July 2012

Researchers Develop Method to Create Photovoltaic Solar Cells from Any Materials

July 31, 2012

Discovering new materials to make cheaper and more efficient solar cells is the holy grail of the photovoltaic solar industry and recent news indicate that some significant steps in that direction are being taken. Related Posts:Innovative Solar Company Featured on Fox TVNew photovoltaic system is “foldable, concealed and mobile”Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm […]

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Micromax Launches Solar-Powered Cell Phone

July 27, 2012

Indian cell phone maker Micromax has announced the launch of a unit equipped with photovoltaic cells. The model is called X259 and the company describes it as “functional and efficient”. It features a 2.4” screen, camera, Bluetooth and the option to use two chips. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key […]

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Alternative Energy Is Topic of New TV Series

July 26, 2012

Today in America television has announced the launch of a new series dedicated to alternative and renewable energy. The educational program includes segments on alternative energy sources such as solar, wind and hydro power as well as the use of biofuels. The show is hosted by Terry Bradshaw, the former Pittsburgh Steelers veteran quarterback and […]

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Hybrid And Electric Car Sales Remain Strong in June

July 24, 2012

A new report on the sales of hybrid and electric cars indicate June saw a surge of 164 percent. According to Kelley Blue Book’s Blue Book Market Report for July 2012, sales have remained strong, which is atypical in periods following a fuel price peak like the one in March. Lexus CT200h, for instance, saw […]

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The London Olympic Games and Sustainability

July 23, 2012

London is on the verge of feeling the full effect of the Olympic invasion, as the Games kick off on Friday, July 27. The organizers have been keen to emphasize the Games’sustainability credentials, so we dedided to have a look at it and see what is on offer. Related Posts:Sustainable solar tower could light up […]

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