Renewable Energy Degrees: Green Jobs = Bright Future

According to the Worldwatch Institute: Driven by the gathering sense of a climate crisis, the notion of “green jobs”-especially in the renewable energy sector-is now receiving unprecedented attention. Currently about 2.3 million people worldwide work either directly in renewables or… Continue Reading

What do you think about California's new solar power projects?

The Department of Interior today announced final approval of two large solar energy projects in southern California that will produce 754 megawatts of clean renewable energy to power more than a quarter million homes and create almost 300 permanent jobs… Continue Reading

Solar projects enlighten students -School District looking skywards for solutions

COMOX VALLEY — The Comox Valley School District is hoping to enlighten students and the general public through new alternative energy projects it has on the go. The first is through the creation of the valley’s first solar powered sign,… Continue Reading

Portable Solar Power Pack and PV Review – Part 1

This is the start of a new solar project. I also give a brief overview of different solar panel technologies with their pros and cons.

How Solar Power Works at DP&L in Ohio

Learn how energy from the sun can provide electricity to supplement energy needs in Ohio. DP&L is testing solar technology at its Yankee Solar Array. The company is also exploring other renewable energy sources like biofuels.

Kansas Solar Kansas Solar Power – Several Kansas solar projects are completed. One thing about Kansas solar is that it should always be installed as a hybrid system with wind turbines. Kansas has outstanding wind resources. So, we can’t stress highly enough how imporatnt… Continue Reading

Stirling Engine ( Solar Powered )

Solar Powered Stirling Engine. No fuel just Sunlight to power this engine. On September 27, 1816 Robert Stirling the original inventor of the heat engine applied for a patent for his Economiser at the Chancery in Edinburgh, Scotland. This super… Continue Reading

Bright Future “Solar Power and Puget Sound Energy”

Puget Sound Energy is the largest utility producer of renewable electricity in the Pacific Northwest — including the largest solar facility in the region, located at PSE’s Wild Horse Wind Facility in Kittitas County. With output of up to 500… Continue Reading

Should the government stop subsidizing bad solar technology and put the money into research?

The state of solar panel technology (especially thermal) is stuck where it was 30 years ago because the government is subsidizing projects using that old technology rather than investing in research into new more efficient was to capture solar energy.… Continue Reading