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Solar heat for an entire town

The international solar industry often gives Denmark envious looks. Large solar thermal heating networks are being built there on a grand scale. Even …

Renewable Energy

Solar PV Energy Storage Market To Skyrocket

<b>Published on</b> April 30th, 2013 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>38<p>April 30th, 2013 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>Energy storage may be the next big thing in cleantech, and in the …

Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme Consultancy Support Service

• Renewable heat installation and heat metering advice to minimise the chance of delays in the application process or costly re-engineering to achieve …

India Is Building A Solar Farm Bigger Than Manhattan

With a history of blackouts and a growing population, India badly needs new sources of power. At the moment, its grid regularly fails to meet demand and 300 million Indians–about 25% of the total population–aren’t even connected to it.<p>India is investing heavily in all types of power generation, but …

Renewable Energy

Apple Said to Be Working with Intelligent Energy on Fuel Cell Technology for Portable Devices

Fuel cell firm Intelligent Energy may be partnering with Apple to introduce fuel cell technology into future MacBooks and other mobile devices claims a report in <i>The Daily Mail</i>. While the tabloid does not have a strong rumor track record, fuel cells have long been discussed as a possible energy …

Price war brews between Canada, Latin America over oil for U.S. Gulf

A price war is brewing between Canada and Latin America over who will satisfy U.S. Gulf Coast refiners' hunger for heavy oil.<p>The new Seaway Twin pipeline will almost double the amount of heavy Canadian crude coming to Gulf terminals and plants to about 400,000 barrels a day starting in January, …

A Generator That Harnesses Energy From Ocean Currents

A working model of the estimated $5-million device could be ready within a year.<p>The magic of ocean currents is that they surround every continent on Earth and they run all day, every day. That's what sets this energy source apart from wind, solar, tidal, or wave—all of which are cyclical, meaning …

Inhabitat's Week In Green: all-electric Batpod, sea serpent and an electric paper generator

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Electric cars are the gold standard for green automakers, but a car is only as eco-friendly as its source of fuel. That's why the World Solar Challenge -- an …

Is the Road to Solar a Solar Road?

If solar power is ever to truly hit the mainstream, we’re going to need a lot more solar panels in a lot more places. Roofs alone won’t do the trick. …

The Triangle's Source for Tech & Startup News

NC IDEA is looking to boost entrepreneurship across North Carolina at its earliest stages with a new grant program.<p>Startup Camras Vision, which is …

Has load shedding killed off the electric car in Africa? | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

February 17, 2015 • Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories<p>A battery-reliant electric car can use more power than all your televisions, computers, air …

Riding the waves: The challenge of harnessing ocean power

<b>No energy source is perfect.</b><p>Fossil fuels emit damaging CO2, wind and solar are variable, nuclear generates radioactive waste, while biomass, depending on the source, can encourage deforestation.<p>On paper, tidal and wave power would appear to be the best solution, using the ferocious force of the …

Hydroelectric Power

Inhabitat's Week in Green: e-paper shoes, superhighways and solar ovens

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Fans of green cars are eagerly awaiting the release of the Tesla Model X, but you won't have to wait to see what it looks like on the road -- a YouTube user …

Why Tesla Batteries Are Cheap Enough To Prevent New Power Plants

Last year, analysts hired by Oncor Electric Delivery Company were toiling away on a study of the costs and benefits of installing enormous batteries on Oncor’s grid in Texas. The benefits would surpass the costs, they calculated, if Oncor could buy batteries for $350 per kilowatt hour of …

Southern California Edison

Solar

Our work on Renewables<p><b>Renewables 2017</b> <i><br>Released October 2017</i><br>Explore the key findings from our latest report on renewables, including market analysis …

Renewable Energy

Tesla's New Battery Doesn't Work That Well With Solar

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk introduced a new family of batteries designed to stretch the solar-power revolution into its next phase. There's just …

Solar Power

5 Ways We Could Get More Solar Power

A solar-powered world is coming, but we could make it come faster.<p>There’s a solar boom happening in America. In the last six years, installations of solar panels have jumped 1,700%. Prices for solar energy have fallen 50% to 70%. There’s now a well-established ecosystem of installers and service …

Solar Power

Maryland Gov. Hogan signs community shared solar bills into law

Dive Brief:<p>Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) signed HB 1087 and SB 398 into law, making it possible for the state to initiate a community shared …

Mercedes wants people to charge their electric cars wirelessly

Mercedes B-Class electric drive hatchback.Mercedes-Benz USA<p>FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.<p>The move …

Electric Vehicles