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Historic low price on wind power in Denmark

cheap wind energy in Denmark

A massive new offshore wind farm off the west coast of Jutland will provide power at nearly one third the price of existing wind parks, the Danish Climate Ministry announced Friday. According to The local DK, a new offshore Danish wind farm, Horns Rev 3, will be built by the Swedish state-owned company Vattenfall. The […]

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February 27th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Solar energy powers innovation at Cook Medical

one of the largest PERC solar installations

Cook Medical partnered with Positronic Solar and WINAICO to build one of the largest PERC solar installations in Asia Pacific – 99.90kW According to a press release, world leading medical device manufacturer, Cook Medical, has taken one giant leap to reduce its carbon footprint and power bill, by installing a 706 square metre field of […]

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February 26th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

Cheap solar cells made from shrimp shells

Solar cells from shrimp shells

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have created electricity-generating solar cells using chemicals derived from the shells of shrimp and other crustaceans, a development that could have a major impact on the cost of producing solar panels. According to Energy Matters, the research is focused on nanotechnology, specifically the highly conductive light-absorbing quantum […]

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February 25th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Solar to become cheapest source of energy over next decade

solar panels

Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, according to a new report from German think tank Agora Energiewende. Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, […]

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February 24th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

SunEdison to build 15 GW renewable energy capacity addition in India

SunEdisin plant in India

SunEdison has announced that it will set up 15.2 GW of solar and wind energy capacity in India over the next 5 years. The company is expected to develop solar as well as wind energy projects. This would be SunEdison’s contribution to India’s ambitious target to add 100 GW renewable capacity by 2022. India’s installed […]

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February 23rd, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

Meet the vanadium-flow battery with 250kW of liquid energy storage

flow battery

Imergy Power Systems developed a new, mega-sized version of their vanadium flow battery technology. The EPS250 series can deliver up to 250kW of power with a 1MWh capacity. According to Extreme Tech, a flow battery can be thought of as a type of rechargeable fuel cell. The electrolyte fuel, in this case, is kept in […]

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February 20th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology | Read More »

Community wind farm rises near Ithaca

wind farm

For the past eight years, Marguerite Wells, an organic flower farmer, has quietly raised more than $1 million to build seven wind turbines on a hillside outside of Ithaca. During that time, she’s also had a lot of kitchen table discussions with neighbors worried about 475-foot turbines spinning in their backyards. “This is a way we’re […]

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February 19th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Sites,WEB | Read More »

Japan looks to ocean for renewable energy

clean power Japan

As an island nation, Japan controls large swaths of ocean territory, about the sixth-greatest expanse of any country in the world, according to government data. That is stark contrast to its relatively meagre land area, which ranks near the middle of list, in 60th place. So it makes sense for Japan to look to the […]

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February 18th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

Students help small businesses to save energy

Green Impact Campaign

One way for small businesses to green up their operations can be through choosing a renewable energy source, whether it’s a rooftop solar installation or the purchase of clean energy through their local utility. However, a much lower hanging fruit for small business sustainability initiatives, and one that can have a big positive effect on […]

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February 17th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Education,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Dutch company uses plants to power streetlights and mobile devices

Plant-e

A Dutch company found a way to harvest electricity coming from the most unlikely of sources: plants. According to Yes Magazine and followed-up by Inquisitr, the Dutch company known as Plant-e initially introduced their new energy project, known as “Starry Sky,” at a demonstration in Hembrug, Netherlands. In it, they were able to power 300 […]

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February 16th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

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