Monthly Archives: March 2013

Solar oil painting – the big one

The world’s largest Concentrated solar power-plant with a capacity of providing electricity from renewable energy to 20 thousand homes, saving 175,000 tons of carbon dioxide every year, and cost of over half a billion USD was officially opened in Abu Dhabi.

The beauty of Natural Energy

The cherry blossom holds much symbolism within Japan.  According to the Buddhist tradition, the breathtaking but brief beauty of the blossoms symbolizes the temporary nature of life. Nothing lasts forever but if equilibrium is set, life will renew itself, more beautiful and filled with energy.

Japan added more than thousand megawatts of power from renewable energy sources in nine months, as the islands set limits to reliance on nuclear power.

Time and energy – dust in the wind

Time – a dimension, measuring past, present and future, a dimension that determines our existence, firmly connected with all of our countable wealth and heart of all our emotions as it separates them, is something that is not so often put as an argument in energy disputes. Analysts, manufacturers, decision makers, governments are talking mostly about money and funds but not time. There is a lovely quote from Kansas’ song that comes to mind when thinking about this: