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ARENA – Australian Solar Power

Solar electric and Solar thermal have both got a bright future in Australia and in this video we see a variety of the different technologies that are being piloted and developed at present in Australia.

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Ever Heard of a Floating Solar Farm?

Some of the opposition to solar PV farms is that they take up land that could be put to agricultural or housing use. So that's why building a solar farm over a reservoir is such a good idea.

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What Can Tesla Teach Us About Solar Panels?

Quite a lot actually – here is a fairly recent presentation I just came across.

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Solar Targets and the Truth

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Solar Basics

Courtesy of: Solar Quotes Solar panels should face the sun – yes I know that's obvious but where do you point the panels when you install on a cloudy day? The equator that's where. In the Northern hemisphere point them … Continue reading

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Solar Roadways Raises a Million Dollars

Just because solar energy is clean green and is the future is no reason to expect to get funding as fast as they did. This is an amazing development that took me by surprise and now looks practical.

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We Have Solar Roofs Already…

We think nothing of seeing a roof covered with solar panels. It seems odd really to see a roof being wasted by not having solar panels. So where else is being wasted? Well of course the roads are not panelled … Continue reading

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A Vision of a Greener Britain and a Greener World

The Green Energy start up company, Ecotricity has just reached 100,000 customers…so where next? A conversation on that future is featured at Treehugger right here

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Solar Powered … Cheese

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How Can Biomimicry Make Green Power Greener?

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