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This Airplane Will Fly Into The Stratosphere On SunPower Without Using A Drop Of Fossil Fuels

Andrea D. Steffen
SunPower is one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies, with more than 30 years of proven experience. Their headquarters are in Silicon Valley, California but they have customers across the globe and
Environment Innovation Sustainability

This Solar-Powered Car Breaks World Record Crossing Australia In Under 1 Week

Andrea D. Steffen
There is a bright future for cars thanks to advancements in the solar-powered vehicle industry constantly developing. Of course, all of that wouldn’t even be possible without the tremendous advancements in photovoltaic technology, which have
Environment Sustainability

Spain Has A Plan For 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

Andrea D. Steffen
Yet another country is launching an ambitious plan to transition 100% to renewable energy – Spain! The country says it will switch its electricity system entirely to renewable sources by 2050 and completely decarbonize its
Environment Sustainability

Renewable Energy Has Finally Overtaken Fossil Fuels In The UK

Andrea D. Steffen
The UK has reached a green milestone to be celebrated. Renewable energy there has tripled in the past five years. Now, for the first time in history, it has overtaken the amount of energy generated
Housing Sustainability

First Coal-fired Power Plant To Become Sustainable Solar Power Village

Andrea D. Steffen
The biggest redevelopment yet of a former UK power plant is taking place at the site of the old Rugeley coal-fired power plant in Staffordshire. The transformation will include 2,000 energy-efficient, solar-powered homes featuring rooftop,
Environment Sustainability

Puerto Rico Converting To 100% Renewable Energy

Andrea D. Steffen
Something good came out of Hurricane Maria striking Puerto Rico. It inspired the government to take action about converting to renewable energy. Even before the storm, there was debate about switching to renewables since the
Environment Sustainability Technology

Startup Uses Particle Acceleration to Make Solar Panels Cheaper

Joseph Kennedy
A US startup backed by Bill Nye has promised to make solar panels 60% cheaper to manufacturers by using particle acceleration to slice microscopically thin silicon wafers. As well as this, their methods appear to
Environment Lifestyle

Texas Utility Doubles Large-Scale Solar, Claims It Will Be Coal-Free By 2016

Aaron Jackson
Thanks to investments in natural gas and utility-scale solar energy, El Paso Electric (EPE), a Texas utility company with almost 400,000 customers, announced on Monday that its electricity mix will be free from coal by 2016.
Environment Innovation

SolarCity Plans World’s Largest Solar Panel Plant in NY

Aaron Jackson
The world’s largest solar panel production plant is going to be built in Buffalo, NY, and will make enough solar panels to produce 1 gigawatt of power within 2 years. It will be constructed on

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