Santa Rosalia, May 8, 2012
As the worlds 6th largest oil producer you could be forgiven for not assuming Mexico to have a strong green lobby, and you would be wrong. In fact Mexico, the Worlds 3rd largest solar potential, like the United Kingdom has taken a firm stand against climate change by passing a law that will institute legally binding carbon targets.
The law will require a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gases. Mexico the worlds 14th largest economy and 2nd largest in Latin America intends producing a staggering 35 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2024. Continue reading
Nassau April 25, 2012
New Providence Bahamas are very fortunate to have a relatively well developed infrastructure; testimony at least that good planning and foresight [as even its name suggests] of future energy needs pays off. But what of the future? even a well managed Commonwealth like Bahamas is troubled to keep pace with the demand for energy, the Bahamas archipelago is a huge expanse of communities. Continue reading
Accra April 20, 2012
Power outages are now an immeasurable inconvenience in the Capital City of Ghana, the frequent power supply failures are not only inconvenient, they are taking their toll on electrical equipment lighting, computers and other household appliances.
As Ghana’s economy steadily grows electrical generation is not able to keep pace with regional demand; however the tables may quickly turn with the Nationwide ability to feed in electricity into the National Grid. Continue reading
Warsaw Arpil 19, 2012
SOLIDEA announced that up to 100% finance was now available to SOLIDEA clients with shopping centers and office developments in Poland. Companies looking to reduce their energy bills to Zero Net Energy status using SOLIDEA renewable energy solutions could now qualify for the finance to do it.
“Our clients consider our Zero Net Energy solutions as an extra tenant potentially paying more income every month from the installations than is paid in utility bills”. Continue reading
Basseterre 18 April, 2012
The problem with Small Island Nations [SIN’s] everywhere is energy, as Diesel for electrical generators already passed the US 0.40c/kWh mark [and a lot more if you live on a remote island] many of the worlds thousands of tourists SIN’s are looking at combined renewable energy solutions to replace now outdated and soon redundant black energy solutions. Continue reading
Scotland April 2, 2012
Inspired by extending the Scottish soft fruit season by a just a few weeks Robert Mather and his team have developed durable Powertextiles that produce electrical energy through applied photovoltaics to the fabric surface. This ultra low cost application has already delivered test results demonstrating 5% and more efficiency can be readily achieved Continue reading
Prague March 27 2012
The facade lighting industry has been far from over worked since the crises and the use of energy to artistically light up our buildings and monuments seemed a little frivolous and uncool until Zero, net energy buildings or ZNE’s became all the rage. Continue reading