renewable energy

US Congress pushes for renewables to have same private investment incentives as fossil fuels

Posted in Business on 17th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

"Clean energy technologies have made tremendous progress in the last several decades, and they deserve the same shot at success in the market as traditional energy projects have experienced through the federal tax code"

Solar panels of Swiss Insolight achieve efficiency of 29%

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2019
by Alex Muller

While today’s rooftop standard modules typically show an efficiency of 17-19%, Insolight’s pre-production module has been validated at an impressive 29% by IES-UPM

California may reach 50% power from renewables 10 years early

Posted in Business on 15th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious law ordering California utility companies to get 50 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

Paris accord: US and Syria alone as Nicaragua signs

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Nicaragua has signed the Paris climate agreement, meaning that the US and Syria are the only two countries not to be giving the accord their support.

Is harvesting energy from evaporating water a serious renewable energy prospect?

Posted in Science on 28th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

70 percent of the United States' electricity needs could be met through a new system that harvests power from evaporation.