Solar companies finding ways to adapt and make rooftop solar more accessible

Solar energy businesses around the world are finding ways to adapt and make rooftop solar more accessible. While solar companies in the US and Europe have been hit harder by the coronavirus pandemic than other segments of the renewable energy industry, the companies are resilient, as Reuters reveals in the below report. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including … Continue reading Solar companies finding ways to adapt and make rooftop solar more accessible

6 Ways to Maximize Efficiency of Solar Panel — ecogreenlove

As solar technology improves with years, more homeowners are interested in harnessing the power of the Sun. Nowadays, solar energy is getting more affordable, which means more households can benefit from free energy generated with the help of their solar panels. If you are like most homeowners, you want to make the most of the solar system you installed. Fortunately, there are a plethora of … Continue reading 6 Ways to Maximize Efficiency of Solar Panel — ecogreenlove

Alternative Energy Sources to Power your Car [Animated Visual] — ecogreenlove

With growing concerns about the environmental impacts of using gasoline and diesel — including the automotive industry’s carbon dioxide emissions, massive petroleum leaks and destructive mining practices — many drivers, companies and scientists are looking for alternative energy sources to power their personal cars and automotive fleets. Whether you’re considering buying an alternatively powered car or want to decrease your carbon footprint by renting a … Continue reading Alternative Energy Sources to Power your Car [Animated Visual] — ecogreenlove

Power Ledger: Peer-to-peer platform enabling Australians to trade solar energy with their neighbours

Perth-based technology company Power Ledger has created a peer-to-peer solar energy trading platform that allows neighbours to sell excess electricity when they have it and buy more electricity when they need it. They can even donate energy to local community groups and schools. Solar panels on the rooftops of homes across Australia is commonplace. In the last 15 years, more and more households have been … Continue reading Power Ledger: Peer-to-peer platform enabling Australians to trade solar energy with their neighbours

Missouri Botanical Garden helping local residents to learn more about going solar

Missouri Botanical Garden is helping local residents to learn more about going solar. The botanical garden has teamed up with Washington University in Saint Louis and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association for the Grow Solar St. Louis programme. The programme offers information sessions designed to make it easy for local residents who are interested in installing solar at their homes. Prroperty owners throughout the City … Continue reading Missouri Botanical Garden helping local residents to learn more about going solar

Solar Energy: What you Need to Know [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Switching to renewable sources can be one of your best investments. Wind turbines, hydroelectric dams, and solar panels are all eco-friendly alternatives to fossil fuels. Opting for them won’t only minimize your impact on the environment, but it would also allow you to enjoy several practical benefits as well. via Solar Energy: What you Need to Know [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Solar Energy: What you Need to Know [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Platio create first ever home solar pavement for driveways, terraces, and balconies

A solar pavement for use on a residential driveway has become available to homeowners for the first time by Hungary-based tech company, Platio. The home solar pavement – which is suitable for driveways, terraces, balconies and patios – features walkable solar tiles mounted on recycled plastic paving slabs. The solar pavement system consists of interlocking units called Platio Solar Pavers. Each Platio Solar Paver is … Continue reading Platio create first ever home solar pavement for driveways, terraces, and balconies

West Africa’s first major wind farm opens in Senegal in a push for renewables

West Africa’s first large-scale wind farm, which officially opened in Senegal last month, will supply nearly a sixth of the country’s power when it reaches full capacity later this year. Senegal will get 30% of its energy from renewable sources as a result of the 158 megawatt wind farm located in the rural area of Taiba N’Diaye. The wind farm, known as Parc Eolien Taiba … Continue reading West Africa’s first major wind farm opens in Senegal in a push for renewables

How Electrifying your Home can Help the Environment [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The “electrify everything” movement aims to use cleaner energy and decrease our dependence on fossil fuels. Many people have already switched their gas-powered cars to electric ones for a smaller carbon footprint. Now homeowners are looking to convert any technology or appliance in their home that runs on natural gas to electric power. via How Electrifying your Home can Help the Environment [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How Electrifying your Home can Help the Environment [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Solar Mamas: Women solar engineers transforming East African villages

East African women are learning solar power engineering and taking the knowledge they acquire back to their villages to bring light in to homes and to gain sustainable employment. Barefoot College in Zanzibar choose marginalised rural women from villages across East Africa – where many homes are primarily powered by candles and paraffin lamps – to train at the college on how to install and … Continue reading Solar Mamas: Women solar engineers transforming East African villages