Latest in solar powered cell phones: the Umeox Apollo

It's been awhile since we've heard about solar powered cell phones. Perhaps the short days of winter were enough to keep manufacturers from announcing new solar gadgets, but now that the days are getting longer, it seems we are

Suzlon Energy proposes $392 million wind farm for New South Wales, Australia

Wind - Suzlon Energy proposes $392 million wind farm for New South Wales, Australia - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

New solar cell self-repairs like natural plant system

Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.

Global wind industry growing strongly, led by Asia

Wind - Global wind industry growing strongly, led by Asia - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

Algeria to invest $60 billion in renewable energy through 2030

Panorama - Algeria to invest $60 billion in renewable energy through 2030 - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

Soil science: healing our planet's ills from the ground up

Soil depletion hastened the collapse of at least one society, the Greeks, and contributed to economic hardship as recently as the last century in the Great Plains of the United States. With climate change and population growth affecting the services provided by soil, a team of scientists say more attention should be paid to protecting and rejuvenating soil. Strategies for doing so include refocusing and boosting research, and communicating its importance to the public.

Power station ski resort in Copenhagen

This is a guest post by Mark Tyler. A very interesting concept has been proposed for a new waste-to-energy power station on the outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. A company called Amagerforbraeding ...

Wind power development stalled in Venezuela

Venezula could install as much as 1,600 MW of wind power generation by 2015-20, according to a key industry source that wished to remain nameless. He added that the country is making progress in pursuing three projects that could add as much as 300 MW in the next couple of years.

Spain and Portugal lead the way on renewable energy transformation

Rapid energy transformation at the national level is possible. Transformation is also necessary if we are to mitigate the impacts of climate change and peak oil. The kind of transformation we need in the U.S. has been demonstrated vividly by an increasing number of nations shifting rapidly to a renewable energy economy. Spain and Portugal are currently the most powerful examples of this transformation.

Social media site creating first global map of home solar installations

PV - Social media site creating first global map of home solar installations - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism