October 2010

Solar Power For the House and For The Eyes, Too

October 29, 2010

“Solar can look good” is the message that United Solar wants to bring home to potential solar power adopters. The company was present at Solar Power International in Los Angeles (October 12-14) showing the PowerShingle, which it says “removes the barriers which have kept many homeowners from installing solar on their roofs”. Namely, a lack […]

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Green Ideas: Eco Plastic From Mushrooms

October 28, 2010

Synthetic plastics are everywhere in our lives and the stuff is toxic to the environment and the health of both humans and non-humans. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Rise And Shine: Solar Power Gets Bigger In The U.S.

October 26, 2010

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar yesterday approved the construction of the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant with an overall capacity of 1,000MW. in the Mojave desert near Blythe, California. The 7,025-acre Blythe Solar Power Project will nearly double the country’s solar power output and will power around 300,000 homes, besides saving save […]

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Recycling Carbon: New Center Embraces All Types of Energies

October 26, 2010

Putting the word green and carbon together may sound like an oxymoron to most people. But researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas, working at the new Green Carbon Center, think that instead of being a “villain in the global warming debate”, carbon could be a “boon if the world can learn to use it […]

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Canada Now Home To World’s Largest Solar Power Farm

October 25, 2010

Sarnia Solar Facility, deemed the world’s largest solar power station, has opened in Canada. Located in Ontario, it has a capacity of 80MW, 20MW above Olmedilla PV Park in Spain, which so far has held the title as the largest of its kind in the world. Sarnia is expected to generate 120,00MWh per year, or […]

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