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Green innovations for a sustainable future: Solar Panels

Green innovations for a sustainable future: Solar Panels

Solar panels are quite expensive and inefficient, well that’s true a decade ago or so. Solar technology has grown significantly for the past years, solar cells are way more energy-efficient and manufacturing solar panels now cheaper with innovations in our technology. From the year 2000, prices on solar panels have dropped  Read more »

1 Comment April 28, 2013

Solar power generated finally surpass energy used to produce them

Solar power generated finally surpass energy used to produce them

We all know that solar power generated by solar cells is one of the cleanest energy source we can tap into. But for the solar technology to get to where it is today, it has required huge amount of energy, ironically most of which from fossil fuels.

1 Comment April 21, 2013

50MW Wind Power Expected In Pulupandan, Philippines

50MW Wind Power Expected In Pulupandan, Philippines

Philippines, Negros Occidental - The town of Pulupandan will soon get a taste of clean energy from wind turbines that are set to produce 50 megawatts (MW) of wind power by the end of 2015. This huge project is funded by a Filipino-owned power generation firm.

Add Comments April 20, 2013

Are Universities Going Green?

Are Universities Going Green?

As the threat of global warming becomes more and more of a reality around the world, many universities have begun embracing environmentally habits on campus.  Boards of trustees have started collaborating with student activists, members of administration, and the greater public to implement new practices that conserve energy and promote  Read more »

Add Comments February 8, 2013

nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator)

nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator)

Outdoor activities - a great way to experience being disconnected with technology, but that was before there was nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator). Now, with the nPower PEG, you can now harvest your own energy while moving to charge your phone.

Add Comments January 14, 2013

Renewable Energy Over Nuclear Power In A Debate In Australia

Renewable Energy Over Nuclear Power In A Debate In Australia

Greens New South Wales MP John Kaye slammed the proposal of some Australian lawmakers pushing for nuclear power generation as a viable source of sustainable energy. Furthermore it was pointed out that Nuclear energy is uneconomic, retrograde and dangerous. Kaye also noted that wind and solar power is cheaper to  Read more »

1 Comment November 29, 2012

Frozen Air Energy Storage - To Increase Efficiency Of Renewable Energy Sources

Frozen Air Energy Storage – To Increase Efficiency Of Renewable Energy Sources

Energy storage has been one of the biggest issues with harnessing power from renewable energy sources like the sun and the wind. Because these sources are intermittent in nature, energy can be wasted when demand is low and supply is high. On the other hand, we might lack the supply  Read more »

Add Comments October 16, 2012

Hybrid Solar Cells Sets New Record in Performance

Hybrid Solar Cells Sets New Record in Performance

EPFL`s Institute of Microengineering in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, has created a “hybrid” solar cell based on the technologies behind amorphous thin film and monocrystalline silicon that performs at a conversion efficiency of 21.4% – higher than any other solar cell using this type of substrate.

Add Comments October 5, 2012