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SolarStratos: First Solar-Powered Plane To Journey Into Space

Having succeeded in making the first ever solar-powered round-the-world trip in 2012, the team behind PlanetSolar, the largest solar-powered boat in the world, have now set their sights on another solar-powered first — a journey into space. To further … #solarpower #power #energy #solarenergy #tesla

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London Solar Auctions Aim to Make City Greenest on Earth

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he wanted to try city-wide auctions as part of an environment strategy proposed to more than double the capital’s solar energy generation capacity by 2030.

The reverse auctions would be similar to the Solarize NYC model already used in New York, where multiple buyers pool together and panel sellers compete for one single contract, according to a draft solar action plan.

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Wind and solar energy are literally (that’s a literal ‘literally’) saving lives.

The increasing presence of wind and solar in the United States helped prevent the premature deaths of up to 12,700 people between 2007 and 2015, according to a new study from Nature Energy. How’s that? Well, with the rise of clean energy, there’s a …and more » #solar #wind #today #solarpower #renewables

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Driving an electric car inspired me to install homemade solar panels — and it’s saving me money

The purchase of an electric car that plugs into the power grid to recharge its battery often gets drivers thinking about the source of their energy. …. #solarpower
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Massachusetts pushing ahead with renewable energy initiative

The state has received nearly four dozen bids for a contract to add more renewable power to its energy portfolio — enough to power nearly 200,000 homes. #energy #power #climatechange #renewableenergy

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