Posts tagged: Solar power

An Entirely Renewable Energy Future is Possible, A New Study Says

Written by: Adam Wernick A new study finds that countries around the world could shift their economies entirely to renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydroelectric, by the year 2050. The researchers map out the blend of energy sources that each of 139 countries would need to completely switch their energy to electric power. The […]

Solar Power Deal Will Lower Social Tenants’ Energy Bills

Solar panels are to be installed in 800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales over the next five years, as part of a new government scheme. The Dutch firm, Maas Capital, is investing £160m in the project. The panels, which will be free to tenants, are expected to cut hundreds of pounds from energy bills, […]

Households Should Be Paid For Their Solar Energy – Report

Expert Joseph Curtin says ‘overdue incentives’ should apply to small producers By: Kevin O’Sullivan The Government’s long-awaited move to incentivise the scaling-up of solar energy development in Ireland should not exclude individuals and small businesses who wish to avail of an opportunity to reduce their energy costs by installing rooftop panels. That is among the recommendations of […]

JPMorgan Chase Commits To 100% Renewable Energy By 2020 & Facilitating $200 Billion In Clean Energy Financing By 2025

 By: Joshua S. Hill Multinational banking giant JPMorgan Chase has announced it is committing to sourcing 100% of its energy needs from renewable energy by 2020 and a promise to facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025. For those of us who have been covering global warming science and clean technology for a while […]

Solar Glasses Generate Solar Power

Semitransparent organic solar cells in eyeglasses to power microprocessor, example of future solar-powered mobile applications Organic solar cells are flexible, transparent, and light-weight — and can be manufactured in arbitrary shapes or colors. Thus, they are suitable for a variety of applications that cannot be realized with conventional silicon solar cells. In the Energy Technology journal, researchers […]