Daily Archives: June 10, 2013

NREL lastest Cell Efficiencies right upto 44%

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Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013 – International Energy Agency

The 22 countries that participate in the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) share a strong interest in the development and deployment of clean energy technologies. As these same countries represent more than 75% of global energy consumption, 80% of global CO2 emissions and 75% … Continue reading

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Megawatt Zinc-air batteries to power wind over fossil fuels?

An advanced zinc-air battery could lead to a low-cost alternative to conventional lithium-ion technology. Credit:Stanford University A zinc-air battery developed by researchers and Stanford University may provide an economical alternative to lithium-ion batteries for use in renewable energy plants. When adopted … Continue reading

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Australia moves from coal to renewables: 51 percent by 2050

A farmer plows a field in front of wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Credit:Reuters Australia, one of the … Continue reading

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Global Electric Vehicle Outlook – Understanding the Electric Vehicle Landscape to 2020 – A detailed report

By helping to diversify the fuel mix, EVs reduce dependence on petroleum and tap into a source of electricity that is often domestic and relatively inexpensive. Just as important, EVs have the potential to unlock innovation and create new advanced … Continue reading

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European Commission to impose 11.8% duties on Chinese manufacturers with an increase to 68% in August

In a press conference, European trade commissioner, Karel de Gucht, said duties would be phased in to allow for a negotiated solution. The European Commission has announced preliminary duties of 11.8% will be applied to Chinese solar manufacturers’ modules and … Continue reading

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