Articles tagged with: low-carbon city

Demo of NEXT Energy Technologies Transparent Solar Window

NEXT's transparent PV coating transforms commercial windows into power source

NEXT Energy Technologies announced the demonstration of a prototype installation of "transparent solar window walls". This technology transforms commercial windows into energy-producing solar panels by…
Singapore City Landscape

Asia Pacific sits at just 25% readiness for the energy transition, says Siemens Energy report

Further analysis of the survey data from participants at the 2nd annual Asia Pacific Energy Week revealed that the Asia Pacific region had a score…
Solar Panels Housing in Brighton, UK

Sun shines on the richest: New study explores how to make solar PV viable for all

Recent research from the University of Sussex Business School calls for policy initiatives such as tax incentives and grants to help lower the cost of…
Solar Panel Arrays on Office Building in the Iranian City of Mashhad

Iranian city of Mashhad switches to solar energy to power office buildings

Iranian city of Mashhad now generates 888 MWh of electrical energy annually by installing solar panels on the rooftops of its 21 buildings. Recently, the…
Ground-Mounted Solar Panel Arrays Near a Solar Canopy

How Solar Power and City Ecosystems Can More Effectively Co-Exist

Although solar panels are an increasingly common sight across major cities all around the world, overall there’s yet to be sufficient discussion surrounding just how…
Transparent Solar Panels/Glass by Scientists at Michigan State University

Transparent Solar Panels: Reforming Future Energy Supply

New solar panel technologies are set to transform the global solar energy landscape. Some of these promising technologies are already in the advanced stages of…
Solar Christmas Lights: Solar-Powered Snowman Light Hanging on the Snowfield

Solar Christmas Lights and Low-Carbon Christmas: The Guide

The transition from electric to solar is everywhere around us. In the wake of Christmas, most home and business owners use electric energy and conventional…
Solar Power Plant in Okinawa, Japan

Japanese Solar Poised for Growth But Government’s Long-Term Decarbonization Strategy Falls Short of Expectations

Japan’s long-term decarbonization strategy falls short on several counts, including setting solar and renewable energy goals and phasing out use of fossil fuels, according to…
Modern Smart Renewable City Landscape

Tokyo, Copenhagen, San Diego and Peña Station NEXT Rank Among Deloitte’s Biggest, Purest and Newest Smart Renewable Cities

Smart renewable cities (SRCs) are emerging around the world as governments, utilities, corporations and communities create innovative models that leverage and capitalize on the falling…
Chicago’s 100 Percent Zero-Carbon Goal

Chicago Latest U.S. City to Announce 100 Percent Zero-Carbon or Renewable Energy Goal

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the “Windy City” will make the transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy in buildings community-wide by 2035. Dubbed…
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