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16-year-old discovers catalyst to turn Egypt’s plastic waste into biofuel

Egyptian teen calculates that her method could generate $78 million in biofuels for country annually. Photo: Euro   Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad is not your average 16-year-old. While most teens were delivering pizza or working on their tans this summer, … Continue reading

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Growing food in the desert: is this the solution to the world’s food crisis?

Philipp Saumweber is creating a miracle in the barren Australian outback, growing tonnes of fresh food. So why has he fallen out with the pioneering environmentalist who invented the revolutionary system? Desert blooms: Philipp Saumweber, the foun… Continue reading

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UK tidal power potential estimated at 153GW

Crown Estate unveils findings of a new study designed to help predict the future growth of the marine energy industry The UK has the potential to install tens of gigawatts (GW) of tidal and wave power capacity, according to a new report from the C… Continue reading

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Germany’s renewable energy revolution leaves UK in the shade

The country expects renewables to contribute 35% electricity by 2020 ??? no matter what the cost The blazing blue skies that Germany baked under last weekend added a fresh gleam to the nation’s renewable energy revolution: a new world record for sol… Continue reading

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Geothermal energy could meet a fifth of UK’s power needs

The UK could meet a fifth of its power needs ??? the equivalent of nine nuclear power stations ??? by exploiting geothermal power, a new report into the technology has found. But the report found that the current subsidy regime does not provide su… Continue reading

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David Cameron briefed on concerns over green deal for homeowners

Impact assessment shows loft insulations and cavity wall insulations are set to fall dramatically under current plans Deep concerns over the government’s flagship policy to make 14m homes warmer and cheaper to heat have reached the top of governme… Continue reading

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Gujarat Solar Park – the largest solar park in the world

It’s the biggest solar farm in the world, covering 2,000 ha of northern Gujarat, India, and it has the capacity to generate 600MW of power. Gujarat Solar Park is estimated to save 8m tonnes of CO2 emissions every year via guardian.co.uk Continue reading

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