Alternative Energy Articles from the Current eMagazine
Geothermal Energy: A Resource Waiting To Be More Fully Tapped
12/13/13, Allan R. Hoffman, Thoughts of a Lapsed Physicist
A discussion covering the geothermal context, power generation, ground source heat pumps and geothermal’s potential for the future.
How Cities can reach 100% Renewable Energy.
12/13/13, Diane Moss, Renewables 100 Policy Institute
It’s like having a blueprint to build a house, rather than just buying appliances, walls, and other parts. It is important to set out with a plan for what you want to end up with.
VOTO - Charging Batteries in a Fire
12/13/13, Craig Jacobson, Point Source Power
One half of the VOTO is a fuel cell and the second half is a handle which has a light, cell phone adapter and nickel-metal hydride battery to store energy.
Is our current approach to energy sustainable?
12/13/13, Craig Shields, 2 Green Energy
It seems that we've proven ourselves exceptionally able in arguing with one another. The time for that has passed. Nature will act if we don't.
Using Microbes to Produce Biofuel
12/13/13, Len Calderone for, AltEnergyMag
Liquid fuels derived from plant biomass are one of the best alternatives if an inexpensive means of commercial production can be found. Major research efforts are focusing on fatty acids, which are the energy-rich molecules in living cells that have been dubbed nature’s petroleum.
Alternative Energy Stories of the Day
U.S. Solar Industry Records Second Largest Quarter Ever
Submitted on: 12/11/13, 05:25 AM
GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) today released U.S. Solar Market Insight: 3rd Quarter 2013, the definitive analysis of solar power markets in the U.S., with strategic state-specific data for 28 U.S. states and the District of C
Invest in solar power for just $25
Submitted on: 12/09/13, 06:03 AM
In the last few years peer to peer lending and crowdfunding have blossomed. While it's great to crowdfund the latest cool product that lets you cut down on using plastic or turns your regular bike into e-bike, it's infinitely cooler tocrowdfund t
SolarCity, Using Tesla Batteries, Aims to Bring Solar Power to the Masses
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 01:59 PM
SolarCity—a company that’s grown quickly by installing solar panels for free and charging customers for the solar power—announced a new business that will extend that model to providing batteries for free, too. SolarCity is a rare success story for in
Hitachi Develops All-in-One Container-Type Energy Storage System
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:06 AM
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that it has developed an all-in one, container-type energy storage system as a core energy product for ensuring the stable use of distributed renewable energy such as wind and solar power, while maintaining the power supply-demand balance. This
Today's Alternative Energy Headlines
Sakor Technologies, Inc. Introduces MicroDyne™ Series of Small Motoring Dynamometers
Submitted on: 12/13/13, 09:56 AM
Ideal for Testing Small Rotary Devices in Automotive, Military and Aerospace Applications
HENDRIX ANNOUNCES RUGGED HIGH-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE INSULATORS
Submitted on: 12/13/13, 08:17 AM
INSULATORS Sturdy design makes insulators resistant to gunfire and discourages vandalism
TrendForce: 2014 Three Major Trends of PV Energy – High-Efficiency Cell, Energy-Storage System, and
Submitted on: 12/12/13, 07:38 PM
Demand from China, Japan, and USA will represent about 50% of the total worldwide market share in 2014. Due to the recovery of the European market and the rise of the emerging markets, supply and demand in the PV industry will be able to achieve equilibrium.
Canadian Solar Announces 100MW Module Supply Agreement with Zhenfa New Energy in China
Submitted on: 12/12/13, 06:35 PM
"We are honored to be awarded this large module supply agreement by Zhenfa New Energy. It is another milestone for Canadian Solar's achievements in the Chinese market, where we see the market improving with better pricing and payment terms," said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar.
ReneSola's Virtus II PV Modules Installed at Temple University
Submitted on: 12/12/13, 06:32 PM
The rooftop system was constructed at Edberg-Olson Hall, Temple University's main football practice facility, and is the first of its kind at a college or university in Philadelphia.
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