Jacobs Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, currently is placing 50 photovoltaic panels on the upper concourse, which will generate “a modest amount of power,” according to Jim Folk, vice president of ballpark operations. The array will be 86 feet long and 15 feet high.
Funded by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the University of Manchester and Imperial College London plan to investigate a number of new solar cell designs over the next three-and-a-half years, in an attempt to produce a more efficient solar power system.
In April, the world’s third-largest solar thermal power plant began generating power for Las Vegas residents in the Nevada desert. Acciona Solar Power of Spain owns the Nevada Solar One plant, located in Boulder City.
The Ocean Renewable Power Company-Maine (ORPC) announced it has received a $300,000 development award from the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) to support the commercial development of power from tidal energy and create the environmental and economic benefits of capturing the renewable energy from t
While the practical applications may be hard for the average person to appreciate, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have made a significant discovery about the energy-producing properties of a protein found
A team led by Pennsylvania State University researcher John Asbury, assistant professor of chemistry, has developed a new analytical technique that uses infrared spectroscopy to study light-sensitive organic materials.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, companies that specialize in green energy saw sales increase as a whole by almost 39 percent last year to $55.4 billion worldwide, according to a new report by Clean Edge, which estimates the market will grow even further to $226.5 billion within 10 years.