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  • Solar heat strikes fairytale castle

    TiSUN large collectors provide green energy for a Belgian castle The Château d'Archenne is located in a manor park in Grez Doiceau in Belgium. The contrast between the antique sand-lime brick building and the modern TiSUN large collectors, which have been placed on a special platform, could not be more obvious. The project demonstrates the fact that contemporary and economical ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Cheap beads offer alternative solar-heating storage

    A cheap material that can store heat energy collected from the sun during the day that can be released slowly over night has been developed by researchers in the India. The material based on paraffin wax and stearic acid is described in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology and could help keep homes warm in sunny parts of the world that get very cold ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A+++ solar systems on the market in 2015

    The eco design and energy labelling regulations for space, water, combi heaters and storage tanks were published today in the Official Journal of the European Union. After many years of effort and a very constructive cooperation between the EU institutions and the solar thermal industry, the energy label will show, in a ...

  • Heat scheme hots up

    Umbrella company and holiday cottages are first two successful applicants to low carbon heating incentive Umbrella supplier Booth Brothers in Sheffield entered the history books today by becoming one of the first places in the UK to get the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive. Its offices, housed in an 18th century former corn mill in Penistone, will be kept warm through an ...

  • Running on waste heat

    Original story at MIT News It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang ...

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Partners With the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency on Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

    Graduates of CRCI's/SolarEOS Training Program Receive JobsPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the company's SNRY Solar Inc. division has initiated the installation of ten solar thermal hot water systems as part of the Northeast ...


    By Marketwire

  • Efficient water heating technologies can save consumers nearly $18 billion

    New energy-efficient water heating technologies and practices can save residential and commercial buildings on average 37% more energy than conventional technologies. These energy savings could be worth nearly $18 billion, according to a new study of emerging technologies released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Water heating is typically the second ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Winners of green heating competition revealed

    First wave of social housing winners to share in £4million fund Regional data published on uptake of £15 million Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme so far Twenty-four social housing providers across Britain have been awarded a share of a £4 million fund to install green heating systems in the homes of their tenants. They are the first winners to be announced ...

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • 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 ...

  • Geothermal Heat Mining Promises Abundant, Cheap Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Mining the heat that resides as stored energy in the Earth's hard rock crust beneath the United States could supply a substantial portion of the electricity the country will need in the future, probably at competitive prices and with minimal environmental impact, new research shows. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the study is the first in 30 ...

  • Solar-powered desalination could help avoid water shortages

    A new solar-powered desalination technology could help solve water shortage problems without any damage to the environment, according to researchers. They evaluated a prototype model and demonstrated that it could produce up to 12 litres of freshwater a day per m2 of equipment. The World Resources Institute predicts that by 2025 at least 3.5 billion people will experience water shortages. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sun shines for solar

    The financial turmoil sweeping the U.S. financial markets has turned out to be a boon to the solar industry in the United States.  The $700 billion Wall Street bailout package passed by Congress last week includes an eight-year tax credit extension for individuals and companies that harness the sun’s rays to produce electricity.  The industry had been worried that the credits were not ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Solar Source Installs 19 Solar Energy Systems for St. Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Initiative

    Solar Source installed 19 solar systems for the city of St Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Project. Almost 950 solar panels were mounted on park facilities, including the Science + Technology ...

  • Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

    Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...

  • Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

    Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UK government plan to slash emissions from heating

    The Government has set out its vision of how it can cut emissions from heating homes, businesses and industry in the decades ahead. The Heat Strategy sets out the long term challenges and opportunities on the pathway to decarbonisation and asks specific questions, including seeking views about future policy options, which the Government may need to consider. The scale of the challenge is huge: ...

  • LightManufacturing Selects San Luis Obispo-based Power-Save Energy as Supplier of Photovoltaic Solar Panels for Solar Manufacturing Systems

     LightManufacturing's heliostats (sun tracking mirrors) keep reflected sunlight on a target, providing heat and light for buildings and industry without the use of fossil fuels. The firm's H1 heliostat is marketed as the 'lowest cost per reflected watt' heliostat available, in part due to the use of a tensioned reflective membrane instead of glass. The firm sells the H1 heliostat as a ...


    By LightManufacturing LLC

  • Solar Panel Systems for Homes to Reduce Utility Bills and Improving Environment

    The solar panel for your home is one of the greatest options for everyone including homes and families of all sizes. Millions of Americans can now take the advantage of affordable solar panel system to reap the benefits of the free and endless fuel in the form of sun energy. The research in solar power generation has been going on for a long time. It has been a long and arduous ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Completes $1.5 Million Solar Photovoltaic Panel Sale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/22/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the Company's SNRY Solar Inc division has completed a sale of PV solar panels totaling $1.5 million with an international purchaser. The profitable business line concentrates on selling both ...


    By Marketwire

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