Tag: electricity prices


The cell phone is quickly becoming a handy tool for tracking home energy use and even switching appliances on and off from afar. It also turns out to be a good way for consumers to view the inner workings of Read more…


The municipality of eThekwini in Durban, South Africa, has greenlighted a new project of solar powered traffic lights. Funded by the state-owned power utility Eskom and implemented by ZRW Mechanika and Saint Gobain Solar, the project uses CIS solar modules Read more…


A new report by Global Data, a market intelligence company, says the cost of generating clean, alternative energy such as solar power is increasingly closer to the cost of generating energy from traditional, non-renewable sources. The report focuses on the Read more…


Australia installed more solar power in 2010 than it had during the previous decade, says a Clean Energy Australia report. There were more than 100,000 solar power systems installed during January – October 2010, compared with a total of 81,232 Read more…


Feed-in tariffs for industrial installations in France decreased by 12 percent beginning on September 1st. This move was done to prevent overheating in the sector. According to the French Minister for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town, Mr. Jean-Louis Borloo, Read more…

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