The 11th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 24 to 27 May 2011 in Brussels and around Europe. This year’s theme is “Resource Efficiency – Using less, living better”. What is Resource Efficiency?
The share of renewable energy across the EU’s generation mix has almost doubled over the past decade, from 5.4 per cent to nine per cent between 1999 and 2009, according to new EU statistics released today.
The conference titled “Global Energy Challenges – Transatlantic Business Opportunities” takes places in Berlin on May 12 – 13, 2011, and is hosted by the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACC) and the German Energy Agency (dena).
Since many people now live in apartments in high-rise buildings, it’s not always possible for homeowners to install a rooftop solar array or a wind turbine. Industrial designer Jonathan Globerson has come up with a solution for such homeowners in the form of a renewable energy generator called the Greenerator.
Kyocera Corporation announced that 960-kilowatts (kW) of its solar modules (roughly 4,300 units) have been installed on the roof of the recently opened AEON Itami-Koya shopping center (operated by AEON Retail Co., Ltd.) in Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
The Sun is Earth’s primary energy source and harnessing its abundant light is the Holy Grail of renewable energy Now, a group of scientists has demonstrated a new way to use sunlight, water (H2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2)–some of the cheapest and most commonplace stuff on Earth–to make unlimited amounts of fuel to power almost […]
America’s wind power industry grew 15 per cent last year, according to a new industry report which warned that the sector’s expansion was held back by weak electricity prices and unpredictable policies.
Blue Sky Energy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) battery charge controllers introduces the Universal Communication Module (UCM) for its Solar BoostTM family of Maximum Power Point Tracking solar charge controllers.