All Posts Tagged With: "Solar Panels"
The Eco-lodge will in future incorporate a living roof, for minimal impact on the landscape and solar panels. The lodge was the first to receive the European Union’s Eco Label. Incidentally, it’s aligned to a few solar events and surrounded by megalithic tombs, which, while not particularly eco-friendly is really cool.19Oct2011 | ecofriendly | 2 comments | Continued
A group of researchers at MIT have developed an out-of-the-ordinary new race car, one that isnt dependent on gasoline. Thats right, the team has built a car that runs on solar power .
The car, dubbed Eleanor , can reportedly maintain a cruising speed of 55 miles-per-hour and run all day — if the sun is shining, according to MIT. To get that kind of power from sunlight, researchers have designed the car with six square meters of monocrystalline silicon solar cells and an improved electronic systems.4Mar2009 | ecofriendly | 10 comments | Continued
“We hope that solar cells will one day be as thin as paper and be attached to the surface of your choice,” said co-author Hsiang-Yu Chen, a UCLA graduate student in engineering. “We’ll also be able to create different colors to match different applications.”29Nov2008 | ecofriendly | 5 comments | Continued
Solar panels are one of the industries Sharp has targeted over the last few years and the company has become a leading player but it faces fierce competition from companies including Germany’s Q-Cells and China’s SunTech.29Nov2008 | ecofriendly | 0 comments | Continued
This solar power plant lies in the desert area of Badanjilin Desert in Wuwei of Northwest China’s Gansu Province, rich in light and heat energy resource.25Nov2008 | ecofriendly | 0 comments | Continued
“Many of our Cambridge residents are bracing themselves for the high cost that will become of heating their homes this winter,” said Cambridge Mayor Denise Simmons. “This is an important step in this city’s evolution into a greener, more environmentally friendly place to live.”20Nov2008 | ecofriendly | 0 comments | Continued
Construction of the county’s largest solar project began Wednesday as crews lifted the first of 1,800 solar panels to the top of Soquel High School, where 40 percent of the campus’ electricity will be generated by the sun. These Solar panels are installed by a local company called Sandbar and is expected to be done [...]23Oct2008 | ecofriendly | 7 comments | Continued