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Using solar energy to power our day-to-day lives just got a whole lot easier—and a lot less noticeable. According to Norwegian company EnSol AS, as well as Professor Chris Binns of Leicester University, new technology in the form... Read More »
So, we've heard of homes that have zero net-energy usage, but how about a home that makes more energy than what it requires—five times more, to be exact? It may be hard to imagine, but such is the incredible functionality of the... Read More »
The aptly named Eclipse, a new multimedia player concept from Sony, may block a small portion of the sunlight streaming in your living room window, but what light it blocks it harnesses as electrical power. The Sony Eclipse is aimed... Read More »
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) holds no power to approve or disapprove of solar projects. Or do they? Fierce opposition from NRDC and other environmental groups has been enough to hold up for years several utility-scale... Read More »
Think the United States is gaining ground when it comes to renewable energy sources? Portugal's success might make you think again.By the end of 2010, this top contender will be satisfying 45% of its energy needs from renewable... Read More »
As the United States continues to lag behind in the renewable energy race, new hope is on the horizon. Bruce Sohn, President of First Solar, has recently been appointed chair of the U.S. Manufacturing Council.So what does this... Read More »
Last year, China surpassed the United States as the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, much of that due to China also having the world's largest automobile market. To help mitigate pollution from transportation, the Chinese government... Read More »
By the end of spring 2011, Butte College in Northern California will be the more than 100-percent solar powered. Already recognized as a leader in sustainability among community colleges, Butte has just received the go-ahead from... Read More »
Out with the old, in with the solar! Go Solar USA believes it has found the technology that will revolutionize forced air heating systems in the name of solar power. The Nevada corporation announced on Wednesday that it had entered... Read More »
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