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  • Flexible Solar Panels For Home to Make Households Energy Self Reliant

    Has anyone ever contemplated on getting flexible solar panels for home? If yes, then there are several aspects one should study well before taking a decision to make it an educated one. Solar panel installation is something that comes with various benefits that anyone would like to have. For instance, one can save hundreds of dollars annually and even more over years on his power bills by ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Installing Solar Panels by Household to Supplement Electric Power Requirements

    Thinking about installing solar panels for your home? Then, you are probably on the right track. This is because installing the system comes with multiple benefits. Due to large number of benefits one could get with solar panel systems, there are increasing numbers of people who are on the lookout for best cheap solar panel. Even a more interesting aspect is that such solar panel systems could be ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • NEC Launches Household Energy Storage System

    - Achieves Automatic Control and Visualization of Electric Power - Tokyo, July 13, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the sales launch of a household energy storage system equipped with lithium-ion batteries that automatically controls electrical power in the home. Initially, 100 units of this industry first* system will be available for home construction ...


    By NEC Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd.

  • More households can benefit from renewable heating

    Changes to the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) mean that from Spring 2015 Registered Social Landlords will no longer be required to have a Green Deal Assessment in order to apply for the innovative RHI scheme. If social landlords already have Energy Performance Certificates for their properties, and these are less than two years old, they will be able to apply to the scheme ...

  • EC to boost energy efficiency and renewable energy in low-income households

    The European Commission has adopted a proposal which will, for the first time, enable all Member States and regions in the European Union to invest in energy-efficiency and renewable energy measures in housing, with the support of European Cohesion Policy funding. The measure, foreseen in the European Economic Recovery Plan presented last week, will be targeted at low-income households. In ...

  • Energy experts helping Australian households reduce carbon emissions

    They explain how in The CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook – How to Save Energy, Save Money and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, launched by Innovation Minister Senator Kim Carr. “Climate change requires a global solution, but that solution will require action from every individual,” Senator Carr said. “Australians have a pretty good idea why we need to cut back on our greenhouse emissions. This ...

  • Nissan unveils new power supply system - cars to power households

    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled a system which enables electricity to be supplied from the lithium-ion batteries installed in Nissan LEAF to ordinary households, as part of its comprehensive efforts toward the realization of a zero-emission society. The new system was unveiled at 'Kan-kan-kyo'*1, a house built in front of the Nissan Global Headquarters by Sekisui House Ltd. Nissan will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Nissan unveils new power supply system - car to power households

    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled a system which enables electricity to be supplied from the lithium-ion batteries installed in Nissan LEAF to ordinary households, as part of its comprehensive efforts toward the realization of a zero-emission society. The new system was unveiled at 'Kan-kan-kyo'*1, a house built in front of the Nissan Global Headquarters by Sekisui House Ltd. Nissan will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Certainty for Solar

    DECC is introducing regulations today to put the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme on a more predictable, certain and sustainable footing for householders, businesses and the solar industry. Following detailed consultation with industry and consumers, the Government is introducing a range of changes to the FITs scheme with effect from 1 August to provide better value for money and allow businesses ...

  • A solar suburb within a solar city

    The $32 million Solar City in Townsville will help the local community save energy, save money and reduce carbon pollution, Environment Minister Peter Garrett said today. Visiting Magnetic Island for the launch of the Smart Lifestyle Centre at Horseshoe Bay, Mr Garrett said the Magnetic Island Solar Suburb would be the main component of Townsville Solar City, with the installation of 2500 smart ...


    By Australian Government

  • New scheme offers cash incentive to households using renewable heating systems in their homes

    A new and innovative Government scheme launched today will pay people for the green heat they generate for their homes. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems in their properties. The scheme is open to everyone – home ...

  • Abengoa Solar inaugurates second-generation solar tower

    Abengoa Solar’s first high-temperature power tower, Eureka, was unveiled today by Martín Soler Márquez, Director of Innovation, Science and Enterprise for the Andalusian Regional Government. This power tower is intended to test, the only plant featuring these characteristics in operation in Andalusia and Europe, on an experimental basis, a new type of receiver that will ...


    By Abengoa Solar

  • Solving problems with solar power

    How can the idea of a a programme like '10,000 solar roofs in ten years' become reality in the canton of St Gallen? Does solar energy have a future in Switzerland? Is there any ...

  • Commercial rooftop solar

      Many thanks for the opportunity to speak at today’s conference. I’d particularly like to thank Reza Shaybani and the BPVA, for having pulled together such an impressive event. I understand some 300 people are here today, representing hundreds of organisations…from solar developers and installers, to property companies, project managers and financiers. ...

  • A Bright Future for Solar Panels

    The future of solar panels is looking even brighter. New research by Cambridge University scientists has led to the development of a more efficient solar cell. Currently, solar cells capture part of the sun's light. Much of the energy of the absorbed light is lost as heat, meaning a maximum of 34% of the sunlight is converted to electrical power. However, Cambridge scientists have made a ...


    By Centrica

  • Doing solar business in the UK

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, to the Intersolar Conference. Originally given at Munich, Germany. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction Pleasure to be here in Intersolar, one of the biggest solar conferences in the world 1500 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors. Apt also ...

  • Solar Energy UK

    Solar PV is an important part of the UK’s energy mix and very much a renewables success story – overall deployment has surpassed expectations. Since 2010, from a starting point of almost zero, you, the industry, have now exceeded 4GW of capacity. This is a fantastic achievement. It means that the UK now has enough solar to power more than 900,000 homes with over half a million ...

  • Green light for solar panels in Scotland

    The majority of householders in Scotland will be able to install solar panels and other energy generating equipment without planning permission from now on, although government ministers have yet to decide whether to exempt wind turbines and air-source heat pumps. Ground-source and water-source heat pumps will get the green light, as will flues for biomass systems which use organic materials. The ...


    By WWF International

  • Solar power `taking off in Bangladesh`

    Bangladesh has doubled the number of homes with solar-powered electricity systems to 800,000 over the last year, with demand is still growing. "You can call it a green revolution, since our combined efforts are helping [to] light remote villages and reduce carbon emissions," said Abser Kamal, chief executive officer of Grameen Shakti, an organisation that promotes the use of renewable energy. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Canadian solar helping to power France

    c one of the world's largest solar companies, has supplied 8 MW of solar modules to a solar power plant constructed by EOSOL Energies and the Caisse des depots et consignations in Villeneuve de Marsan, Aquitaine, France. The new solar power plant, inaugurated on April 18th is expected to provide the equivalent, in terms of production capacity, to the average annual electricity consumption of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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