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Sacramento Airport Installs SMA Inverters Harness Solar Energy

Sacramento International Airport (SMF) has installed a photovoltaic (PV) system to harness solar energy in an effort to advance its sustainability. Solar technology company SMA has provided the photovoltaics to the US airport. The 7.9 MW project, using SMA’s inverters, has been implemented across a 15-acre land parcel near the airport’s economy parking lot, as […]

Saturday March 17th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Add Cow Manure to Your List of Renewable Energy Sources

By: Jim Efstathiou Jr. The average Holstein cow produces over 100 pounds of manure a day. It’s a lot of poop. It’s also a lot of potential power. On some farms, that energy is already being collected: The manure’s tossed into an anaerobic digester system where gas concentrates and then has to be stripped of water, […]

Thursday March 15th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Dubai’s First Smart Park Boasts E-Charging Bays, Solar Panels

Civic body has experimented with a smart control panel for outdoor lighting systems and to increase efficiency of lighting systems Dubai: The first smart park with electric car charging stations and parking lots that can harness solar energy has come up in Dubai’s Al Barsha South. Dubai Municipality’s General Projects Department has completed the construction […]

Tuesday March 13th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Researchers Figured Out How to Generate Power From Falling Raindrops

By: Jeremy Berke   Solar panels are generally useless in rainy weather.  But researchers in China have found an ingenious solution: They’ve developed solar panels that can harness the motion of raindrops for energy. It could revolutionize the solar industry. One of the biggest problems plaguing the widespread adoption of solar power is, quite simply, […]

Sunday March 11th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Storing Solar Energy: Researchers Pave The Way for Artificial Photosynthesis

A team of US and Chinese researchers has developed a new, dual-atom catalyst to serve as a platform for artificial photosynthesis. Solar energy has become increasingly cheaper and more effective, but the problem of energy storage still plagues renewables. Harnessing solar energy is a lofty goal, but being able to store and distribute it when it’s cloudy or dark […]

Friday March 9th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »