Semprius, Inc., a developer of high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, has set a new world record for photovoltaic module efficiency, reaching 33.9 percent (active area).
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From Beverly Hills to small-town Harford, Pa., Bronson Pinchot lets viewers in on his little known secret. When he’s not in front of the camera in Hollywood, he’s pursuing his passion for restoring old homes in his middle-of-nowhere USA getaway. Premiering Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 p.m. ET
WEEKEND QUOTE: “The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.” – J. Paul Getty
SolarEdge Technologies announced today the introduction of a new line of top efficiency, single phase solar inverters for the North American market.
American Water Works Company, Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, today announced it has joined the Alternative Fuels Renewable Energies Council (AFREC). This makes American Water the first U.S. water utility to join AFREC. “We are pleased to join this alliance of industry leaders to explore ideas and innovative practices […]
Government Investment in Renewable Energy Nearly as Popular With Swing Voters as Death of Osama bin Laden
Not surprisingly, the moment in the speech that brought the most positive reaction was Obama’s mention of the death of Osama bin Laden. It drew an average reading of 80 on the 0-100 scale used by the meters. Obama’s call for more investment in renewable energy drew nearly as strong a reaction
sers of outdoor wood furnaces and wood boilers now have additional pollution control options from ClearStak, LLC. The company has expanded its line of Pollution Control Devices (PCDs) and Intelligent Bio-fuel Controllers (IBCs) to retrofit a wider variety of outdoor wood boilers and four different sizes of pipe – up to 12” in diameter.
The power of sunlight – white paper published by Sustainable Industries Johnson Controls demonstrates solar power as a clean source of on-site renewable energy. Photo: Solar City
NATION’S LARGEST CONSUMER GROUPS SUPPORT 54.5 MPG STANDARD As hearings on fuel economy standards are held today in Philadelphia and next week in San Francisco, the nation’s largest consumer groups – the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Consumers Union (CU), the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports – are speaking out in support […]
In 2010, Americans recovered almost 65 million tons of MSW (excluding composting) through recycling. Composting recovered over 20 million tons of waste. We combusted about 29 million tons for energy recovery (about 12 percent). Subtracting out what we recycled and composted, we combusted (with energy recovery) or discarded 2.9 pounds per person per day. Source: US Environmental Protection Agency