Category: Solar Energy

India Marks 1GW Solar Milestone with Power Outage

India Marks 1GW Solar Milestone with Power Outage

  India, one of the world’s largest emerging countries has been growing at an average rate of 7.37% (from 2000-2012). This astonishing growth requires even faster electricity growth. Nevertheless, India continues to be an electricity-starved country. This week, when India reached the 1GW solar power milestone, half of the country has been suffering from power outage. The country’s worst blackout […]

Responsible Solar Beer Brewing

Responsible Solar Beer Brewing

  Beer is typically made of 4 ingredients: water, barley, hops, and yeast. Here is something you did not know-90%of the ingredients in beer are water, which can’t be certified organic. 70% of a product needs to be organic for the certification.  To promote sustainability,  The Corner Brewery, located at 720 Norris St., is nearing completion on its $250,000 “Green […]

Google, Buffett, GE, Apple Investing in Renewable Energy

Google, Buffett, GE, Apple Investing in Renewable Energy

  Google is backing it. So is Warren Buffett, America’s most-watched investor. GE, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers, is too. Each of these corporate icons is placing big bets and hundreds of millions of dollars on a future powered by wind and solar power. Apple just joined them, announcing plans to power its main U.S. data center in Maiden, […]

Half of Germany Runs on Solar Power

Half of Germany Runs on Solar Power

  During this weekend, half of all of Germany was powered by electricity generated by solar plants, a world breaking record. This shows how behind all the other countries are. Jonathan Turley’s article has a great viewpoint. Germany’s economy is viewed as the most successful major economy in the world today and the key bedrock for European recovery. While many conservative […]

Solar Street Lighting: Is your town next?

Solar Street Lighting: Is your town next?

  Will your neighborhood be next? A revolutionary way of lighting our streets is by solar street lights. The system of solar street light consists of solar module, LED light source, storage battery and all intelligent controller. The intelligent controller controls the operation of solar street lights by microcomputer control, light control, time control, manual control integration with double output. […]