Unique solar lab shines year-round light in Stockholm
Stockholm is one of the world's most sunlight-deprived capitals for almost half of the year. But now, the city's premier technical university, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, is home to one of the world's ...
Technology changing the climate debate
This year could well go down in history as the moment when technology transformed the debate about climate change.
ESA image: Las Vegas and Lake Mead
This image from the Landsat-8 satellite acquired on 23 September 2014 brings us over the southwest United States: Nevada and Arizona.
Google buys Altamont wind energy to power Googleplex
Google has spent $1.5 billion around the world on clean energy projects cutting the pollution from millions of users clicking on search links, watching YouTube videos and sending emails, but now it's found a powerful electricity ...
Chances of saving with solar energy greater for Indiana farms than homes
The probability of saving money by using solar energy rather than standard grid electricity is 92 percent for Indiana farm businesses and about 50 percent for homes, Purdue University energy economists find.
FLEX mission could identify invisible stress in vegetation
Field experiments have shown how ESA's potential FLEX mission could identify vegetation that is suffering degrees of stress invisible to the naked eye.
Minister says India 'walking the talk' on climate change
India's government on Tuesday defended its efforts to combat climate change after US President Barack Obama urged the country to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.
Abu Dhabi fund offers $57 mn loans for clean energy
An Abu Dhabi fund said Sunday that it will provide $57 million worth of concessional loans for clean energy projects in five developing countries.
How to make solar energy systems more widespread
Retrofitting existing buildings with adequate cutting-edge technologies is thought to guarantees spectacular energy savings, by about 50%. The objective of the EU funded project BRICKER is precisely to demonstrate such possibility. ...
Integrating renewables to create smart grids
Imagine for a moment the idea of powering a neighborhood, a city or even an entire country with solar or wind energy alone. This scenario requires nearly flawless control over what happens in our power grids. ...
Flexible methane production from electricity and bio-mass
Interlinkage of the power and gas grids is planned to make electricity supply sustainable and robust in the future. Fluctuating amounts of wind and solar power, for instance, might be stored in the form of ...
Solar chip monitors windows
A new kind of radio chip is intended to warn when windows are left open. This way, you can avoid having the heat go out the window on cold days. The sensor also detects break-in attempts early on. The key: ...
America's place in the sun: Energy report sets goal
Shedding light on solar power
Everyone wants to save energy, but not everyone knows where to start. Grid Resources, a startup based out of the Centre for Urban Energy's iCUE incubator, is developing a new website that seeks to help homeowners ...