Solar-Powered School in Copenhagen

This is one more interesting news that represent another effort to be developed colored solar panels. The International School in Copenhagen is using custom-built colorful solar panels as a featured architectural element. Each…

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Green Colored Solar Panels

Highly rated models of solar panels are now running in excess of 20-percent efficiency at turning sunlight into electricity. But they are bulky and still aren’t very pretty. In addition, traditional solar panels…

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Solarpro’s Yankovo PV Power Plant Put into Operation

On 24 August the first stage of the photovoltaic plant of Solarpro in the village of Yankovo, northeastern Bulgaria, has been officially put into operation. The first phase of the project “North-East 1”…

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Silicon-Based Solar Cells for Flexible and Transparent Solar Applications

Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed new high-efficient silicon-based solar cells that are flexible enough to be incorporated on a curved surface or fabric, and transparent enough to be…

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“Green Olympics” – Beijing 2008

Beijing National Stadium – ‘Bird’s Nest’Photo credit: Guo Lei/Xinhua The 2008 Summer Olympics in China are in their apogee and they are drawing a lot of attention. Taking into account a massive global…

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Solar Energy from Saharan Sun Could Power Europe

Solar thermal parabolic trough power plant;Source: Solar Millennium, TREC According to an article published recently in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, EU scientists are working on an ambitious plan to harvest the sun in…

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Solar-powered Tech Chair on the Beach

The solar-powered Tech Chair is definitely an interesting idea thought up by experts from the UK-based computer retailer PC World. It may easily become the summer favorite possession especially for the geeks as…

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Rotating Skyscraper Powered by Wind and Sun in Dubai

The Italian architect David Fisher said he is ready to start construction on a  futuristic rotating skyscraper in Dubai that will be “the world’s first building in motion”. The modern “Dynamic Tower” construction, which…

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Mandatory solar panels in German town of Marburg

The central German town of Marburg is the first in German to make solar panels mandatory for almost all rooftops of private and commercial buildings. The controversial new law requires a solar panel…

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European Solar Days

The First European Solar Days will be celebrated on the 16th and 17th May 2008 with more than 4000 events and will reach thousands of European citizens throughout Europe. The ‘Tag der Sonne’…

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