Archive for the ‘renewables-featured’ Category


Making Solar Power's Future Even Brighter

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by

The success of the past several years for the solar power industry has been remarkable. Prospects for the immediate future appear bright, as well. The[...]
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Technology to Aid Geothermal’s Continued Growth

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by

2013 was a banner year for the geothermal energy industry. Looking forward, it appears that even more growth can be expected in this sector. In[...]

What are Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)?

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

Some homeowners are turned off by how solar panels affect the appearances of their homes. Building-integrated photovoltaics – basically solar panels incorporated into the construction[...]

Texas Misses Opportunity to Boost Solar Power Adoption

Posted on May 29th, 2013 by

Texas leads the country and much of the world in wind power.  But solar power is a different story.  In this area of renewable energy,[...]

An Automated Approach to Wind Siting

Posted on January 28th, 2013 by

The same sophisticated computer process that has been used to engineer the structure of a space satellite antenna or formulate financial trading strategies through multiple[...]
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2012: Solar Revolution in the United States?

Posted on December 26th, 2012 by

Sometimes the biggest stories go unreported. Of all the news that didn’t make headlines this year, the dramatic increase in U.S. solar installations ranks near[...]
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Meeting the Energy Needs of the World with Solar Wind Power

Posted on December 6th, 2012 by

  At the same time that we are having to face up to the fact that fossil fuels will run out, possibly within a generation,[...]
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Is Your Roof Suitable For Solar Panels?

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by

  The majority of domestic home roofs are suitable for solar panels, because of the wealth of panels and installation options available in the marketplace[...]

Telescope Solar Panels to Double Efficiency Rates?

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Inspired by traditional telescope technologies and solar power in space, a small research team at the University of Arizona (UA) has designed a solar system[...]