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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

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

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

Nanoflowers As Solar Cells For Energy Storage?

Nanoflowers As Solar Cells For Energy Storage?

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created flower-like structures out of germanium sulfide (GeS) – a semiconductor material – that have extremely thin petals with an enormous surface area. The GeS flower holds promise for next-generation energy storage devices and solar cells.

Add Comments October 16, 2012

1-Megawatt Sub-Sea Turbine Off the Coast of Scotland (First Tidal Farm)

1-Megawatt Sub-Sea Turbine Off the Coast of Scotland (First Tidal Farm)

SCOTLAND - Harvesting energy under sea level is viewed as a potential renewable energy source off to the coast of Northern Scotland. It was a few years after Norway built it’s 10 megawatt wind turbine, Scottish Power Renewables faced it on a different direction. “We’re very pleased with the initial  Read more »

2 Comments September 19, 2012