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Sea-Green Solar Glass Covers 25,000-Square-Meter School In Denmark — 12,000 Solar Panels

November 24th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Sea Green is possibly the most soothing calm color of the entire color spectrum. Imagine how wonderful it must be to be encompassed and surrounded by 1,200 sea green solar arrays as a student at C.F. Møller-designed International School Nordhavn in Copenhagen. It is cleantech magic informing the architecture — not only soothing to the eye but refreshing to the student’s mind and body as the solar panels produce clean energy and keep the air cleaner while adding to the building’s aesthetic


Sunslice, The Smallest Solar Charger In The World

November 17th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Every day, the smartphone goes here and there with us — on the jog, the walk, bicycle, metro, and in the EV. It is often using handy apps along the way. Checking email, texting, working on the metro, scrolling social media in the cafe or while the car is charging, on the phone — these activities are a way of life for many. A common thought that pops into our heads is where to plug in and recharge.  Sunslice, the smallest solar charger in the world, is one solution. It's perfect for the day after a storm or hurricane when the power is still out but the sun is back


Pvilion Is Working Toward Solar Everything

March 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Brooklyn-based solar company Pvilion is leading the charge to put solar everywhere. Their projects range from building covers to small consumer items. “We’re looking at solar as a building material that can be used in a lot of different contexts,” says CEO Colin Touhey.


New Arizona Policy Would Mandate Solar After Dark

December 30th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer

A way to incentivize the use of clean energy like solar after dark -- instead of gas peakers -- to cover peak loads has been proposed in a white paper commissioned by Arizona’s Residential Utility Consumer Office


Low Costs of Solar Power & Wind Power Crush Coal, Crush Nuclear, & Beat Natural Gas

December 25th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

These are 5 messages that I think anyone wanting a better US economy (or a better economy in practically any country), anyone wanting national energy freedom (aka energy independence), anyone wanting to advance the most cost-effective choices for electricity generation, and anyone wanting to make logical energy decisions should know and share with others


BLM Saves Desert Solar From Trump

November 28th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer

Within days after the catastrophic electoral college win of an autocrat with promised climate ruin, the Obama Administration Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finalized new competitive auctions for desert solar leases with the same safeguards as those for oil and gas leases



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