FLEXIBLE SOLAR CELLS STICKERS NOW AN OPTION UNIVERSITY SAYS HERE

FLEXIBLE SOLAR CELLS CAN BE APPLIED LIKE A STICKER Traditionally, thin-film solar cells are made with rigid glass substrates, limiting their potential applications. Flexible versions do exist, although they require special production techniques and/or materials. Now, however, scientists from Stanford University have created thin, flexible solar cells that are made from standard materials – and […]

CONTAINER SHIPPING USE MEGA TONNES OF POLLUTION WAY ABOVE EARTHS VEHICLES

MEGA ECO POLLUTERS ARE THE HUGE CONTAINER SHIPS & NOT CARS April 23, 2009 The Guardian has reported on new research showing that in one year, a single large container ship can emit cancer and asthma-causing pollutants equivalent to that of 50 million cars. The low grade bunker fuel used by the worlds 90,000 cargo […]

HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER ON A SMALL SCALE IN THIS VIDEO

SMALL SCALE HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION VIDEO Ibasei’s Cappa provides hydroelectricity on a small scale Despite being the most widely used form of renewable energy worldwide, hydroelectricity is generally reserved for large-scale commercial installations built around massive dams. Japanese company Ibasei has shrunk things down and removed the need to build a dam with its Cappa […]

ALUMINIUM RECYCLING IN GERMANY TO BE THE WORLDS BIGGEST PROJECT

World?s Largest AluminiumRecycling Centre Under Construction 28 November 2012Aluminium rolling and recycling giant, Novelis (NYSE: NVL) has begun construction of a $250 million aluminium recycling and casting centre at its plant in Nachterstedt, Germany. The Atlanta, Georgia based company said that the new facility is being built adjacent to its existing aluminium rolling mill and […]

THE FUTURE IN ENERGY IS STORAGE OF THE ENERGY IN A MULTI BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY

ENERGY STORAGE IS A MULTI BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY OF THE FUTUR While renewables like wind and solar are getting cheaper and more efficient, they need storage to make them viable says Ron MacDonald, executive chairman of American Vanadium, who sees a big opportunity in supplying the market with vanadium-flow batteries. “Renewables have never met their […]