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Germany to fund 125 million euros for renewable energy projects in India

Merkel in India

Germany and India on Tuesday signed two loan agreements worth 125 million Euros for the Green Energy Corridors’ project in Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. Germany’s development bank, KFW, will fund 57 million Euro for the project at Himachal Pradesh, and 68 million Euro for the Andhra Pradesh project, a press statement from the government […]

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October 6th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Japan is turning its abandoned golf courses into solar farms

golf course in Japan

Faced with too many abandoned golf courses, Japan has now turned to transforming them into solar energy plants. Back in the 1980s, golf courses were huge in Japan. So huge that memberships cost millions of dollars. Not surprisingly, a boom followed in the 1990s and early 2000s, and now…there are just too many of them […]

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July 9th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

Fund solar panels for Gaza hospitals

solar panels on the roof of Gaza's hospital

A group of Canadian doctors hope to make blackouts a thing of the past for Gaza’s hospitals by installing solar panels to provide energy 24/7 for emergency rooms and operating theatres. The “EmpowerGAZA” project has launched a fundraising drive on Indiegogo to secure the $200,000 required to fund the first hospital, with the ultimate goal […]

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June 25th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

China plans massive solar power plant in space by 2050

solar energy from space

China wants to put up a solar power station bigger than the International Space Station in orbit at 36,000 kms above the ground by 2050. According to International Bussiness Times, the project would solve the energy crisis on Earth, the Chinese scientists behind the vision say. An experimental space solar power station is planned to […]

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March 31st, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

Israel installs solar panels at parliament to save energy

solar panels

Israel has installed solar panels on the roof of its parliament building, creating what it calls the largest solar field of any national assembly in the world. According to phys.org, the office of the parliament speaker says energy generated from some 1,500 solar panels will provide 10 percent of the electricity used at the Knesset, […]

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March 30th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

Natural silk can boost the performance of lithium-ion batteries

natural silk can boost lithium-ion batteries

A green material derived from natural silk can boost the performance of lithium-ion batteries used in portable gadgets and electric cars, scientists say. Carbon is a key component in commercial lithium-ion energy storage devices including batteries and supercapacitors. Most commonly, graphite fills that role, but it has a limited energy capacity, researchers said. To improve […]

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March 13th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | 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 »

Nepal finally goes solar

solar panels in Nepal

Sales of solar power systems have grown significantly in the past few years with load-shedding hours ever increasing. The government of Nepal has helped to boost the business further by providing subsidies to promote renewable energy in the country. According to ekantipur.com, the surge in demand for renewable energy systems has led many companies to […]

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January 30th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

Solar Powered 3D Printers Building Desert Skyscrapers With Sand

Solar-powered Sand Babel Towers

Sustainable, green construction in areas where people would never dream about living, is something that 3D printers could one day make possible. According to 3dprint.com, a Chinese team designed the Sand Babel Towers, which are a unique concept group of buildings that can be constructed in the desert, with cranes, and 3D printers. The actual […]

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January 20th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

World highest solar parking space is situated in Tibet. The Solar Mounting System is secured by Schletter

solar parking space

The area enjoys over 3,000 hours of sun every year. No wonder Lhasa is also known as the “city of sunshine” or “sun city”. As you can imagine, there you can find the finest setting for harvesting solar energy. The project belongs to Beijing Corona, a company that chose the modular parking space Park@Sol, that […]

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July 22nd, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

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