Home Solar Installations Doubled in 2011
Solar Power Ninja
MARCH 15, 2012
added a record 1,855 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity in 2011, a 109% increase from 2010. It’s the falling prices of solar panels.
Exclusive Pics: Kuraymat – Egypt’s First Solar-Thermal Plant
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
took a field trip to Egypt’s first solar-thermal plant 90km south of Cairo! The solar field has a capacity of 150 MW during peak hours.
KarmSolar is first Egyptian company to sell solar power off-grid
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
KarmSolar is an Egyptian company dedicated to bolstering solar energy use. The company was founded in 2011.
Seattle Seahawks to get largest solar energy roof- 2.5 Acres of it
JUNE 3, 2011
The huge solar installation will cover over 2.5 It will be on the roof of Qwest Field Event Center.
Solar Water Heaters Give Free Hot Water From Cyprus Rooftops
DECEMBER 25, 2011
Israel boasts that its population uses solar energy to heat water at a rate of 0.56 square maters of solar water heating collectors per person.
Look Out Germany! Saudi Arabia to Overtake You as Solar World Leader
APRIL 27, 2011
Installation of a planned 20 GW of solar over the next 20 years will catapult Saudi Arabia to world leadership in solar. These are huge.
Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm To Be Built In Turkey
APRIL 2, 2011
The 100-MW photovoltaic power station would be the first to harness Turkey’s remarkable solar resource.
United Nations Webinar On Solar Projects in the Middle East
MARCH 29, 2011
It has long been established that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have enough solar energy to power the world.
Bedouin Women Bring Solar Power To Their Villages
MARCH 16, 2011
Green Prophet reporter Arwa speaks to Rafi’a Abdul Hamid, a woman from the deserts of Jordan who has been trained as a solar engineer to help bring clean electricity to her poor village. However, all that looks set to change as two women bring to light the advantages of solar energy. … [ visit site to read more ].
‘Solar Mama’ – A Film About Jordan’s Solar Women
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
‘Rafea – Solar Mama’ marks a young mother’s battle to bring solar power to her village in the deserts of Jordan.
Green Living with Solar Panels: Economics of Solar Panels | Living.
Living Green & Saving Energy
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Living with Solar Panels: The Economics of Turning Sunlight into Electricity by greenwise on February 2, 2011 Turning sunlight into electricity is a wonderful idea. How much? Thanx for all the info.!
Kevin McCloud has picked his eco-innovator champions of 2011
Green (Living) Review
MAY 1, 2011
Kevin's Green Heroes’ 2011: Product List 1. Grand Designs Live 2011 Information: The UK’s No.1, No waste there. 3.
Bedouin Solar Power Activate!
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Arava seeks to lease Bedouin land to install solar power plants, with financial backing from companies like Siemens. Pushing through red tape.
What is the Future of MENA Solar With the Region in Chaos?
MARCH 7, 2011
survey of key solar players by CSP Today found that the biggest uncertainty for solar development in the Middle East comes from the current unrest.
2011 Global Water Awards Go to MENA Nations
APRIL 22, 2011
Nor were any of the many international solar companies now innovating sustainable desalination. Two awards were won by tiny Oman.
Solar Power to Pay off Greek Debt?
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
The first power plant to supply the project, a half GW solar power plant in Morocco, is beginning next year. Here’s a surprise twist.
Watch: Aurora Borealis 2011
APRIL 13, 2011
The aurora borealis most regularly occurs around the equinoxes, and happen when increased solar activity sends charged particles toward Earth.
Another Hollywood Film Studio Embraces Solar Energy
MAY 27, 2011
Yesterday was James Cameron’s moment to shine with news that his “Avatar sequels will be solar-powered.
America Solar Power Assoc: We’ll be 30% Solar in 20 Years
OCTOBER 21, 2011
Solar energy is predicted to be important energy source in USA by 2031. More about solar energy in the US and Mid East: Solar Edge Does Dallas.
Solar Powered Taxi To Stop in Israel Next Week As Part of Worldwide Tour
OCTOBER 27, 2011
This solar powered taxi intends to tour the globe on zero gas and a full tank of sunshine. Beep beep! Without a single drop of standard fuel.
Arava Power Switches on Solar Power Plant at Kibbutz Ketura
JUNE 2, 2011
The folks at Arava Power , based at Kibbutz Ketura near Eilat will be inaugurating Israel’s first full solar field on Sunday, June 5, World Environment Day. Cleantech, Science & Technology Arava Power Israel Solar Energy solar powerClick here to view the embedded video. It’s being billed as an historical event.
