Posts tagged: Italy

Solar Panel Windows — Shiny Quantum Dots Boost Efficiency

Solar Panel Windows — Shiny Quantum Dots Boost Efficiency (via Clean Technica) Windows that can effectively and cheaply double as solar panels are getting closer and closer every day, as recent work from the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows. The new work has demonstrated that quantum dots can be utilized to great effect in… Tweet

Solar Energy Gets Even More Affordable

Those who are not too fond of solar energy have more often than not touted the fact that the technology involved in solar power have been unable to compete with coal and other traditional energy sources in terms of cost efficiency, but I guess that particular argument is no longer valid since a couple of […]

Conergy builds roof-integrated solar power system for metal roof manufacturer

German solar firm Conergy has installed a 544kW roof-integrated solar power system at metal roof and wall cladding manufacturer Alubel’s premises in Bagnalo in Piano, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Conergy installed approximately 2,300 Conergy PowerPlus modules over an area of more than 9,000 square metres atop the factory’s metal roof. The modules are able to provide […]

Solar Energy: Shining Brighter Across the Globe

The world is witnessing a massive move towards clean energy with rapid growth seen in last few years in solar photovoltaic (PV)installations. Solar PV installations are expected to rise 26.3% from 19 gigawatts (GW) in 2010 to 24 GW in 2011, accordign to a new report from IMS Research. The research also revealed that Italy […]

Wind Turbine Bridge

Wind Turbine Bridge Transforms Italian Viaduct Into Public Space … The Solar Wine proposal seeks to create a wind turbine and solar powered scenic bridge with an abandoned viaduct in Calabria, Italy http://inhabitat.com/solar-wind-turbine-bridge-repurposes-viaduct-for-public-space/ Tweet