Portugal builds hydro battery
As a part of the strive for renewable energy production, Portugal is constructing a new hydro plant that in effect will work as a giant battery. By utilizing renewable energy from wind, sun, wave and hydro power to pump water…
Polish companies eyes small nuclear plants
Two companies controlled by two of Poland’s richest persons are eyeing the possibilities to construct small-scale nuclear reactors (SMRs) as the country continues its plans to use nuclear energy production in order to lower their dependency on coal and gas….
Switzerland investing in solar power
The electricity provider EKZ in the canton of Zürich will build the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in Swetzerland with a projected 9 MW output. Source: NZZ.ch
The problems with nuclear power
As if the earthquake and the following tsunami were not enough, Japan got into another nightmare with its damaged and apparently out-of-control Fukushima nuclear power plant. It can of course be argued over the logic in the reasoning to construct…