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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 [...]

Daylight savings time: how it came to be and why it may end

Daylight savings time: how it came to be and why it may end

Daylight savings time has been around in Brazil since 1931 aiming to save electric power; however, since 2017, technical studies believe this measure is no longer efficient. Find out what may [...]

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 [...]

Wind power to become Brazil’s 2nd most used energy development by 2019

Wind power to become Brazil’s 2nd most used energy development by 2019

In 2017, BRL 11.4 bi (US$3.07 bi) were invested in wind farms, and their production capacity rose 26.2%. Brazil is currently the 8th largest producer worldwide

New technology can save birds from turbine blades

New technology can save birds from turbine blades

Wind energy is one of the cleanest energy sources, but results from maps and the radar indicate it also kills thousands of birds yearly