Category Archives: solar batteries for home

PV waste a rising challenge for Bangladesh – pv magazine International
22 Apr
11:02

PV waste a rising challenge for Bangladesh – pv magazine International

With concerns over the mountains of PV system waste that will one day pile up around the world, Bangladesh is no exception – the nation currently has no solar panel recycling policy. April 22, 2019 Syful Islam With electricity generation from solar on the rise in Bangladesh, the need to […]

Energy wonks hope to achieve breakthrough at Basalt Vista project – Glenwood Springs Post Independent
22 Apr
7:01

Energy wonks hope to achieve breakthrough at Basalt Vista project – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Sunsense Solar employees Kevin Lundy, Matt Greenlund and Cole Alexander install solar panels on the roof for the Habitat for Humanity Basalt Vista netzero project on April 19.Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times Energy wonks in the Roaring Fork Valley are even more excited about a new Basalt affordable housing project than […]

Array by Hampton smart deadbolt review: It solves the battery problem, but falls short on integration – TechHive
22 Apr
12:57

Array by Hampton smart deadbolt review: It solves the battery problem, but falls short on integration – TechHive

Smart deadbolts eat batteries for breakfast. I know, because I have five of them installed on various entry doors in my own smart home, and I replace the batteries in each one two to three times a year. So when I learned that the Array by Hampton was not only […]

Florida company plans to build the world’s largest solar-powered battery – FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX
22 Apr
12:56

Florida company plans to build the world’s largest solar-powered battery – FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Being the sunshine state, it makes sense that a Florida based company is hoping to break a record that has to do with solar power. Florida Power & Light Company has announced a plan to build the world’s largest solar-powered battery system. The company says it will be four times […]

Rooftop solar and batteries makes their mark at BNEF Future of Energy – pv magazine International
22 Apr
12:56

Rooftop solar and batteries makes their mark at BNEF Future of Energy – pv magazine International

Of all the energy conferences held in the United States, there is no one that is quite like BNEF Future of Energy (rebranded BNEF Summit in New York) held every year in Manhattan. Solar Power International has more attendees and CERAWeek has a bigger presence of oil and gas executives. […]

Shape-shifting chemical is key to new solar battery – Science News for Students
22 Apr
12:55

Shape-shifting chemical is key to new solar battery – Science News for Students

(more about Power Words) 3-D     Short for three-dimensional. This term is an adjective for something that has features that can be described in three dimensions — height, width and length.  atom     The basic unit of a chemical element. Atoms are made up of a dense nucleus that contains positively charged protons and uncharged […]

Eco-tip: Electric cars roll into Earth Day spotlight – Ventura County Star
22 Apr
12:52

Eco-tip: Electric cars roll into Earth Day spotlight – Ventura County Star

David Goldstein Special to Ventura County Star Published 1:00 PM EDT Apr 21, 2019 A massive oil spill off our local coast was one of the major events inspiring organizers to launch the first Earth Day in 1970. So as Earth Day grew into the one of the largest internationally […]

Fact Checking An SA Government Press Release Spruiking Their Battery Subsidy – Solar Quotes
21 Apr
5:30

Fact Checking An SA Government Press Release Spruiking Their Battery Subsidy – Solar Quotes

Last Sunday the South Australian State Government issued a press release spruiking its Home Battery Scheme. It is clearly aimed at getting more South Australians to fork over thousands of dollars for a home battery, no doubt triggered by the fact that – at the current run rate – it […]

Dollar Store Garden Lights As ATtiny Power Supplies – Hackaday
21 Apr
2:50

Dollar Store Garden Lights As ATtiny Power Supplies – Hackaday

Solar garden lights are just another part of the great trash pile of our age, electronics so cheap as to be disposable. Most of you probably have a set lurking somewhere at home, their batteries maybe exhausted. Internally though they are surprisingly interesting devices. A solar cell, a little boost […]

‘The guys are doing good’: Firefighters in stable condition after APS battery explosion – AZCentral
21 Apr
4:40

‘The guys are doing good’: Firefighters in stable condition after APS battery explosion – AZCentral

Perry Vandell and Ryan Randazzo Arizona Republic Published 9:25 PM EDT Apr 20, 2019 Four Peoria firefighters who were seriously injured from an explosion at an Arizona Public Service facility in Surprise are now in stable condition. They were identified as Capt. Hunter Clare, Engineer Justin Lopez and firefighters Matt Cottini […]