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  • Glimpsing pathway of sunlight to electricity favicon ScienceDaily (Today) - Four pulses of laser light on nanoparticle photocells in a spectroscopy experiment has opened a window on how captured sunlight can be converted into electricity. The work, which potentially could inspire devices with improved efficiency in solar energy conversion, was performed on photocells that used...
  • No Fracking in New York State favicon Solar One (Today) - After literally years of study, New York State and Gov. Cuomo have made a decision: There will be no fracking for natural gas in New York State. If you haven’t been following so far, fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a process whereby large amounts of…...
  • Steven Holl Architects wins precedent-setting competition to design Mumbai City Museum North Wing favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - Read the rest of Steven Holl Architects wins precedent-setting competition to design Mumbai City Museum North Wing Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Design Competition, exhibition space, india architecture, Mumbai, Mumbai city muesum, Museum, museum extension, opolis architects, photovoltaics, Solar Power,...
  • ET Solar Builds a 40 MWp Solar Power Plant in Israel favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--  ET Solar Energy, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary ET Solutions AG has been chosen to provide turnkey EPC service to a 40 MWp PV power plant in Israel along with local partners G-Systems and Elmor. The...
  • Comparing state solar policies to determine equation for solar market success favicon ScienceDaily (2 days ago) - Scientists have used statistical analyses and detailed case studies to better understand why solar market policies in certain states are more successful. Their findings indicate that while no standard formula for solar implementation exists, a combination of foundational policies and localized strategies can increase solar...
  • How solar friendly is your state? The Freeing the Grid report finds out favicon Inhabitat (2 days ago) - It’s one thing to make the decision to go solar, but depending on where in the U.S. you live, the ease with which one connects a household rooftop array to the grid—i.e., actually gets it up and running—can vary greatly. Produced by the advocacy...
  • Hot Tips for a Cool Green Holiday Season favicon Solar One (2 days ago) - The holiday season, while full of joy, family and good cheer, is also a time of hectic travel, rich food and sometimes overwhelming gift lists. Hannukah is already upon us and Christmas is right around the corner, and with holiday parties filling everyone’s calendar, it…...
  • One in five houses in Australia is using solar energy favicon Inhabitat (2 days ago) - An astonishing one out of every five households in Australia is now relying on solar energy, a new report from the Australian Bureau of Statistic (ABS) reveals. Just 3 years ago only 5 percent of homes used rooftop solar panels or solar water heating,...
  • vortex energy builds a 42 MW wind farm in Poland favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Wind Energy The service provider vortex energy has completed the first construction phase of a 42 MW wind farm in Poland. Within a period of three months, the company built the access roads for the Radziejów wind farm, laid the cables and poured the...
  • 15 MW solar park with small inverters favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Photovoltaics The three companies Takara Leben, Hitachi Zosen and Solar Frontier start building a solar park with a capacity of 15 MW on a former golf course in Japan. For the first time in Japan, such a project will use 20 kW inverters instead...
  • Maldives: PV hybrid system saves 800 litres of diesel a day favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Photovoltaics The German company DHYBRID Power Systems has installed a hybrid power supply for a public project on the Maldives. The project was funded by the World Bank. The solar energy power plant on the island Thinadhoo reduces the amount of diesel fuel consumed...
  • New Wikora collectors favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Solar Thermal The solar storage specialist company Wikora is giving up its own collector production and will now start to outsource them. Starting in January 2015, the company will be offering the new flat-plate collectors Wikosun 2010 and 2510. 16.12.2014Read more about New Wikora...
  • Scottsdale Company Rolls Out Peer-to-Peer Financing for Residential Solar favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - SCOTTSDALE, AZ --(eSolarEnergyNews)--Arizona homeowners looking to go solar can now leverage the power of peer-to-peer lending to finance their solar systems while helping their neighbors go solar as well. Scottsdale-based American Solar & Roofing this week launched a special partnership with Mosaic, an Oakland-based company...
  • Ascent Solar's EnerPlex™ Brand Launches on BestBuy.com favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - THORNTON, CO--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Ascent Solar Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the company's EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, announced that the company will offer EnerPlex products on BestBuy.com (NASDAQ: BBY) starting today. “EnerPlex has uniquely positioned ourselves as a premium...
  • SunEdison To Develop 350 Megawatts Of Solar In Chile - Generates Energy At Lower Cost Than Fossil Fuels Without Subsidies Or Incentives favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - BELMONT, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- SunEdison, a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that the National Energy Commission in Chile has awarded SunEdison a contract to supply 570 gigawatt hours of clean energy a year. To meet the demand, SunEdison will...
