Solar Power

Perkins+Will is Creating a Whole New World for the Suzhou Science & Technology Museum

Perkins+Will is creating a whole new world 62 miles northwest of Shanghai for the Suzhou Science & Technology Museum. Inspired by shan sui, the …

Architecture

EDF Creates JV to Plug Into Off-Grid Energy Market in Ghana

Electricite de France SA (EDF.FR) and African startup Off Grid Electric have formed a joint venture named Zegha to supply the Ghana market with off-grid solar-power systems, the French company said Friday.<p>EDF said Zegha will oversee the installation and maintenance of solar-power kits for homes in …

Off-grid

Jeffrey Ball

Jeffrey Ball, a writer whose work focuses on energy and the environment, is a scholar-in-residence at Stanford’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy …

Woodrow Wilson

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

By Eliván Martínez Mercado | Center for Investigative Journalism<br>English Version by Michelle Kantrow and Julio Ricardo Varela<p>Caguas resident Rafael …

Latino News

MEPs adopt tighter targets for energy efficiency, renewables by 2030

EPA-EFE/PATRICK SEEGER<p>Click for full view<p>A general view of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, January 16, 2018.<p>Author<p>By New Europe …

European News

New Report Highlights Progress and Growth Potential of Solar Industry

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Renewable Energy

World's Largest Air Purifier Completes Successful Trial Run in Xi'an, China

A 100-meter-tall air purification tower in Xi’an, China – believed to be the world’s largest air purifier – has significantly improved city air …

Architecture

Wind and solar power investment crashed after Government cut funding, show new figures

Investment in wind and solar power has crashed since the Government slashed the help available, new figures show – while much of the world powers …

Renewable Energy

Architects Challenged to Rethink Schools in Scuole Innovative Design Competition

The Italian government has allocated 350 million euro for the construction of 52 new schools. In order to gather ideas for these future schools, the …

Architecture

Nearly all new US electricity capacity was renewable in 2017

Renewable energy played an important role in the US last year... although you might not want to cheer too loudly. Data from both the Rhodium Group and the Energy Information Administration shows that solar and wind power represented 94.7 percent of the net new electricity capacity (15.8GW out of …

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020, according to new report

Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels in two years, according to a new report.<p>Experts predict that investment in green infrastructure …

Renewable Energy

Nest’s co-founder helped design this crazy concept smartwatch

The Ressence Type 2 imagines what the fusion of mechanical and smartwatches could look like<p>Luxury watchmaker Ressence has a new prototype watch it’s showing off at the SIHH 2018 watch show (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, in case you were curious) called the Type 2 e-Crown Concept, as …

Watches

Are Solar Energy Drones The Future?

<i>This article was originally published on the Motley Fool.</i><p>Flying a plane with solar energy alone may seem like a far-fetched idea, but it's now a …

Business

Why this Eco-Conscious Country isn't Using Solar Power

Culture

Unofficial Tesla Shop

Unofficial Tesla Shop - Shop Tesla apparel, gifts and car accessories. (Home, Cars, and Internet of Things) Discover 4 alternatives like Tesla …

Product Hunt

Ressence made a mechanical watch that pairs with your smartphone

Many hybrid watches only resemble classic timepieces on a superficial level. If you want a watch with a true mechanical movement, you have to forego modern conveniences. Ressence wants to fix that with its newly unveiled Type 2 e-Crown Concept. The watch, designed with the help of Nest co-founder …

Watches

EVRT Middle East looks to change perception of electric cars in the region

The electric-car revolution in the UAE seems to be gathering more velocity than a Tesla at full supercar-matching acceleration, with the past 12 …

Electric Vehicles

Model 3 Specs

MODEL 3 Water Heater<p>The world’s most advanced water heater. Connected to the Internet of Things.<p>Your next whole home, tankless electric water heater. …

Water Heater

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Smart Home Is Here. Are We Ready? | WIRED

Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<p>Date of Publication: 01.12.18.<p>Time of Publication: 10:48 am. 10:48 am<p>Live From CES<p>We’ve been at CES all week, …

Podcasting

Energy trends that can impact the way we work and live - Cape Business News

Bhavtik Vallabhjee, head of power, utilities and infrastructure – advisory coverage at Barclays Africa identifies five key trends that will impact on …

Renewable Energy

Independent Place / MWArchitects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The client wanted a new extension which was of a similar size to the existing conservatory, but with a …

Architecture

Chernobyl Will Soon Be Generating Solar Power

At ground zero of Ukraine's Chernobyl tragedy, workers in orange vests are busy erecting hundreds of dark-colored panels as the country gets ready to …

Renewable Energy

Mini-Hubble will scan dim stars to see if they can support life

It doesn't take hugely expensive space telescopes like the Hubble and future James Webb Space Telescope to hunt for habitable exoplanets. NASA and the University of Arizona will launch a small telescope the size of a cereal box called the Star-Planet Activity Research CubeSat, or SPARCS, in 2021. …

Space

Utility Stocks And Tax Reform: What Investors Need To Know

At the Edison Electric Institute’s 2017 financial conference, utility executives expressed confidence that the tax reform pushed by the Trump administration ultimately would work in the sector’s favor. This optimism has become reality.<p>Regulated gas, electric and water utilities won’t benefit …

Renewable Energy

House in Intermares / Manoel Farias Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house was designed for a young couple with two children, whose intention was to build a small …

Architecture

One Place at Riverfront Crossings / Neumann Monson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Artfully tuned for efficiency and comfort, this six-story 56,000 sqf office building houses operational …

Architecture

23 Random Products You Won’t Believe Have A Cult-Following On Amazon

Sometimes, it's truly the most unexpected items that become staples in your life, as evidenced by this list of random products with a cult-following …

Shopping

Cima House / GARZA IGA Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sustainable and smart; this house is one of opposites; breaching the gap between last century's …

Architecture

Tesla’s New NYC Showroom Displays The Energy Ambitions Of The Brand

Tesla is opening a new showroom in NYC's Chelsea, which will display its cars alongside solar panels and giant batteries

Tesla

Tesla says solar roof production has started in Buffalo | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 10, 2018 01:45 AM | Updated Date: Jan 10, 2018 …

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