Category Archives: solar panels

Victorian Solar Hot Water Systems Rebate Now Available – pv magazine Australia
20 Feb
10:29

Victorian Solar Hot Water Systems Rebate Now Available – pv magazine Australia

Victorians are getting the extra support they need to drive down their energy costs, with rebates now available for solar hot water systems as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Homes package. February 20, 2019 Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Victorian households can now claim up to […]

Nissan’s Recycled EV Batteries Power ‘Off-Grid’ Adventures – Geek
20 Feb
10:00

Nissan’s Recycled EV Batteries Power ‘Off-Grid’ Adventures – Geek

Nissan and OPUS Campers teamed up for a smart camping concept that uses second-life EV batteries to power “off-the-grid” adventures. Currently, going OTG requires a fossil-fuel generator (which is bad for air quality and a peaceful ambience) or a limited-power battery solution. With the Nissan x OPUS concept camper, though, […]

LG solar panels used in net-zero home trade show installation – Solar Power World
20 Feb
9:48

LG solar panels used in net-zero home trade show installation – Solar Power World

Solar panels from LG Electronics are delivering high-performance energy savings to The New American Remodel (TNAR), the official show home of the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this week. Solar panels from LG Electronics are delivering high-performance energy savings to The New American Remodel, the official show home of […]

Sustainable Travel to Healdsburg, California: Staying at LEED Gold-Certified H2 Hotel, Part 1 – Nature and Environment – Mother Earth News
20 Feb
8:50

Sustainable Travel to Healdsburg, California: Staying at LEED Gold-Certified H2 Hotel, Part 1 – Nature and Environment – Mother Earth News

Tucked into the rolling hills filled with the vineyards of Sonoma County’s wine country, just off Highway 101 and about a two hours’ drive north of San Francisco, rests Healdsburg, California. Along with the sustainability movement taking hold in the area’s wineries, the downtown H2 Hotel has spectacularly demonstrated its […]

A solar-powered seaside home embraces contrast and scenic views – Inhabitat
20 Feb
7:19

A solar-powered seaside home embraces contrast and scenic views – Inhabitat

Melbourne-based firm Megowan Architectural has unveiled a beautiful home located in Mount Eliza in Victoria, Australia that uses strategic angles and contrast to make the most of the idyllic seaside setting. The three-story Two Angle House is not only aesthetically stunning — behind its sophisticated concrete and wood facade is a […]

Baxter City Council: Council considers ‘green’ parking lot for… – Brainerd Dispatch
20 Feb
5:49

Baxter City Council: Council considers ‘green’ parking lot for… – Brainerd Dispatch

Council members voted Tuesday, Feb. 19, to conduct a presentation and comment session on proposals for commercial properties at Baxter Village III, the third phase of a commercial development west of Highway 371. The proposal involves a 2.28-acre commercial site of vacant land south of Baxter Village, two buildings with […]

New police station up to voters | Local | dnews.com – Moscow-Pullman Daily News
20 Feb
4:12

New police station up to voters | Local | dnews.com – Moscow-Pullman Daily News

Moscow residents will vote May 21 on a 10-year, $9.64 million general obligation bond to fund the construction of a police station and remodeling of city buildings. The Moscow City Council approved the bond ordinance Tuesday night. About 7.89 million of the nearly $10 million bond would fund the construction […]

Peake: ‘Green New Deal’ Not A Spacey Proposal – Cape Cod Chronicle
20 Feb
4:08

Peake: ‘Green New Deal’ Not A Spacey Proposal – Cape Cod Chronicle

EAST HARWICH — When it comes to addressing climate change, what’s needed is an audacious plan to get the nation to zero carbon emissions within the decade. And while some might call U.S. Sen. Ed Markey’s “Green New Deal” too ambitious, State Rep. Sarah Peake said there’s precedent for the […]

Researchers create residential solar panels nearly twice as efficient as existing panels – SlashGear
20 Feb
4:07

Researchers create residential solar panels nearly twice as efficient as existing panels – SlashGear

Drive through most neighborhoods around the world, and you are likely to find at least a few homes that have solar panels installed on the roof for collecting electricity from the sun. The challenge for solar panels that are used in residential and industrial applications today is the inefficiency of […]

Q-yachts Q30: the future of electric boating with a minimalist design – Designboom
20 Feb
4:02

Q-yachts Q30: the future of electric boating with a minimalist design – Designboom

after a decade of dreaming and developing, janne kjellman – founder of Q-yachts – has finally realized a silent propulsion system for boats. the Q30 is an 100% electric motor yacht which matches its forward thinking engineering with a clean, minimal aesthetic. from the hull to the cabins below deck, […]

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