Today’s News

  • Achieving KSA’s Energy Efficiency Goals
    By Advanced Conferences & Meetings RetrofitTech KSA 2016 will discuss the upcoming opportunities, strategies and challenges for retrofitting and refurbishing of existing buildings to reduce electricity and water usage. [] Read more here::       
  • Sun Fund Americas Signs Solar PPA in Jamaica
    By Sun Fund Americas Sun Fund Americas, SRL, a renewable energy development company headquartered in Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and concentrating on the Caribbean and Central American markets has signed a 20mw Solar Power Purchase Agreement in the island nation of Jamaica. The project represents an investment of $50 million. [] Read more here:: […]
  • Bill Gates Explains How to Make Climate Progress in a World Eating Meat and Guzzling Gas
    By By ANDREW C. REVKIN Bill Gates replies to questions from Times readers on meat, gas guzzling, overcoming the vast oil industry and more. Read more here::       
  • Khorixas CSP
    By Heba Hashem Read more here::       
  • Carbon tax needed to cut fossil fuel consumption
    Technology-driven cost reductions in fossil fuels will lead us to continue using all the oil, gas, and coal we can, unless governments pass new taxes on carbon emissions, says one expert. Read more here::       
  • Adapted Trombe wall now used for both building heating, cooling
    A new study demonstrates a way to adapt the so-called Trombe wall — a passive solar building design from the 19th century — to not only heat but also cool buildings, while drastically reduce associated carbon emissions. The new design is now being tested by locals in Saint Catherine, Egypt. Read more here::       
  • Leasing Solar Roofs
    An energy consultant cautions consumers about the risks as states are changing their policies. Read more here::       
  • Wi-Fi achieved at 10,000 times lower power
    Computer scientists and electrical engineers have generated Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power than conventional methods. With ‘Passive Wi-Fi,’ signals can be transmitted at rates up to 11 megabits per second — rates that are lower than maximum Wi-Fi speeds but are 11 times faster than Bluetooth — and decoded on any of the […]
  • Saudi Arabia’s first ISCC plant to set record low CSP cost
    By Robin Sayles Précis: Site activities are underway for the Duba 1 Integrated Solar Combined Cycle (ISCC) station which will host the largest integrated CSP capacity in the Arabian Gulf region. The 605 MW power plant will include a 43 MW parabolic trough array, around double the largest solar capacity on an ISCC in the […]

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