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Residential Solar

Energy Efficiency

Higher Efficiency in Products Using LED's

Nanotechnology Leads to Higher Efficiency in Products Using LED’s

Higher Efficiency in Products Using LED’s ( Solar Thermal Magazine) Princeton University researchers have developed a new method to increase the brightness, efficiency and clarity of LEDs, which are widely used on smartphones and portable electronics as well as becoming increasingly common in lighting.

Solar PV

Utility-scale solar

Strata Completes Nine New Utility-Scale Solar Projects across North Carolina

 Strata Solar, a leading utility-scale solar provider, announced today it has installed nine utility-scale solar projects across North Carolina using more than $100mm of tax-equity financing provided by a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC). North Carolina utility Progress Energy Carolinas will purchase the power. The projects produce enough electricity to power 5,000 households and displace 28,000 metric tons

Fuel Cells

Wind Energy

Costs for Offshore Wind Energy

Reducing the Costs for Offshore Wind Energy

This saving, combined with trends in other areas such as improved supply chain efficiency, has the potential of delivering a total reduction of 40% which is recognised by many stakeholders as the level required to secure the future of the industry.

Solar Thermal Energy

Electric Vehicles


New Electric Motorcycles Travel Up to 185 miles in the City and 100 miles on the Highway

Electric Motorcycles  ( Solar Thermal Magazine) SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Sept. 30, 2014) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today announced its 2015 model line with premium new standard equipment including Showa suspension, Bosch anti-lock brake systems and Pirelli tires. The refinements are designed to transform the already exhilarating ride experience

Energy Storage

super battery charging

Research Sheds New Light on Supercharging Batteries

The results challenge the prevailing view that supercharging batteries is always harder on battery electrodes than charging at slower rates, according to researchers from Stanford University and the Stanford Institute for Materials & Energy Sciences (SIMES) at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.