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Tiny Scottish Island Running Almost Entirely on Renewable Energy

Managed and maintained by the citizens themselves. By: David Nield If you want a template for making renewable energy work in the here and now, look no further than the Scottish island of Eigg, which is powered almost completely by wind, solar, and hydro technology. The off-grid electricity system on this 30-square-kilometre (12-square-mile) island has […]

Are Alternative Energy Companies the New Wave in industry?

Are Alternative Energy Companies the New Wave in industry? The world has been noticing alternative energy companies Image via Wikipedia http://www.greenenergyandyou.net/articles/ Tweet

Solar panels with 80% efficiency that work at night

The most expensive solar panels, carefully designed and complex only reach 40% efficiency. That means that for every ray of sun that hits the panel, only 40% is converted into electricity. Scientists believe that this is the most that the silicon solar panels can reach, so they are now seeking cheaper ways to do them […]

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