Thursday, December 14, 2017

Breaking Island News

Worldwide: THEnergy Launches Online Platform for Renewable Energy on Islands

Richard Branson’s Necker Island and Alcatraz are just the tip of the iceberg: On Islands Renewable Energy is up to 75% Less Expensive than Diesel

Necker Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Elevated electricity costs are a problem known all too well by private island owners, due to the high …Read More: Worldwide: THEnergy Launches Online Platform for Renewable Energy on Islands

Environment

Seychelles: Seychelles Island Turns To Renewable Energy

Seychelles Windfarm Courtesy of Masdar.ae

Environmentalists rejoice as the Seychelles’ first wind farm opens on Mahé Island, signaling a change in tact regarding the national energy policy.

Seychelles Windfarm Courtesy of Masdar.ae

News that a 6-megawatt, eight turbine capacity wind farm has been opened on Mahé Island has been welcomed by green thinkers the world over. The …Read More: Seychelles: Seychelles Island Turns To Renewable Energy

Breaking Island News

Europe: Could This Artificial Island Help Boost Wind Energy?

Wind energy is plentiful but hard to store for the future, so engineers have come up with an innovative solution that makes use of a man-made island.

(Image from the office of Minister Vande Lanotte)

The choppy waters of the North Sea have no small abundance of blowing gales – could there …Read More: Europe: Could This Artificial Island Help Boost Wind Energy?