Posts Tagged ‘panels’

Solar panels generate mountains of waste

Iowa Climate Science Education Isn’t sunshine a free fuel? “Harnessing sunshine (and wind) to serve humanity is not free – or clean, green, renewable or sustainable,”Duggan Flanakin points out. ______________ “Duggan Flanakin has written another important, perceptive article,” writes Paul Driessen. “This one examines the enormous amounts of plastic, metallic and dangerous chemical wastes that […]

How Solar Panels On A Church Rooftop Broke The Law In N.C.

How Solar Panels On A Church Rooftop Broke The Law In N.C. Above Photo: An environmental group installed solar panels atop Faith Community Church three years ago to sell the church clean energy at rates far lower than the local utility’s. A court ruled that by selling the power, the group violated state restrictions. Credit: […]

Transparent Solar Panels Like This Could Harvest Energy From Windows & Replace Fossil Fuels

Next Story Have you ever thought of how great it would be if all windows were able to conduct solar electricity? Well that fantasy might soon become reality, as a new transparent solar cell technology has been designed to harness the endless solar potential of building and car windows — even cell phones, and any other object with a transparent surface, for that […]

Eight EU countries tell Israel to pay up after destroying solar panels donated to Bedouin village

Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Judaization / Settlements In unprecedented move, eight European countries to demand compensation from Israel for West Bank demolitions Haaretz 19 Oct by Barak Ravid — Eight European Union countries wrote an official protest letter to Israel, demanding over €30,000 ($35,400) in compensation for confiscating and demolishing […]

In Florida, it’s illegal to use your own solar panels during a crisis

     When it comes to the U.S. economy, the “con” part offers the best description of the current relationship between business, government and the preyed upon consumer. The way things work in early 21st century America is large businesses bribe politicians in a variety of ways at both the local and federal level, and the […]

Grenfell Neighbour: ‘Flammable panels were installed to improve appearance of the area’

More damning indictments from the residents of Kensington and Chelsea borough in the wake of the horrific Grenfell Tower fire. In this interview, Sky News spoke to Piki Seku who lives opposite to Grenfell Tower. Seku echoed what other residents – about the corruption and repeated failures of the PPP financial vehicle known as the […]

Google’s New Tool Says 80% of Rooftops Are Sunny Enough to be Outfitted with Solar Panels

Terence Newton, Staff WriterWaking Times More than ever the world needs renewable energy, and as solar power becomes more efficient and the cost of outfitting your home or business with solar panels declines, there is a real possibility that solar will become a viable alternative to fossil fuels. Google’s Project Sunroof sheds light on […]

Tesla Now Taking Orders For Solar Roof Panels That Come With An Infinity Warranty

“Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to a sustainable energy future by creating products that are so compelling, there is no alternative.” A solar roof on your home is quite compelling, I’d say. Tech giant Elon Musk announced yesterday on Twitter that orders could begin for this game-changing technology. In a later tweet […]

Man with weapons and possible explosives arrested, was going to L.A. gay pride parade, sources say

Authorities in Santa Monica found possible explosives as well as weapons and ammunition Sunday in the car of a man who told them he was in town for the L.A. Pride festival in West Hollywood, a law enforcement source said. Early Sunday,  Santa Monica police received a call of a suspected prowler near Olympic Boulevard and […]

Official Projections for Solar Adoption May be Much Too Conservative

Official Projections for Solar Adoption May be Much Too Conservative January 29th, 2016 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Via: FastCompany: If solar power prices fall in line with other technologies, we could see continued price-drops of 10% a year. […]

Iran’s Ski Police To Enforce Morality On Damavand Slopes

Iran is to deploy ski police to enforce segregation between men and women and to prevent immoral offences by the skiers, according to a police commander. The slopes to the north of the capital Tehran and part of the Elburz mountain range are segregated and women are not allowed to ski in the absence of a […]

Video Released In Chicago Police Killing Of Laquan McDonald – Shot 16 Times

The city of Chicago is bracing for civil unrest after the release of a dash-cam video showing the police killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The October 20, 2014 shooting followed a police chase that ensued after a man called 911 to report that a knife-wielding suspect had threatened him and was attempting to break into […]

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