Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
The Swedish furniture retailer Ikea will begin selling residential solar panels in its 17 UK stores within the next 10 months. The basic package’s $9,500 price tag will include 18 panels, installation, design consultation, energy monitoring, and maintenance.
With energy savings and current green energy (more…)
Monday, September 30th, 2013
RenewableUK has welcomed new official Government statistics published last week by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showing that the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy sources reached a new record high of 15.5% of total electricity generation in the second quarter of this year. (more…)
Friday, September 27th, 2013
Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports that solar power capacity installed around the world this year will beat wind for the first time driven by stronger policy support in key markets.
“Photovoltaic plants will add about 36.7 gigawatts globally in 2013 and wind farms 35.5 gigawatts, or (more…)
Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Production of energy is one of the most crucial challenges facing many countries across the world. Energy production method varies from one point to another but what makes it expensive is the cost of production. Bio gas is one of the most efficient gases that have gained worldwide recognition because of energy production. I know many people (more…)
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Creating a Sustainable Energy Plan is a simple, systematic way to examine, refine, and act on one of the most important aspects of a sustainable business. A plan lets you see where you are, decide what immediate positive changes your company can make, and create long-term practical and actionable goals. (more…)
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
The largest tidal energy project in Europe has been granted permission by the Scottish Government. MeyGen Ltd., a joint venture between American investment bank Morgan Stanley, French independent power generator International Power and Australian tidal technology provider Atlantis (more…)
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Ultrasolar Technology is a Silicon Valley startup that has developed a pyroelectric device to boost solar cell efficiency.
We all know what “pyro” means, but what is “pyroelectric” all about? According to this Greentech Media piece, which provides a helfpul overview of Ultrasolar’s methodology, “[p]yroelectricity converts heat to [an] electric field.” (more…)
Monday, September 23rd, 2013
If clean energy policy is what you wake up for in the morning, New York must have had you really jumping out of bed over the past week. In addition to releasing their plans to enhance and expand the NY-Sun Initiative through 2023, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has released a bold vision to drive (more…)
Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Solar’s high price tag once limited its use to those willing or required to pay more for cleaner power — but that’s quickly changing. A dramatic drop in panel prices means we are now in a new era of solar: one in which solar technology costs are no longer the major barrier to scale. (more…)
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Queensland is known as the Sunshine State, so it only make sense that it’s paving the way when it comes to innovations in solar power.
Queensland’s latest contribution to solar energy and solar power is the recently opened Global Change Institute, a self-sustaining, energy producing (more…)