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Tag Archives: renewable energy

Solar Water Heaters

Solar water heaters – also called solar domestic hot water systems, or solar thermal systems can be a cost-effective way to generate hot water for your home. They can be used in any climate, and the fuel they use – sunshine – is free.

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Warm, like the heat from the sun

Austrian based Redwell technologies have been pioneering infrared heating technology for over ten years, sell their products in 35 countries and have been established for the past five years in Spain.

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Renewables reduce the price of electricity, reduce the public deficit and create employment.

The surge of interest in renewable energy has had many reported benefits to Spanish society….

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Solar Plan for Mediterrenean

The Solar Plan for the Mediterrenean (PSM), created in 2008, plans to create up to 20GW of energy by 2020 from the countries bordering the sea. To make the project a reality there needs to be electrical connections between the north and south of the sea, whereas at present there is only one between Spain and morocco. The project will be financed as a private-public venture through community funds, European Investment Bank and international financiers. The PSM is also an opportunity to develop cooperation between the various countries involved.

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The Energy Audit

The new decade will be hopefully best remembered as the time that we woke up to the fact that we need to start living within our means and start managing the scarce resources that the earth provides us to live with. This issue we take a look at how we can achieve this, starting with the place where you can make the most impact in reducing your carbon footprint as well as saving money: your home.

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Mediterranean Solar Plan

This high level conference will be hosted in Valencia, 11th-12th May, on the Mediterranean Solar Plan as part of Spain’s Presidency of the European Union…

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Eco Building: The Series

This series explores the underlying principles in sustainable building practices – how to build healthier, energy efficient homes using modern techniques, new ideas and renewable energy sources.

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Eco-building III: Renewable Energy – Solar

Climate change and the looming peak oil crisis is forcing us to create a new model of energy use, one that won’t cause financial or social imbalance, and this is where renewable energy comes in. energy is at the heart of a healthy home and in the next two issues Sara Shaikh looks at the ecological alternatives, starting with solar and its two main applications: photovoltaic and thermal

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Solar powered electric charging stations

A green solution to recharging electric vehicles & gadgets..

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Thermal energy could supply a quarter of global electricity in 2050

Spain leads the world market for this technology, with nearly 15,000 MW of projects. Greenpeace has compiled a report: ‘Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy: Global Perspective 2009’, which shows that investment in new technology this year will exceed two billion euros and could generate revenues 20,800 million and create 90,000 jobs in the world by 2015.

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