A Massive Solar Power Farm Will Be Built in California Desert

Deserts offer a lot of free space, but it is hard to build something on their premises as they are not very welcoming climate-wise. But what about building a solar power farm in a deserted area? Sounds like a pretty clever idea.

Solar-Powered Refrigeration Trucks Will Cut Pollution From Idling Diesel Engines

Refrigerator trucks are an important piece of our capitalist economic systems, as without them a lot of products would be damaged and wasted. But like everything that runs on diesel engines,

School’s Solar Panel Savings Give Every Teacher up to $15,000 raises

Arkansas school turns solar power savings into teacher pay A school in Arkansas has given each of its teachers a pay rise of up to $15,000 after installing solar panels. The Batesville School District installed a total of 1,500 solar panels in the last two years.

Kenya Installs the First Solar Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

Water should not be a luxury product, but still in these modern times, one out of nine people does not have access to clean drinking water. The main issue here is that only around 4% percent of Earth’s water sources are rivers, lakes and drinkable water, the rest is comprised of ...

Smartflower Solar Panel

Clean solar power, whenever you need it – until now it has just been a pipe dream. Now you are closer than ever to realising that dream, because smartflower POP+ can not only turn the sun’s energy into electricity very efficiently; it can store it in sufficient quantities ...

Solar Could Beat Coal to Become the Cheapest Power on Earth

Large solar power plants were first developed in the 1980s and though this renewable power source is a very practical one, the cost of such plants used to be quite high. But recent statistics show that solar power has become much cheaper than coal in some parts of the world. Experts ...

Portable machine turns salt water into drinking water using solar power

Fresh drinking water is a real problem in some parts of the world, as it is very hard to have access to it. This clever machine, designed by scientist at MIT will turn salty water into drinking water using solar energy. Oh, and it is also portable so it can be easily transported to ...

How to convert a Van into an Off-Grid Camper

You probably already know all those projects that show you how to convert a van into an off-grid camper. But what about projects that teach you how to do this in a short period of time? Here is a success story, of someone who managed to turn a van into an off-grid camper in just 17 ...

Light Bulbs That Work When The Power Goes Out!

Some time ago, a man developed LED light bulbs with built-in batteries, an invention that brought energy independence to people in certain circumstances, such as storms or floods that affect energy sources. Nowadays, those light bulbs became a mass-market product, being sold at a ...
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