Wind in Brazil

Brazil is in a position to supply turbines for wind farms to the largest Latin American market , and the wind energy market in the United States, whether with wind turbines or parts. Historically, the...

General Electric launches higher wind turbines

General Energy, the energy division of General Electric (GE) on Tuesday unveiled its new range of onshore turbines with hub heights exceeding 130 meters. According to the U.S. conglomerate, the new to...

Nanoparticles: more efficient solar panels

The use of tiny particles of graphite – 1000 times smaller than the width of a human hair – could increase the effectiveness and efficiency of solar power. More and more solar photovoltaic...

Portugal bets on deepwater floating wind

The first floating wind turbine will be installed off the Portuguese coast in the summer of 2011. The electricity distributor Energias de Portugal (EDP), the Canadian Principle Power Inc, the Danish m...

Leaves can produce electricity!

Interdisciplinary cooperation at the Israeli Technion led to a breakthrough in the field of bioenergy. The Technion has filed a patent and professionals have praised in speaking of “something ne...

Alstom’s first wind farm in the US

French Alstom, which bought Ecotecnia, has sold its first wind turbines in the US, while consolidating its presence in solar energy. Each of the two wind farms use Alstom ECO 86 12 wind turbines. Adam...

Europe will have only electric vehicles by 2050

The European Commission wants to remove the petrol and diesel cars of urban transport in the next 40 years. In 2030 electric vehicles will account to 50%. The EC wants to move to rail or ship 50% of p...