Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Go Solar

With the world's energy costs skyrocketing, there's no better time to adopt an alternative energy lifestyle. Solar power is an easy way to make the energy switch, especially for homeowners today. If you're looking for a more efficient, cost-effective way to live, read on for just a few reasons why now is the perfect time to go solar. Reliable Energy and Pricing When…

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How Solar Energy Makes Everyday Life Functional and Beautiful

Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde is not a stranger to the art of combining solar energy with art and architecture... These first few shy steps into incorporating solar energy and utilizing it for our everyday lives, in order to make them more beautiful, but most of all, more practical and energy-conservative, shows not only great promise but also great ambition. His recent project for…

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The First Wave Energy Converters for Latin America

In the state of Ceara, which is in the northeastern part of Brasil is one of the first wave energy converters for Latin America. This 2012 project features a land secured system that reaches into the ocean and harvests the motion of the waves, converting the kinetic energy into clean electricity. The project was done by the submarine laboratory at Coppe , developed…

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IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun By 2000X

A team at IBM recently developed what they call a High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) or, in simple words, a solar collector. It is a system that is capable of concentrating the power of 2,000 suns, they are even claiming to be able to concentrate energy safely up to 5,000X, that’s huge. The process of trapping the sunlight produces water that can be…

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