Category Archives: solar panels

Solar-powered ‘Silent 55’ yacht claims to make no noise as it sails – Business Insider – Business Insider
26 Jan
2:54

Solar-powered ‘Silent 55’ yacht claims to make no noise as it sails – Business Insider – Business Insider

The Silent 55 takes “chasing the sun” to a whole new level. The Austrian shipyard Silent Yachts has been experimenting with alternative energy sources for yachts since 2005. Its newest yacht, the Silent 55, is a solar-electric catamaran that the company says can run completely on solar energy and cruises […]

12 gorgeous places for a staycation in the UK that’ll make you forget that trip abroad – Coventry Telegraph
25 Jan
10:14

12 gorgeous places for a staycation in the UK that’ll make you forget that trip abroad – Coventry Telegraph

When you weigh up the financial cost, not to mention the environmental toll, a holiday abroad might not seem like such a good idea. Added to that the hassle of getting to the airport, bag-checks, security and boarding, it’s all exhausting. With all that in mind, the UK may start […]

Arnold Police investigate theft of $21000 in solar panels, other equipment – Leader Publications
25 Jan
10:24

Arnold Police investigate theft of $21000 in solar panels, other equipment – Leader Publications

Arnold Police are investigating the theft of 65 solar panels and mounting brackets worth more than $21,000 from an Arnold roofing company. The items were inside a trailer that was stolen between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 31 from Home Options Made Easy, 1447 Jeffco Blvd., Lt. Clinton Wooldridge […]

Our view: Kudos to Huntley School District 158’s money-saving solar plan – Northwest Herald
25 Jan
8:44

Our view: Kudos to Huntley School District 158’s money-saving solar plan – Northwest Herald

Matthew Apgar file photo – mapgar@shawmedia.com Caption Fosler Construction’s Matthew Hughes works on solar panels at the Huntley School District 158 offices Jan. 16 in Huntley. Thumbs-up: To saving public funds with renewable energy. Huntley School District 158 said this week it plans a March activation for the first parts […]

Energy and Environment at the Roundhouse | News – Santa Fe Reporter
25 Jan
12:54

Energy and Environment at the Roundhouse | News – Santa Fe Reporter

SB 29, introduced by Sen. Majority Whip Mimi Stewart, D-Albuquerque, and Rep. Matthew McQueen, D-Santa Fe, would allow individuals to apply for an income tax credit equivalent to 10% of the costs of purchasing and installing new solar systems on their residences, businesses or agricultural projects. The bill caps the […]

BOOT: New inflatable solar catamaran is ‘light as air’ – Plugboats
25 Jan
12:03

BOOT: New inflatable solar catamaran is ‘light as air’ – Plugboats

This new inflatable solar catamaran debuting at the Duesseldorf Boat Show is a clean energy pontoon-type boat that is perfect for taking friends out for a pleasure cruise without them having to yell over the racket of a fossil fuel boat motor. It’s called the Eletricat, by Slovenia’s Hovercraft and […]

DirecTV satellite is at risk of explosion due to battery issues – Yahoo News Australia
24 Jan
10:35

DirecTV satellite is at risk of explosion due to battery issues – Yahoo News Australia

DirecTV has one month to remove a satellite from geostationary orbit, so it doesn’t take other satellites down with it if it ends up exploding. The AT&T-owned TV service fears that its Spaceway-1 satellite (a Boeing 702HP model) might explode due to battery issues that started manifesting in December. According […]

24 Jan
10:35

Visible solar panels would ruin the charm of our neighborhood’s bungalows – The Washington Post

By Letters to the Editor, The Jan. 20 front-page article “Amid boom of solar panels, a kerfuffle over charm” focused on reviews required by law to protect the integrity of historic districts. It ignored that 80 percent of D.C. homes are not in historic districts and are subject only to […]

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Disposal of coal ash proposal raises concern, chemistry breakthrough improves solar energy, Ohio anti-bailout court case dropped – Great Lakes Now
24 Jan
9:44

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Disposal of coal ash proposal raises concern, chemistry breakthrough improves solar energy, Ohio anti-bailout court case dropped – Great Lakes Now

January 24, 2020 Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup. In this edition: EPA intends to roll back regulations of coal ash disposal, sounding alarms in five states; House Bill 6 referendum dead after proponents drop lawsuit; EGLE finds Enbridge […]

2020 Is The Year Of The Tesla Solar Roof & The World Will Never Be The Same – Vegan News
24 Jan
6:34

2020 Is The Year Of The Tesla Solar Roof & The World Will Never Be The Same – Vegan News

Spread the love The new and simpler version 3 roof is easier to install and cheaper to manufacture. Photo courtesy of Tesla The new version of the “Solar Glass Roof” from Tesla was debuted last October by Elon Musk. This is the third iteration of the solar roof system and […]

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