WEGA: Competitive ocean power

An innovative model for recovering the energy of waves, called WEGA (Gravitational Wave Energy Absorber), was developed by the Portuguese company Sea for life. This device consists of a body hanging a...

13,000 km in an electric vehicle without driver

Four electric vehicles completed the test ride from Italy to China without a driver and no map, a modern version of the journey of Marco Polo. The journey of 13,000 kilometers (8,000 miles) covered Ea...

Solar glass tiles

The system is currently only commercially available in Sweden and Spain, although next year will introduce Soltech Energy in the U.S. market. Energy Soltech of Sweden has been awarded for the developm...

Google enters the offshore wind

Google has announced it will invest in an underwater power line project in the United States. The network, called Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), going to demand an investment of $5,000 million and wi...

PlanetSolar docked in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The first issue of the only ship that sails with solar energy has arrived in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where he remained until Friday doing general maintenance of the ship. MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar s...

MIT developed ultra-thin PV cell prototype

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has managed to develop a ultra-thin photovoltaic solar cell prototype  that could revolutionize solar energy generation. The Massachusetts Institute of...

Offshore wind power to reach 50,000 MW in 2020

Offshore wind energy in Europe will create 70,000 jobs and will need an investment of 84,000 million euros over the next decade. The conference on offshore wind energy organized by the Energy Cluster,...

Australia: concerns about wind energy

Australia, May 2010, in Gull Range wind farm in New South Wales, were approved Epuron 73 wind turbines on the condition that 14 owners of these lands will be compensated. The case had focused on compl...

China will need 230 GW by 2020

The largest concentration of wind turbines were recorded in the regions of Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang. Wind power in China for 2020 reached 230 gigawatts, an amount equivalent to thirteen times the e...