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As permitting gets easier and cities start streamlining the process, the market for simplified Do-It-Yourself solar array kits could grow. That’s a market Florida-based Peak Solar is fully prepared to take advantage of. The company has been selling integrated solar and inverter kits for three years. While they’re marketed on the company’s website as DIY [...]
A new study called Sustainable bioenergy production from marginal lands in the US Midwest shows how marginal lands deemed unsuitable for food crops can be used to grow grassy and non-woody plants as biomass for alternative energy fuels. According to a Phys report, faculty members and a Ph.D. student from the Department of Geographical Sciences [...]
It’s a little bit mind-boggling to think that only a century ago, cars were just starting to become available to the average man. Fast forward to today and almost everyone in the modern world has a vehicle, if not two. Cars have become one of the most ubiquitous and important pieces of technology that we [...]
The nations at the nexus of the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa, along with those along the strip of land between the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean, have long been pivotal for global energy development. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is also blessed with a quantity of annual sunlight which until [...]
As the United Nations climate change conference rages on, quite literally, in Durban South Africa, experts from COP17’s host city point to one alternative energysource that could help it mitigate its emissions: solar power. According to Dick Berlijn, of Subsolar Energy, Durban has one of the highest and most stable solar radiation levels in the [...]
Picture the last time your electricity went out and how helpless you felt. Our society’s dependence on the ability to power the appliances and gadgets we use on a daily basis grows every day. According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2010 83% our nation’s energy consumption came from fossil fuel sources (coal, [...]
Many towns throughout the U.S. that manufactured many goods for oureconomy have been shipped overseas to China, India, Mexico and otherplaces as the U.S. has gone from a predominately manufacturing to aservice sector economy. That has had tremendous consequences in theshort-term where many residents of those towns who were employed at thefactory that relocated are [...]
iper Jaffray reiterated its bullish stance and hefty price target on First Solar (FSLR) this morning. The firmbelieves FSLR will guide higher for 2011 during an investor call onDecember 14th and that its North American project business will shieldit from Euro exposure and declines in ASP. The firm estimates revenueof $3.9 billion and EPS guidance [...]
When looking at electric vehicles, the conventional wisdom is that they are a good alternative to cars and trucks that rely on gasoline for their fuel. After all, gasoline is aby-product of oil, which in turn is a fossil fuel that is causing allkinds of problems in terms of manmade climate change. One of the [...]
According to American and Indian researchers, India holds more than $2 billion in renewable energy market potential. The market is divided into two sectors – clean energy electricity systems and clean energy cooking and light products. Two main segments for each sector were analyzed for the World Resources Institute report: decentralized renewable energy enterprises and [...]
With estimates of people without access to fresh water by 2025nearing 3.5 billion, scientists are looking to desalination as apossible solution. Even better, two solar-powered desalination prototypes were recently tested making the solution not only beneficial to peoplewithout water, but those without access to electricity as well. Desalination basically works by evaporating sea water, leaving [...]
In the United States, even the most basic programs for encouragingrenewable energy and sustainable business have a hard time making itthrough Congress. On the other side of the Atlantic, however, westernEuropean countries are lining up to demonstrate that how industrializednations can build up their economies with renewable power. Justmeans has already covered some of the [...]
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