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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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Solar Industry Experienced Positive Growth In 2012

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Solar Industry Experienced Positive Growth In 2012

The renewable-energy industry has by no means been healthier than now, by the looks of it. In spite that natural gas has become more cost efficient. This year the wind-turbine installation in the U.S. has actually overtaken the installation of new natural-gas capacity. In 2012, new wind capacity had reached 6,519 MW as of Nov. [...]

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Research Say’s it is a Reality Wind Energy Can Meet Future Energy Needs

Saturday, November 17, 2012

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Research Say’s it is a Reality Wind Energy Can Meet Future Energy Needs

The next 20 years could see the world’s energy needs being filled by wind power, was announced by Stanford University. A climate model has been developed by The University’s School of Engineering and the University of Delaware and was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). It was claimed that it [...]

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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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The Right Renewable Energy Policies – Would Make The Sun The Prime Source of Energy

Sunday, October 28, 2012

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The Right Renewable Energy Policies – Would Make The Sun The Prime Source of Energy

Concerning public policy, solar power is becoming more and more attractive (in the economics perspective), and currently it can be considered the most promising development to be initiated. For example, in about one year and half, the prices of PV (photovoltaic) modules dropped 40 percent and the good news: the price tends to keep dropping [...]

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Price of Solar Panels Falling by 80%

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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Price of Solar Panels Falling by 80%

Managing Director Arif Allauddin from Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) notifies that the prices of solar panel have shown a downward slope in prices over the recent half decade. It has dropped down by 8o% in half decade making it attractive to customers. This should be considered as an opportunity to switch to solar energy [...]

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Austin’s Solar Power Technologies & Vermont Company Merged

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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Austin’s Solar Power Technologies & Vermont Company Merged

Recently Austin-based Solar Power Technologies informed that the company merged with a Vermont-based Company named Draker Laboratories Inc. They also added that the new combined company created a new fund of eight million dollars from the Austin Ventures and other different investors. The company officials said that the recent company would operate under the name [...]

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Japan & The Next Solar Technologies

Sunday, September 2, 2012

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Japan & The Next Solar Technologies

Japan is currently working hard t on nuclear power. For that matter, their goal is to increase the number of project involving alternative energy. This includes initiative such as the recent solar collector, located in the Miyazaki Prefecture (University of Miyazaki’s Kibana Campus). The faculty of engineering of the university successfully completed the solar thermal [...]

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China’s 2015 target for solar power Increased by 40%

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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China’s 2015 target for solar power Increased by 40%

A Chinese government agency told that the cost lowering and new regulations in the field of solar energy will allow this sector to grow stronger and more profitable. The consequence of these events, China is currently climbing its 2015 objective on solar-energy capacity by 40% (approximately 21 GW). This country is the biggest exporter of [...]

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