SolarWorld installed solar power modules at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which is located in Schenley Park. The installation can generate up to 125 kW from 250W Sunmodule solar panels that were placed on the roof and on the ground.
Longtime enemies coal and solar power have finally called a truce: the Xcel Energy power plant near Grand Junction, Colorado, has just implemented the first-of-its-kind solar-coal hybrid approach.
Solaren hopes to raise enough money to develop a solar farm that will orbit in space. That’s just a portion of the total budget that runs in the billions of dollars, as a single rocket costs $150 million.
The future looks bright for solar panel manufacturers with next week’s 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to look for climate change solutions.
Solar power, and other forms of alternative energy, are slowly becoming more mainstream. As technology and public opinion progress, it will become more economically feasible for companies to invest in sustainable energy use.
It is agreed among all scientists that there has been a temperature rise on our planet since the year 1000. Since the year 1850, when more accurate temperate readings have been taken worldwide, the rise has been small. But it’s indicative of temperature rises that will occur in our lifetime, and in the next generation.
Climate change has directly affected the small island state of Tuvalu. The island is only three feet above sea level, and at present their shoreline is already disappearing
Here is some news from around the world about Earth Hour 2009 In South Africa, it has been reported that 4.7 million 60 watt light bulbs were switched off, saving about 400 megawatts of power that evening. As far as statistics around the world over a billion people (across 25 time zones) reportedly took part […]
Earth hour 2008 saw lights turned off for an hour in a message which was symbolic but a bit more than that – the message was that, together, we can make a difference. Earth hour occurred last year in Sydney, Australia, on March 31 2007. In 2007, it was one city, hoping to set an […]
This recent video shows hope for change in the right direction in the fields of alternative energy and green living. Obama says the matter of Climate Change is a matter of urgency and national security. He also states that this issue creates not only a problem but an opportunity to create jobs all across the […]