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Solar houses are good for climate

To install a solar thermal heating system can make a house by 67% more energy efficient than to introduce a maximum optimized building envelope. This is the result of a study made by the German Solar Industry Association BSW-Solar. The study was the first to compare the efficiency of maximum insulation and solar thermal energy […]

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May 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Solar Industry CEO’s issues Global Solar Council

Representatives of leading international companies in the photovoltaic industry announced the founding of the Global Solar Council. This represents a CEO-level industry coalition whose aim is to expand the global deployment of solar energy in a sustainable and cost competitive way. Global Solar Council members will engage with policymakers worldwide to demonstrate the progress towards […]

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May 14th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,INDUSTRY | Read More »

Serbia is going to have biggest solar park on the planet

It’s a fact that Europe is among the leading continents to involve itself so deeply in renewable energy. Serbia has just signed a memorandum to construct what is billed to be the planet’s biggest solar park.It’s estimated that the park will require more than $2.5 billion to establish. The solar park will be spread over […]

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May 13th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Technology | Read More »

Solar powered Kudocase for iPad uses photovoltaic ink technology

Now you can have the worthiest eco-friendly cases for your iPad: Kudocase It is a solar-powered protective case for iPad 2 and 3. It uses photovoltaic ink technology to produce power from sunlight.Kudocase has the capacity grab energy from both outdoor and indoor light. Kudocase comes with a powerful 10,000 mAh battery.It can also store […]

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May 11th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Gadgets,MARKETING,Technology | Read More »

`Green-computers` could become a reality

How could a `bio-computer` look like? This can be a dream but it can also become a dream. The researchers at Leeds University are experimenting on the bacterium Magnetospirillum. This bacteria consumes nano-sized bits of iron and turns them into tiny magnets which it stores inside itself. If all goes well in this experiment, we […]

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May 11th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Gadgets,MARKETING,Technology | Read More »

System built in the environment to promote use of alternate energy

The people’s power pavilion is a massive structure, designed to be a large gathering place that will be integrated with an alternate energy system. The system has three power sources, including the sun, the wind and human muscle power.Michael Jantzen is the designer and its innovation is meant for serving the community in two fold […]

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May 10th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings | Read More »

Hybrid aircraft uses electricity and gasoline to fly

Portland,Oregon-based company Volta Volaré has built a new hybrid aircraft. The prototype GT4 airplane uses green energy due to the fact that it is hybrid. The aircraft has a hybrid powertrain, powered by batteries and backed up with a gasoline engine. The plane can fly 300 miles on battery alone. With a power supply drop […]

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May 6th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Technology | Read More »

Apple plans to power a data center with biogas and solar energy

A protest against the perilous use of coal-fired plants slammed  recently Apple. The Greenpeace organization has taken this decision. Due to this, Apple plans to use fuel cells to power up its North Carolina data center. This will feed on biogas  captured from landfill sites. 4.8 megawatts worth of fuel cells were supplied by Bloom […]

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

Solar energy powers telecommunication infrastructure

IHS Africa powers telecommunication infrastructure with solar energy. IHS Africa is one of the biggest telecommunications infrastructure of Africa. The company has recently unveiled the largest solar-powered cell site in Africa. This is an attempt to reduce diesel consumption at least 40% to 50%. Only in West Africa, HIS Africa have 4,000 generator powered cellular […]

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May 4th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Africa | Read More »

Green Hotel made only from recycled materials

You are looking for a green vacation? AirHotel is the best location for such holidays. AirHotel will soon be nestled deep in the woodlands of Norfolk at about $57 a stay. It is a suspended hotel, with six suspended independent rooms. A bar, lounge, sauna and the breakfast service and are part of the fabulous […]

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May 4th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,Green Buildings | Read More »

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