Keeping solar panels clean is an important part in helping them to work at their best, and yet is something not often talked about. OCS Energy however, is changing that by introducing an automated solar panel cleaning system.
Portable solar laptops chargers have been around for a little while now, and they offer a great way to extend the battery life of your laptop using renewable, clean energy. While we typically can't run our laptops solely on a portable solar charger the
Oysters are disappearing from New York City’s waterways due to pollution, overharvesting and disease. But creative thinker James Cervino has come up with an interesting way to get them to return home and thrive.
The variety of solar powered gadget chargers is growing, but what about gadgets that use the sun to power up without the need of a separate charger? We know Apple is interested in providing this capability, and even Sharp is trying to go long with some
The largest solar installation of any winery in the world is set to be built for Constellation Wines’ Gonzalez winery in Monterrey County, CA by Pacific Power Management. Mitsubishi solar panels will cover 170,000
Perhaps it won't be nearly as flashy as the sustainable city that oil wealth is building in the United Arab Emirates called Masdar or even the Shanghai satellite called Dongtan, but in breaking ground on Tianjin's Eco-city, China is hoping to find a
The mainstream wind establishment has a hard time getting excited about vertical turbines - they've been around for too long without a major market breakthrough. But right now it's a bit of the big wind versus little wind question. Vertical wind turbines
RoofRay has put out an embeddable widget that lets users view rooftops in their area via satellite imagery, draw out a solar array on a certain rooftop, and get an estimate for installation of that array. Basically, it's their website in an embeddable
Caribbean musician Turtuga Blanku (it translates into "White Turtle") plays music powered by the sun. Literally. He records his blend of rock, reggae, and pop in a studio completely powered by photovoltaic cells, proving you can always count on
While some companies like Ausra and BrightSource are busy building solar power plants, and other companies like Morgan Solar pound down the door of next-gen solar technology, SkyFuel is quietly and diligently chipping away at the
GreenVolts won the Clean Tech Open in 2006. Last year they raised $10 million in Series A funding. This year they’ve raised $30 million in series B funding and signed a power purchase agreement with PG&E; for 2 MW of power by
When Akeena Solar debuted their Andalay panels last year, it was already a break from the mold by offering the only solar panel that includes an integrated racking, wiring and grounding system. Most conventional systems have
There's been a bunch of news lately pointing to solar power costs falling in the near future. A new non-petroleum backing material and a new panel from Day4 Energy being the most recent examples of developments driving down the