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Political inaction on sustainable energy policies to blame for lack of progress on UN climate & development goals

Renewables now supply more than a quarter (26%) of global electricity production but current trends in the sector show that bolder policy decisions are needed across all end-use sectors to make our energy systems sustainable. Paris:  Renewable energy is increasingly powering the world, but erratic policy making is holding the sector back from its potential […]

$100K awarded to social enterprise for developing solar pumps in rural India

Oorja Development Solutions, a spin-out company from Imperial College London, is the winner of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge. Oorja Development Solutions was named the grand winner of this year’s competition for its work developing and operating pay-as-you-go community solar pumping systems in rural India. They were awarded US$100K to support their activities. A total […]

GT Advanced Technologies and JYT Combine Expertise to Develop New Monocrystalline Solution

Revolutionary Production Method Continuously Feeds Polysilicon Material into Cz Pullers to Achieve Major Financial and Productivity Gains. HUDSON, NH: GT Advanced Technologies is pushing photovoltaic (PV) technology forward in a way that will provide significant productivity and cost advantages to the industry with the major commercial advancement of GT’s continuous Czochralski (CCZ) technology. The Company […]