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These Window Blinds Can Charge Your Devices Using Solar Power

By: Kerrisa Wilson There’s a new type of window blinds that can do more than just provide shade. Smart solar blinds called SolarGaps, use solar power to charge your devices, while also saving you money on your electricity bill. Launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter this week, SolarGaps can be installed over a window at home or […]

Monday May 15th, 2017 in Latest Post | 1 Comment »

Spray On and Printable: What’s Next For The Solar Panel Market?

Spray on, printable and other new thin film technology looks set to provide a major boost to the global solar market. Currently being developed by researchers and a small number of companies, the new film materials offer the potential of lighter and cheaper manufacturing. With big names including Panasonic, Fujifilm, Statoil ASA and Legal & […]

Saturday May 13th, 2017 in Latest Post | 1 Comment »

Warren Buffett Says He’s Got a ‘Big Appetite’ For a Solar or Wind Project

By: Evelyn Chung Warren Buffett is looking for investment opportunities in renewable energy. “We have got a big appetite for wind or solar,” Buffett said Saturday at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting. “If someone walks in with a solar project tomorrow and it takes a billion dollars or three billion dollars, we’re ready to do it,” […]

Thursday May 11th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Technology and Techniques Used in Green Construction

Green construction (sustainable building) is becoming more popular due to people becoming more consciously aware of the importance to take care of the environment thanks to the green movement. In some countries, governments support green building by offering some form of funding. Unfortunately, green construction is not yet exclusive and this might be because the […]

Tuesday May 9th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

China Increases Solar Power Output by 80% in Three Months

The power-generation increase comes even as more solar plants stand idle because of congested transmission infrastructure China electricity output from photovoltaic plants rose 80 per cent in the first quarter after the world’s biggest solar power market increased installed capacity. Solar power generation rose to 21.4 billion kilowatt-hours in the three months ending 31 March from a […]

Sunday May 7th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »