Posts tagged: solar energy

How Solar Power is Helping Gaza Residents Overcome Electricity Crisis

Most Gazans can’t afford solar energy, but for upper and middle class people in the embattled strip it is becoming an increasingly popular option as the local energy system crumbles By: Naomi Zeveloff With two sons at university, a third son in high school, and another daughter coming up through the Gaza school system, Muhammad Dahman’s […]

China Built a 248-Acre Solar Power Plant Shaped Like a Giant Panda

By: Alexander Haro China is quickly taking the lead in the global race for the next and greatest form of energy. It’s not going to come from fossil fuels, which sucks for everyone who works in the fossil fuel industry and everyone with their hands fondling the balls of the fossil fuel industry. It’s good for the […]

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Californians Take a Shine to Solar Power

By: Jocelyne Zablit Jacquie Barnbrook had grown tired of the high electricity bills and her gas-guzzling luxury car when she finally decided to take the plunge last year. The 52-year-old Los Angeles resident joined an ever-growing number of Californians who are switching to solar power for their energy needs in a bid to not only save money […]

Tuesday July 4th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

Increasing Number of Farms Switching to Solar Power

By: Ashley Robinson Farmers have always followed natural progression when it comes to technology. “(Farmers aren’t) using horses to plow their fields anymore. Solar’s just kind of another step that allows them to be competitive and control the cost that’s a business expense,” said Nathan Jones, solar energy advisor with miEnergy. Jones was at Canada’s Farm […]

New Technology will Enable Properties to Share Solar Energy

In the UK alone, some 1.5 million homes are equipped with solar panels, and it has been estimated that by 2020 the figure could soar to 10 million, with the prospect of lower energy bills for consumers and massive reductions in CO2 emissions. Now, a University of Huddersfield researcher is developing new technologies that could […]

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »