There are more than 1 billion people worldwide without electricity in their rural or remote areas. Bringing electricity to these families is a challenge everywhere. As Hawaii moves forward with goals to transition to 100 percent renewables by 2045, they are hoping to bridge that gap.
SynTech Bioenergy LLC, a Colorado based renewable energy company has opened an office in Hawaii.
Rock Art Brewery in Morrisville, VT broke the barrier and became the first brewery to take advantage of the power from the sun!
Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have developed a solar paint. It captures water vapor from the air and then uses the energy from the sun to split the water into hydrogen and oxygen. The hydrogen could then power fuel cells or combustion engines. Continue reading “Solar Paint: New Source for Clean Energy?”
The full data for this March (2017) just came in and in the US, 10% of total energy generation nationally came from renewable sources; 2% from solar and 8% from wind.
Floating on a man-made lake in China, the world’s largest floating solar farm was switched on last week. The plant is capable of producing 40 megawatts of power — that’s enough energy to power 15,000 homes!
Best Bridge College in Nairobi’s Hurlingham area is taking a big step towards renewable energy training. The institution is now offering vocational and technical training on solar installation.
Did you know that humans consume 221 tons of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of natural gas, every second?
It seems like the only news you hear about solar energy is full of technical solar jargon and price comparisons. But, solar energy can be fun! Check out this fun solar project that you can do with your kids to teach them about our ability to harness energy from the sun!
Martha’s Vinyard is working toward a sustainable living community on the island by embracing renewables such as solar and wind.