Category Archives: commercial solar system

Areas of our Solar System need to be cordoned off as no-mining zones, believe scientists – Firstpost
16 May
7:19

Areas of our Solar System need to be cordoned off as no-mining zones, believe scientists – Firstpost

tech2 News StaffMay 15, 2019 19:11:37 IST Much like regions on Earth cordoned-off as no-hunting, no-mining or no-construction zones, large swathes of the solar system too should be marked as “space wilderness” that should not be exploited by commercial activity, scientists have proposed. Demarcating zones in space where planets, moon and other celestial bodies are protected […]

Solar subsidies: Government subsidies and other incentives for installing rooftop solar system in India – Economic Times
15 May
7:30

Solar subsidies: Government subsidies and other incentives for installing rooftop solar system in India – Economic Times

Solar energy refers to the energy obtained from the sun which is a renewable form of energy. Ample solar energy is available in India due to its perfect geographical location which makes the country receive tropical sunlight. Furthermore, the country witnesses more than 300 days with clear skies each year. […]

Largest solar array on city land in Arkansas to start operating July 1 – talkbusiness.net
15 May
7:50

Largest solar array on city land in Arkansas to start operating July 1 – talkbusiness.net

Construction is on schedule and on budget for the largest solar array on city-owned land in Arkansas, and the 10-megawatt system is expected to begin operating July 1, said Matt Irving, vice president of operations for Today’s Power Inc. (TPI) Work on the $23 million system started in March, and […]

Why ‘The Expanse’ Season 4 Will Be ‘Darker, Sexier’ on Amazon – Newsweek
14 May
8:08

Why ‘The Expanse’ Season 4 Will Be ‘Darker, Sexier’ on Amazon – Newsweek

The Expanse could feel different when it returns for Season 4. In a recent interview, cast member Cas Anvar, who plays Martian fighter pilot (with a Texas accent) Alex Kamal on The Expanse, described what the move from Syfy to Amazon Prime Video means for Season 4. “Amazon is the […]

Trump’s FY 2020 Budget Amendment Seeks $1.6B for NASA Moon 2024 Mission, Sustained Presence – People’s Pundit Daily
14 May
7:57

Trump’s FY 2020 Budget Amendment Seeks $1.6B for NASA Moon 2024 Mission, Sustained Presence – People’s Pundit Daily

Administrator Bridenstine: “We Are Going” to the Moon and Mars President Donald Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget amendment aims to land Americans on the South Pole of the Moon by 2024, and to establish a sustained presence by 2028. It is the latest supportive act in the Trump Administration’s […]

Sustainable Melbourne Fund to expand rooftop PV across Australia – pv magazine International
14 May
8:09

Sustainable Melbourne Fund to expand rooftop PV across Australia – pv magazine International

An innovative financing structure, set up in 2002 to enable businesses in the Australian state of Victoria to invest in sustainable infrastructure, is now going national. The Sustainable Melbourne Fund (SMF) and Bank Australia have introduced a new A$200 million ($139 million) loan facility that offers commercial-industrial and agricultural businesses […]

“Solar System Apocalypse” –‘Once We’ve Mined and Exploited It, There’s Nowhere Left to Go” – The Daily Galaxy –Great Discoveries Channel
13 May
8:19

“Solar System Apocalypse” –‘Once We’ve Mined and Exploited It, There’s Nowhere Left to Go” – The Daily Galaxy –Great Discoveries Channel

Posted on May 13, 2019 “Do we want cities on the near side of the moon that light up at night? Would that be inspiring or horrifying? And what about the rings of Saturn? They are beautiful, almost pure water ice,” said Martin Elvis, a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard […]

Sustainable Melbourne Fund takes its mission, and rooftop PV, Australia wide – pv magazine Australia
13 May
8:32

Sustainable Melbourne Fund takes its mission, and rooftop PV, Australia wide – pv magazine Australia

An innovative finance structure set up in 2002 to enable Victorian businesses to invest in sustainable upgrades of their infrastructure is going national. Sustainable Melbourne Fund in partnership with Bank Australia has expand its reach, with a new $200 million loan facility that offers commercial-industrial and agricultural businesses throughout the […]

QLD’s Maranoa Council Looks To Solar Power To Slash Energy Costs – Solar Quotes
12 May
8:40

QLD’s Maranoa Council Looks To Solar Power To Slash Energy Costs – Solar Quotes

Image: wesleycampelop Maranoa Regional Council decided last week to proceed to the detailed design phase for installation of solar power systems at 13 of its facilities. Situated in south-west Queensland, the Maranoa Regional Council area incorporates towns including Roma, Injune, Mitchell, Surat, Wallumbilla and Yuleba. The region is home to […]

India’s Growing Solar Power Programme Could Leave Behind A Trail Of Waste – The Logical Indian
12 May
8:52

India’s Growing Solar Power Programme Could Leave Behind A Trail Of Waste – The Logical Indian

India has an ambitious solar power programme but currently no proper policy or mechanism to address the waste from solar panels. An estimated 200,000 tonnes of waste from solar photovoltaic panels could pile up in India by 2030 if no action is taken. Leaching of hazardous chemicals into the ecosystem […]