Posts tagged: Frankfurt

Rooftop Solar Panels Double As Extra Housing For Crowded Cities

In Frankfurt, Germany, a team of students has found a new way to make buildings “climate neutral” without raising rents: Build a new rooftop apartment with each installation. The usual way to add solar power to a building is just to attach some panels to the roof. But a new design goes a step farther […]

Germany produces half of energy with solar

Germany produced a record 50 percent of its electricity needs through solar panel at the start of June, breaking a huge milestone on its march to renewable energy. “German solar demonstrated just what it is capable of in the first two weeks of June,” said Tobias Rothacher, expert for renewable energies at Germany Trade & […]

China tops World’s Renewable Energy Investment

Read more: China tops world’s renewable energy investment: study China is now the world leader in renewable energy investment, as developing countries overtook developed ones for the first time in the value of major “green” projects in 2010, according to a report released Tuesday in Frankfurt Renewable energy industry saw a great boom last year, […]