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  • Chromasun and SunWater Solar Partner to Install California's First MCT Solar Cooling Project at Santa Clara University's 2007 Solar Decathlon House

    Collaboration Results in Unique Solar Air Conditioning Demonstration in the United StatesSAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/10 -- Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has partnered with SunWater Solar, a solar thermal technology integrator, to deploy California's first ...


  • 5.4 percent higher efficiency thanks to new manufacturing technology

    Since early 2012 the Austrian solar heating expert TiSUN has been producing its absorbers with a unique manufacturing process. The “Austrian Institute of Technology” has now confirmed an increase in efficiency of more than five percent for the new TiSUN FM module collectors. The FM module collectors are in the top ranks in a worldwide comparison in the field of collector ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Made in IBM Labs: Collaboration Aims to Harness the Energy of 2,000 Suns

    Today on Earth Day, scientists have announced a collaboration to develop an affordable photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2,000 times and converting 80 percent of the incoming radiation into useful energy. The system can also provide desalinated water and cool air in sunny, remote locations ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • SustainX Awarded Four U.S. Patents for Energy Storage Innovations; Continues to Build Strong Intellectual Property Portfolio

    SustainX, Inc., developer of an industry-leading, transformative technology for utility-scale bulk energy storage using compressed air, today announced that it recently received four new U.S. patents that provide additional innovations for its isothermal compressed air energy storage (ICAES™) technology. "This series of patent awards underscores our continued progress in building a broad ...


  • This month the Earth's population will reach 7 billion people and ...

    ...7 billion people will be exposed to the global pollution and running out of resources. What emergency measures should be taken for a safe tomorrow? How can we use new energy sources? How to recover waste streams and turn them into resources?   ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Tropical islands poised to benefit from ocean power

    Island nations in the developing world are especially well placed to benefit from technology that exploits a new potential source of energy from sea water: ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), experts have said. The technology uses sea water from the ocean depths to generate ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Sainsbury’s launches the world’s first people powered checkouts

    First there was wind and solar energy, now Sainsbury's is opening a store where the checkouts will be powered by people; using advanced technology that allows customers to shop and save (the planet that is). In a European first, Sainsbury's is installing a revolutionary invention which creates green energy every time a customer simply drives into the car park to do their shopping. The system, ...


    By J Sainsbury

  • Geothermal: The dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world's annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Geothermal: the dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world’s annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...

  • Department of Energy Projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2011

    Technology Developments Aim to Address Energy, Environment and National Security Issues U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or ...


    By US Department of Energy

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