Taiwan Should Develop Indigenous Green Energy: Solar Impulse Initiator

With heavy reliance on imported energy, Taiwan should develop indigenous green energy, urged Bertrand Piccard, initiator and co-pilot of Solar Impulse, the first successful round-the-world solar powered flight. Speaking at WCIT 2017 (Worl.. more

Heraeus Photovoltaics and Tongwei Solar Join Forces to Develop New Generations of Solar Cell Technologies

Heraeus Photovoltaics, the supplier of metallization solutions to the PV industry, announced that it has established a cooperation agreement with Tongwei Solar on the R&D and applications of new-generation solar cell technologies, includin.. more

World’s First Commercial-scale Microgrid Combining Solar, Hydrogen, and Battery Commissioned in Chile

Electro Power Systems S.A. (EPS), technology pioneer in energy storage systems and microgrids listed on the French-regulated market Euronext Paris, announces the commissioning of a new energy storage system microgrid in Chile. EPS real.. more

African Union Presents $20 Billion Renewable Energy Plan

The African Union, an alliance of 54 countries, plans to spend $20 billion on 10GW renewable energy development on the continent by the end of the decade. The African Union’s membership includes almost all countries on the continent with the exception of Morocco. T.. more

North Korea Reveals its First Solar-Powered Bus

North Korea has unveiled on state television a bus that reportedly runs on solar power. The bus, which operates in the western city of Nampo, has 32 solar panels which power an electric motor through a bank of 50 batteries, the Korea Times repor.. more

New Material Combines Photons for Wider Possibilities of Solar Energy

The University of California Riverside (UCR) came up with an innovative new approach that could significantly increase the amount of light available to contemporary solar panel designs. This new study looked at taking currently inaccessib.. more

Sustainable sector stocks and investment ideas

Not everyone is ready or able to fit solar panels on their property or install a wind turbine in their garden; however, the potential for making money on sustainable energy sources doesn’t end there. Investing in renewables is an established p.. more


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