Posts tagged: solar energy

Solar Heating Could Provide More Than 80% Of Heating Energy For Households In Finland

By: James Ayer Up to around ~80% of the heating energy needed for Finnish households could be met through the use of solar energy, depending upon the method of technical implementation, according to a new study from Aalto University. To be more specific, the study found that solar energy could be used to cover between […]

Notre Dame Works to Reduce Carbon Footprint with New Solar Panel Array

By: Caroline Torie Brand new solar panels are now soaking up the sun — helping to power a Notre Dame-owned warehouse in South Bend. On sunny and cloudy days, solar panels are collecting sustainable energy. Solar energy can be used in many ways, and panels are also cost effective. The University sees this new solar […]

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 […]

Tuesday July 18th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

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 »