A currency to incentivise solar energy

Monday, 03 March 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Financial models, Investment

SolarCoin rewards you with digital currency for generating solar energy.

New material could double solar cell efficiency

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

US researchers have unveiled a new compound which could reduce the number of materials used in solar cells.

Clean-tech firms profit from China’s C02 permit market

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Carbon, Energy

The debut of world’s second-largest C02 emissions market and a shakeup of environmental legislation boosts Beijing’s green ambitions.

Cows: a source of natural gas?

Thursday, 13 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

Argentinian researchers believe rural communities could use methane from ruminants as an alternative energy source.

Food and wastewater biogas to heat 5,200 New York homes

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 by tess riley
Tags: Community energy, Energy, Waste

A new project at the city’s largest wastewater treatment plant will convert biogas into natural gas for domestic and commercial use.

EV cars power office building in Japan

Monday, 10 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy, Engineering, Transport

Six all-electric Nissan LEAF cars are being used as a temporary power source at peak times, cutting costs at the Advanced Technology Centre in Atsugi City.

Ford’s new concept car runs on sun

Thursday, 06 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Brands, Energy, Engineering, Transport

Ford claims its new hybrid vehicle, which features a solar panel system with sun-tracking technology, offers a significant improvement in solar panel efficiency.

Plant-based battery improves solar and wind energy storage

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

New low-cost ‘flow’ battery could help to integrate renewable energy sources into the grid.

Energy economics as if thermodynamics mattered

Monday, 03 February 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Energy

Entropic valuation makes a clear case for investing in clean energy, says Joss Tantram, Partner of Terrafiniti and a Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar.

Wind power now Spain’s top source of electricity

Friday, 31 January 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

Wind contributed the highest percentage of Spanish power supply last year in a “world first” for renewables.

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