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This article is published in collaboration with The Conversation. It could herald a great leap forward in the way we live our lives. The internet of things, the idea that objects can be interconnected via a global network, will run your home, keep you healthy and even check how much food is in your fridge. It will mean a […]
The Zero Mass Water solar panels are backed by Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates Image: Zero Mass Water Zero Mass Water produces solar panels that pull water out of the air, filter it, and deliver it to your home faucet. The startup, which is backed by a $1 billion fund led by Bill Gates and Jeff […]
The Nordic countries are among the strongest performers. Image: REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski Almost half of the European Union’s (EU) 28 member states have already hit, or are close to hitting, their 2020 renewable energy targets. But despite this, there has been a gradual slow-down in the rate of renewable energy use across the EU, and some […]
The world is going green, everyone says. For businesses, this often means using more environment-friendly ways of doing business. From the perspective of an investor, going green may mean impact investing, that is making investments in schemes that aim to make a positive impact on the environment. Investing in renewable or alternative energy has become […]
Image: NREL – Hit me with your Sunshot Solar power is a direct attack on the incumbent power sources that have created trillions of dollars of wealth, and that there are plenty of those who have built their fortunes upon this resource that will go to all ends to defend this wealth. This is happening […]
BERLIN, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hanwha Q CELLS (collectively referring to Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL as well as Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corporation) (or the “Company”), one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has surpassed the 10 GW threshold for production of the Company’s proprietary […]
SolarEdge’s residential offering is being enhanced through acquisitions and in-house development. Graphic: SolarEdge SolarEdge has announced a collaboration with Google to integrate its EV Charging management system into Google Assistant. For now, the tools are simple: Consumers can tell Google Assistant to start and stop EV charging. But the Israel-based power electronics maker plans to […]
Despite many benefits and relative popularity as a renewable energy source, eventually, the sun does set on even the best solar panels. Over time, solar cells face damage from weather, temperature changes, soiling, and UV exposure. Solar cells also require inspections to maintain cell performance levels and reduce economic losses. So, how does one inspect […]
Workers install solar panels at a floating solar plant in China. Image: REUTERS/Stringer Solar power companies in Southeast Asian that are competing for land with agriculture, industry and expanding populations have found an innovative alternative: placing floating panels in lakes, dams, reservoirs and the sea. Earlier this week, the state utility Electricity Generating Authority of […]
According to a recent report, Thailand solar energy plans are ambitious and revolutionary. The largest and oldest cement and building material company in Thailand and Southeast Asia aims to install a giant 45-megawatt floating solar farm at the Sirindhorn Dam — the first of eight dams that may receive the treatment. Floating solar farms provide the benefits of […]