Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has put tackling climate change central to her campaign so far, with renewable energy front and centre.
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. Hillary Clinton rolled out the first installment of her climate change plan Sunday, proposing to add half a billion solar panels by the...Show More Summary
What exactly are the differences between LEDs and residential solar energy panels? Well, there's plenty different between them, clearly, but for a utility executive worried about slow or no load growth they amount to exactly the same thing—trouble. read more
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is expected to give a speech on climate change today, where she'll pledge to have 500 million solar panels built if she's elected. Senior Republicans in the Senate took to the floor during a Sunday session to condemn comments by Texas Republican Sen. Show More Summary
“We are on the cusp of a new era”
The Democratic presidential candidate is going all in on renewable energy. The post Hillary Clinton Promises 500 Million Solar Panels By 2021 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Solar panel sales are skyrocketing in the Netherlands right now. According to BNR, a Dutch news radio station, installers and importers are reporting sales increases in the first half of 2015 of between 70% and 100% compared to the same period in 2014. Show More Summary
Photo Credit: Shutterstock A finance package extending tax credits for wind power to the end of next year, recently approved by a key U.S. Senate panel, has been hailed as progress for clean energy, and it is. But here at Environment...Show More Summary
This ultra low cost, DIY solar tracker purifies water while deploying the ancient principles of water clocks and gravity to boost solar panel efficiency Diesel-Killing DIY Solar Tracker Boosts Efficiency 30% & Filters Water, Too wasShow More Summary
Indian Railways Opts For Solar Energy Powered Coaches Jagdish Kumar, July 21, 2015 (Breaking Energy) “…[Indian Railways, the world’s fourth largest railway network, rolled] out its solar energy powered coaches. The solar panels wereShow More Summary
Compared to a brand new bathroom or a kitchen remodel, installing solar panels on your roof is about as thrilling as insulating the attic. But, like adding insulation, going solar can be a home improvement that keeps on giving—possibly paying for itself and then some. Here’s how to find out if it’s a good investment for you. Read more...
A Russian-made Soyuz TMA-17M blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome last night, as it undertook a journey to the International Space Station. Aboard the spacecraft was NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Kimiya Yui. Show More Summary
Now you can power your iPhone from the sun, even if you can't afford solar panels. Thanks to steeply falling prices, solar power keeps breaking records for new installations. But it still makes up less than 1% of total energy production in the U.S. The chances are good that you probably don't yet have solar panels on your roof yet. Read Full Story
This beautiful and unusual house design is the brainchild of Jono Williams, an engineer and graphic designer in New Zealand. It has 270 square feet of living space and is powered entirely by solar panels. Williams can control all of the electrical appliances with an Android smartphone.
President Obama has made it easier for renters and middle-class and low-income families to control their energy. For a long time, everybody thought of solar panels as something only rich people could afford. But when you think about it, the fuel -- sunlight -- is free. Show More Summary
A malfunctioned solar panel array of the Soyuz TMA-17M spacecraft, which has brought new crew members to the International Space Station (ISS), opened during the vessel’s docking with the ISS, a representative of Russian space agency Roscosmos told RIA Novosti.
A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station blasted off at 5:02 EST today. Despite only deploying one of two solar panels, the capsule has docked safely, and it’s welcome party (and fresh food!) time on the ISS.http://gizmodo.com/watch-a-3-pers... Read more...
In this age of tax incentives at both the local and federal level, installing solar panels for the home has gotten increasingly popular. Solar panels have gotten cheaper and more efficient, making them an appealing option for consumers rather than a quirky option for the most progressive neighbor on the block. Show More Summary
Originally published on Solar Love. One of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, Yingli Solar, recently unveiled its latest product, a 1500 volt utility-scale solar panel. The panel has been specifically designed for use in utility-scale PV power plants, and improves upon system performance and reduces balance-of-system costs. Show More Summary
In the solar power research community, a new class of materials called perovskites is causing quite a buzz, as scientists search for technology that has a better 'energy payback time' than the silicon-based solar panels currently dominating the market. Show More Summary