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Eco Homes in South Korea

Environment friendly homes are getting popular with time. Known as Eco homes or green homes, they are best suited for protecting the environment in the best possible manner. Solar energy is being generated for building these homes in South Korea. Natives of South Korea are mounting solar panels on their roofs so that they can […]

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September 30th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

New Air Liquide R&D laboratory for the solar industry inaugurated

Air Liquide inaugurated an R&D laboratory for the solar industry. The Group is the first player in this market segment to roll out a pilot manufacturing line for solar cells using crystalline silicon technology. Today, this technology accounts for 88% of total production worldwide. This crystalline solar cell manufacturing line will be used to fully […]

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September 22nd, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Drastic cuts for Bulgarian green electricity producers

In Bulgaria, the support for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources has been drastically reduced. Seems that energy regulator DKEVR (english: SEWRC) has retroactively cut feed-in tariffs for electricity from PV and wind generation sources. SEWRC based its decision from 14 September on requests from network operators to temporarily increase access prices to […]

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September 22nd, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Wind | Read More »

A new wind farm in Austria

Stephan Pernkopf, Lower Austria’s Secretary of the Environment, Agriculture, and Energy, officially opened the Dürnkrut-Götzendorf wind farm in Lower Austria. Ten Vestas V90 turbines, each with a hub height of 105 m, rotor diameter of 90 m and a nominal capacity of 2.0 MW comprise the wind farm. Stephan Pernkopf says that “Gänserndorf District is […]

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September 20th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

US photovoltaic market is growing up

In the second quarter of 2012, the PV market in the USA grew by 116% in comparison to the same period of the previous year. In total, a photovoltaic output of 741.7 MW was newly connected to the grid – this is the second best value overall after 791.3 MW in Q4 2011 and 45% […]

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September 19th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics,USA,WORLD | Read More »

Dubai is going to build its first Eco-friendly mosque

People have resorted to minimize the consumption of electricity and maximize the growth of plants and trees around themselves. Even religious institutions are being designed keeping the hazards of global warming in mind. An example of such an institution is a mosque which is about to be set-up in Dubai. The project has been set […]

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September 19th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

SeaScraper helps filter ocean water and collect waste

Our oceans today are being ridden with waste, particularly plastic and non-degradable materials taking to the sea. This in turn proves treacherous for the eco-system and marine life and destroys both gradually, having an adverse effect on the environment. Behold the SeaScraper, an architectural brainchild designed to keep our water bodies clean. Structured like icebergs, […]

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September 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

China’s wind-energy industry grows 96% in six years

China has on previous account been pulled up for constantly pumping dreadful emissions in the air and has taken up the cause to go green. Growing from 2,000 megawatts to 52,580 megawatts in just six years time, the country has managed to surpass the United States and is currently drawing plans to reach a whopping […]

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September 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

London’s first carbon neutral building

London has just welcomed home its first truly green and completely carbon neutral building. This building located on the north bank of the Thames sports green roofs and solar panels. It uses  30% of the infrastructure from a former project on the same site in an attempt to reduce costs and building material. This five-storey […]

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September 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,INDUSTRY | Read More »

100 biogas plants may be built in Russia

Altenergo, a Russian energy company, is considering investing about $ 2 billion in the construction of 100 biogas plants in the Belgorod Region in Central Russia during the next several years. The company plans to build at least 100 biogas plants with a capacity of 230 MW in rural areas of the Belgorod region, which […]

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September 13th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY | Read More »

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