Innovative designs and products that make solar energy sources a part of your natural habitat.
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18 February 2015
Tim Cook gave an impassioned speech at the Goldman Sachs technology conference this week in San Francisco, revealing Apple’s plans to build a massive solar complex in Monteray County, California. Cook, Apple’s CEO, gave the audience some details of the plan, including the projected cost, which is approximately $850 million. The plant will generate enough […]
10 October 2014
Japan has been experiencing a solar energy boom in recent years but rapid expansion has left utilities claiming they’re unable to accept and regulate the amount of sources that are generating power only when the sun is shining. Five of the nation’s largest utilities have begun restricting access of recently completed solar farms to their […]
06 November 2012
If you’re interested in saving money on your energy bill, you may have considered installing solar power generation capabilities at your home or business. The central question behind such an endeavor is always whether the move makes financial sense. A big part of the answer is determined by geography. If you’re located in an area […]
15 March 2012
Even though many Republican politicians are fighting against the growth of alternative energy, it seems as though there are many Americans that are attempting to change the world for the better by installing home solar systems, and adding to the grid rather than just using up energy. Installations of solar panels in America more than […]
21 January 2012
A solar powered boat docked in Abu Dhabi just before the 2012 World Future Energy Summit has made a 48,000 kilometer voyage entirely on electrical power to get there. The boat wanted to prove that there were ways for the shipping industry to reduce the amount of green house gases that boats emit into the […]
18 January 2012
Investing in photovoltaics, or solar energy, can be a little tough for some people due to the high initial price of solar panels and similar technology. However, the environmental and financial benefits of this investment far outweigh the cost. If you are looking to invest in solar power, then check out these tips to make […]
03 January 2012
If you went just ten years back in time to show solar power developers the kind of chargers that would be available in just ten short years, you would blow their science-loving minds. The SUNLINQ USB mini and plus solar chargers were made to charge most cell phones, including your Blackberry or iPhones, ipods, digital […]
20 December 2011
During the holiday season, every home is busy buying and decorating for Christmas. The most bought Christmas decoration during this season is Christmas lights. It is expected that about a trillion Christmas lights are used to light up and decorate houses and buildings. However, the long strings of Christmas lights, which are often incandescent or […]
12 December 2011
The SolarSheat 1500G is a glazed recirculation solar air collector designed for space heating applications. Air is drawn from inside the room through the bottom of the collector and blown out through a duct in the top. The SolarSheat 1500G can heat an area of the home or room up to 750 ft2 or 70 […]
29 November 2011
We came across these solar powered lights while researching the best new solar lighting solutions, and realized that we needed to post about them in time for the holiday season. What a great way to welcome you or your guests home during the festive winter weeks! These fabulous little solar-powered lighted walkway trees will brighten […]
Added on 10 August 2010
What if you covered the US highways with solar panels? Well, even if they only absorbed 15% of the solar power they came in contact with they still would produce three times the amount of energy consumed by the entire country. But is this doable? Well that’s exactly what Solar Roadways is planning on finding out. Check out the video for more info.