Suntech to supply Ontario with 17MW

Suntech Power Holdings has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Canadian based Pure Energies to supply up to 17 MW  in 2010. Wuxi,  Chinese crystalline silicon photovoltaic module manu...

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...

Waste-heat As a New Renewable

It is not a secret that all the electronic devices as well as many others need to get rid of excess heat. Also everyone knows that heat can be converted to energy. Now think of a technology which coul...

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-...

50% Down and Counting

A research by alternative energy research company New Energy Finance says that solar energy will cost up to 50% less at the end of this year in comparison with 2008 prices. And this is without subsidi...

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...

Floating Wind Turbine

It seems like Norway becomes more and more involved in the new day clean power technologies every day. Today Norwegian company StatoilHydro announced installation of a new type of a floating wind turb...

Nordex and Allianz: Wind power developing in France

Nordex AG is further improving its position as one of the leading project developers on the French market: Allianz Specialised Investments, part of the alternative asset investment activities of the A...