Clean Energy

Solar Companies Are Set Up for a Strong Earnings Season

Rising demand and prices for solar panel prices bode well for manufacturers.<p>Last year was surprisingly strong for solar manufacturers, with sales …

Investing

Top residential solar panels from the 10 largest suppliers

There were approximately 98GW of solar power installed globally in 2017, versus 70GW in 2016. That represents 40% volume growth in a single year! Woo, yeah!<p>The top 10 module suppliers delivered about 57GW of those volumes – 58% of the total. Even though these groups mostly tilt toward utility-scale …

Renewable Energy

Water-based AC cools the air without using harmful chemicals

Our air conditioners still draw on principles that are around 100-years-old, sucking up power in the process. Researchers from the National …

Sustainability

Nissan to start selling rooftop solar panels and batteries

Tesla’s model of selling electric cars and solar panels seems to appeal to other automakers too – now Nissan is getting in on the game with Nissan …

Renewable Energy

Solar Heating | Solar Space Heating | Solar Radiant Heating | Residential

Overview<p>Solar space heating systems are an effective and excellent way to reduce costly energy bills during your heating season.<p>A solar space heater …

Renewable Energy

This device pulls water from thin air

LONDON – Zero Mass Water began a revolution in the water industry, the ability to create drinkable water out of thin air. Their new project, Source, …

World Economic Forum

Covering office buildings in solar cells now a reality

Warsaw, 17th January 2018 The 140 year old Skanksa Group, one of the biggest building and developer companies in the

Renewable Energy

With cheap solar and wind power, is it time to rethink 'energy efficiency'?

The need to cut emissions from the energy sector has motivated the use of hydro, solar and wind power, and the development of more efficient …

Energy

Nissan Launches Nissan Energy Solar: All-In-One Energy Solution For UK Homes

<b>Published on</b> January 19th, 2018 | <i>by Cynthia Shahan</i><p>0<p>January 19th, 2018 by <b>Cynthia Shahan</b><p>This week, Nissan announced “Nissan Energy Solar” at the …

Batteries

New Startup is Disrupting the Solar Power Industry

[CITY], [STATE] – Studies show that over 75% of people who purchase a Solar Power system end up overpaying by $5000 or more. But Solar Analyzer is …

Renewable Energy

Longi achieves record conversion rate of 20.41% for PERC modules

TÜV-SUD, the global testing, certification, inspection and training provider, confirmed the passivated emitter rear contact (PERC) efficiency record, …

Renewable Energy

Energy-efficient LEDs are just a few atoms thick - Futurity

New 2D LEDs could have uses in future communication technology, enabling faster transfer of high volumes of data.

Environment

Your Best Supplier of Modules,Cells & Wafers

DOWNLOAD<p>Technical Datas<p>Type<p>JKM300M-60<p>Output<p>Up to 300Wp<p>Efficiency<p>Up to 18.33%<p>Junction Box<p>IP67<p>Weight<p>19.0kg<p>Temp. Coefficients of Pmax<p>-0.39%/℃<p>Benefits<p>4 …

Renewable Energy

Solar powered agriculture

The use of solar pumps for irrigation will undoubtedly help farmers but the reality of depleting ground water resources must not be forgotten …

Renewable Energy

Next-gen solar power wonder material signs first commercial distribution contract

Saule Technologies has signed a distribution agreement, with the Skanska Group, to sell their perovskite based solar panels. The two companies expect to install a project in Poland in 2018 using test cells.<p>This is the first time I’ve heard of any company signing actual contracts to market and …

Renewable Energy

Best and Worst Inverter Generators

As a group, inverter generators outperform their conventional counterparts. But that doesn’t mean that all inverter models are created equal—far from …

Consumer News

HOAs rain on homeowners' solar parade, residents' property rights

CLOSE<p>Solar power homeowner Joey Myles talks about HOA troubles and his solar panels.<p>When Joey Myles was looking for his family's forever home, he had …

Renewable Energy

Reminder: AYO: Light-Based Personal Energy System, Save 33%

We have a great deal on the AYO: Light-Based Personal Energy System in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 33% off the normal price.<p>The …

Stuart Wenham: scientists pay tribute to 'Einstein of solar world'

UNSW scientist died in December, age 60, from malignant melanoma<p>Australia’s scientific community has paid tribute to Prof Stuart Wenham, a solar energy pioneer described as the “Einstein of the solar industry”, whose research increased the efficiency of solar cells a hundredfold.<p>Wenham passed away …

Environment

Water-based air conditioner cools without harmful chemicals - Futurity

The new air conditioner consumes 40 percent less electricity than typical models and also makes drinkable water as a byproduct.

Environment

Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells

In an advance that could push cheap, ubiquitous solar power closer to reality, University of Michigan researchers have found a way to coax electrons …

Environment

How Blockchain Could Boost Clean Energy

By Jeremy Deaton<p>Bitcoin, the much-hyped cryptocurrency, made headlines recently for driving a surge in power use. Around the globe, digital …

Bitcoin

Smart windows channel magnetic fluids to shade and heat rooms

Our future selves might look back and wonder how we ever handled having just plain old glass in our windows. Curtains or blinds might get the flick …

Magnetism

How a St. Albert man cut his electricity use in half by changing lights and habits

Ron Kube now produces more energy than his home needs using solar panels<p>It all started as a curiosity for Ron Kube. How much electricity was he and …

Renewable Energy

New catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel

<b>Carbon-based nanocomposite with embedded metal ions yields impressive performance as catalyst for electrolysis of water to generate hydrogen</b><p>By:Tim …

Engineering

First Solar's Stock Has the Most to Lose in the Solar Tariff Decision

Investors are pricing in a best-case scenario for the upcoming solar tariff decision, which means First Solar's stock has a lot to lose.<p>The Trump …

Investing

This Activist Is Taking a Stake in a Power Generator to Push for Clean Energy

Activist investor ValueAct Capital Management has taken a stake in international power producer AES Corp., and the fund’s founder Jeffrey Ubben will …

Business

Study finds topological materials could boost the efficiency of thermoelectric devices

What if you could run your air conditioner not on conventional electricity, but on the sun's heat during a warm summer's day? With advancements in …

Engineering

University of New South Wales to go 100% solar powered

Students have long been at the forefront of pushing their institutions to divest from fossil fuels. As part of that push, they've also encouraged …

Sustainability

Melbourne architects turn an old terrace house into a gorgeous light-filled home

Melbourne-based Ben Callery Architects converted a compact terrace house with limited square footage into a contemporary, light-filled home by going …

Sustainability