TAXATION RULING ON INCOME FROM SOLAR POWER GENERATION

Edited version of private ruling by Australian tax office Authorisation Number: 92788 This edited version of your ruling will be published on the public Register of private binding rulings after 28 days from the issue date of the ruling. The Information about private rulings fact sheets have more information. Please check this edited version to […]

METHANE FUELED FUEL CELLS DEVELOPED

Platinum-free, methane-fueled fuel cells developed Reliable, affordable fuel cells have come not one but three steps closer to reality this week, with announcements from two research institutions regarding advances in the field. If the reported developments make their way into production, we could be seeing fuel cells that use more abundant, less expensive fuels and […]

CONSERVE ENERGY IN THE KITCHEN WITH PEDAL POWER

The R2B2 pedal-powered kitchen appliance concept Christoph Thetard has developed a mechanical flywheel drive to power a set of kitchen appliances for his Diploma in Product Design at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. The kitchen machine, coffee grinder and hand blender chosen for this device would under normal circumstances need to be plugged into an […]

EXHAUST HEAT PUT TO CREATING USEABLE ENERGY

Yet another automotive gas-electric hybrid technology looms The energy crisis has certainly catalyzed a great deal of thought about how we harvest all that energy we previously wasted. The petroleum-burning internal combustion engine has traditionally leaked energy from the exhaust system in the form of heat, but new ThermoElectric Generator (TEG) research at Purdue University […]

SANITATION NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2.6BILLION PEOPLE

Creating sustainable sanitation in the slums of Kenya It’s estimated that around 2.6 billion people around the world make do without any sanitation, including more than 10 million in the slums of Kenya. Still more have to use thinly disguised holes in the ground. A group of MIT students have joined forces to try and […]

COLLECTS HEAT DURING THE DAY AND RELEASES IT AT NIGHT-RAVENSKIN SYSTEM

RavenSkin insulation stores up daytime heat for release when temperatures drop RavenBrick, the company that brought us the smart tinting RavenWindow, has added to its folio of temperature regulating building materials with RavenSkin. Unlike traditional insulation that blocks all heat equally, this innovative wall insulation material absorbs heat during the day to keep the interior […]

SAHARA SUPERGRID TO POWER THE WORLD ENERGY NEEDS

Sahara Solar Breeder Project aims to provide 50 percent of the world’s electricity by 2050 This is ambition with a capital A. Universities in Japan and Algeria have teamed up on a project that aims to solve the world’s energy problems. Called the Sahara Solar Breeder Project, the plan is to build manufacturing plants around […]

BOEING MAKE A SUPER EFFICIENT SOLAR CELL

Boeing to mass-produce record-breaking 39.2 percent efficiency solar cell When it comes to solar cells, everyone is chasing the highest conversion efficiency. Although we’ve seen conversion efficiencies of over 40 percent achieved with multi-junction solar cells in lab environments, Boeing subsidiary Spectrolab is bringing this kind of efficiency to mass production with the announcement of […]

FREE ENERGY WEBINAR SUMMIT-REGISTER NOW FOR THE EVENT HERE…

Reminder: register now New webinar in association with Dear Mr Sapiecha, The latest Renewable Energy Focus interactive webinar, in association with the World Future Energy Summit – Abu Dhabi, 2011. Topic : Building blocks: how can renewable energy reach its potential? When : Wednesday 1 December 2010 Time : 14:00GMT, 9:00EST, 18:00 UAE Duration : […]

GROWING GREEN PLANTS IN A DESERT EASILY WITH THIS…

Groasis Waterboxx lets trees grow up in unfriendly places It’s not often that you hear about an invention that was modeled after bird poop, but there’s a first time for everything. In fact, this fecally-inspired device could ultimately be responsible for reforesting billion of acres of parched land, and it just won Popular Science’s Best […]