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How to power a city of 100.000 people using only renewable energy

How to power a city of 100.000 people using only renewable energy

A city of 100,000 residents is not a big city, is actually quite a tiny one, so we don’t need a large amount of energy to power all the households,… Read more »

Solar towers can no longer compete with solar panels

Solar towers can no longer compete with solar panels

PS10 is the name of the Solar power plant built in southern Spain near Seville (Andalusia), that concentrates the sunlight with the help of 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats,… Read more »

How to make solar energy affordable to every American

How to make solar energy affordable to every American

The SunShot Initiative has the goal to fund innovative research and development of projects that can make solar energy more affordable to every American. Making solar energy more affordable is… Read more »

Tesla plans to produce solar cells and solar panels along with Panasonic

Tesla plans to produce solar cells and solar panels along with Panasonic

Tesla Motors announced Sunday that they plan a collaboration with Panasonic Corp to produce solar cells and solar modules (solar panels) in a factory in Buffalo, New York. Panasonic already… Read more »

SolarCity is now the property of Tesla Motors

SolarCity is now the property of Tesla Motors

Elon Musk’s solar power company, SolarCity, has been sold to Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company, Tesla Motors, for the amount of $2.6 billion. The purpose of the transaction is to… Read more »

Rooftop solar power can cover almost half of the energy demand in the U.S.

Rooftop solar power can cover almost half of the energy demand in the U.S.

The U.S. is open toward the development of the renewable energy sector, and because the main source of clean energy is represented by the Sun, a report made by the… Read more »

Solar panels made of graphene can generate power while raining

Solar panels made of graphene can generate power while raining

A group of scientists from the Ocean University of China in Qingdao and Yunnan Normal University, Kunming have discovered the fact that graphene layers mounted on the top of a… Read more »

The UK wants to reduce its carbon emissions level by 80% by 2050

The UK wants to reduce its carbon emissions level by 80% by 2050

The UK wants to set a long-term goal that will reduce the level of carbon emissions in the country to zero, even if the Government slashed the subsidies for small… Read more »

Solar Impulse 2 is preparing to continue its journey around the world

Solar Impulse 2 is preparing to continue its journey around the world

Solar Impulse 2, the famous solar plane that wants to fly around the world using only solar energy that is produced by the solar panels mounted on its body and… Read more »

London hosts Europe’s largest floating solar power farm

London hosts Europe’s largest floating solar power farm

On a large artificial lake built near London and known as the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir at Walton-on-Thames, Thames Water, which is the UK’s largest water and wastewater service provider… Read more »

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