Tag: photovoltaic panels


Can you envisage a future where photovoltaic panels are ubiquitous, embedded in fabrics and cars, and making the environment around you smarter? Portuguese researchers at the Center for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials are working to make this high-tech future powered Read more…


Besides hydrogen double-decker buses, London will get another alternative energy feature on one of its icons. Blackfriars Bridge, which runs parallel to London Bridge, is undergoing a massive reconstruction. When the new bridge and accompanying train station are delivered to Read more…


China’s government has introduced a unified grid solar power tariff, which analysts believe may produce a quickened pace for introducing solar power to private residences, along with boosting the stock of companies involved in solar development. According to the National Read more…


Most people will be surprised, but Italy was the first country in the world to build motorways. In fact, the A8 “Milano-Laghi” motorway (“Milan-Lakes”, as it connects the city of Milan to Lake Como and Maggiore) was completed in 1926. Read more…


An activist caravan to bring one of Jimmy Carter’s solar panels back to the White House symbolizes not only the time the U.S. has lost in developing new energy technologies – but also the urgent need for taking action on climate.

BY BILL MCKIBBEN

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