Posts tagged: solar panels

Samsung Pledges To Use Only Renewable Energy By 2020

By: Anmar Frangoul Samsung Electronics made a significant commitment to renewable energy Thursday. In a statement on its website, the tech giant said it was planning to use 100 percent renewable energy at its factories, office buildings and operational facilities in Europe, China and the U.S. by 2020. The business is set to install around 42,000 […]

India Will Soon Be Drinking Budweiser Beer Brewed Using Solar Power

By: Suneera Tandon Late last year, Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev, the world’s largest brewer, announced its plans (pdf) to produce all its beer using renewable energy by 2025. By moving to renewable power at such scale, AB InBev claimed it would annually source 6 terawatt-hours of electricity—the amount produced by 400 football fields of solar panels annually—from sustainable […]

Tokyo Govt Hopes ‘Solar Road’ Will Lead To Greener Power

The Tokyo metropolitan government intends to take the initiative in introducing the new technologies of “solar roads” that collect energy from the sun via solar panels installed beneath the surface of roads and “power-generating floors” that generate electricity by utilizing the vibrations created by people walking, according to sources. The effort is aimed at promoting Tokyo […]

Elon Musk Reveals the Staggering Scale of Tesla’s Puerto Rico Solar Projects

Tesla is not standing still.   By: Mike Brown Tesla is bringing power to Puerto Rico. The territory has been working to rebuild its energy infrastructure after a series of hurricanes last year, with Tesla’s solar energy efforts playing a big role in this recovery effort. On Sunday, CEO Elon Musk revealed the company is currently working on […]

Friday June 8th, 2018 in , , , , | 1 Comment »

Florida Community Enjoys Near-Free Solar Power

Rural Groveland, Florida may seem like an unlikely place for a technological boom.  But sometimes looks can be deceiving. Trilogy Orlando is a 55-and-older community where just about every home is powered by solar energy. “Why not solar?” offered Jim Kennedy, who lives in the Trilogy development and says solar is a hit. “We have so many […]

Wednesday June 6th, 2018 in , , , | No Comments »