Windows to the sun

The Institute of Engineering of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) has made a technological development that allows the manufacture of glass regulates the passage of solar energy. This...

Four stars and 1263 photovoltaic modules

Three Kings Hotel in Pamplona, a four-star place, has covered its main curtain wall facade with semi-transparent photovoltaic modules. The technology chosen “So Thru” plates by SCHOTT , wh...

A Spanish PV raft for low cost irrigation

A Spanish agronomist, Emilio Pons, has filed an international patent for a photovoltaic floating roof that can both generate electricity and save water. This engineer, member of the College of Agricul...

Super bacteria – producer of biofuels

A team of researchers at the University in North Carolina and the University of Georgia are working on creating a modified version Extremophiles – a super bacteria capable of producing butanol. ...

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

With gas prices continually rising it is not surprising that everyone is looking for alternative fuels. Of course, the most popular hydrogen fuel cells, also known as the kits that run your car on wat...

Sunlight as a refrigerant

Cool using sunlight: this idea seems paradoxical if it turns out to be a concept the original energy: Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Freiburg are investigati...

Micro-Solar Thermodynamics

On April 27 Schneider Electric announced the launch of the MICST project in collaboration with 11 French partners aimed at generating electricity from solar energy through a completely new process. Th...

Geothermal to heat and cool air in Madrid metro

Sensus Metering solutions, the water and thermal energy specialist, has been selected in Spain to install metering solutions of thermal energy through an environmental project that is unprecedented fo...