The US Government subsidizes your fossil fuel consumption, helping to keep the price of a fuel down. There are a lot of moving parts as to why the government helps you to consume fossil fuels, with worldwide competition being part of that equation, but one thing is clear – solar energy is not subsidized.
It is frustrating not knowing whether adding solar panels to your roof may be the most logical plan of action, since it is often difficult to judge if your home receives optimum sunlight to justify the cost of solar power.
The value of pollinators such as bees and butterflies in human nutrition is crucial and without them our nation is at a risk of food crisis. Can anything be done to protect and restore the bee population? Certainly, if we sign the pledge to protect pollinators.
Oman’s largest oil producer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is sponsoring a project in which it has commissioned GlassPoint Solar to build one of the largest solar plants in the world called ‘Miraah’. This renewable energy technology will work as an alternative to fossil fuel towards extracting crude out of the ground.
Over the next five years, the cumulative operational capacity of microgrids in the U.S. is predicted to more than double, mostly led by solar.
The concept of a solar world has evolved from the world of fiction to actual science, and with appealing incentives, businesses and residences are increasingly investing in the new energy source.
Japanese researchers have invented solar cell fabric. The new fabric is composed of wafer-thin solar cells, which can be woven together with sweater or trousers capable of powering up mobile phones and other electronic devices.
Coca Cola has found an unique way of selling its products in cities where the availability of ice and electricity in unreliable. It has developed a “eKOCool” cooler that is powered exclusive by solar energy.
Researchers at Stanford University have developed the first solar cell made entirely out of carbon.