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  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • Instruments to measure solar radiation in the field of renewable energy

    In recent years, we have seen a marked increase in the demand for the construction of plants for the production of energy from renewable sources. Many efforts have been undertaken for the production of energy from sunlight, ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • 750W solar water pump for fountains

    This type of 750W solar water pump is designed for fountains, so called “solar water pump”.750W solar submersible pump is consist of 750W/380V three phase deep water pump,1000watt  ...

  • Instruments at Wageningen University weather station registered solar eclipse

    The monitoring instruments at the Wageningen University weather station clearly registered the solar eclipse despite the thick cloud cover on 20 March. Around 10:36 h a strong reduction in radiation levels was discernible. For the human eye it was perceived as far less spectacular because of its adaptation capabilities. The meteorological instruments in weather station De Veenkampen belonging ...

  • New educational website offers one-stop solar power resource

    SMA America, Inc., the United States division of global solar technology giant SMA Solar Technology AG, has launched www.Solar-is-Future.com. This user-friendly, educational Web site explains how solar energy can be harvested and utilized via animation, illustrations and descriptions in easy-to-understand language. At Solar-is-Future.com, visitors can research the benefits of solar power and how ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Abengoa celebrates start of construction for its photovoltaic plant in Atacama 1, the largest solar complex in Latin America

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, celebrated today the start of the construction of the photovoltaic plant that will be part of Atacama 1 solar complex, located in the north of Chile (Comuna de María Elena, Segunda Región). The event was attended by ...


    By Abengoa

  • GDT Tek Closes Escrow on 109 Acres of Prime Solar Farm Land in Desert Hot Springs California

    GDT Tek (PINKSHEETS: GDTKD) today announced that escrow has closed on 109 acres of prime solar farm property in Desert Hot Springs (DHS), CA. GDT Tek has implemented a plan to develop the DHS property with a combination of traditional PV commercial solar panels and also plans to use its own waste heat to electricity technology combined with solar concentrating panels on a portion of the land. The ...


    By GDTek Inc.

  • All Four Schools Receiving Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund Grants in Shinchi, Fukushima, Complete Solar Power Facilities; Fund Soliciting Applicants for Stage Two of Grants

    Coca-Cola (Japan) Company, Limited and Coca-Cola Educational & Environmental Foundation announced on September 10 that the Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund held a ceremony at Shinchi Elementary School on Sunday, September 9, to commemorate the completions of solar facilities installed with grants from the Fund at four public elementary and junior high schools in the town of Shinchi in ...


  • TiSUN sun in the Indian Chai

    India relies on hot water production made in Austria The sun and the rising light are honoured as a deity in Indian mythology. Therefore the use of energy from the sun exerts a special fascination for the inhabitants of the second-most populous country in the world. The “Indian Ministry of Renewable Energy” has set the ambitious target of installing eight million square metres of ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Introducing the new hand-held display unit: METEON

    The latest addition to the Kipp & Zonen product portfolio, METEON is primarily intended to display real-time radiation values in Watt per square meter or PAR in micro Moll per square meter per second. The integrated data logging function and can store up to 3500 samples. It stores minimum, maximum and average values per logging interval. The light weight, small size and long battery life make it ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • Rebalancing the nuclear debate through education

    Better physics teaching with a particular emphasis on radioactivity and radiation science could improve public awareness through education of the environmental benefits and relative safety of nuclear power generation, according to leading Brazilian scientist Heldio Villar. He suggests that it might then be possible to have a less emotional debate about the future of the industry that will ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Made in IBM Labs: Collaboration Aims to Harness the Energy of 2,000 Suns

    Today on Earth Day, scientists have announced a collaboration to develop an affordable photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2,000 times and converting 80 percent of the incoming radiation into useful energy. The system can also provide desalinated water and cool air in sunny, remote locations ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • LUMENHAUS - the responsive architecture, zero energy house

    Imagine waking up on a cold winter"s morning to light streaming in through your bedroom window and the smell of fresh coffee. The concrete floor is warm and your favorite music starts to play as you eat your breakfast. As you drive away the house automatically locks, the thermostat reduces and the insulation panels close as the house goes into hibernation until you return. Welcome to LUMENHAUS, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Israel’s 121 MW Ashalim Plot B plant set for 50% expansion but regulation stunts other projects

    “There is a very large shadow covering Israel’s real potential for CSP based applications. The reason for this shadow is primarily driven by existing energy laws, government regulation, political structure and incentive approach nationwide,” Gadot told CSP Today. Gadot’s comments come a month after Megalim, developer of Ashalim Plot B, said it is in talks with the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • China Sunergy Begins Manufacturing in Turkey

     China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or the "Company"), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced that the company has set up a new manufacturing facility in Istanbul, Turkey with local partner Seul Energy Investment Corp ("SEUL Energy"), a leading solar system provider, solar project developer and installer in Turkey.  In September, the two ...


    By China Sunergy

  • Survey reveals UK public turning to energy saving as recession bites

    HEATKEEPER a leading supplier of energy saving radiator panels and eco friendly products has today revealed the results of its recently commissioned independent survey into the effect of the recession and energy usage in the home. The results reveal a high proportion of recession-fuelled energy saving tactics amongst all age groups across the UK. With energy bills due to hit almost £5k a year in ...


    By RealWire

  • Shrinking Glaciers Thawed Faster in 2005

    ZURICH, Switzerland (ENS) - Mountain glaciers around the world are melting more and more quickly, according to new data issued today that confirms the trend in accelerated ice loss over the past 25 years. Preliminary figures for 2005 show an average thinning of the ice on the majority of the world's glaciated mountain ranges of two-thirds of a meter (26 inches). The data on glacier ...

  • Clouds of pollution block sunlight, according to new Globe-Net research

    The sun is fading above cities around the world as thick clouds of pollution prevent its rays from reaching the ground, says a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  The dirty brown haze, sometimes three-kilometers thick, stretches from the Arabian Peninsula to China and the western Pacific Ocean. The clouds have blocked up to 25 percent of sunlight in Karachi, New Delhi, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US senator promotes renewable energy

    The federal government should set aside large tracts of federal land that are environmentally appropriate for renewable energy production, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada told a renewable energy conference here Tuesday. 'Every time our country has faced a daunting challenge, we have risen to the occasion. That's who we are. That's what we do best,' said Reid. 'And that's what we ...

  • Analysis: High costs keep Japan focus on nuclear

    Japan will once again be without atomic energy as its only operating nuclear reactor goes offline Sunday for refueling and maintenance, and other plants remain closed for intensified safety checks following the 2011 meltdowns at the tsunami-stricken plant in Fukushima. But despite signs that the Fukushima crisis is worsening, Japan's commitment to restarting many of its 50 idled reactors appears ...


    By Associated Press

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