World's Largest Solar Thermal Plant Opens In Saudi Arabia

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The world's largest solar thermal system for water heating recently opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The new one is almost double the size of what was previously the largest solar water heating facility (located in Denmark), and it will generate enoug...

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Japan's Largest Solar Power Plant Set For Construction

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After waves of controversy following the destructive tsunami and subsequent failure of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March of 2011, Japan began ramping down its atomic energy industry and actively pursuing safer, alternative energy sources.

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In The Future the Oil Refineries will be Transformed Into Energy Positive Homes

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Nowadays, it is very popular to transform non residential sites into residential facilities, especially, if the transformation is very cheap. In particular, lighthouses, windmills, space stations, churches, railway stations, water towers, platforms a...

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Tunisian Sun Will Light European Homes By 2016

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According to Desertec Foundation company's press release, project developer Nur Energie and its Tunisian partners, including Desertes Foundation plan to construct concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) plant in the Saharan deserts of Tunisia.
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Melting Buildings Could Help Solve The Energy Crisis

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As a measure to save energy, the new Molecular Engineering and Sciences building at the University of Washington melts in the heat of day, reported The Tecca.
The outer structure of the futuristic building is, of course, structurally sound. Bu...

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