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Cheaper solar panels on the way, say scientists

Cheaper solar panels on the way, say scientists

Posted Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:00:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Cheaper solar power is available using roof tiles that take energy from the sun and use freely-available metals, the American Chemical Society has heard.

Cheaper solar panels on the way, say scientists

Obamable Energy

Obamable Energy

Posted Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:26:47 GMT by Dave Armstrong

1.5 million homes will be powered as President Obama's ,''We Can't Wait'' renewable energy initiative on solar and wind power begins to gather pace.

Obamable Energy

Abundance raise first 300k for wind turbines, launch solar investment opportunity

Abundance raise first 300k for wind turbines, launch solar investment opportunity

Posted Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:28:40 GMT by Linden Volsun

The first £300,000 has been raised through 'democratic finance' in just four weeks for the Abundance wind turbine investment scheme in the UK. Abundance have also launched their second renewable energy investment opportunity, debentures in solar panels.

Abundance raise first 300k for wind turbines, launch solar investment opportunity

UK solar power now on hold

UK solar power now on hold

Posted Mon, 30 Jul 2012 07:16:21 GMT by Michael Evans

England has over 16,000 Anglican churches plus another 20,000 from other demominations. The roofs of these churches provide excellent locations for solar panels and the feed-in tariff previously made viable the heavy costs involved in installation. The reduction in the tariff has led to many abandoned projects. With 'green' targets to meet, was this a wise move on the part of the Government?

UK solar power now on hold

Solar On The Water

Solar On The Water

Posted Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:43:06 GMT by David Thomas

Blackfriars station PV project: A commercial solar project is making Blackfriars Bridge in London the world’s largest solar bridge. The Victorian landmark, built in 1869, will be capable of an annual energy output of 900,000 kWh, which will cover around 50% of Blackfriars station's power needs while saving over 500 tonnes of CO2.

Solar On The Water

Solar could meet 16% of heating, cooling energy demand by 2050

Solar could meet 16% of heating, cooling energy demand by 2050

Posted Tue, 10 Jul 2012 12:21:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Around a sixth of the energy used for low-temperature heating and cooling could be produced by solar power by 2050. That is if governments across the world invest in solar research and new solar technologies, says the International Energy Agency.

Solar could meet 16% of heating, cooling energy demand by 2050

European Supergrid - the Vision Moves Forward

European Supergrid - the Vision Moves Forward

Posted Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:54:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

New Report from the Friends of the Supergrid details how the renewable energy supply chain will operate.

European Supergrid - the Vision Moves Forward

Fuel cell that continues to produce power after the hydrogen runs out

Fuel cell that continues to produce power after the hydrogen runs out

Posted Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:07:47 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A clean energy fuel cell that converts hydrogen into electricity can store electrochemical power to can be used once the hydrogen runs out.

Fuel cell that continues to produce power after the hydrogen runs out

Helios 1 Spanish solar power plant operational

Helios 1 Spanish solar power plant operational

Posted Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:35:42 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Helios 1, a new solar power plant, has just been launched in Spain. The solar trough complex built by Abengoa will produce enough solar energy to power 26,000 households.

Helios 1 Spanish solar power plant operational

Solar Day 2012

Solar Day 2012

Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2012 04:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

A day to celebrate and promote solar energy. As technology advances, improved efficiency and lower prices are making solar power the energy of the future. Solar Days around the world, allbeit on different days, are doing their bit to raise awareness, but as this form of energy becomes yet more popular it will effectively begin to promote itself especially as fossil fuels begin to run out.

Solar Day 2012

Global Wind Day 2012

Global Wind Day 2012

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Global Wind Day on June 15th will give people the opportunity of finding out everything they need to know about wind energy. The use of wind power is almost as old as time and although wind farms operate in more than 75 countries around the world, for many people this form of energy production remains a mystery.

Global Wind Day 2012

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Posted Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:26:24 GMT by Adrian Bishop

An innovative retrofit project has brought extra energy savings of $2.4million in under a year for the Empire State Building and could save $4.4million annually when completed.

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Wave power generator tested in Black Sea storm

Wave power generator tested in Black Sea storm

Posted Thu, 24 May 2012 16:59:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A medium-sized wave power plant from Eco Wave Power that can generate enough electricity for 10 households from two floaters has been successfully tested in five metre storm waves in the Black Sea.

Wave power generator tested in Black Sea storm

Low-cost solar cell problem solved

Low-cost solar cell problem solved

Posted Thu, 24 May 2012 12:55:22 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Researchers at Northwestern University have resdesigned the low-cost Grätzel solar cell using nanotechnology to stop it leaking and corroding.

Low-cost solar cell problem solved

AORA's tulips: Solar energy in bloom

AORA's tulips: Solar energy in bloom

Posted Fri, 18 May 2012 15:37:00 GMT by Ksenya Kopilovsky

A groundbreaking development in electrical generation technology: AORA's innovative solar plant utilizes the sun, saving water and producing energy around the clock.

AORA's tulips: Solar energy in bloom

Solar energy for US student homes

Solar energy for US student homes

Posted Fri, 18 May 2012 11:58:10 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Three American student housing developments are to have more than 9,000 solar panels fitted, generating 2.3 million kilowatt-hours of solar power each year and saving more than 80 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

Solar energy for US student homes

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Energy aplenty from solar PV

Posted Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:02:43 GMT by Dave Armstrong

What to do with CO2

Posted Thu, 22 May 2014 11:44:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Wind turbines save your city

Posted Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Energy aplenty from the tides

Posted Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:59:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Energy across borders cuts prices

Posted Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:14:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Energy on the cheap

Posted Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Future energy from photosynthetic protein

Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:30:01 GMT by JW Dowey

The future offshore is wind

Posted Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Nuclear deserted?

Posted Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:45:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Fusion attempt successful

Posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:27:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Message from Fukushima - stop playing with fire and harvest the sun

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:33:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

'Hinkley Point C' - Britain's newest nuclear power station

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 17:11:00 GMT by Peter Schofield

New York State aims to protect coastal wildlife and promote wind power

Posted Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:42:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Kenyans ready for dark days ahead

Posted Thu, 28 Jul 2011 12:40:00 GMT by Peter Kahare

Evolving more efficient wind farms

Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 19:04:00 GMT by Mike Campbell

Solar Day 2012

Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2012 04:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The Transition Movement in Transition

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:50:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Japan Task Force Makes Its Report

Posted Wed, 13 Jul 2011 23:01:17 GMT by Mike Campbell

Ethical impact of biofuels bonanza has 'backfired badly'

Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2011 19:52:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Peak Coal: The New Black Gold?

Posted Tue, 23 Nov 2010 18:39:00 GMT by Louise Murray