October 2012

Hyunday’s Hydrogen Car Helps Kick off EcoIsland Project in the UK

October 30, 2012

The hydrogen-fuelled Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell was one of the stars at the EcoIslands Global Summit on the Isle of Wight, UK. It was used to transport the Minister of State for Energy, John Hayes, from the ferry to the Summit by TV presenter and motoring expert, Quentin Willson (see video at the bottom). Related […]

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The Politics of Solar Power

October 26, 2012

Bill Powers, of Solar Done Right, tells Business Week in a timely article about the political hitches holding solar back in the U.S., that “economically and technologically, the game is over. The hang-ups in the U.S. are strictly political,” he said. Oil and gas still dominate the agenda of the political debate and alternative energy […]

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Animals, the (Almost) Forgotten Victims of Nuclear Energy

October 22, 2012

Last year’s tsunami in Japan triggered off the worst nuclear accident in recent history. The nuclear reactor at Fukushima was damaged by the March 11 natural disaster and people living within 20km (12.4 miles) of the power plant were forced to leave the area, which shows the extent of the danger of nuclear power. Those […]

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Solar Power Tends to Go Viral, New Report Suggests

October 19, 2012

Neighbors also like to keep up the joneses when it comes to solar power This is a revealing study. Apparently, homeowners are more likely to install solar panels if they already exist in their own zip code area or on their street. The study, called Peer Effects in the Diffusion of Solar Photovoltaic Panels, was […]

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SolTech Energy Captures Solar Energy with Stylish Glass Roof Tiles

October 16, 2012

We want to get energy from clean energy sources, especially the sun, and if we can make solar power look better, it is possible that solar market acceptance would grow amongst those people who like to combine function and form. Related Posts:Two New Projects Boost Australia’s Solar Power MixHappy Thanksgiving Day with Good News from […]

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