Bosch boosts solar power investment
The German industrial group Bosch, widely known for electric appliances, power tools and auto parts, is investing more and more in photovoltaic systems.
Global investments in green energy up nearly a third to $211 billion
Wind farms in China and small-scale solar panels on rooftops in Europe were largely responsible for last year's 32% rise in green energy investments worldwide according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment ...
One million Bangladesh homes on solar power
The number of households in electricity-starved Bangladesh using solar panels has crossed the one million mark -- the fastest expansion of solar use in the world, officials said Wednesday.
The wrong sites for solar
Is it possible that solar energy - clean, renewable, virtually infinite - could have a downside? As it's being pursued on our public lands, yes.
Italy moves to reduce renewable energy handouts
The Italian government on Thursday adopted a law designed to progressively reduce the multi-billion euro state subsidies for renewable energy.
Inventors say Hydra offers clean water, hope for villages
The hose took brownish water from the scummy Schuylkill River in Philadelphia to a strange apparatus on the bank -- a trailer with a solar panel, a hydrogen tank, and other odd parts with flashing digital readouts.
Students using solar power to create sustainable solutions for Haiti, Peru
Students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are harnessing the strength of the sun to improve the situation of an impoverished Haitian school and jumpstart a new dairy industry in rural Peru.
Commercialization of new solar technology to boost solar efficiency
A pioneer in solar power in the 1990s before it became "sexy," University of Houston Professor Alex Freundlich recently entered into a collaborative research agreement with U.K.-based start-up QuantaSol for the development ...
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