Ripasso may have Doubled Solar Power

Solar Power Ninja

Swedish company Ripasso may have just doubled solar power technology, increasing it’s effectiveness to an astonishing 34% of sunlight directly in to solar power.

Calculate your cities? solar power potential

Green Prophet

There are companies and apps that do it already from the comfort of your own home: you can check the solar panel potential output from your roof. Type of solar panel ? We already know the Middle East and Mediterranean can power the world with the sun’s solar power 3 times over.

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Solar power myths

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In the time I've spent talking with people about solar power, the same sort of myths and misconceptions pop up, some I had myself before I started fiddling with solar energy components

Win a Solar-Powered Radio

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Win a Solar-Powered Radio with a competition from Green Reviews. green products solar energy green product reviews solar radio

A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Benefit from Solar Power

Living Green & Saving Energy

A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Benefit from Solar Power-A solar powered attic fan. eco-innovation green construction saving energy saving money solar energy solar panels lowering carbon footprint solar power solar-powered attic fan

A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Benefit from Solar Power

Living Green & Saving Energy

A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Benefit from Solar Power-A solar powered attic fan. eco-innovation green construction saving energy saving money solar energy solar panels lowering carbon footprint solar power solar-powered attic fan

Advantages of rooftop solar power

Green Living Tips

A major solar farm project is impressive, but so is a small rooftop solar power. Those comparatively few solar panels do so much more than just crank out. system in my opinion. free electricity

Solar power installations suck away the light of the sun

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The council of the US town of woodland rejected the installation of a small solar array along of Highway 258 by reasoning that those photo-voltaic installations suck away the light of the sun but not only that.

Turkey’s Designnobis turns plastic bottles into solar-powered lanterns

Green Prophet

Unlike other solar-powered lanterns that are currently on the market, Infinite Light treats waste (plastic bottles) as a valuable resource, which helps to drive down its overall carbon or environmental footprint.

A Solar-Powered Green Christmas

Solar Power Ninja

So, nowadays as the trend is “going green”, it is not surprising that more homes and businesses prefer the use of solar powered Christmas lights when decorating for the holidays. The solar panel is responsible for saving the solar energy and converting the same to electricity.

Solar Powered Cars

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Las Vegas Going Green in a Quest to Become Saudi Arabia of Solar Power

Green Prophet

This ambitious target is turned into reality thanks to solar technology and the nearby Hoover Dam. Quick to follow suit, hotel and casino resorts have begun sourcing their power from green energy. Energy Green Tech and Gadgets desert passive design renewable energy Solar Energy

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Israeli solar power plant to generate electricity day and night

Green Prophet

Solar energy is a pretty hot topic right now. But the problem has remained of how to use solar energy without any sun – when it gets dark! The technology comprises of a of a solar field and an energy center.

Captec Switch to Solar Power

Green (Living) Review

Fareham, UK, March 2016 : Captec, designers and manufacturers of specialist computer platforms, has announced it is now powering its 50,000 square foot Fareham headquarters with solar energy.

Solar Powered Cars

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Yemeni Girls Solar Power Post-Revolution Darkness

Green Prophet

A group of Yemeni high school girls have created a suite of solar-powered gadgets to help illuminate their country’s post-revolution darkness. Among them are an umbrella fitted with solar power, batteries, light bulb and a USB port.

Solar-powered plane’s round-the-world journey underway!

Green Prophet

We’ve all heard of the benefits of solar power and the emergence of innovative new projects that are making use of the sun’s energy. But one is soaring above the rest of them – a solar-powered plane attempting to fly round the world!

Jumpstarting Solar Power in the MENA Region

Green Prophet

The Middle East and North Africa have faced a number of hurdles in getting what experts believe could be the greatest solar power grid in the world off the ground. The original plan projected a total of 895 MW of power, but with the revision the region now expects to achieve 1.12

Solar powered clothes dryer

Green (Living) Review

Solar powered clothes dryer aka the washing line By Michael Smith (Veshengro) I just knew something like a dryer, using gas or electricity to heat things, existed when I was a kid. Now, go and power up that solar-powered clothes dryer.

Solar Power to Pay off Greek Debt?

Green Prophet

Greece is in the process of arranging financing for a gigantic 10,000 megawatt $30 billion solar project that could be its ticket out of its financial woes. The first power plant to supply the project, a half GW solar power plant in Morocco, is beginning next year.

Bahrain Announces 5 MW Solar Power Entrance

Green Prophet

But the ministry of electricity and water affairs is looking to change all of that with the announcement of a new solar energy project in the capital, Manama. According to reports and the ministry, it is the region’s first tendered utility-scale solar project.

IKEA and UN Unveil Prefab Solar-Powered Refugee Shelters

Green Prophet

million into an initiative to design solar-powered housing that can be mass-manufactured and distributed to refugee camps across the globe. The subsequent solar-powered shelters are expected to be ready for mass production as soon as October, 2013. :: The Telegraph.

Facts on Solar Powered Cars

Eco Friendly Daily

How practical are solar powered cars? Solar energy is a renewable resource even though we only have a window of time when we can collect it. Also, this energy doesn’t pollute the air, and it’s a versatile way to heat water, dry clothes and power different technologies.

Solar-Powered ‘Desert Cascades’ Cube Gushes Water in the Desert

Green Prophet

The same team behind SunGlacier, an extraordinary solar-powered artificial leaf that produces ice in the middle of the desert , has come up with a new concept – ‘Desert Cascades.’ ” Design Ap Verheggen clean tech Desert Cascades solar art solar power

Solar Power…Outages? How to Stay a Step Ahead of Blackouts

Living Green & Saving Energy

Some homeowners who have installed solar panels on their home sometimes mistakenly feel that power outages will not affect them. But if a neighborhood loses overall power during a violent storm or [.]. renewable energy saving energy solar energy solar panels solar power Mother Nature can play cruel tricks during the late summer season, when winds and storms start to reach various parts of the country.

