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It’s looking increasingly likely that halogen bulbs won’t last much longer in the marketplace. But don’t worry, here are some reasons why LEDs are the better option anyway. They Last Longer The fact that they last a very long time is probably the number one most important reason why LEDs will eventually replace halogen light bulbs. The diodes inside LED bulbs are the things that give them their long lasting powers. It’s believed that the most modern and up to date bulbs can last for up to 20 years. This gives you great value for...

Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract from Theolia, a French independent power producer, for the delivery, installation and commissioning of seven D3 platform direct-drive wind turbines for an onshore wind power plant in Haute Borne in the Somme region in northern France. When completed, it will have a total power rating of 21 megawatts. Commissioning is scheduled for August 2015. The contract also includes a service and maintenance agreement for a period of 20 years. Siemens SWT-3.0-101 The modern direct-drive wind turbines of the...

SPCG Public Company Limited today announced the full operational launch of one of Southeast Asia’s largest solar power projects. Since 2010, 35 “solar farms” totaling approximately 257 megawatts (MW) have been constructed under the project, and connected to the utility grid in Northeastern Thailand. A ceremony held earlier this month in Surin Province commemorated the launch of the installations. 7.46MW solar power plant in Korat, Thailand Thailand’s rapidly expanding economy has brought rising concerns regarding the national power...

Floating Solar Panels which tracks the sun “You are standing on a photovoltaic floating plant which tracks the sun, it’s the first platform of its kind in the world!” said Marco Rosa-Clot, a professor atFlorenceUniversity, proudly showing off his new project. Rosa-Clot and his team say they are revolutionising solar power and that their floating flower-petal-like...

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Pumping Water Into Volcano Another step towards Green Energy, Geothermal energy developers demonstrating new technology and had plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a inactive volcano (Newberry Volcano, located about 20 miles south of Bend, Oregon) in central Oregon State this summer. In this procedure water comes back to the surface fast enough and hot enough to generate economical electricity without depending on sun or wind, if it ever really went away. Geothermal energy can be defined as “efforts to use the earths...