Posts tagged: Sustainable energy

Elon Musk Leads Tesla Effort to Build House Roofs Entirely out of Solar Panels

In the latest clean energy plan, Tesla purchased SolarCity to make solar ‘shingles’: ‘It’s not a thing on the roof. It is the roof,’ CEO says A new venture spearheaded by Elon Musk will create house roofs made entirely of solar panels, in a sweeping expansion of Tesla’s clean energy ambitions. Tesla has finalized a […]

Recycling and Waste Removal In Australia

Modern society is full of conveniences; many of those conveniences create massive amounts of waste. This waste must go somewhere and be processed, or simply wait in a landfill where it piles up over time. Some of the worst culprits are plastic water bottles, and single serve coffee containers which are becoming such a problem […]

Researchers Generate Clean Energy using Bacteria-Powered Solar Panel

Researchers have taken the next step in the evolution of bacteria-powered energy. For the first time ever, researchers connected nine biological-solar (bio-solar) cells into a bio-solar panel. Then they continuously produced electricity from the panel and generated the most wattage of any existing small-scale bio-solar cells – 5.59 microwatts. “Once a functional bio-solar panel becomes […]

Ugandan mayor: My district will be 100% renewable by 2020

The mayor of Kasese’s ambitious plan for his region’s renewables programme aims to improve living standards and public health My desire to set a 100% renewable by 2020 goal was strongly motivated by the alarming climate-induced degradation of the snowcapped Rwenzori mountains, from which the communities here derive their livelihood, water supply and identity. The […]

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Like AirBnB for solar power, Yeloha lets you use other people’s rooftops for energy

By: Kelly Hodgkins Boston-based startup Yeloha has a novel idea for expanding solar power in cities — sharing. We already share apartments, cars, and bikes, so why not solar panels, too. Instead of using a central solar source like SolarPerks, Yeloha crowdsources the technology by connecting individuals together and encouraging them to share in the […]