A team of female high school engineering students at San Fernando High School have collaborated on the design of a solar powered tent to provide shelter for the homeless. The girls utilized insulated fabric and solar panels for their tent design, which also includes a safety locking system and a UV system to help sanitize it. […]
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A new office building in Edmonton, Canada will feature 500 solar panels on the south wall and large windows on the north wall. Together they are expected to meet 80% of the building’s energy needs.
Swedish Solar of Orlando, Florida is the only company offering a solar panel awning system for the exterior of buildings. They can provide solar power for homes that are not suitable for traditional rooftop systems while adding beauty to any home.
The US Solar Energy Industries Association has launched a nationwide consumer education campaign in an effort to inform and protect solar consumers with the fundamentals of solar, while also further simplifying the process of choosing to go solar.
Google’s new Project Sunroof tool says 80% of all rooftops in the US are good candidates for rooftop solar systems.
Ibiden, one of Apple’s largest suppliers, intends to add 20 renewable solar power facilities to power its Japanese operations, including a large floating solar farm.
Wanting to save the world is a laudable goal, but economics is where the case for solar power and other renewable energy is being won. BNEF says solar now cost less than any other source of electricity in 60 countries around the world.
Georgia residents can quickly and easily in Georgia Power’s Smart Solar program. By agreeing to pay one cent per kilowatt-hour more than the standard rate, they can promote solar energy without installing a rooftop solar system on their homes.
A partnership between a Nigerian and an American company will bring solar power microgrids to 25 communities in Nigeria this year. Most have had no electricity for at least 10 years.
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Michael Barnard The Appalachia region of the USA was a key factor in the recent US election. The people there have become the defining puzzle of US politics, with the most recommended book right now on the left and right being Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance. That book does an […]