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What’ solar energy advancements will happen in the foreseeable future? Explore the past, present, and future of solar energy in this infographic produced by GE.
Capstone Turbine Corp (Nasdaq:CPST), a leading manufacturer of microturbines, has launched an iPad app that promotes the company and also serves as a unique tool that clarifies savings available through renewable energy. “Capstone World 2.0″ allows anyone around the world to – with just a few quick keystrokes on an iPad – to determine the potential savings in [...]
The Global Green War had started with the US imposing duties on imports of Chinese made solar panels and cells. Subsequently dumping charges were also imposed on wind energy equipment made in China as well. China has not been able to do much against these duties as it exports almost 80-90% of its solar products. [...]
Municipalities and county and local agencies all over the U.S. are beginning to discover solar can generate revenues. The City of Lancaster is putting teachers in classrooms and cops on the streets with money generated by its investment in solar. For cities facing the strains of these tough economic times, the news is even better: [...]
Concerns over aesthetics and performance have limited the uptick of solar installations using building integrated PV (BIPV), but that will change over the next five years, with up to 4.6 gigawatts (GW) in new capacity forecast, according to a new analysis. BIPV technologies will drive more than $2.4 billion in revenue by 2017, compared with [...]
China is spending $372 billion on energy conservation and anti-pollution measures over the next three-and-a-half years, reports Reuters. The measures, meant to reduce China’s dependence on fossil fuels and slow down its carbon emissions, are part of the so-called 12th five-year plan. They will center on energy-efficiency, emissions reduction and recycling projects, says the China [...]
The federal government may be dragging its feet when it comes to renewing or extending valuable US tax incentives for renewable energy projects, but states continue to adopt innovative policies. The latest examples comes from New York, where the governor has signed a series of solar tax exemptions, and California, which is preparing to debate [...]
The latest salvo in the ongoing clean energy trade dispute between the US and China has been launched. After an investigation undertaken in late 2011, China is demanding the US stop supporting six clean energy programs in states including Massachusetts, New Jersey and Ohio, or face unspecified penalties, reports Reuters. “The Commerce Ministry will adopt [...]
Just over a month ago, the first SolarKiosk opened near Lake Langano, in Ethiopia. The project was conceived by Germany-based Graft Architects as part of a bigger move to bring clean power to people in regions of the world who live off the grid and rely on burning biomass for cooking and heating. As a [...]
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