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Investment in Green Technologies Decreased In 2012 But Good Hopes for 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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Investment in Green Technologies Decreased In 2012 But Good Hopes for 2013

According to statements from the Cleantech Group, released in the year of 2012, the overall investment in clean technology decreased heavily. Investors run away from risky and valuable deals, causing the investment in this area to decrease at a fast pace. The Cleantech Group, an analysis company that is based in San Francisco, pointed out [...]

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Green Energy Supply Southwest Minnesota Setting Another Milestone

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Green Energy Supply Southwest Minnesota Setting Another Milestone

At present, the main solar-electric generator in southwest Minnesota has made the residents of that area very proud. Two mega watts of electricity are produced by these solar panels — by which 250 homes could be powered — that are connected to the Xcel Energy Distribution system and were activated on Jan4th. Over 32 rows [...]

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Another Great Year for German’s Solar Industry

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Another Great Year for German’s Solar Industry

According to new statistics released by the Environment Ministry, a great growth in new solar power was experienced. Seven point six (7.6) gigawatts (GW) of new capacity were installed by Germany. Because subsidies (the country’s feed-in tariffs for solar) were reduced, new installations decreased to a certain degree towards the end of the year. Overcoming [...]

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Vikram Solar Investing Heavily In Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan

Sunday, December 16, 2012

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Vikram Solar Investing Heavily In Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan

Vikram Solar is a leading manufacturer of solar products based in Kolkata. Vikram Solar might install its 40 MW solar power plant at Rajasthan in the very beginning of 2013 with this process the company will invest about to Rs.410. crore. The Vikram Group and also a top PV maker of solar modules, signed with [...]

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California Had The Largest increase of Wind Power in The States – 2012

Saturday, November 24, 2012

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California Had The Largest increase of Wind Power in The States – 2012

2011 experienced strong progress in wind power capacity in California Grid. According to a report published by the U.S. Department of Energy, California had the strongest addition of wind power to the grid in the US. High honors were received by several states, which included but not limited to Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Colorado. [...]

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World’s Largest Wind Farm Now Operational

Sunday, November 18, 2012

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World’s Largest Wind Farm Now Operational

The London Array Offshore Wind Farm is now generating its first power was announced by DONG Energy, E.ON, and Masdar. The 630MW scheme which is located in the Thames Estuary will produce sufficient power to supply over 470,000 UK homes with electricity, when fully functional and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm. 151 [...]

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Wind Power Demand Not As Strong As Expected

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Wind Power Demand Not As Strong As Expected

Being well-known for its potential to offer clean and abundant electricity, wind power has become one of the fastest-growing energy sources around the world. By 2030, the Department of Energy of the USA, has estimated that wind power could constitute 20 percent of the nation’s electricity supply. The USA has passed Germany to become the [...]

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IMEC: New Thin-Film Being Developed To Exploit Solar Energy

Sunday, October 14, 2012

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IMEC: New Thin-Film Being Developed To Exploit Solar Energy

The European Union and the regional governments co-fund the Solar Flare project in the Eindhoven-Leuven region. It focuses on increasing the efficiency and reducing the cost in the development of thin-film solar energy. One of the emphasized points in the European Climate policy and the EU2020 strategy is the large-scale development and application of solar [...]

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Fossil Fuel Making It’s Comeback – Renewable Energy Sector’s Still In War of Competitiveness

Sunday, October 14, 2012

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Fossil Fuel Making It’s Comeback – Renewable Energy Sector’s Still In War of Competitiveness

After a few years of blissful running, the renewable-energy sector has suffered some blows. Now, casting shadows on the feasibility of its reputation as the energy source of the future is likely to change things. Speaking from Pembina Institute, Matt Horne, the climate-change director at the Institute agreed to the fact that the situation is [...]

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Making PV from Any Semiconductor

Sunday, August 19, 2012

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Making PV from Any Semiconductor

A new technology has been developed by researchers from the United States Department of Energy, the Berkeley Lab and the University of California (Berkeley). This technology will be capable of solving one of the most complicated problems concerning solar energy; that problem is high-cost production. This recent and innovative technology will enable the production of [...]

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