OIW to build a PowerBuoy in Oregon

Oregon Iron Works announced that it will manufacture the buoys for a New Jersey company that hopes to build Oregon’s first commercial wave power farm. Oregon Iron Works is an Oregon company with...

Solarmer hits 7.6% OVP Effieciency

And we have a new world record set!!! One of the world leaders in organic photovoltaics, or OPVs, Solarmer Energy Inc, based in California,  announced they set a new world record for plastic solar ce...

CO2 is a New Fuel?

One of the right way to get a new renewable energy source is to use what we already have at hand. We learnt to use solar, wind, wave, hydrogen energy etc. How about taking something completely useless...

US Falling Behind the Clean Energy Race

Despite the latest solar panels installations at the leading US companies head offices, the United States still falling behind in the renewable energy race. Since signing Kyoto in 1997; agreeing to ca...

Solar Power for the Sunshine State

At Thanksgiving the California Public Utilities Commission approved a new 500 kV transmission line from the southeastern desert where several solar projects are installed to cities on the coast. Initi...

Solar Panels Sold Out in Germany

German homeowners and solar investors has rushed the solar energy sector of the economy to set a new record with installing about 3GW of solar power this year. This is partially explained by the feed-...

Flexible Solar Cells

It was just yesterday when GOT POWERED! wrote about new paper-thin batteries being invented but the science of today is skimming above the surface of everyday life to surprise us more and more, more o...

Alga Paper-thin Batteries

And speaking of GOT POWERED!, scientists have another great topic for a discussion with your friends today. Paper-thin rechargeable batteries. That’s right they so thin you can print them on a s...

First Osmotic Power Plant is On

You will be surprized how easily a source of energy could be found. Wind, the Sun, ocean waves etc. But one seems to be the easiest of them all. Just mix salt water and fresh water and – here yo...

EDP Renewables Yet To Invest $4 bln

One of the largest wind companies in the US and in the world in general, Portuguese EDP Renewables is to expand its US projects up to $4 billion through 2012. Through its North American subsidiary Hor...

Flying Ocean Energy Stations

The oceans always seem to be a perfect source of free clean energy. The power of waves and the size of the oceans look like a potentially good alternative energy asset. And it’s always sounded t...