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What You Need to Know About the Tesla Solar Roof

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Tesla has been in the news once a week for the last few years, showcasing new technologies that seek to innovate every day life. Whether it’s self-driving technology or electric cars, Elon Musk seeks to take over the world and make it a better place for…

Automotive

Tesla, Panasonic Deal Strives for Sustainable Energy Future

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Elon Musk’s plan to take over the world is well-documented. He wants to help humans colonize Mars, he wants to take on NASA in the rocket production game, and he wants to create cars that never need to stop at a gas station ever…

Enqos – Tower V2

Kickstarter

Charge Your Devices With This Solar Panel Journal

By | Jun 3, 2016 at 9:49 am

Smartphone batteries are infamously inadequate and, unfortunately, the products designed to combat the problem are bulky, unsightly and frankly difficult to remember to pack. And while external power sources have been all the rage in recent years, no one has cracked the case of…

Energy

The Ever-Changing Environmental Role of Technology

By | May 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Tech entrepreneurs have been widely responsible for creating some of the best and worst technology from an eco-friendly perspective. Fortunately, many tech companies are now much more sensitive to the needs of the environment, and many cater to a green audience. As a result,…

Opinion/Analysis

9 Reasons Your Business Should Make the Switch to Solar Power

By | Dec 2, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Solar power isn’t just the future — it’s the present. A new solar project is installed every two minutes, and more than 135,000 installations were completed within the first half of 2015 alone. Small businesses everywhere are embracing commercial solar power systems, and it’s…

Energy

The World’s First Solar Powered Airport Now in India

By | Aug 21, 2015 at 2:06 pm

On Tuesday, August 18th, the Indian city of Cochin unveiled the world’s first solar powered airport. Cochin International Airport – India’s fourth-largest international airport (processing 6.8 million passengers in the 2014-2015 financial year) – is the very first airport to be completely powered by…

Energy

5 of the World’s Biggest Solar Energy Plants

By | May 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm

In March 2015, the United Nations Energy Programme (UNEP) released a report on the state of renewable energy. The findings were encouraging for supporters of alternative energy; in 2014, renewables generated over 9 percent of the word’s energy, up nearly a percentage point from 2013….

Business

Colorado Springs

Energy Access is a Portal to Prosperity

By | Jan 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

There’s still five days left on Paul-Miki Akpablie’s Indiegogo campaign, but he’s not sweating it because the $5,000 funding goal for his company Kadi Energy has already been met. Part of the appeal for Kadi Energy stems from the fact that Akpablie wanted to…

Urban Development

Amsterdam

The Netherlands Builds World’s First Solar-Paneled Road

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 4:40 pm

Collective Evolution today reported on a story out of the Netherlands that two Amsterdam suburbs, Krommenie and Wormerveer, have just been connected via a solar-paneled bike path. It spans a 70 meter stretch, and to date they’re the first country in the world to…

Automotive

Boise

Solar Roadways Is Exactly What It Sounds Like, And It’s Awesome

By | Jun 16, 2014 at 6:15 pm

Solar freakin’ roadways, man: that’s what people are already saying about Scott and Julie Brusaw’s company, Solar Roadways. You see, they’re the perfect amount of entrepreneur mixed with big dreamer, and they’ve invented a way to power homes, offices, and schools by turning our…

Gear & Gadgets

Las Vegas

UNLV Enters Department of Energy Competition to Make Solar-Powered House

By | Apr 12, 2013 at 11:00 am

Every two years, the US Department of Energy hosts a “Solar Decathlon”: a competition among 20 universities to design and build a solar-powered house. Started in 2002, the program hopes to show the public that energy-saving homes can be beautiful and prepare students to…

Social Good

Singapore

iPad-Size Solar Device to Bring Electricity to Rural Asia

By | Apr 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm

According to the Worldwatch Institute, 1.3 billion people don’t have access to electricity, and another 1 billion don’t have reliable access. Some of those people are in Cambodia, where entrepreneur VS Hariharan took a trip earlier this year. “People don’t have power with their…