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California’s plan to gain 50% clean energy by 2030

renewable energy California

California’s Governor, Edmund G. Brown Jr., recently signed an legislation committing the state to generating half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. According to energymatters.com, the bill, SB 350, builds on California’s current 33 percent renewables portfolio standard, which was signed into law by Governor Brown in 2011. “California has taken groundbreaking steps […]

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October 16th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,USA,WORLD | Read More »

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 »

The beauty of solar technology: Solar PV Flamingos

solar PV flamingos

The flamingos at the Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City are now neighbors with two large pink Spotlight-Solar-made installations featuring solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, which are intended to resemble the flamingos themselves, presumably. According to Solar Love, the installation also serves, of course, as a show of Tracy Aviary’s interest in renewable energy, and solar […]

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August 10th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Solar PhotoVoltaics,USA,WORLD | Read More »

Romanian renewable energy companies ask Government to temporarily cut the accreditations for new plants

renewable energy romania

“Renewable energy investors which contributed with 7 billion euros in the Romanian economy were deceived! You should not allow the collapse of renewable energy”, is the message sent by Romanian renewable energy companies. In the open letter sent to Romania’s Prime Minister, Energy Minister and Energy Authority ANRE, four renewable energy organizations have asked them […]

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July 29th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Solar-powered racing car launched by CUER student team

solar-powered racing car

The launch of a new solar-powered racing car built by British students aims to highlight the potential of electric vehicles. According Engineering and Technology Magazine, the 60-strong student organization Cambridge University Eco-Racing Team (CUER) has been designing, building and racing eco-vehicles since 2007 and later today it will unveil its latest creation – a solar-powered […]

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July 14th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Student,WORLD | Read More »

3D printing garbage off the planet

3d printing garbage

AlphaPura is a global initiative to fund and develop 3D printers capable of repurposing the bulk of meltable human garbage on Earth into new products, and into global solutions. The story of AlphaPura began with Frederick Janson, a former research professional at Stanford University School of Medicine, and graduate business professor, who developed a 3D […]

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July 13th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,USA,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 »

Swedish solar energy plants suffering from heatstroke

MVN Luftaufnahme solar plant

Switzerland’s solar energy farms are paradoxically suffering from the recent sunny weather, with the heat affecting photovoltaic plants. As a result, power generation has decreased slightly. Although photovoltaic plants depend on a lot of sun, heat can impair energy production, according to Patrick Schaub, an energy analyst from SIG, a utility provider for canton Geneva. […]

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July 7th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Iconic London double-deckers go electric

hybrid double decker bus

China-based manufacturer BYD will supply battery-powered buses to Transport for London from October. The number 16 route will be the first to go emission-free. According to PV Magazine, passengers travelling from the Edgware Road to Victoria bus station in London will be using zero-emission transport from October onwards, announced Mayor of London Boris Johnson this […]

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July 3rd, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

New discovery to make cheaper solar energy storage

new solar discovery

Scientists in Switzerland announced a clean-energy breakthrough on Wednesday; a cheaper solar technology that splits water molecules to create clean-burning hydrogen fuel. According to The Japan Times, the solar panel design will make it cheaper to produce hydrogen, but a simple version won’t be available for average citizens for at least 10 years, scientists said. […]

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July 2nd, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »


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