Solar Gold

A recent article claimed that British solar panels generated more electricity than coal-fired power stations for the first time during May.I'd bet a large amount that those pooh-poohing this article would also have claimed, a few years ago, that even the idea of renewable energy was some kind of silly hippy fantasy....more

Mothers lighting up homes and communities in rural Tanzania

On World Environment Day, a tribute to six mothers and grandmothers from three remote villages in southern Tanzania who are bringing renewable energy to their communities, serving as role models, and increasing women’s safety and voice in local development. ...more

Nuclear disaster in Japan, oil disaster in the Gulf. What's next?

The nuclear meltdown in Japan and the recent oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico may seem unrelated, but they're not....more

Wait, Turkey is beating the US, in car making? What?

So some students in Turkey have apparently done what the entire US car industry couldn’t; they built a hydrogen vehicle that gets 1,336 miles per gallon. Well, that’s what the title of the article said anyway. ...more

A big question on Heating, just a solar panel and a fridge

"The solar thermodynamic apply in situations where you require hot water at 60 º C, such as central heating, homes with radiant floor heating, production of hot water, heating swimming pools and so on. " ...more

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Power Your Electronics with a Green Initiative

Being addicted to technology is one way to describe my generation. With laptops, ipods, blackberries, iphones, and a plenty of other portable electronic devices, itis no wonder why todayis college grads are searching for that extra outlet to plug in. Still, new technology also brings new ways to harness energy. ...more