Tag: alternative energy

    Omani graduate invents wind vane to tap the energy of vehicles
    06 Dec 2021

    A graduate from Oman’s premier Sultan Qaboos University, Yousef bin Yaqoub Al Busaidi, has innovated a wind vane that traps the energy released from vehicle movement on highways, stores and releases it for use as required, Gulf News reports. The sleek wind vane is characterized by a longitudinal design that occupies a small area that […]

    Future of transport: electric air taxis gear up for lift-off after boost from regulator

    German company Volocopter aims to launch its high-tech service in the US and Europe in 2021. Electric air taxis could be about to move a crucial step closer to take-off in 2021, with a firm planning to launch the futuristic service in the US and Europe, The National News states. Volocopter had the first phase […]

    Why it is difficult to dispose of used wind turbines

    Turbines from the first great 1990s wave of wind power are reaching the end of their life expectancy today. About two gigawatts worth of turbines were refitted in 2019 and 2020. And disposing of them in an environmentally-friendly way is a growing problem, BBC states. Some call wind turbines a stunning element of environmentally friendly […]

    Denmark started running its entire economy on 100% wind energy
    31 May 2021

    Countries all over the world are making major strides in renewable energy. Many nations are investing in new clean energy infrastructure. It allows them to supply enough power to meet their energy needs by great percentages, if not entirely. In February, Denmark generated enough energy with its wind turbines to power the entire country for […]

    Biden’s plan in U.S. likely to encourage Middle East to be net renewables exporter
    30 May 2021

    The Biden Administration’s ambitious plans to scale up renewable energy in the U.S. will have a wider impact on the energy landscape in the Middle East, especially in the Arabian Gulf, according to the top official of a global body, experts and major industry players in the region. Talking to Emirates News Agency (WAM) about […]

    Iraq’s Basima Abdulrahman, the sustainability trailblazer, wins $100,000 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

    Cartier announced the eight winners of its 2021 Women’s Initiative Awards, with Basima Abdulrahman from Iraq scooping the top prize for the Middle East, for her company Kesk. She’s sustainability trailblazer is the Middle East, and she won an annual prize, which supports female entrepreneurs around the world, The National reports. “Being named as a […]