February 2012

Two Small Wind Turbines Get Certified

February 22, 2012

The Small Wind Certification Council (SWCC) has issued its first two full certifications and consumer labels to the Bergey Windpower Excel 10 and the Southwest Windpower Skystream 3.7. Related Posts:WindCharger Enters Mexican MarketSmall Wind Power Gets Closer to ConsumerSmall Wind Power Grew in 2010, Says AWEASmall Wind Turbines Create Jobs Across the USInterest in Small […]

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Wind Power Comes to Fukushima

February 21, 2012

Japan’s nuclear disaster last year was more than a large-scale tragedy: it was a wake-up call to the dangers of nuclear power. Germany responded swiftly and decided to pull the plug on its reactors. All over the world a new wave of anti-nuclear sentiment emerged. Related Posts:Two Years After Fukushima, Nuclear Power Haunts JapanFukushima, from […]

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Cheaper Solar Power for Africans and South Asians

February 20, 2012

Low-income Africans and South Asians will have access to solar power thanks to an initiative called Business Call to Action (Bcta), supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) that encourages private sector efforts to develop inclusive business models that can have both commercial success and a positive impact in development. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop […]

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Solar Company CEO Says Import Tariffs Would Be Harmful

February 17, 2012

The CEO of Gehrlicher Solar America Corp, Stefan Parhofer, said in an op-ed published by NJ.com that that the tariffs on imported solar energy panels proposed by some U.S. solar manufacturers would do more harm than good. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Video: Concentrated Solar Thermal Power

February 16, 2012

Gemasolar near Seville in the South of Spain is the first Concentrated Solar Thermal Power with molten salt storage (CSP+) plant that can produce solar energy 24 hours a day. Related Posts:New Solar Collector Heralds New Era in CSPGemasolar, the 24-Hour Solar Power Plant

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