Jamal Thompson

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Largest African Photovoltaic Solar Plant Online Courtesy of Masdar

Situated even deeper in the desert than Morocco and prone to locust swarms, Mauritania’s topography consists of the “mostly barren, flat plains of …

Solar power accounted for 100% of new energy on U.S. grid in March 2013

Granted, it was only 44 megawatts<p>According to the latest data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), March 2013 was a very special …

Natural Gas

Smart grid startup Enlighted lights up with $20M in new funds

Smart electricity and lighting startup Enlighted has raised $20 million in new funds to expand and bring its smart sensor tech that cuts electric use to many more companies.<p>Enlighted’s sensor tech and software now covers more than 10 million square feet of commercial real estate, which is double …

Building data startup Enlighted scores $20M, doubles footprint

Enlighted, a startup using sensor and big data software to control lighting and power in large commercial buildings has hit a few milestones this …

Largest Solar Power Plant In World Now Under Construction

MidAmerican Solar owns the Antelope Valley Solar Projects, while SunPower is designing and developing the projects and is the engineering, …

LED Streetlight System Cuts Down On Light Pollution And Improves Energy Efficiency

<b>Published on</b> April 29th, 2013 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>6<p>April 29th, 2013 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>A new LED street lighting system that greatly improves energy efficiency …

NREL Launches Initiative To Build Solar Performance Database

<b>Published on</b> April 12th, 2013 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>1<p>April 12th, 2013 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy …

Sunlution Aims to Make Solar Power Cost Efficient and Global

Jeff Roth, founder of Sunlution, has worked in the power utility and solar photovoltaic (PV) industry most of his life. Through his experience, Roth …

The oil and gas industry's assault on renewable energy

Renewable energy enjoyed a record year in 2012 when the United States wind industry surpassed 50,000 megawatts of electrical power generation …

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Japan Debuts New Maglev Train

<b>Published on</b> June 15th, 2013 | <i>by Important Media Cross-Post</i><p>27<p>June 15th, 2013 by <b>Important Media Cross-Post</b><p>Central Japan Railway has tested the newest …

Tesla Model S costs one nickel per drag race [w/video]

Historically, the intersection between electric vehicles and drag racing has been really small – or so we guess, at least. But the advent of Tesla in the auto marketplace, and the subsequent performance offered up to drivers by way of battery-powered cars, has caused even racy publications like</i> …

Batteries included: New wind turbines and solar panels come with built-in storage

If you want to use solar power at night or wind power on calm days, you need batteries that can store energy after it’s produced. But why bother with …

Concentrated solar power for 5.57 cents/kWh

One of the key assumptions in determining the cost of electricity from a power plant is how long that power plant will be operational. Almost …

Siemens to close down its solar division

German engineering giant Siemens AG has decided to close its solar power division after failing to find a buyer.<p>Citing sources close to the company, …

Pentagon bracing for public dissent over climate and energy shocks

Top secret US National Security Agency (NSA) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based …

Energy efficiency improvements can increase the value of your home by 38%, Government report claims

By<p>Published: 02:45 EDT, 17 June 2013 | Updated: 05:29 EDT, 17 June 2013<p>e-mail<p>18View<br>comments<p>Energy-saving green improvements could increase the value …