While living in the critical time where we are making our planet dirty, some countries have started some green plans to offset these harmful effects on nature. It is important to encourage these programs to contribute to making a safer environment.
We can see many green projects coming forward to save the planet. As all these project aims at getting a cleaner and better environment, people must also make some efforts in making the world a cleaner place to live. To encourage a safer planet, below are few such programs around the world that not only foster cleaner environment but also helps in reducing the effect of emissions on the planet.
World largest dry biomass fired power plant- Oy Alholmens Kraft in Pietarsaari, Finland
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Oy Alholmens Kraft in Pietarsaari power plant uses bark, peat, and branches to fuel its boiler. It generates 240 megawatts of electricity and 550 megawatts of heat, which is the largest of its kind in the whole world. The plant uses both peat and wood by products, which are burned here are harvested later on. Peat is also generated by decaying plants and wood from plants.
World’s largest wave power plant- Pelamis
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The world’s first and only commercial wave power plant resembles a 500-foot long and 11-foot wide snake that floats, half submerged in the sea. Pelamis is cylindrical in shape with four main tube segments that are linked by hinged joints. Each segment of Pelamis is about 120 m long, 3.5m wide, and weighs about 750 tons that makes it quite big and heavy.
The main aim of this project is to provide sufficient amount of electricity and reduce the emission of carbon dioxide from the environment making a better and cleaner place to live in. the project was started with the aim to provide electricity to almost 15000 Portuguese houses and thus reducing 60000 tons of carbon dioxide per year.
New Jersey’s clean energy program
Another energy saving program that is getting popular with time is New Jersey’s clean energy program. This energy program has receives a recognition as a national model for programs that adopt cleanliness using renewable sources of energy and latest technologies. It also aims at providing the electricity to the people with low income at low rates.
As it uses the natural sources of energy to produce the power, it uses all kinds of energy like solar, wind, geothermal, and sustainable biomass. This program aims at providing a clean and safe environment by reducing the effects of pollution and carbon dioxide on the planet.
California energy emission program
Among many other countries that are contributing in making a cleaner and healthier planet, California is also one of them. With the California energy emission program, it is quite possible to use the natural sources to generate electricity for whole of California.
Back in 2009, this energy program used wind, sustainable biomass, solar, and geothermal energies to produce electricity for California people. Almost 11.6 percent of electricity was generated using the renewable sources of energy. Using natural and renewable sources of energy helps in saving the environment from all the emissions and makes a healthy and clean place to live.
All the green energy projects that we see in different place around the world are contributing in making a beautiful and healthy environment. It is not only good for us but for future generation. We all must make sure that we do not contribute to harmful activities.