Egypt currently has a total electricity capacity of about 23,500 megawatts, which the government hopes to increase to 58,000 megawatts by 2027.
A prime potential element in increasing this electrical output?
One might think, given Egypt’s climate, solar?
Wrong again – wind power, which currently contributes less than 1 percent to Egypt’s energy mix.
XsunX (OTCBB: XSNX) Produces CIGSolar Cell Devices That Surpass 14 Percent Conversion Efficiency
XsunX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:XSNX.OB), the developer of advanced, thin-film photovoltaic (TFPV) solar cell technologies and manufacturing processes, today announced the successful fabrication of cells based upon the Company's CIGSolar™ technology that surpass 14 percent conversion efficiency.
Carbon Sequestration – Is burying Carbon Dioxide underground a realistic option?
Climate Change is having a great impact on global perspectives, which is leading Governments and Businesses to take a serious look at Carbon Sequestration (CCS.) This means that instead of drilling gases out of the bottom of the planet, there is now a push to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the gases discarded by industry and transporting and injecting it into underground geological formations.
Hoku Scientific Inc. (HOKU) Subsidiary Signs Supply Agreement with Leading Alloy Producer; Secures Stronghold in Renewable
Hoku Materials Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of clean energy technology company, Hoku Scientific Inc. (Nasdaq: HOKU), today announced a silicon metal supply agreement that will supply Hoku with guaranteed amounts of metallurgical grade silicon for three years beginning in 2009.
Southwall Technologies, Inc. (SWTX.OB) Continues To Increase Sales
Southwall Technologies, Inc., maker of energy-saving films and glass products, added to its string of increased sales and earnings reports today, with its announcement of third quarter 2008 results. Revenue for the quarter was $10.6 million, up 15% over third quarter 2007 figures. In addition, revenues were up a full 20% for the first nine months of 2008 over the same period last year.
Is Now the Time to Invest in Solar while Stock Prices are Cheap?
Solar stocks have had an interesting history the last two years. Take First Solar Inc. (FSLR) for instance. From January 2007 to April 2008, the stock boomed more than 900% as demand for renewable energy prices surged along with rising oil prices. However, this growth did come to an end as with most rapid-growth stories and the stock fell from over $300 a share to just $140.
Sunrise Solar Corp. (SSLR.OB) Helps Plan Future Direction of Solar Use, Pipeline Projects Set the Bar High
Some companies working to enter a market go the route of establishing a manufacturing base and sales force. Others innovate and sell ideas to more established companies in that marketplace. Still others, however, bide their time looking for the right opportunity, capitalizing on other’s ground work, successes and missteps.
Clear Skies Solar, Inc. (CSKH.OB) Announces $5.7 Million Project in Larissa, Greece
BioSolar, Inc (BSRC.OB) Files Patent for its Environmentally-Friendly Solar Cell Component
BioSolar, Inc. (BSRC.OB) is pleased to announce that earlier this week it filed a patent application to protect the unique inventions and processes behind its proprietary bio-based backsheet. The extensive patent application is expected to provide BioSolar full protection of its new BioBacksheet™ technology.
ZBB Energy Corp (ZBB) Signs Distribution Agreement to Energize Australia and New Zealand
ZBB Energy Corporation (AMEX: ZBB), a company focused on providing turn-key energy storage systems and renewable energy generators, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a sales distribution agreement with Zest Energy Pty Ltd. Zest will be responsible for the marketing, selling, and distribution of the ZBB products throughout Australia and New Zealand.