Four stars and 1263 photovoltaic modules

Three Kings Hotel in Pamplona, a four-star place, has covered its main curtain wall facade with semi-transparent photovoltaic modules. The technology chosen “So Thru” plates by SCHOTT , wh...

Traditional tiles go PV

An Italian company has developed Tegolasolare red clay tiles that resemble traditional clay tiles, but except that they have incorporated photovoltaic modules. Recent advances in photovoltaic technolo...

Britannia: a monster wind turbine of 10 MW

Nicknamed Britannia offshore wind turbine of 10 MW, with a height of over 150 meters and a diameter of 145 meters is under construction in Blyth, a town in the county of Northumberland, northern Engla...

Dong Energy orders 400MW Siemens wind turbines

Siemens Energy has received an order from DONG Energy for the supply of 111 wind turbines for the offshore center which will become the largest in Denmark. The offshore wind farm in Anholt will have t...

450 jobs a week for EU wind in next 10 years

The year 2010 will end with 10 GW of new wind capacity installed in Europe, equaling the figure for 2009, the year Europe saw record 10.16 GW. That’s one of the conclusions of the annual forecas...

A Spanish PV raft for low cost irrigation

A Spanish agronomist, Emilio Pons, has filed an international patent for a photovoltaic floating roof that can both generate electricity and save water. This engineer, member of the College of Agricul...