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Gasp ... Qld will fuel electric vehicle charging stations with solar

<b>blog</b> It seems like it was only yesterday that a rebel Queensland resident was committing the heinous sin of charging his Tesla Model S electric …

Spray-On Solar Power Coming Soon?

Powering your tablet could soon be as simple as wrapping it in cling wrap, thanks to a team of scientists that recently invented a way to spray on …

Solar Roadways

Pavement That Produces Power<p>Solar Roadways has taken the first step to creating the world’s largest solar panel: The company uses tempered glass and photovoltaic cells to create intelligent, energy-harvesting pavement, complete with built-in heating elements for melting ice and LEDs for signage. …

German Village goes Off-grid with Renewable Energy

If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim - population 150 - is at its …

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat

A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar …

Australia’s biggest rooftop solar array for former motor plant

The South Australian government has called for proposals to develop what could be the country’s largest rooftop solar array, to cover 8 hectares – up …

Renewables Threaten Europe's Energy Security This Winter - The American Interest

Cold Reality<p>Renewables Threaten Europe’s Energy Security This Winter<p>Posted: 2014-10-29 17:05:57<p>Newer Post The New Strategic Alignment with Iran Older …

How Solar PV Can Power A Carbon-Free Energy Revolution, In 4 Charts

Can we build enough carbon-free energy fast enough to avert catastrophic climate change without having to power this energy transition with fossil …

Saharan Solar Power Opens Energy Corridor to Europe

http://wallstreetdaily-1.wistia.com/medias/38r6wihorq?embedType=seo&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=530<p>Renewable investment company Low Carbon and Nur …

10 sustainable innovations: from solar-powered suitcases to floating classrooms

The 2014 Sustainia Awards, chaired by Arnold Schwarzenegger, attracted more than 900 submissions for projects and technologies representing 10 different sectors from food, fashion and, city development to transportation and healthcare. Collectively, these projects are deployed in more than 84 …

Learn Everything You Need To Know About Solar Energy

Saving the environment while reducing the amount you spend on energy are both important. As time passes, electricity costs will rise, meaning you …

Can Europe Keep the Lights On This Winter?

Europe may struggle to keep the lights on as temperatures drop as the switch to greener sources of energy complicates the balance between supply and …

Goldman Sachs, Citigroup head up Hawaii's $150M green financing program - Pacific Business News

Goldman Sachs, one of the top investment banks in the world, and Citigroup, one of the largest bank holding companies in the United States, are the …

Experts: Reducing Carbon Emissions And Increasing Grid Reliability Are Doable

With the Clean Power Plan out for comment, a lot utilities are scurrying to figure out their game plan — or just how they would work with their state utility regulators to reduce their carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, from a 2005 baseline. The general feeling is that the goal is doable but …

Solar-Powered "eTree" Provides a Restful Phone Charging Station with Free Wi-Fi

A common problem is the need to charge your phone when you're out and about. But, finding a place to do it is often tricky. With the <i>eTree</i>, however, you can power up your device using green solar energy that's installed in public spaces. It was created by the Israel-based company Sologic, and this …

Charging Stations

Leonardo DiCaprio: Green Tech Can Soon Meet 100% Of Global Energy Needs

<i>By Leila Conners -- Tree Media</i><p><b>The short film above, "Green World Rising," is the third episode in the Green World Rising series narrated by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and created by Tree Media. A U.N. draft to guide upcoming climate summits is due to be published on Nov. 2. The leaked U.N. report says</b> …

The Energy Collective

Since 1995, Energy Central has been a hub for news and content for electric power industry professionals. With more than 200,000 registered members, …

Ten reasons why you should be regularly testing your solar PV installations

The safe operation of solar PV installations under both normal and fault conditions is an essential consideration at the system design stage to …

Could the Upcoming Election Decide Florida’s Renewable Energy Fate?

As gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist noted in the recent debate, the corrupting influence of Florida’s electric utilities has blocked efforts to …

Study: Solar Energy Will Be as Cheap as Fossil Fuel Energy by 2016

A new study on solar energy from Deutsche Bank bears very good news. Thanks to technology and innovation, solar energy will be just as cheap as …