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

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

Solar Energy in Morocco: DW documentary examines how the transition to renewables is impacting rural communities

Morocco is leading the change to renewables in Africa, as the country sets out to end its dependency on imported fossil fuels. With 3,000 hours of sun a year, Morocco is increasingly turning to solar power to provide its energy needs, installing one of the world’s largest solar plants in Ouarzazate. This energy is also transforming life in remote villages. In the below documentary, German … Continue reading Solar Energy in Morocco: DW documentary examines how the transition to renewables is impacting rural communities

Brixton Energy: Powering up the locals with community-owned solar energy

Solar panels on top of a social housing estate in south London’s Brixton is giving locals the chance to take power back into their own hands. The repertoire of solar panels atop Loughborough Estate and Roupell Park Estate belong to Brixton Energy, the UK’s first inner-city, community-owned renewable energy project, run by Repowering London. Brixton Energy is helping communities to reduce their bills and energy consumption, as … Continue reading Brixton Energy: Powering up the locals with community-owned solar energy