A French company New Wind has created a wind tree designed for use in low and gusty conditions, and to be visually pleasing and able to fit into an urban environment. There are plans to trial the wind tree in Paris. Expected to cost around US$37,000, but projected to pay for itself within 2 years.
A team at the university of NSW has achieved a solar cell efficiency of 34.5%, a new world record and improvement over previous best of 24% (for un-concentrated sunlight – the same team has achieved 40% efficiency with concentrated photovoltaics). The new cell is getting close the the maximum theoretical limit and uses a prism to split the incoming lightContinue Reading….
Suno has recently attended the Renewable Energy in Agriculture Workshop held at Muswellbrook in NSW on the 1st of June. This workshop was run by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and the NSW Farmers Association. The workshop talked about renewable energy in agriculture, with a focus on solar pumping and energy efficiency. For anyone considering installing renewable energy,Continue Reading….