Posts tagged: Renewable resource

Solar Panel Glass Made From Wood?

We’ve seen all sorts of novel materials used to create solar cells and batteries, but here’s a new one for a different component – wood as glass facing for solar panels. Solar panel glass doesn’t get much attention in the media; but it’s a very important component of a module. Poor quality glass can discolour […]

Germany’s Having a Renewable Energy Goldrush

Even though Germany reduced its landmark solar incentives, the country is still experiencing a goldrush as a variety of renewable energies take hold and grow. 20% of Germany’s electricity comes from renewable energy now, up from just 6% in 2000. And the boom is just beginning as the country retools its infrastructure to meet its new […]

UN: renewable resources can outpace global energy demand by 2020

UN: renewable resources can outpace global energy demand by 2020 … Matthew Lynley is VentureBeat’s enterprise writer. He graduated from University of North Carolina, where he studied math and physics, in … http://venturebeat.com/2011/05/04/united-nations-renewables-bible/ Tweet