Small scale solar – Massachusetts new solar farm sits on former dump

Unused land sitting at a municipal city landfill in Massachusetts is now being put to productive use – saving money and generating clean electricity. The city of Methuen put their Huntington Avenue landfill to green productive use by building a small solar farm on the site.  The new solar farm, … Continue reading

IBM developing an 80 percent efficient solar power collector

By combining their experience on cooling supercomputers with a concentrated photovoltaic solar collector, IBM thinks that they can hit 80 percent efficiency with its new High Concentration Photovoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system.   With HCPVT, you get energy in two forms – electricity plus hot water. The system consists of a … Continue reading

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