Category Archives: solar panels on roof

Powerless in a pandemic: Solar energy prescribed for off-grid healthcare – Eco-Business
11 Jul
1:24

Powerless in a pandemic: Solar energy prescribed for off-grid healthcare – Eco-Business

As Sierra Leone emerged from an Ebola epidemic in 2015, it was clear that health facilities lacking a reliable energy supply had been a big obstacle to treating patients. But putting solar panels on the roof of every clinic wasn’t the right answer either as often such projects fall into […]

Printed solar panels a shining light for saving energy – Sydney Morning Herald
11 Jul
11:43

Printed solar panels a shining light for saving energy – Sydney Morning Herald

The University of Newcastle Centre of Organic Electronics developed proprietary technology using organic polymers that capture solar energy and conduct electricity. Liquid organic polymers are laid onto sheets of material by everyday printers, like ink on paper, to create a solar panel just 0.075 millimetres thick that can be stuck, […]

Promote solar energy in building projects: V-P to architects – Social News XYZ
11 Jul
10:04

Promote solar energy in building projects: V-P to architects – Social News XYZ

New Delhi, July 11 (SocialNews.XYZ) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called upon the architects of the country to adopt green architecture and promote solar energy in upcoming building projects. “Renewable energy sources such as solar energy should be promoted in the upcoming building projects,” Naidu said while virtually […]

What Cost to Make a 100% Carbon-Free Grid Resilient? – Bacon’s Rebellion
11 Jul
4:54

What Cost to Make a 100% Carbon-Free Grid Resilient? – Bacon’s Rebellion

Source: “Cost Projections for Utility-Scale Battery Storage,” National Renewable Energy Laboratory by James A. Bacon The Northam administration has set the goal of achieving a zero-carbon energy grid by 2045, that is, an energy grid that uses zero fossil fuels. Natural gas and coal would be replaced in the Clean […]

How Widespread will Solar Energy be Soon – Entrepreneur
11 Jul
3:14

How Widespread will Solar Energy be Soon – Entrepreneur

July 10, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. According to the International Energy Agency, renewable energy capacity is expected to expand by 50% over 5 years between 2019 and 2024, and solar PV alone […]

Designed by SGA, a New Life Sciences Building Approved in Watertown, MA – Boston Real Estate Times
11 Jul
1:44

Designed by SGA, a New Life Sciences Building Approved in Watertown, MA – Boston Real Estate Times

Rendering courtesy of SGA BOSTON—SGA, a Boston and New York City-based national award-winning architecture, interior design, planning, branded environments and virtual design and construction practice, announced that the town of Watertown, MA has approved a new life sciences building, designed by SGA. Located at 85 Walnut Street, the 215,000-square-foot core […]

McDonald’s Opens Solar-Powered Restaurant at Disney World – Talk Radio 1210 WPHT
10 Jul
10:43

McDonald’s Opens Solar-Powered Restaurant at Disney World – Talk Radio 1210 WPHT

McDonald’s is taking advantage of Florida’s title as the sunshine state – the fast food giant recently opened a restaurant at Walt Disney World Resort that is 100% powered by the sun. Customers will be able to enjoy all of the menu items available at other Mickey D’s locations, but […]

McDonald’s Unveils a Restaurant that Can Power Itself – QSR magazine
10 Jul
9:13

McDonald’s Unveils a Restaurant that Can Power Itself – QSR magazine

McDonald’s on Friday unveiled its new global flagship at Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort. The net-zero energy building features 1,066 solar panels on the roof canopy with the capability to create enough renewable energy on-site to cover all of the restaurant’s needs on a net annual basis. The panels alone […]

British schools could do better on energy to meet UK climate goal – Thomson Reuters Foundation
10 Jul
7:43

British schools could do better on energy to meet UK climate goal – Thomson Reuters Foundation

Retrofitting more UK schools could cut emissions and energy costs and improve comfort – but resources to do it are limited By Estelle Byrne LONDON, July 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In aging schools across Britain, draughty windows, outdated lighting and decrepit boilers can make classrooms uncomfortable – and energy […]

Super White Paint Helps Keep Buildings Cool – CleanTechnica
10 Jul
6:04

Super White Paint Helps Keep Buildings Cool – CleanTechnica

Buildings Published on July 10th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley July 10th, 2020 by Steve Hanley  The good news about global warming is that people will use a lot less energy to keep homes and commercial buildings warm. The bad news is people will use a lot more energy […]

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