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San Diego Padres Begin MLB’s Largest Solar Power Installation

By: Joe Lemire The San Diego Padres announced the installation of Major League Baseball’s largest solar power system. Sullivan Solar Power, founded by a San Diego native, is outfitting Petco Park with the 336,520-watt sustainable energy project of 716 high-efficiency, 470-watt solar modules expected to produce more than 12 million kilowatt-hours over a quarter-century — larger than MLB’s […]

Monday January 22nd, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Bioenergy at the Centre of EU Renewable Energy Policy

Bioenergy has to be an essential part of the EU energy mix for at least the next 30 years. Without it, the commitment to a 1.5°C global warming target will be very hard, if not impossible to achieve, argue a group of scientists. The following op-ed was signed by a group of scientists (full list […]

Saturday January 20th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Batteries Full of Renewable Energy Could Spell the End for Fossil Fuels

Commercial and domestic battery storage is on the rise, moving energy off the grid and into our homes By: Oliver Bennett After the UK government’s scrapping of renewable-energy subsidies in 2016, it sometimes seems as if green-energy initiatives were in retreat. In fact, the opposite is true: in 2017, the renewables sector was up eight […]

Thursday January 18th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Living Ink Solar Panels Could Power Small Devices

By: Lou Del Bello Cyanobacteria have been around for billions of years. They manufacture their own food through photosynthesis, absorbing solar light and turning it into energy. Much like plants, they release oxygen in the process, and their presence may have changed our atmosphere so much that bigger creatures could eventually breathe and thrive on Earth. […]

Tuesday January 16th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Making Solar Energy More Efficient

With global warming an ever-present worry, renewable energy — particularly solar power — is a burgeoning field. Now, two doctoral students in the School of Architecture & Design (Arc/D) have demonstrated methods of optimizing the capture of sunlight in experiments at the Center for Design Research. Green-roof boost Mohammed Alshayeb started by asking himself what […]

Sunday January 14th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »