Renewable Energy – Page 5 – GBRI
 

A school in Denmark is totally covered in solar tiles and the attractive green hue of the tiles is only adding to the building’s aesthetics. The 25,000-square-meter school has around 12,000 solar panels that are not just concentrated on the roof, but adorn more than 6,000 square meters of the facade. C. F. Møller’s International School Nordhavn in […]

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A Chinese energy company, named Panda Green Energy Group, is building 100 panda-shaped solar farms in Datong, Shanxi province, China. The company has already connected one such 50-megawatt (MW) plant to the grid in the northern province of Shanxi. Built with darker crystalline silicon and lighter-colored thin film solar cells, the plant resembles a cartoon giant panda […]

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Tesla has just announced the price for its photovoltaic roof tiles and it costs almost 20% less than a normal roof. The company has priced its new and most sought after Solar Roof at just $21.85 per square foot. Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles are made of glass layered over a photovoltaic substrate, and they serve […]

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In the past three years, Singapore’s solar power capacity has quadrupled, thanks to numerous solar panels that have cropped up all over the city. The total installed capacity of such systems has swelled from 33.1MW peak (MWp) in 2014 to 129.8 MWp in the first quarter of this year, according to latest reports. Non-residential installations of […]

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Researchers from Finland have just succeeded in producing a single-cell protein from electricity and carbon dioxide which can be further developed for use as food or animal feed. What’s more, this protein can be produced by renewable energy sources like solar. The final product is a nutritious mix of more than 50 percent protein and 25 […]

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Wyoming is famous for its picture perfect scenic beauty; but there is another side to the beautiful Cowboy State. Wyoming has abundant reserves of coal that power most of America’s homes and businesses. Now a conservative billionaire Philip Anschutz is building the country’s largest wind farm, ironically in place called Carbon County in Wyoming. Its 1,000 turbines […]

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