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Wind and solar power are leaving nuclear in the dust

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 8 March, 2011 22 comments

(This post is by Keith Stewart, c limate and energy campaigner with Greenpeace Canada .) We often hear that wind and solar power are nice, but they can’t deliver the power that we need. So there were probably a few raised...

The potential of wind power

Blog entry by Joanna Mills | 3 September, 2015 2 comments

Imagine an advanced, industrialised country with a sophisticated economy and high energy needs being powered just by renewable energy. To be precise, wind power. This isn't some futuristic vision. It's already happened. For a short...

Battle of the grids

Publication | 18 January, 2011 at 10:56

Europe’s electricity grid is characterised by big, polluting power stations pumping out constant energy, regardless of consumer need. Climate policy and consumer demand are hurtling us towards a smarter, more efficient Europe-wide grid opening up...

Wind power to provide a fifth of world’s electricity by 2030

Press release | 12 October, 2010 at 11:23

Beijing, 12 October 2010: Wind could meet 12% of global power demand by 2020, and up to 22% by 2030, according to a study published today by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International.

Greenpeace Challenges Facebook to Go Green by Earth Day

Press release | 3 February, 2011 at 17:25

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...

A north sea electricity grid [R]evolution

Publication | 6 May, 2009 at 12:54

Electricity output of interconnected offshore wind power.A vision of offshore wind power integration.

Renewables 24/7

Publication | 4 February, 2010 at 1:00

Smart grid or super grid, decentralised or centralised renewable power plants? The discussion about the future of our power supply is running hot, and hi- tech visions are everywhere.

Who will be the next clean energy superpower?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 18 October, 2010

I recently visited the Guanting wind farm near Beijing, and what an inspirational experience it was. Located in farmland, this quiet and clean wind farm will soon generate enough electricity to supply 200,000 households in Beijing. It...

Screen shot of the wind farm game.

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 1:00

Screen shot of the wind farm game.

A maintenance engineer inspects a wind turbine

Image | 17 September, 2005 at 3:00

A maintenance engineer inspects a wind turbine at Nan'no Wind Farm, Guangdong, China. Massive investment in wind power will help China overcome its reliance on climate destroying fossil fuel power and help solve its energy supply problems.

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