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A new and more efficient airborne wind-power system developed by NASA

Benjamin Franklin uncovered ground-breaking facts about the nature of electricity and lightening by flying a kite in 1752. Two and half centuries hence, NASA is using the lowly kite yet again albeit this time the purpose of the experiment is to change the way the world approaches wind turbines and sustainable energy generation. Wind-borne power […]

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July 8th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

Q-Cells sells Solibro

The insolvent German PV manufacturer Q-Cells is selling Solibro, its CIGS module manufacturing subsidiary, to Hanergy of Beijing. This was announced by Q-Cells on June 5th. Solibro produces CIGS thin-film modules. According to Q-Cells, Hanergy plans to maintain the 430 jobs at Solibro and keep the existing management. Operations and the Solibro customer service are […]

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June 25th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY | Read More »

The largest biaxial photovoltaic system in Italy realized by REGRAN

With over 1.17 MW, 74 dual-axis, high efficiency solar trackers  each with 168 Concentrix ™ photovoltaic modules, together with two central inverters of 500 kW each to  guarantee a reliable power grid; these will produce enough electricity for 300 houses and should compensate the emission of more than 125 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. […]

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June 25th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Wind farm in the Southern Italy

The South Tyrolean wind turbine manufacturer Leitwind will put up a 16 turbine wind farm in the region Apulia in Southern Italy by the end of this year. Together, the turbines of the type LTW80 (1.5 MW) will produce an estimated 57 GWh of electricity annually. The wind farm “Deliceto” in the province of Foggia […]

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June 25th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Solar powered Siberian Tiger camper unveiled by Tiger Adventures

Tiger Adventures a bespoke firm that turns normal everyday vehicles into campers, has just unveiled its latest discover. Called the Siberian Tiger, named after the animal hailed to be the largest cat in the world, this camper uses the back of a Ford F450 and uses a three-point mounting system. It is powered up by […]

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June 18th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,MARKETING | Read More »

Russia launched the first industrial biogas plant

An industrial biogas plant was recently launched in the Belgorod Region in Central Russia. The new station “Baytsury” is one of the first large scale industrial plants in Russia. The station owned by the Regional Centre for Biotechnology, one of Russia’s largest companies, specializing in projects in the field of biogas energy. It is located […]

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June 18th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY | Read More »

A floating luxury resort, powered by solar cells was conceptualized

A luxury floating hotel conception that would use low cost, dye sensitized solar cells it is for sure something innovative. An italian designer named Michele Puzzolante has conceptualized his floating masterpiece with exclusive self sustaining capacity in terms of power. This invention is a fusion of both a cruise ship and an underwater platform. Also […]

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June 5th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Energy-efficient LED lighting used for Tower Bridge decorations

As the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, a team of electricians and   lighting-designers decided to commemorate the memorable day. They set he iconic Tower Bridge in London aglow, in a green and responsible fashion that has left us awe-struck. The team used ,500 feet of energy-efficient LED linear lights, 1,800 LED lamps, 1,000 junction boxes […]

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June 4th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Solar energy project in Arizona

Kyocera,a Japanese multinational company is going to shipp solar panels for the 127MW Arlington Valley Solar energy II power project. Till the year 2013, the company will continue to manufacture PV panels at its San Diego plant. It isn’t for sure if Kyocera will be the only one supplier of PVs because no details of […]

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May 29th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Technology | Read More »

Endesa Pavilion is adapted to maximum renewable energy potential

Solar House 2.0, is a rare structure that adopts to maximize the renewable energy potential of its location. Made by the Institute of Advanced Architecture for Catalonia (Iaac), it has a modular facade covered with protrusions that support additional solar panels. Protrusions are designed to creatively maximize the use of energy, also they absorb the […]

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May 29th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Technology | Read More »


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