Category Archives: solar batteries for home

Federal election energy policy wish from CEC: solar panels on new homes. – Energy Matters
18 Feb
9:40

Federal election energy policy wish from CEC: solar panels on new homes. – Energy Matters

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) wants solar panels to be mandatory on all new homes. The council, which is Australia’s national body for the renewable energy industry, made the call in a federal election energy policy wish-list released today. The council says there’s a need to “restore the leadership” on […]

LOAD SHEDDING: Practical tips to protect your valuables – Independent Online
17 Feb
11:38

LOAD SHEDDING: Practical tips to protect your valuables – Independent Online

File Image: IOL Capacity shortages have seen Eskom reimplement load shedding, leaving many South Africans in the dark on how to protect themselves. “Besides the total inconvenience – when the power goes out, your alarm, electric fences and motorised gates go with it, leaving you and your home in a […]

California warms to solar homes; other states may give a cold shoulder – Newsbug.info
17 Feb
8:30

California warms to solar homes; other states may give a cold shoulder – Newsbug.info

California’s first-in-the-nation requirement that all new homes have solar panels is a giant leap toward its goal of a fossil-free future, but the challenge of managing a surge of electricity to the grid could keep other states —even sun-soaked ones —from following suit. Opposition from utilities and homebuilders, and a […]

Save an additional 15% off these battery packs, wireless chargers, USB hubs, and more – Mashable
17 Feb
1:29

Save an additional 15% off these battery packs, wireless chargers, USB hubs, and more – Mashable

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: monitormate By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2019-02-17 10:00:00 UTC There’s no such thing as too many devices — until, of course, you’re wrapped up like a mummy in a seemingly endless roll of different […]

AntBot: A six-legged walking robot able to home like desert ants in outdoor environments – Science
17 Feb
3:29

AntBot: A six-legged walking robot able to home like desert ants in outdoor environments – Science

Abstract Autonomous outdoor navigation requires reliable multisensory fusion strategies. Desert ants travel widely every day, showing unrivaled navigation performance using only a few thousand neurons. In the desert, pheromones are instantly destroyed by the extreme heat. To navigate safely in this hostile environment, desert ants assess their heading from the […]

Residents skeptical as company takes over solar project – Bristol Herald Courier
16 Feb
5:43

Residents skeptical as company takes over solar project – Bristol Herald Courier

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — The backers of a northern Minnesota community solar-plus-storage project are wary about the sudden involvement of their municipal utility’s power wholesaler. The Itasca Clean Energy Team, a citizens group in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, has been working with the city’s municipal utility for more than two […]

Opinion: Good Night Oppy, A Farewell To NASA’s Mars Rover – NPR
16 Feb
5:25

Opinion: Good Night Oppy, A Farewell To NASA’s Mars Rover – NPR

Enlarge this image An artist’s concept shows a NASA Mars exploration rover on the surface of Mars. The twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity were launched in 2003 and arrived at sites on Mars in January 2004. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption toggle caption NASA/JPL-Caltech We probably should not project human traits onto […]

Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire – Minneapolis Star Tribune
16 Feb
7:21

Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire – Minneapolis Star Tribune

WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Four children and their father were killed in a fire that ripped through their northern New York home. Hundreds of people gathered in Watertown for a vigil Friday night to Aaron Bodah and daughters Skylar, Erin, Alexa and Merissa. The girls ranged in age from 4 to […]

Penn Valley Fire fitted with solar panels – The Union of Grass Valley
16 Feb
4:13

Penn Valley Fire fitted with solar panels – The Union of Grass Valley

It takes a lot of electricity to save lives. The cost to power first responder equipment had skyrocketed in recent years for Penn Valley Fire Protection District, totaling as much as $1500 per month. Until now. Late last year, a crew from California Solar installed 72 SunPower panels atop Station […]

Renewable energy in Ukraine on the verge of change – UNIAN
15 Feb
9:15

Renewable energy in Ukraine on the verge of change – UNIAN

REUTERS Ten years ago, electricity production from renewables was just a fun feature for large companies close to power. However, rapid technological development, which led to a repeated fall in the cost of equipment for the transformation of sunlight and wind into electrical energy, and the new rules introduced in […]

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