Philips Releases A 60-Watt Equivalent SlimStyle LED For Only $13

Philips has released a 650-lumen LED flood lamp for $12.97 USD comprising Luxeon mid-power LEDs built by the Philips Lumiled facility in San Jose, California. It is the SlimStyle BR30. About The Philips SlimStyle LED’s Energy-Efficiency The Philips BR30 LED flood lamp consumes only 9.5 watts, and it is nearly as bright as a 60-watt incandescent…

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Mars Agrees To Construct A 200 MW Wind Farm

Mars Incorporated, the manufacturer of SNICKERS, Skittles, Pedigree, and other products will have a whopping 200 MW wind farm constructed by Blattner Energy Inc, with the assistance of Sumitomo Corporation and BNB Renewable Energy. That will cover 100% of Mars’ U.S. electricity usage! Mars is a big company, consisting of 70 sites, including 37 factories and…

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Is The Pacific Hurricane Season Starting Already?

The Pacific Hurricane Season is supposed to start on May 15. However, a tropical disturbance has already been detected 240 miles southwest of Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Could this signal a hurricane rebound? Last year, there were no major hurricanes. This could be the earliest formation in the eastern Pacific basin since 1949. This tropical disturbance may not…

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Photon Energy Has Launched A 283 kW Rooftop Solar System In Australia

Photon Energy Australia has launched a 283 kW rooftop solar system on an office building in Sydney’s Commercial Business District. This rooftop solar system will help the company to achieve 5-star NABERS and Green Star ratings, and it is also one of the largest rooftop solar systems in Australia. Photon Energy‘s rooftop solar power system,…

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Panasonic Unsure About Committing To Tesla’s Gigafactory

By Nicholas Brown. Panasonic, a major manufacturer of batteries, is hesitant to join Tesla Motors’ ‘Gigafactory’ project, because it would raise investment risks, according to Panasonic’s CEO Kazuhiro Tsuga. “Our approach is to make investments step by step,” Tsuga said yesterday. “Elon plans to produce more affordable models besides Model S, and I understand his thinking…

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GE Unveils Ecomagination R&D Centre In Masdar City

General Electric (GE) has revealed its Ecomagination research and development centre in the Incubator Building of Masdar City. It was inaugurated by His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE minister of state and CEO of Masdar. The Incubator Building is for housing small startup companies, small-and-medium-sized enterprises, and regional offices for multinational companies. Apart from GE,…

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