Browsing Category: Green Electricity

Greening Up Your Electricity

Posted on January 1, 2013

Greening Up Your Electricity – Found some awesome tips on how to lighten up your electric footprint.

Solar Electric Generation Getting Cheaper

Posted on December 12, 2012

Solar Electric Generation Getting Cheaper. It seems that scientists have developed a way to produce solar electricity cheaper than burning coal. According to reports, the cost of electricity produced by coal costs about $1 per watt and by Solar Panels $3 per watt. But with this new technology the cost comes down to only 30 cents per watt of power produced.

Offshore Wind – The New Frontier

Posted on November 11, 2012

Offshore Wind – The New Frontier. I am always excited to see our science and entrepreneurs getting together to bring new energy sources to us. According to reports much of the rest of the world is already generating electricity using off-shore wind. The United States is lagging behind, as of 2011 the USA had no off shore wind farms.

Researchers Harness The Power Of Photosynthesis To Create Electricity

Posted on October 10, 2012

Researchers Harness The Power Of Photosynthesis To Create Electricity. To produce the energy, the scientists harnessed the power of a key component of photosynthesis known as photosystem-I (PSI) from blue-green algae.

New Source For Generating Green Electricity

Posted on September 9, 2012

There’s a team of researchers at the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering who have come up with a new source for generating green electricity.