Wireless electricity has mainly been the stuff of sci-fi up until now; but a Californian company has made considerable headway into making it a reality by incorporating the use of a solar cell
Recession? What recession? Or so it would seem in California where the solar industry is thriving.
Rumours are flying at the moment regarding Toyota working on a car that will be powered only by solar energy. But solar powered cars are already available through a combination of plug-in hybrids that can be recharged by a grid connected home solar power system
Portugal’s Acciona Energy recently opened the country’s largest solar power farm, executing the construction of the project in a record time of 13 months. The solar farm covers an area of 250 hectares in the municipality of Moura (Alentejo region), near the border with Spain.
While 2008 will remembered as the year when renewable energy moved from the fringe into the mainstream in Australia, 2009 will see an increased focus on negawatts and energy efficiency programs in the country.
Kyocera Corporation recently announced donations of solar power systems to schools in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
One of the biggest challenges of harvesting energy from wind and solar power is storage when it comes to large scale installations. That’s where molten salt may hold some answers.
The world’s second largest economy and fifth biggest emitter of greenhouse gases is making a renewed effort to spark uptake of solar power systems as it scrambles to meet its Kyoto obligations.
The coal industry has had a tough year and the bad news keeps coming after a massive coal ash sludge spill in central Tennessee, USA occurred earlier this week.
GetUp.org.au, Australiaʼs largest independent political organisation, is seeking to raise awareness regarding the Rudd government’s recently announced carbon reduction target with a controversial TV advertisement that started airing late last week.