Masdar Opens First Baseload Solar in Spain – Gemasolar
OCTOBER 5, 2011
Now Masdar builds solar with a 75% capacity factor, almost as much as nuclear. billion US. Raising
7 Israeli Companies Win Global Cleantech Award for 2011
OCTOBER 21, 2011
Israeli clean tech innovators comprise 5 percent of the world’s best clean tech companies according to this 2011 award. It’s the third year running that the Cleantech Group has put together its Global Cleantech 100. Last year, 7 Israeli companies were on the list. have interviewed them all in the past. Better Place. BrightSource.
Next BrightSource US Solar Projects Make More Energy than Fossil-Fuel Plants
MAY 2, 2011
BrightSource Solar Raises Another $122 Million. Cleantech, Science & Technology Israel solar powerBrightSource Energy.
BASE 2011 – A small review
Green (Living) Review
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
2011 Great venue and great conference. Still needs a bigger exhibition, though. There may be no emissions from chimneys but.
Could Saudi Arabia Become the Saudi Arabia of Solar
MARCH 3, 2011
Susan Kraemer | March 3rd, 2011 | 3 Comments | Email this Share Middle East to Become a $90 Billion a Year Solar Exporter? um, really?
10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween
Green Home Blog
OCTOBER 14, 2011
Posted on October 11, 2011. Flashlights – When trick-or-treating, use rechargeable batteries in your flashlights or bring along solar, shakable, or crank flashlights. Greenhome.com has the best hybrid Solar Flashlight available on the market. 7. 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Think multi-purpose with reusable bags. 5.
Monsanto or Organic? Who to Trust With Your Food [infographic]
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Our Solar System: 2100 (cartoon (Sources and much more info, linked below this text). They told no one. ”". Enough said. Awesome!
Top 10 Environmental Stories From the Middle East (2011)
DECEMBER 27, 2011
2011 was a big year for the Middle East – not only politically but also environmentally. Step in to see 10 of our most popular stories.
Could Morocco be First to Get 42% Solar?
AUGUST 17, 2011
Paris Gives Morocco’s Solar Plan a Frank Chance ). Solar. All kinds of solar. It has set its policy to achieve that end.
Renewable Energy Vital For Jordan & Lebanon’s Future
AUGUST 20, 2011
Energy electricity European Union renewable energy self-sufficiency Solar Energyemphasis added).
Help Solar Light The Developing World
Green Living Tips
DECEMBER 9, 2011
For millions of people around the world, the simple act of lighting a room is. not only an environmental hazard, but presents a direct health risk. We can help change that - for as little as 10 bucks
Israeli Parliament Plans to be Solar Secure by 2014
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Green Tech and Gadgets clean tech Energy security green tech Knesset Rooftop Solar Image of Knesset , Shutterstock.
Morocco Airport Counts Solar Power Carbon Savings
DECEMBER 22, 2011
Visiting there last summer, I got to see how the futuristic transport hub is creating solar power in action. Riad Dar One in Marrakesh.
Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project
Nature Conservancy - Science
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
The Copelands’ home solar project. Home Solar Amidst an Energy Boom. 2011, Sawyer et al. Photo: Holly Copeland/TNC. 2013).
2011: A Year of Weather Extremes, with More to Come
JANUARY 31, 2012
The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 Worldwide, 2011 was the second wettest year on record over land. degrees Celsius (58.14
Desertec Begins: 500 MW Moroccan Solar in 2012
OCTOBER 31, 2011
Desertec’s first link in the chain will be a 500 MW solar power project that will begin construction in Morocco, at an estimated cost of $US 2.8
3rd Desertec Deal Signed – Algerian Solar Will Ship to the EU
DECEMBER 11, 2011
Algeria’s Sonelgaz is already a pioneer in solar/gas hybrid power in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.
One Solar Cell. 2KW Power. 5KW Heat. ‘Nuff Said?
APRIL 7, 2011
This is how it works: The dish concentrates “the light of a thousand suns on to an energy-generating III-V solar cell.
Israel’s Geothermal Giant Ormat Signs Deal For Solar In California
DECEMBER 22, 2011
Israel’s Geothermal Giant Ormat Signs Deal For Solar In California. Solar Innovators From Israel That Could Fuel Our Planet.