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UK Technology Fast50

October 23, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Deloitte today released their “UK Technology Fast50” Report.  It lists the fifty fastest growing technology companies in the UK. “The 2008 Deloitte Fast 50 results bear testament to the vibrancy of the UK technology sector, even in challenging market conditions. […]

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Green Envy

October 22, 2008, Leave your thoughts

  Going green in certain parts of the US has become an absolute ‘no-brainer’.  Not only does their sunnier climate allow average production of over twice as much energy per equivalent cell as the cloudier UK, and their federal government […]

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Price of solar falling

October 22, 2008, Leave your thoughts

The opening of the US’s largest solar cell producing factory by SolarWorld this week is evidence of the increasing production that is being seen throughout the world.  Coupled with the global downturn that’s widely expected over the next couple of […]

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MP's call for Electricity Feed-in Tarriffs

October 20, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Early-day motion proposes paying property owners for energy they create A group of MPs has urged the government to support small-scale renewable energy by creating incentives for householders to generate their own electricity via technology such as wind turbines and […]

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Rainbow Absorption

October 20, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Scientists at Ohio State University led by Prof. Malcolm Chisholm have discovered material that efficiently absorbs energy from the complete visual spectrum of light – or quite literally absorbs the entire rainbow. The material is made up of two very […]

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MP''s push for a ''Feed-in'' Tarriff

October 20, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Early-day motion proposes paying property owners for energy they create. A group of MPs has urged the government to support small-scale renewable energy by creating incentives for householders to generate their own electricity via technology such as wind turbines and […]

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Bright Light in a Gloomy Financial Climate

October 16, 2008, Leave your thoughts

The new Secretary of State, Ed Miliband has today made his first statement since taking up the post to the House of Commons. During his statement he endorsed the recommendations of the Committee on Climate Change, which will see an […]

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A New tecnique for PV

October 13, 2008, Leave your thoughts

An interesting post about a new solar concept: Photovoltaic cells, the basic building blocks of solar panels, are more efficient and less costly than ever. But manipulating cells (which are usually made of semiconductor materials) and incorporating them into different panel […]

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Over in the US

October 7, 2008, Leave your thoughts

While bailing out Wall Street this week, Congress also jump-started the renewable-energy industry. Investment tax credits included in the financial rescue bill passed by the House and signed by President Bush Friday will be available for an array of renewable-energy […]

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EvoEnergy installs on Steel House C60

October 6, 2008, Leave your thoughts

Why Carbon 60? The Government’s Energy White Paper of 2003 sets a target of reducing CO2 emissions by 60% by 2050. The Carbon 60 House addresses all four principles of the Government’s Energy White Paper: the 60% emissions reduction target, […]