This Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament features eyes that light up and an on/off switch,along with a solar panel on back of it’s hood. He’s gonna look great in your garden or on your lawn. Just guard your droids. Product Specifications Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament Officially-licensed Star Wars merchandise A ThinkGeek creation & exclusive […]
A new report from NREL demonstrates that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is not just blowing smoke with that half-billion solar panel pledge The Cost Of Half A Billion Solar Panels Keeps Going Down, Down, Down was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
SunCulture Solar recently unveiled their SolPad, a 100-percent-integrated solar panel that aims to give more control to users over the power they're consuming. Equipped with battery storage and an inverter, the SolPad can be utilized on or off the grid. Show More Summary
UC Davis and a solar company are investigating whether you can mix farming and utility-scale solar.
Lifting the solar panels closer to the sky boosts their efficiency.
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SILICON VALLEY — SolarCity, the solar panel installer co-founded by Elon Musk, was sued for intellectual property theft on Monday by Khosla Ventures and Cogenra Solar. The technology in question is used to make high-efficiency solarShow More Summary
This startup is reinventing the solar panel, and aims to cut the cost of integrating clean power and energy storage to homes by half.
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Dust, pollen, and bird droppings can build up on solar panels and prevent them from absorbing the maximum amount of sunlight. A robotic cleaning crew ensures that solar panels at large power plants are spotless.
I hope you like talking to your Uber driver, because things could be getting a lot chattier during rides soon. Geostellar, an online marketplace for solar panels, is testing an unusual sales tactic by enlisting Uber and Lyft drivers to sell panels to riders. Read more...
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The merger of Tesla Motors and SolarCity is not yet final, but Elon Musk is already “aiming for” an October 28 unveiling for the pair’s first integrated product: a “solar roof” — not solar panels, but an entire roof. “It’s not a thing on the roof. It is the roof,” Musk said in August during SolarCity’s latest earnings call. On Twitter […]
COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An ambitious plan by the Sri Lankan government to outfit 100,000 homes with solar panels, to turn them into power producers for the national grid, may be too expensive for many families to afford, experts warn.
At a glance 6-12 month battery (without solar panel) Two-way audio Infrared LEDs for night vision Pros Easy to install, with most tools included Wireless design means more mounting options Cons No way to schedule quiet hours Cloud recording...Show More Summary
A few other airport-based solar farms exist, but none are as massive as the IND Solar Farm. During three phases, the solar farm sprawled across 183 acres. 87,478 panels generate as much power as 3,650 homes would use. In total, the vast solar farm generates 20 megawatts (MW) AC and 25 MW DC. Show More Summary
Originally published on Carbon Brief. By Simon Evans Germany’s “Energiewende”, which translates as energy transition, conjures up images of bright, sunlit fields scattered with wind turbines and solar panels. But to its critics, it is a story of continued reliance on coal. Show More Summary
UNTIL recently Britain had grand renewable-energy ambitions. Its prime minister had solar panels on his London house and once claimed that he would lead the country’s “greenest government ever”. And for those who feared that these were hollow gestures, the European Union rules would help keep Britain on course. Show More Summary