Posts tagged: Sustainable energy

Solar Power Deal Will Lower Social Tenants’ Energy Bills

Solar panels are to be installed in 800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales over the next five years, as part of a new government scheme. The Dutch firm, Maas Capital, is investing £160m in the project. The panels, which will be free to tenants, are expected to cut hundreds of pounds from energy bills, […]

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 […]

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 […]