Posts tagged: Solar panel

Solar-Panel Roads to be Built on Four Continents in 2017 with Calgary Next in Line

By: Anna Hirtenstein Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you. A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar panels, capable of withstand the weight of an 18-wheeler truck, that they’re now building into road surfaces. After nearly five years of research and […]

Thursday December 22nd, 2016 in , , , | No Comments »

NEW SHADE OF SOLAR PANEL

Since solar panels aren’t particularly aesthetic, their use has been limited to out-of-the-way places like rooftops … but here’s a tech breakthrough that will make solar panels blend into their surroundings. Courtesy: http://www.todaysgreenminute.com/ Tweet

Friday November 25th, 2016 in , , , | No Comments »

Karma Aims to Challenge Tesla With Solar-Boosted Hybrid

By: David Welch, Bloomberg Karma Automotive LLC, the Chinese-owned carmaker once known as Fisker Automotive, has taken another step in its resurrection with the online reveal of its plug-in hybrid sedan that seeks to compete with Tesla’s Model S electric car. The rebooted automaker has revealed the all-new Revero, which will cost more than the $115,000 […]

SunPower Introduces a New Kit System for Residential PV

Equinox, SunPower’s new fully integrated residential solar solution introduced today to the market, is said to deliver 70% more energy with 70% fewer visible parts.   In October last year, the U.S. PV manufacturer SunPower introduced Helix – its first fully integrated “kit” system for commercial rooftop installations. Due to clip-in racking and plug-and-play cabling […]

The Consumerization of Energy Is Just Beginning

Shell’s Bennett Cohen believes it represents a profound shift in the way we power society. By: Bennett Cohen In May 2015, Elon Musk revealed the Tesla Powerwall — a stationary battery for homeowners that features essentially the same battery technology as Tesla’s cars. Energy analysts pored over the specifications of the lithium-ion technology because of […]