Practical Solar Powered Innovations for Developing Countries

Green Prophet

Solar e nergy projects for developing countries in Africa and the Middle East MENA Region have often been put on the backburner due to financial considerations as well as lack of attention by local government bodies. Jumpstarting Solar Power in the MENA Region.

What Is Solar Power and How Does It Work? 

Green Prophet

Until now, we heavily rely on burning fossil fuels and coal to produce power, including gasoline and diesel. As such, a solution is to use solar power. What this means is that we get power from the sun and then use that to power our cars and everything that needs electricity.

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Morocco to Tender Two More Solar Power Plants

Green Prophet

Morocco recently announced that it has pre-selected several solar power producers to build two additional concentrated solar power plants (CSP) in Ourzazate.

World’s Largest Solar-Powered Boat Pays Visit to Qatar

Green Prophet

With its solar-powered 2022 world cup stadiums and numerous other developments , Qatar is striving hard to raise its portfolio as a leader in solar technology, so the MS Turanor Planet Solar’s presence at the Pearl pier in the country’s capital city Doha is no coincidence at all.

Bird’s Nest: Solar-Powered Studio Perches on School Roofs

Green Prophet

Eschewing the bigger is better thought pattern, this solar-powered accessory dwelling “perches” on existing buildings to create extra space. Design eco architects Turkey Green design Turkey ONZ Architects Parasitic Architecture solar power sustainable design

5 Top-rated Solar Powered Generators

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a reliable solar powered generator would be very helpful. If you’re looking for the best back-up power source, investing in a solar power generator is a great choice. How do solar powered generators actually work? Solar Energy

KarmSolar is first Egyptian company to sell solar power off-grid

Green Prophet

KarmSolar is an Egyptian company dedicated to bolstering solar energy use. It is now the first company in Egypt with official permission to sell solar power off-grid. KarmSolar’s company compound is itself in the Western Desert and fully powered from the sun.

Eliodomestico is a Solar-Powered Desalination Device for the 99%

Green Prophet

What’s hotter than Italian-designer Gabriel Diamanti talking about a solar-powered desalination device for the 99%? The Eliodomestico is a simple solar oven that converts 5 liters of salt water into fresh water every day.

Video: Solar Power Reinventing Toledo

Solar Power Ninja

Solar Power is having a dramatic impact on the foundation of the Toledo economy with a confluence of industry, academia and government. While like so many other manufacturing hubs if the US, jobs have been lost en mass, the solar power industry has helped mitigate these losses as it’s proving to be fertile, green ground for economic development. Videos Solar Power toledo

Mystery energies of solar power solved!

Green Prophet

Researchers at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute worked alongside colleagues at Trinity College Dublin to solve solar energy mysteries related to the physical properties of photovoltaic perovskite materials. Their discovery may lead to more efficient solar energy harvesting.

Solar Power Tower

Eco Friendly Daily

It may seem like something out of the future but it is very much in the here and now – you would be looking at Europe’s first commercial solar power tower. Owned by Abengoa and designed by Solúcar Energía the plant can generate 11MW, enough to power 6000 homes.

Helius Solar Powered Backpack

Solar Power Ninja

The Helius Solar Powered Backpack utilizes patented light optimizing technology which allows you to conveniently charge your iPods, cell phones, and PDAs powered by room or sunlight. The Helius optimizes the power of sunlight using only one small solar panel. Solar Gadgets solar powered backpack

Morocco Airport Counts Solar Power Carbon Savings

Green Prophet

Visiting there last summer, I got to see how the futuristic transport hub is creating solar power in action. Supplied by the Finnish company Naps Oy , who I met in Finland in 2010, I like the way the solar elements integrate with the design experience.

Ethiopia’s New Solar-Powered Cell Phone Charging & Water Service

Green Prophet

Villagers gather around a kiosk in Afto, Ethiopia to charge their cell phones using solar power and to fill up their jerry cans with UV clean water. The team also installed a solar tracker with 16 PV modules. AORA’s Solar Sun Tulip Says Ola Sol in Spain.

World’s Longest Solar-Powered Flight Will Land in Morocco!

Green Prophet

The world’s longest solar-powered flight will land in Morocco. Now they have announced plans to break their own record in May or June by flying their Solar Impulse plane from Switzerland to Morocco in preparation of their round-the-world trip scheduled for next year.

Japan Considers Solar Power Pull-Back

Solar Power Ninja

Japan has been experiencing a solar energy boom in recent years but rapid expansion has left utilities claiming they’re unable to accept and regulate the amount of sources that are generating power only when the sun is shining. Wind power, which accounts for about 1.7

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Dubai’s Outdoor Workers Get Solar-Powered Cooling Hats!

Green Prophet

3,000 caps equipped with a fan powered by two mini solar panels distributed to workers in response are designed to reduce stress and fatigue, The National reports. Health Dubai Municipality migrant workers UAE ramadan workers solar-powered cooling hats workers rights UAE

Solar power discount offer

Green Living Tips

Green Living Tips readers in Australia - a heavily discounted home solar power. system and solar hot water service combo package - fully installed HTML clipboardWorking for a renewable energy company certainly has its benefits - and the. company I work for, Energy Matters, would like to extend a very special offer to.