World’s Largest Laser Could Deliver Fusion Power

World’s Largest Laser Could Deliver Fusion Power 

The National Ignition Facility out at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California is the size of a football stadium and equipped with the largest laser in the world. With said massive laser nearing completion – it’ll be done by 2009 – and the facility scheduled to begin testing in 2010, the folks running the show have set an ambitious timetable of realizing fusion power by 2011.

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Largest Solar Energy Project Planned For India

 

Largest Solar Energy Project Planned For India 

The world’s largest solar energy project is currently in its planning phases, and it looks like it’s going to be absolutely enormous. Planned for Gujarat, India, it’ll be producing 5 gigawatts of power when all is said and done. That’s a serious amount of energy.

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First Town In US To Become 100% Wind Powered

 First Town In US To Become 100% Wind Powered

The $90 million Loess Hills Wind Farm

Rock Port Missouri, population 1,300, is the first 100% wind powered city in the US. Loess Hill Wind Farm, with four 1.25-MW wind turbines, is estimated to generate 16 gigawatt hours (16 million kilowatt hours) of electricity annually. 13 gigawatts hours of electricity have historically been consumed annually by the residents and businesses of this town.

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