Less than 24 hours after launching its online marketplace, Mosaic raised $313,000 to power
Researchers at Princeton University led by electrical engineer Stephen Chou, have developed what is being called a “nanostructure sandwich” to trap light and improve the efficiency of organic solar cells by 175%. A layer of metal mesh 30 nanometers thick (A nanometer is about one hundred-thousandth the width of human hair)
The Sustainable Energy for All initiative has rightfully united the world’s attention on a critical development issue – delivering universal energy access.
While energy remains at the top of the agenda in the US election, Governor Mitt Romney’s charge that the President does not prioritize naval defense and the president’s response has captured the media’s attention (not to mention the social-media-verse).
When its new solar panel factory in Portland, Oregon, opened for operation last week, Solopower, based in San Jose, California, qualified for a $197 million government loan guarantee.
Unlike other big solar projects, Brightsource Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System does not require the bulldozing of land to create an entirely flat surface.
The flush toilet so many of us know so well is in fact out-dated technology. That, and the fact that they are “are irrelevant, impractical and impossible for 40 per cent of the global population, because they often don't have access to water, sewers, electricity and sewage treatment systems" is why Bill Gates has offered up cash for their re-invention.
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