With the sun blazing and rising temperatures across the country, it’s not hard to imagine that solar power could provide a viable alternative to fossil fuels for a sizable fraction of the UKs energy demands. Fortunately breakthroughs are starting to […]
A team of Korean researchers has developed a cutting-edge solar cell that might help reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. The discovery could make Korea a leader in the alternative energy industry as the research team plans to double the […]
Hanno Renn, a Freiburg taxi driver, invested in a communal solar electricity system on a building in the German town in 1993. “Everyone laughed and said I was wasting my money,” he says. But now he has paid off his […]
Solar power technology has had its fair share of false dawns in its quest to harness the power of daylight. As far back as 1988, Swiss researcher Michael Graetzel invented what was supposed to be the next generation technology, a […]
In the U.S., the Energy Policy Act of 2005 currently provides a 30% tax credit on all solar systems installed by private homeowners and businesses. This policy is set to expire at the end of this year, though newly proposed […]
SOLARWORLD – Up EUR 3.30 to EUR 37.50. To build another integrated solar factory in Freiberg.
The market isn’t mature yet, but it’s rapidly picking up speed thanks to rising environmental consciousness and innovative initiatives. Kermit the Frog once exclaimed, “it’s not easy being green,” but today being green is the fast track to raising both […]
With 30,000 visitors, Europe’s largest solar trade fair not only exceeded the organiser’s expectations, Hamburg-based Conergy AG says it can also look back on 2007 as its most successful Intersolar ever. “Thousands of visitors took the opportunity to look over […]