Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Two-Sided Solar Panels With Increased Efficiency Due to DuROCK Tio-Coating

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 5:20 No Comments

Avacos Solar helped the integration of 2 great newly developed technologies from Sanyo Canada Inc and DuROCK Alfacing International Inc. On one side Sanyo has developed a HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin-layer) double bifacial solar photovoltaic module which has a 30% more efficiency than normal photovoltaic cells, while on the other hand DuROCK has developed [...]

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Sharp Developed World’s Highest Solar Cell Conversion Efficiency

Friday, October 23, 2009 7:07 No Comments

The company Sharp Corporation has developed the world’s highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 35.8% using a triple-junction compound solar cell. In comparison with silicon-based solar cells, the compound solar cell utilizes photo-absorption layers made from compounds consisting of two or more elements such as gallium and indium.

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Biofuel Made from Grass Clippings Could Power Your Car

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 7:15 1 Comment

Scientists at the National Science Foundation claim that have founded a way to produce biofuel from grass and other organic waste. It means that our vehicles could be powered by grass. “So we have a billions tons of year of this stuff and it just, it sits around and it rots and it goes up [...]

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Alternative Heating Fuel to Reduce Sulfur Emissions

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 3:01 No Comments

According to the researchers from Purdue University, the No. 2 fuel oil and a blend of degummed soybean oil can be used as an alternative heating fuel, reducing the sulfur emissions.

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Sonea Converts Noise into Clean Electricity

Monday, September 14, 2009 8:25 No Comments

The industrial designers Boyeon Kim, Jihoon Kim, Da-Woon Chun and Myung-Suk Kim have come up with a concept energy absorbing system which converts all that noise into clean energy. The new machine called Sonea, measures 450mm X 450mm X 80mm, weighing in at a whole 7kg.

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Ultra-Small Solar Cells Capable of Harvesting Artificial Light

Monday, September 14, 2009 1:50 No Comments

New Energy Technologies has developed an ultra-small solar cell that is capable to harvest artificial light which is in abundance in commercial skyscrapers and offices. New Energy’s solar cells installed in their transparent SolarWindow  generates electric energy by using the visible light in artificial fluorescent lighting typically installed in commercial buildings and offices .

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Speed Bumps Converted to Generate Electricity

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 7:51 No Comments

The company New Energy Technologies has developed a prototype device which will make use of speed bumps to generate electric energy. It is now tested at a Burger King in Hillside, New Jersey.

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Zero Emission Car to Run on Electromagnetic Wheels

Sunday, September 6, 2009 0:08 No Comments

Zero emission environment friendly car designed to moves on four independent electromagnetic wheels. Indian auto designer Nanish K R has cum up with a futuristic urban concept vehicle aimed to revolutionize transport in the year 2020. What is amazing at this green car is that it will be powered by four independent electromagnetic wheels, without [...]

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A New Battery Capable to Store 1MW of Power

Friday, September 4, 2009 6:52 No Comments

In this year the last news in the batteries field is that Ceramatec has developed a new battery that can store up to 20KWh of green energy. But now Switzerland-based private equity fund Micro Finance Investment AG announcing a new record in this field. They claim that have developed a new lithium polymer cell capable [...]

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Making Artificial Clouds to Prevent the Sun’s Rays from Heating the Planet

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 5:19 1 Comment

Climate experts say a fleet of wind-powered ships could be one of the more feasible solutions of climate engineering to reduce global warming. The Copenhagen Consensus on Climate has released an analysis paper that addresses a variety of proposed climate engineering options.

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