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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

Philippine Senate Approves Alternative Fuel Vehicle Act

Philippine Senate Approves Alternative Fuel Vehicle Act

Get Ready for more green vehicles this 2013. The approval of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Act is expected to pave the way for electric vehicles and hybrid cars. The bill is expected to lower the cost of EVs and Hybrids with its tax exemption schemes. And hopefully encourage more companies and investors  Read more »

2 Comments February 8, 2013

Microsoft To Build Biogas-Powered Data Center

Microsoft To Build Biogas-Powered Data Center

Microsoft is eyeing a 200kw biogas-powered data center on March 2013. It is an experimental program in an effort to make its data center less reliant on the power grid. If successfull, it will be the very first zero carbon foot-print data center.

Add Comments November 26, 2012

Urine Powered Generator - Produces 6 Hours Of Electricity In Just One Liter

Urine Powered Generator – Produces 6 Hours Of Electricity In Just One Liter

An amazing invention by four teenage girls, brought a big surprise in this year’s Maker fair Africa in Lagos, Nigeria. Using urine plus some science and chemistry, they were able to power a generator to produce electricity for six (6) hours in every one (1) liter of Urine. Truly ingenious,  Read more »

2 Comments November 12, 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 Power Stations

Hybrid Power Stations

Renewable energy sources became one of the most appealing issues in modern industry, as they benefit both global economy and social livelihood. A big number of countries has already realized successful projects of solar, wind and tidal power plants, using the possibilities provided by local natural conditions. Mostly it is  Read more »

3 Comments September 14, 2012

The Soccket: Power Soccer Ball - Fun and Play Equals Electricity

The Soccket: Power Soccer Ball – Fun and Play Equals Electricity

The world’s most popular sport becomes more fun with the Soccket. The world’s first eco-friendly portable power generator that combines fun and play with power generation. This innovative soccer ball is equipped with a gyroscopic mechanism that captures energy in every kick, roll, bounce and with even the slightest movements of the  Read more »

1 Comment August 24, 2012