Wind: Vestas and GE side by side

A study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance revealed that the U.S. General Electric became the first wind turbine manufacturer in the world in 2012, tied with Vestas European title holder since 2000! Last...

Concentrating solar radiation with HCPVT

Scientists announced a collaborative project to develop a cost-effective photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2000 times before converting into useful energy (electricity and h...

Recyclable solar cells designed from wood

The solar cell works like a plant leaf, catching the sunlight before converting them into energy. So like, it can now be partially designed from wood. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technolog...

Extracting hydrogen from plants, soon a reality!

A team of researchers discovered a way to extract large amounts of hydrogen from plants, a breakthrough that has the potential to provide a renewable source of energy for a relatively low cost. “...

Sham 1: The largest concentrating solar power plant

With a capacity of 100 megawatts, the largest concentrating solar thermal power plant in the world began its activity said Sunday (03.24) representatives of Masdar and its partners Total and Abengoa S...

Suntech filed for bankruptcy

Chinese manufacturer Suntech, the world leader in photovoltaic solar panels, filed for bankruptcy on 03.20. The information has not been confirmed officially yet. However, it was learned Monaday (03.2...

PV prices continue to fall until 2025

A survey of experts in the field shows that 2025 solar energy will become much cheaper while improving significantly, however, this trend can be sustained in the long term without a financial commitme...