  • Nuclear should be in the energy mix for biodiversity favicon ScienceDaily (3 days ago) - Leading conservation scientists from around the world have called for a substantial role for nuclear power in future energy-generating scenarios in order to mitigate climate change and protect biodiversity....
  • Saving carbon emission - No. 1 favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Wind Energy The Environment America Research & Policy Center has published a report on the achievements of the U.S. concerning the prevention of global warming through the growing use of wind power. The conclusion: In 2013 alone, wind power in America averted 132 million...
  • Saving carbon emission – No. 2 favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Photovoltaics Wind Energy Until 2030, wind and solar power will already reduce carbon dioxide emission by 3.8 billion tons per year. With a supporting policy and market framework, a lot more would be possible. 12.12.2014Read more about Saving carbon emission – No. 2 Log...
  • Make way! favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Wind Energy Most wind turbines are still transported by road. This undermines the credibility of wind energy as a environmentally friendly technology. Rail transport is thus gaining in importance. 15.12.2014Read more about Make way! Log in or register to post comments ...
  • More Humpback Whales Than Ever Are Swimming Around NYC favicon Solar One (6 days ago) - When most people think of whale watching in NYC, they’re most likely envisioning an afternoon at the NY Aquarium. But actually within the last few years, whales have been seen feeding off the shores of the city, and in ever-increasing numbers. According to the BBC,…...
  • Saveing carbon emission - No. 1 favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Wind Energy The Environment America Research & Policy Center has published a report on the achievements of the U.S. concerning the prevention of global warming through the growing use of wind power. The conclusion: In 2013 alone, wind power in America averted 132 million...
  • Saveing carbon emission – No. 2 favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Photovoltaics Wind Energy Until 2030, wind and solar power will already reduce carbon dioxide emission by 3.8 billion tons per year. With a supporting policy and market framework, a lot more would be possible. 12.12.2014Read more about Saveing carbon emission – No. 2 Log...
  • Wind energy saves carbon emission - No. 1 favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Wind Energy The Environment America Research & Policy Center has published a report on the achievements of the U.S. concerning the prevention of global warming through the growing use of wind power. The conclusion: In 2013 alone, wind power in America averted 132 million...
  • Alanod is continuing to invest favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Solar Thermal Even if the merger between the absorber coating companies Alanod and Almeco did not work out this summer, Alanod's world is not standing still. The company has now acquired a stake in Alcotec Coil Technology GmbH, which develops conductor material made of...
  • Wind energy saves carbon emission – No. 2 favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Until 2030, wind and solar power will already reduce carbon dioxide emission by 3.8 billion tons per year. With a supporting policy and market framework, a lot more would be possible. 12.12.2014Read more about Wind energy saves carbon emission – No. 2 Log in...
  • Stacking two-dimensional materials may lower cost of semiconductor devices favicon ScienceDaily (7 days ago) - A team of researchers has found that stacking materials that are only one atom thick can create semiconductor junctions that transfer charge efficiently, regardless of whether the crystalline structure of the materials is mismatched -- lowering the manufacturing cost for a wide variety of semiconductor...
  • Home Depot & BJ’s Wholesale Club Will Limit Bee-Killing Pesticides favicon Solar One (7 days ago) - After a number of years of studying mysterious bee behavior and colony collapse disorder, this past May Harvard researchers announced a connection between massive bee die-offs and neonicotinoid pesticides. Bees are responsible for pollinating as much as a third of our food supply- without them,…...
  • Teachers! National Geographic Wants to Take You on the Adventure of a Lifetime favicon Solar One (7 days ago) - Are you a K-12 teacher currently teaching in the US or Canada? Have you always wanted to visit places like Greenland, the Galapagos Islands, or even Antarctica? National Geographic is offering professional development opportunities just for you. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow (GTF) program is a…...
  • EU investment programme: € 100 billion for nuclear power? favicon Sun & Wind (7 days ago) - Review According to a report by the German broadcasting service ARD, nuclear power plants are included on the preliminary project list of the investment programme for the European economy, which has been proposed by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. 11.12.2014Read more...
  • Is natural gas a 'bridge' to a hotter future? favicon ScienceDaily (Wednesday, 10 December) - Natural gas power plants produce substantial amounts of gases that lead to global warming. Replacing old coal-fired power plants with new natural gas plants could cause climate damage to increase over the next decades, unless their methane leakage rates are very low and the new...

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