from a nuclear power station, unlikely but true. The Zwentendorf nuclear plant was never operated and has been mothballed since the 70's. Today it is to open as a...

Beam me up Sunny!

Feature story | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

Solar power is for wimps. You'd be forgiven if that was the impression you had, given that it's been the (usually) implicit message coming from the oil and coal industries for decades now. Obviously, they don't want you to know about the real...

Solar Energy: From Perennial Promise to Competitive Alternative

Publication | 2 August, 1999 at 0:00

Solar energy is a promise for the future. It is a clean and sustainable source of energy thatcan provide a significant share of our energy needs. It is not only from an environmental point of view that solar energy has a future: from an economic...

Belgium gets out of nuclear power

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The Belgian parliament voted in favour of phasing out all seven of its nuclear power reactors today. With this historic vote Belgium joins the majority of EU member states who are either non-nuclear or have their own phase out plans.

Changing tides - the clean energy alternative becomes the only alternative

Blog entry by Sven Teske | 24 April, 2013 2 comments

© Sonja Stark / flickr / CC-BY-SA-2.0 For the first time, we have released an edition of the Energy [R]evolution scenario for Israel that shows how it can move from a marginal player in renewable energy to a more important one. We...

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