21 Apr '11, 8am

Clean-Technology Trends 2011: Shaping Clean Energy Markets for the Next Decade

Clean-Technology Trends 2011: Shaping Clean Energy Markets for the Next Decade

Whereas compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) were once thought to be the solution to energy-intensive incandescent bulbs, the eyes of the future have turned to another lighting technology: solid-state light emitting diodes (LEDs). Companies are currently on the verge of creating the first affordable LED replacement for the standard 60-watt incandescent bulb, without the mercury content and dimming constraints seen in CFL bulbs. With an estimated savings of 80% of energy over incandescent equivalents, the future is looking bright for LED technology. Integrating natural gas into renewable energy systems will also play an integral role in the clean energy markets of the future, according to the report. Clean Energy Trends 2011 highlights hybrid systems that address renewable energy intermittency issues while sharing existing infrastructure and reducing upfront capital costs. Not...

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