Tag: Green Energy

  • Betting on Big Solar

    Betting on Big Solar

    It’s good news for solar advocates and bad news for competitors: General Electric is breaking into the solar business in a major way. In April, GE announced it had built a solar module with the highest publicly reported efficiency rate for cadmium telluride thin film — the most popular low-cost solar technology. The commercial module […]

  • Renewable electricity overtakes coal for first time in UK

    Renewable electricity overtakes coal for first time in UK

    Britain generated more of its electricity from renewable sources than from burning coal for the first time in the second quarter of 2015, as more wind and solar farms were built. A record high of 25.3 per cent of the UK’s power came from wind, solar, biomass and hydro-electric sources in the three months to […]