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  • A new way to store solar heat

    Original story at MIT News Imagine if your clothing could, on demand, release just enough heat to keep you warm and cozy, allowing you to dial back on your thermostat settings and stay comfortable in a cooler room. Or, picture a car windshield that stores the sun’s energy and then releases it as a burst of heat to melt away a layer of ...

  • Macy`s Goes Solar in 26 California Stores

    SAN FRANCISCO, California (ENS) - Macy's plans to install solar power systems and reduce energy consumption in 26 stores throughout California in partnership with SunPower Corporation, a Silicon Valley manufacturer of solar power equipment, the retailer announced Tuesday. SunPower's subsidiary PowerLight will install rooftop solar power systems on the selected Macy's ...

  • Kohl`s department stores announces plans to go solar at 10 Colorado stores

    Kohl's Department Stores (NYSE: KSS), the largest retail host of solar power in North America, today announced plans to convert 10 of its 23 Colorado Kohl's stores to solar power by the end of this year. Colorado will be the seventh state to have Kohl's locations with solar panels. Kohl's also has solar locations in California, Connecticut, Maryland, New ...

  • Kohl’s department stores reaches 500th ENERGY STAR store Milestone

    Kohl"s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced that its store in Menomonee Falls, Wis. is the company"s 500th location to earn the ENERGY STAR label from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy. Kohl"s has a longstanding commitment to energy management and estimates that the company prevented nearly $50 million in electricity costs through energy efficiency ...

  • Solar heat strikes fairytale castle

    TiSUN large collectors provide green energy for a Belgian castle The Château d'Archenne is located in a manor park in Grez Doiceau in Belgium. The contrast between the antique sand-lime brick building and the modern TiSUN large collectors, which have been placed on a special platform, could not be more obvious. The project demonstrates the fact that contemporary and economical ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...


  • Geothermal Heat Mining Promises Abundant, Cheap Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Mining the heat that resides as stored energy in the Earth's hard rock crust beneath the United States could supply a substantial portion of the electricity the country will need in the future, probably at competitive prices and with minimal environmental impact, new research shows. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the study is the first in 30 ...

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  • Solar Shortfall Plugged by Gas and Tomatoes

    Much of Europe including the United Kingdom, France and Ireland will be plunged into darkness on Friday as a solar eclipse occurs. This rare phenomenon will pose significant challenges to Europe’s power generation network. As the moon obscures the sun’s rays from hitting the earth, this will also reduce the light available to solar panels by a significant amount. The ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

    Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls. Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries have no access to electricity, with more than 80 per cent of these living in sub-Saharan ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Tibetan nomads could benefit from solar oven

    An award-winning solar stove could provide a cheap way to cook — and generate heat and electricity — for Tibetan nomads, according to its inventor. SolSource, a lightweight, foldable satellite-shaped device, turns its own waste heat into electricity — or stores it in thermal fabrics for later use — and can even charge mobile phones, said Scot Frank, the young American ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Cranfield experts help develop solar cooker

    A solar cooker able to harness the sun’s energy for cooking food and purifying water has been developed with expert help from Cranfield University. The cooker could significantly improve the quality of life of rural communities in the developing world. Many thousands of people are at risk of illness every day because of their inability to heat food or purify drinking water effectively. ...


    By Cranfield University

  • New scheme offers cash incentive to households using renewable heating systems in their homes

    A new and innovative Government scheme launched today will pay people for the green heat they generate for their homes. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems in their properties. The scheme is open to everyone – home ...

  • Solar Panel Systems for Homes to Reduce Utility Bills and Improving Environment

    The solar panel for your home is one of the greatest options for everyone including homes and families of all sizes. Millions of Americans can now take the advantage of affordable solar panel system to reap the benefits of the free and endless fuel in the form of sun energy. The research in solar power generation has been going on for a long time. It has been a long and arduous ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Utility Scale Solar Market Estimated to reach $84.6 billion by 2016

    ReportsnReports adds "Utility Scale Solar Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010-2016" this new market research report to its store. This new study on Utility Scale Solar Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010-2016 has 690 pages, 105 tables and figures. Large solar farms are part of the answer to implementing energy generated from capture of heat from ...


  • In Austin, Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New ARPA-E Solar Projects

    At the University of Texas-Austin today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will announce $30 million in funding to 12 ARPA-E projects to develop transformational hybrid solar energy technologies that deliver cost-effective power when the sun is not shining. These projects will help advance solar energy beyond current photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies to drive ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Secretary Moniz announces $30 million investment for solar development

    U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced $30 million in funding to 12 projects to develop solar technologies which can produce electricity when the sun is not shining. The 12 award recipients will develop technologies that span solar photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar power (CSP) and concentrating photovoltaics (CPV). “The Energy Department is working across the industry to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • NREL to Help Four Start-ups Ramp up Solar Energy Innovations

    Companies with innovative, game-changing ways to lower the cost of solar energy have been awarded $5.8 million to work with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The SunShot Incubator Program is an expansion of DOE's successful PV Technology Incubator Program, launched in 2007, which to date has funded $60 million in projects and leveraged $1.3 billion in ...

  • SOLON Accelerates Shipping Innovative SOLquickTM Rooftop Solution to Solar Installers

    SOLON Corporation, one of the largest providers of turnkey solar power plants and photovoltaic (PV) products in the U.S., today announced it has accelerated shipping its ...


    By SOLON Energy GmbH, LLC

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