Brazil’s 1st waste-generated energy plant will be in Paraná

Brazil’s 1st waste-generated energy plant will be in Paraná

The state of Paraná will have the first energy plant in Brazil generated from “waste” – that is, a combination of organic waste and sewage sludge. The plant will use biodigestion [...]

Around the world of clean energy

Around the world of clean energy

The Nordic countries are among the most successful in the aspect of clean and renewable energy: Iceland already has almost 100% of its electricity produced by clean sources; Denmark can already [...]

Where does power come from and how is it consumed?

Where does power come from and how is it consumed?

What do turning the lights on and taking a cross-continental trip have in common? Both require energy extraction, storage, and transformation. But, where does this energy come from? How is it [...]

Solar panels at USP save BRL 305 thousand a year

Solar panels at USP save BRL 305 thousand a year

For the first time, the University of São Paulo (USP) has 1% of its energy demand served by a photovoltaic panel system installed in the Cidade Universitária (University City) campus, in the city [...]

What is the apartment-friendly wind turbine like?

What is the apartment-friendly wind turbine like?

The invention looks like a 25 centimeter (9,8 inches) in diameter ball and it has some spots on its surface to better use the winds coming in different directions. The project received the Dyson [...]

How nuclear energy can be good for the environment

How nuclear energy can be good for the environment

Groups of environmentalists defend nuclear energy as an ally in the fight against global warming - get to know their reasoning

Why is a diversified and green energy matrix so important?

Why is a diversified and green energy matrix so important?

According to the UN, climate changes are the greatest threat to human life on Earth, and their main cause is the burning of fossil fuels. Diversifying the energy matrix avoids gas emission and [...]

Your house will produce all the power you need very soon

Your house will produce all the power you need very soon

With low investment, it’s possible to produce almost all energy needed in a household with solar modules. Learn how the solar autonomous energy grid works

How does nature turn the lights on at home?

How does nature turn the lights on at home?

Find out about the origin of the energy you use daily to go from home to work, charge your device, heat the shower and even fry eggs