Posts Tagged ‘Green News’

Fuel Poverty Blamed For Household Unrest

Monday, December 12, 2011 10:57 No Comments

It is said that for a household to be classed as in fuel poverty, it needs to spend at least 10% of its income on fuel to sufficiently heat the home.  According to Consumer Focus, nearly 5.7 million households are in fuel poverty which roughly converts to one in four homes in Britain. To make [...]

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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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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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Texas wind farm uses radar technology to prevent migratory bird deaths

Monday, May 4, 2009 4:58 No Comments

A Texas wind farm, situated on a flight path used by millions of birds each spring and autumn, has launched a system that uses radar technology to protect the migratory birds. The wind farm inaugurated last month, uses radar technology developed initially for NASA and American Aviation, to detect approaching birds from as far as [...]

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In Norway gasoline cars could be banned from 2015

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:53 No Comments

A proposal to ban sales of new gasoline-powered cars in Norway from 2015 could stimulate the “eco” cars market. “This is much more realistic than people think when they first hear about this proposal. The financial crisis also means that a lot of those car producers that now have big problems … know that they [...]

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Bangladesh intend to convert poultry waste into electricity

Monday, April 20, 2009 2:53 No Comments

Bangladesh authorities intend to convert polutry waste into electricity. If this thing will happens, the residents are experiencing 2,000MW shortage of electricity everyday. The Bangladesh Poultry Owners Association is now planning to start the construction of a waste-to-electricity plant.

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