Well...solar and wind Ivy. SMIT, a new York based company that proclaim themselves "a sustainable design start-up company that is developing a new approach to solar and wind power" is currently exhibiting their revolutionary GROW hybrid energy system at the Museum of Modern Art. … [Read more...] about GROW Solar Ivy mixes solar power and cool design
Northwestern University Researchers have been working on a new flexible Solar Cell that has a 40 percent improved efficiency over organic photovoltaic cells, according to this article in the Chicago Tribune. The new flexible panels would be made using similar technology to that … [Read more...] about Printable Solar Panel improves efficiency for photovoltaics
Photo courtesy of taryn_* at Flickr.com. At the end of 2008, the cost of installing and operating alternative power generators is set to rise. There are currently federal tax credits that offer a 30% rebate on solar improvements (up to $2,000), but a sunset clause will reduce … [Read more...] about Will Congress act to save Greentech jobs?
Just the yesterday I was reading discussion about the expense of solar power opposed to coal plants and how solar will never be as cheap as coal; and then I found out that Nanosolar, a Silicon Valley company funded by the founders of google, has announced that it has shipped it's … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking New Solar Panels