Category Archives: solar panels

EGEB: China flexes its solar muscles in Argentina, MTA rooftop solar in NYC, and more – Electrek
24 Apr
1:37

EGEB: China flexes its solar muscles in Argentina, MTA rooftop solar in NYC, and more – Electrek

In today’s EGEB: A solar farm in Argentina demonstrates the dominance of Chinese solar. NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announces a rooftop solar initiative. Tanzania aims to ramp up renewable energy in a big way. Johns Hopkins will fulfill about two-thirds of its electricity needs through solar power. Electrek Green Energy […]

Virgin Islands has its first electric charter yacht – Plugboats
24 Apr
1:37

Virgin Islands has its first electric charter yacht – Plugboats

Voyage Charters, a very highly rated British Virgin Islands charter company (5 rating on TripAdvisor with 157 reviews) now has an electric option for sailors, the first of its kind in the BVI. Their Voyage 480 catamaran sailboat has 2 15kW (20hp) electric motors by Oceanvolt, solar panels and a […]

YOUR VIEW: Good news from The Pinehills – News – Wicked Local
24 Apr
11:11

YOUR VIEW: Good news from The Pinehills – News – Wicked Local

We, the people, have only a few years to reduce the catastrophic climate change which was proven by many scientific studies. Happy Easter and Passover, but also Happy Earth Day! Remember that we, the people, have only a few years to reduce the catastrophic climate change which was proven by […]

Metro-North Launching Solar Initiative At Cortlandt – Peekskill, NY Patch
24 Apr
9:35

Metro-North Launching Solar Initiative At Cortlandt – Peekskill, NY Patch

CORTLANDT, NY — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on Earth Day that it is launching a new initiative that will generate clean, emission free, solar electricity as well as begin to open up a new frontier of previously untapped revenue: the leasing of potentially millions of square feet of industrial […]

The Best Tilt For Solar Panels By Australian Capital: It’s Not Equal To Latitude – Solar Quotes
24 Apr
7:34

The Best Tilt For Solar Panels By Australian Capital: It’s Not Equal To Latitude – Solar Quotes

This article is about the best angle to tilt solar panels for the maximum possible energy yield over a year.  It’s a common belief that panel tilt from horizontal should equal a location’s latitude, but this is not quite correct. In 7 of Australia’s 8 capitals the best angle is […]

Algae-boosted solar panels and floating cities: The best green innovations of the week – edie.net
24 Apr
7:33

Algae-boosted solar panels and floating cities: The best green innovations of the week – edie.net

Every week, numerous eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations are being developed to help businesses and nations turn their green ambitions into actions. Here, we round up six of the best. This week’s innovations could drive significant and sustainable change across the renewables, consumer goods and built environment sectors […]

MTA plans to lease its rooftops for solar power – Crain’s New York Business
24 Apr
7:32

MTA plans to lease its rooftops for solar power – Crain’s New York Business

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants to bring in some green with its rooftops. The authority is looking for companies to develop solar panels on several of its properties in the region in hopes of obtaining an additional revenue stream. A series of requests for proposal the MTA published on Earth […]

A decade in the sun: CSU marks anniversary of first solar installation – SOURCE – Source
24 Apr
6:00

A decade in the sun: CSU marks anniversary of first solar installation – SOURCE – Source

Solar panels on top of Edwards Hall Colorado State University installed its first array of photovoltaic solar panels a decade ago, on the roof of the Engineering Building. The campus has come a long way since then. That first array generated 18.9 kilowatts of electricity; today the campus has a […]

5 Essentials for Wildlife Safety While Camping – Outside Magazine
24 Apr
5:59

5 Essentials for Wildlife Safety While Camping – Outside Magazine

Rise has two categories of bars—whey protein bars and plant-based protein bars. The almond-honey option only has three ingredients (almonds, honey, and whey isolate), offers 20 grams of protein, 13 grams of sugar, and 16 grams of fat, and boasts just 280 calories. It’s void of grains, preservatives, gluten, soy, […]

Community Center Corner: ReVision Energy installing solar panels this week – Conway Daily Sun
24 Apr
5:58

Community Center Corner: ReVision Energy installing solar panels this week – Conway Daily Sun

Easter has come and gone and blessed our valley with warmer weather at last. We’re already busy at the North Conway Community Center with folks looking for an indoor place for activities given that there is still snow and mud in the woods and fields. The center […]