News tagged with renewable source

Simulating the sun for photovoltaic research

PML researchers have devised a novel source of portable sunlight that may fill an urgent need in renewable energy research – namely, light sources that generate a near-perfect solar spectrum to be used in testing the performance ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in General Physics
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How affordable is alternative energy?

Alternative energy sources that are cost-competitive with fossil fuels may be closer than most people realize. Recent renewable energy research has shown that solar, hydropower, wind and other alternative sources are closing ...

dateAug 01, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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City heat from ancient mines

People living in Glasgow could get around 40% of the energy they need to heat their homes and businesses from tapping into the rocks and water in old abandoned mineshafts and other mine workings beneath the city.

dateJul 11, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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