Solar energy in Tibet

Forest and grassland resources in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region are favored today with the installation of 10,000 solar panels that also improve the quality of life of local people. Replacing ...

Eyes of insects help improve solar energy

Eyes of moths, allowing these insects see well in the dark, have an anti-reflective coating that makes them a less reflective surfaces of nature. This feature has been imitated by a team of Japanese s...

Bike lanes as solar energy producers

The Dutch town of Krommenie next year will install a bike path that produces energy through solar cells. The new bike lane, solar flares, is the first floor with integrated solar cells which can be us...

Post-Disaster House by Daiwa Lease

The Japanese company Daiwa Lease has developed a transportable outpost for housing rescue workers during a relief operation following a disaster. Totally autonomous, it is designed to ensure the survi...

Allianz IBC Solar sells solar park of 11.2 MW

IBC Solar has sold one of its largest solar energy project to a fund managed by Allianz Specialized Investments. The solar park located in Manzano in the Italian province of Udine, covers an area of 3...

Wind energy grew by 120% in Central America

The latest report of the Economic Commission for Latin America (CEPAL) in relation to the electricity subsector indicates that the power generated in Central America through the wind grew 120% between...

Offshore wind energy in the EU is already 2,964 MW

The power of offshore wind farms in the European Union (EU) increased by 883 megawatts (MW) in 2010, up 51% over the previous year, bringing the total capacity of such generation capacity stood at 2,9...

PV market will shift from Europe to Asia in 2011

For three days, from 16 to 18 February 2011, the conference and exhibition EXPO Solar / PV Korea 2011 (Exhibition of solar / photovoltaic (PV) in Korea) will be held at KINTEX in Ilsan, Gyeon, Korea. ...

Fourth World Future Energy Summit

Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, announced its participation and attendance at the fourth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) per annum, to be held in Abu Dhabi from 17 to 20 January 2011 with sponsor...