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Green Technology Breakthroughs of 2011

In light of the growing threat of global warming and other environmental catastrophes, the need for new green technology that will contribute in saving the...


Solar Power Breakthrough Claimed By Stanford Researchers

It’s the Holy Grail at clean energy research labs all over the world and something which could address long term energy issues domestically and beyond:...


Breakthrough in Capturing Lost Energy in Solar Cells

Material chemists at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota say that according to their research, the efficiency of a solar...


Lockheed Martin-Built Instruments Ready for Launch on NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory

Two state-of-the art solar instruments built at the Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory of the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo Alto...


Solar farm is producing energy

SunEdison’s photovoltaic solar farm just outside Lexington is now online and providing 4 megawatts of generation capacity to Charlotte-based Duke Energy, which is buying the...


Joule Biotechnologies Unveils Liquid Fuel From Solar Power

Joule Biotechnologies Unveils Liquid Fuel From Solar Power

First came corn and cane as biomass for renewable fuel, then cellulosic materials and algae. Now Joule Biotechnologies Inc. has emerged from stealth mode with...




Jamaica National 'Green" Help Loan

Jamaica National ‘Green” Help Loan

The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) this week announced the launch of a new loan programme under which householders will be able to access special...


Solar Powered 1000 Watts Starter System 1 (Alternative Power Systems, Jamaica)

Company: Alternative Power Sources, Jamaica Quotation Dated: June 2008 Note: Special on Starter System was offered to clients at the time of quotation. ITEM Quantity Description Unit Price ($JMD) Total ($JMD) ...


APPLICATION (S): Photovoltaic

DESCRIPTION:  Solar radiation can be converted directly into electricity using a semiconductor device known as a photovoltaic (PV) or solar cell. Silicon is the material...


APPLICATION (S): Parabolic Troughs

DESCRIPTION:  Troughs are long, curved mirrors heliostats that focus or concentrate sunlight onto receiver tubes filled with a circulating heat transfer fluid. The fluid can...


APPLICATION: Solar Stills/ Water Distillation or Desalination

DESCRIPTION:  Where water quality is poor, due to either high salinity or contamination with biological organisms, water distillation can be used to provide water suitable...


APPLICATION: Solar Cooking

DESCRIPTION: There are three basic types of solar cookers: Parabolic Reflector Box Cookers Panel Cookers Parabolic Reflectors are available in two types trough and dish. The...


APPLICATION: Solar Drying

DESCRIPTION:  The international market potential solar dryers is great especially in developing countries, where vast quantities of agricultural products are harvested and conventional fuels are...


TECHNOLOGY: Solar Thermal

The concept of solar thermal energy became prominent in 1767 when the Swiss scientist Horace de Saussure invented the world’s first solar collector, or “hot...


APPLICATION: Solar Water Heating

APPLICATION: Solar Water Heating

Description: Most solar water heating systems consist of two major parts; The solar collector and the storage tank. Solar hot water systems can be classified in...





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