Browsing the "solar energy" Tag

Just for Fun: the Solar Death Ray

August 2nd, 2012 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Eric Jacqmain's "solar death ray" concentrates the power of 5000 tiny mirrors. Watch it take on wood, paint can lids, and chunks of concrete!


Solar Power Growth In The US [Infographic]

May 9th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

What's going on in the US solar market? Over the last few years, even as the rest of the economy's been in a slump, solar has grown. Check out the details of this growth in this infographic


I-GO Car Sharing Launches Largest Solar-Powered EV Project

December 2nd, 2011 | by zshahan

I know sustainablog founder and editor Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is an I-GO fan — I actually learned about this Chicago car sharing non-profit from Jeff when he wrote about it earlier this year on sustainablog. Well, now, this humble little car sharing non-profit is leading the country.. in powering electric cars with solar power


3 Ways to Go Solar

November 1st, 2011 | by zshahan

With the cost of solar continuously declining and a huge solar power explosion (i.e. a ton more solar getting installed around


Data Highlights on Solar Energy

March 12th, 2010 | by Earth Policy Institute

Concerns about global warming, rising fossil fuel prices, and oil insecurity have prompted calls for a new energy economy, one


Solar Powered Coal Plant?

January 30th, 2009 | by seangreen

[social_buttons]Is coal going clean? Not exactly. But new efforts are seeking to give this notoriously dirty fuel source a sustainable



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