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Solar Power Takes the Suburbs

Beyond the economics, beyond the savings, beyond the ROI (return on investment), which we also considered, what we consume and how we consume it is very important to us – having less of an impact on the environment versus a traditional home.

AWEA WindPower Q&A with Bonfiglioli Group

We will show our solutions for condition monitoring in yaw and pitch drives, which can bring important advantages to our customers with predictive and preventive maintenance.

From Fossil Fuel To Electricity Without CO2: Ohio State University Makes It Possible

The chemical looping process refers to the use of a metal oxide material to take oxygen from air (and water, and/or CO2), and supply that oxygen to a fossil fuel and/or biomass. Using the chemical looping concept, one can make many products such as electricity, liquid fuels,

Engineers for a Sustainable World

Engineers build the fabric of society. Every time an engineer goes to design a road, or a cell phone, or a building, they can make the choice to design it for sustainability.

NASA is testing solar panels that unfurl like Fruit Roll-Ups in space

Sarah Fecht for Popular Science: The experiment is set to fly to the space station this week

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Tesla's Solar Roof Is Finally Ready For You to Buy

Tom Randall for Bloomberg: Elon Musk says orders will begin today. Pricing details have yet to be revealed.

Gigantic Wind Turbines Signal Era of Subsidy-Free Green Power

Jess Shankleman , Brian Parkin , and Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg: Offshore wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean power to the grid on a massive scale for the first time.

Record-breaking solar panel converts more than a quarter of sunlight into electricity

Ian Johnson for Independent: A record-breaking solar panel that can convert more than a quarter of the sunlight it receives into electricity has been developed by researchers in Japan.

Innovative tidal technology gets $4.6 million funding

Anmar Frangoul for CNBC:  The European Commission has awarded 4.4 million euros ($4.63 million) in funding to a European tidal energy consortium to demonstrate innovative technology for tidal turbines. The consortium, led by Scotland's Nova Innovation, will

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Ballard Receives Follow-On Order For Next Stage in Development of Non Precious Metal Catalyst-Based Fuel Cells for Material Handling

Ballard Power Systems today announced that it has received a follow-on purchase order from Nisshinbo Holdings, an Environmental and Energy company, to progress a previously announced Technology Solutions program to the next stage.

Natural Power to chair Alt Assets Renewable Energy Investor Forum, London

Giles Dearden, Director of Global Due Diligence at renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, is set to chair and deliver the opening address at the eighth annual Renewable Energy Investor Forum which takes place in London on 22nd February 2018.

GETI 2018 finds flexible working at the heart of happiness for renewables professionals

The second annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), the world's largest energy recruitment and employment trends report, is released today, revealing the full extent to which automation and digitalisation are not just reshaping but revitalising renewables workforces.

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Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen