Category Archives: solar panels for pools

6 of the best Costa Rican holiday homes for rent – The Spaces
24 Apr
6:30

6 of the best Costa Rican holiday homes for rent – The Spaces

Costa Rica offers miles of sandy beaches, verdant jungle and burgeoning surf spots – not to mention its diverse wildlife. It’s also home to some of the most striking examples of tropical modernism. Whether you want to sleep among the trees or survey the sea views, here are six of […]

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 […]

Stats: Top 10 Eco-Friendly Stays for Earth Day – Travel Agent
23 Apr
8:40

Stats: Top 10 Eco-Friendly Stays for Earth Day – Travel Agent

With Earth Day upon us, Expedia has released a new study on the top eco-friendly stays around the world. Expedia based its rankings on its database of over eight million traveler reviews, analyzing global sentiment to determine the most eco-friendly stays.  The top 10 eco-friendly stays are: Sandos Caracol Eco […]

Earth Day: the world’s top 10 sustainable hotels – The National
23 Apr
9:48

Earth Day: the world’s top 10 sustainable hotels – The National

Every April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day and while travel and sustainability don’t always go hand in hand, it’s a sector of the travel market that’s rapidly expanding. The travel experts at Expedia have analysed thousands of customer reviews to put together a report that details the top 10 […]

Hotels Around The World That Are Taking Conservation To The Next Level – UPROXX
22 Apr
10:48

Hotels Around The World That Are Taking Conservation To The Next Level – UPROXX

Uproxx Earth Day isn’t the most widely celebrated of holidays. Sure, since its inception in 1970 more than 193 countries have begun holding events to mark the day, but without costumes and traditional dishes it’s hard for people to truly rally together. Maybe we need an Earth Day masquerade so […]

NSW virtual power plant helps members slash bills and cover battery cost. – Energy Matters
22 Apr
11:51

NSW virtual power plant helps members slash bills and cover battery cost. – Energy Matters

A Sydney couple is “getting paid to have a battery” as part of a NSW virtual power plant (VPP) with Ausgrid that pools the solar battery power of 233 households. Johnson and Grace Lee told the Sydney Morning Herald that the trial has already reduced their electricity bill. They receive credits […]

Solar trial turning Sydney homes into mini-power plants – Sydney Morning Herald
22 Apr
1:01

Solar trial turning Sydney homes into mini-power plants – Sydney Morning Herald

“Installing solar and a battery and getting credits means we haven’t had to pay for power 100 days out of the last 180 days, thanks to the trial,” Mr Lee said. “I’m getting paid to feed in solar power to the grid and getting extra for having a battery. We’re […]

Florida Power & Light Company to build world’s largest solar-powered battery system – Compelo
22 Apr
1:00

Florida Power & Light Company to build world’s largest solar-powered battery system – Compelo

Florida Power & Light Company is to build the world’s largest solar-powered battery system with a 409MW capacity – enough to power 100 million iPhone batteries FPL’s battery system will be four times larger than the biggest in operation today jniittymaa0/Pixabay. Subscribe to our email newsletter One of the cleanest […]

Solar-powered eco hotel in Portugal offers ocean views from green-roofed bungalows – Inhabitat
22 Apr
12:59

Solar-powered eco hotel in Portugal offers ocean views from green-roofed bungalows – Inhabitat

The surf is always up at this gorgeous eco hotel along Portugal’s Silver Coast. Just steps away from the beach, Noah Surf House has everything you need for a rad surf getaway. The boutique hotel, which is partially made out of reclaimed materials, was designed on some serious sustainable principles, boasting […]

The Best New Beach Hotels Around the World: 2019 Hot List – CondĂ© Nast Traveler
22 Apr
12:59

The Best New Beach Hotels Around the World: 2019 Hot List – CondĂ© Nast Traveler

Cabo has a secret it doesn’t like to tell: it’s tough to swim at most of its beaches. While dramatically beautiful, this stretch of the Pacific is rough and rowdy with sneaky undertows and crashing beach breaks that keep even lifeguard-strong swimmers land bound. Not a big deal if more […]