Posts tagged: solar panels

Downtown Development Prompts Changes in County’s Solar Panel Plans

By: Stanley Dunlap A 2016 agreement to install solar panels outside Macon-Bibb County government buildings was hailed as a historic moment as officials took the lead in supporting renewable energy. But as measurements were being taken for panels that would go in the parking lot of the Macon-Bibb County Government Center, a proposed mixed-use development […]

Thursday July 20th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

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 »

Secretly Solar Roof

By: Elena Comelli The solar panels can be designed to look like any type of construction material — terracotta, stone, cement or wood — in order to blend in with the building’s architecture. An Italian company is making photovoltaic roof tiles that perfectly mimic materials such as terracotta, stone and wood In historic centres and […]

Energy From Renewable Sources Passed Another Milestone in UK

Britain made another history on the eve of election day, when power from wind, solar, hydro and wood pellet burning supplied 50.7 per cent of the UK’s total energy consumption. London: Britain made another history on the eve of election day, when power from wind, solar, hydro and wood pellet burning supplied 50.7 per cent […]