Posts Tagged ‘solar’

Electricity access is declining in sub-Saharan Africa but solar offers a way forward, says IEA chief

Electricity access has fallen for the first time in seven years in sub-Saharan Africa, but a boost to solar power could offer a way forward, says the chief of the International Energy Agency (IEA). An additional 13 million people across sub-Saharan African countries did not have any access to electricity this year, according to the […]

Thor Heyerdahl, Reviving The Solar Cult Of Ancient Mariners

Thor Heyerdahl was a man who, despite the era in which he lived, was able to overcome the barriers of academic dogmatism in order to prove his theories. One of his most prolific phrases was: “ Borders? I’ve never seen them. But I’ve heard that they exist in the minds of some people! ” Through […]

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 […]

Swiss explorer ‘first to complete parachute jump from solar-powered plane’

Swiss explorer Raphael Domjan has completed what is claimed to be the world’s first parachute jump from a solar-powered aircraft. Domjan, 48, took off from an airfield in western Switzerland and jumped from around 5,000 feet or 1,524 metres. The two-seater aircraft was powered purely by solar energy, collected by 22 square-metres of solar cells […]

Afghanistan: Heroin Industry Increasingly Runs on Solar Power

Afghanistan: Heroin Industry Increasingly Runs on Solar Power July 27th, 2020 Via: BBC: There are no subsidies here. Nobody is thinking about climate change – or any other ethical consideration, for that matter. This is about small-scale entrepreneurs trying to make a profit. It is the story of how Afghan opium growers have switched to […]

An ‘Eclipse Like’ Crop Circle That Showed Up Three Days Before The Solar Eclipse

Next Story It’s just days before an eclipse of a lifetime and as the world readies for the sight and some for the energetic shifts, a new crop circle has appeared in a field at Sutton Hall near London Southend Airport. The circle was discovered on August 17, 2017 but it’s meaning, if any, is […]

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Signs in the skies of the Eddy Solar Grand Minimum

     Signs are appearing our skies that the atmosphere is changing as predicted with the gran solar minimum. Rare anti-solar arcs over Norway, Cyclone over Yemen and Oman, Green flashes in UK and Norway. Hawaii has blue flames as the Earth cracks and methane ignites and CO2 didn’t cause warming in 1950-1980 even though it […]

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: […]

California: Starting in 2020, Most New Homes Must Include a Solar Power System

California: Starting in 2020, Most New Homes Must Include a Solar Power System May 9th, 2018 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — I’m such strident solar power advocate that, when the topic comes up, people in the room who know […]

Has solar cycle 25 begun? Solar cycle 24 was one of the shortest and weakest ever

     Evidence of a Cycle 25 sunspot found In our previous post: Solar activity crashes – the Sun looks like a cueball, Our resident solar physicist, Dr. Leif Svalgaard commented and provided a link to something reported by his colleagues, something that likely would not have been possible without the fantastic solar observations of NASA’s […]

Intro to building your own solar-powered water heater

(Natural News) The solar-powered water heater can be one of the most useful systems that you can implement in your own home. It offers many benefits, can be extremely cost-efficient, and you can save a lot of money by simply building such a system yourself. Indeed, building your very own solar-powered water […]

Solar Eclipse In Aquarius: Shifts In Our Social Networks

Next Story We are having a partial Solar Eclipse in Aquarius on February 15th/16th 2018 depending on where you are located in the world. It is a supercharged New Moon with a longer term influence than a regular New Moon. It will only be visible in parts of South America and Antarctica which includes most […]

China is stealing solar panel jobs from American workers – Will Trump send a tough trade message?

(Natural News) All along the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump emphasized how China has been aggressively manipulating its own currency in order to shadily gain an upper hand economically. And now the communist regime has been exposed for colluding to steal American jobs, particularly in the solar industry, which the International Trade Commission (ITC) is […]

Chernobyl disaster site repurposed for solar energy (PHOTOS)

READ MORE: To bot-ly go: VR robots will do space work & defuse bombs – where humans can’t venture (VIDEO) The 3,800 photovoltaic panels installed in a 16,000 square-meter (3.95-acre) area are expected to produce a total of one megawatt of energy for the local grid – enough power for roughly 2,000 homes reports Science […]

Solar sector still growing: Solar power output rose 47% in the first three quarters of 2017, highlighting Trump’s support for clean power

(Natural News) Two major solar power plants – Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 – which generate a total of 179 megawatts of solar power, recently began commercial operations on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property in southern Nevada. This development brings home the fact that solar power is still booming in the United […]

Tax Bill To Preserve Critical Credits For Wind, Solar & Electric Vehicles

The booming renewable energy industry is breathing a wary sigh of relief as Congress prepares to vote this week on a sweeping tax bill that preserves critical tax credits for wind energy, solar power and electric vehicles. As lawmakers were working over the past week to resolve issues between the House and Senate versions of the bill, […]

Study Shows What Sharp Changes In Solar & Geomagnetic Activity Do To The Human Body

Next Story Over the past few years, a number of publications have emerged from scientists and researchers all over the world regarding the human magnetic field. Not only have they been studying the human magnetic field, they’ve also been studying the magnetic field of the planet, and how all these fields, including our own, can […]

Off Topic: Start and Stop E-Coin Miners Based on Solar System Power Output

Off Topic: Start and Stop E-Coin Miners Based on Solar System Power Output November 6th, 2017 Watching our solar system export so much power to the grid started to drive me a little bit nuts. Since we don’t yet have a Tesla Powerwall to […]

First Rock from Outside the Solar System Sails Past Earth

Astronomers were stunned to see the first known object flung through our cosmic neighborhood from interstellar space. Astronomers around the world are scrambling to study an object unlike anything they’ve ever seen: a chunk of rock and ice seemingly fired our way from another solar system. Discovered on October 19, the object is several hundred feet […]

DoD Plans Solar-Storm-Based National Blackout Drill During Antifa Protests In November

DoD Plans Solar-Storm-Based National Blackout Drill During Antifa Protests In November October 27th, 2017 Via: ZeroHedge: According to The National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL), elements of the US Department of Defense (DOD) will simulate a “communications interoperabilityâ€� training exercise across the United States […]

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 […]

Montana Quadruples Solar Energy Capacity In One Year

Above Photo: U.S. Department of Energy The state quadrupled its solar energy production over the past year, according to an announcement by Lt. Gov Mike Cooney on Friday. Montana was producing 6.6 megawatts of installed capacity a year ago. The governor’s office released an energy plan, Montana Energy Future, with a goal to double solar […]

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 […]

After The Hurricane, Solar Kept Florida Homes And A City’s Traffic Lights Running

Above Photo: Florida, for all its solar potential, is still in the nascent stages of what could become a solar boom. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images By using energy storage with solar panels, some homeowners were able to go off-grid, showing how distributed power could speed future storm recovery. Just after midnight on Sept. 11, Eugenio Pereira […]

Sun Unleashes MASSIVE Monster Solar Flare Earth Facing, Multiple Explosions/EMP/QUAKES, HUGE CME Headed Toward Earth [Videos]

An X9.3 class solar flare flashes in the middle of the Sun on Sept. 6, 2017. Credit:NASA/GSFC/SDO Via BPEarthWatch: FULL CORONAL MASS EJECTION NOW SHOWING ON SATELLITES Stereo A has picked up a Massive CME that is headed toward Earth. Via BPEarthWatch: Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ASheepNoMore/~3/jO8CFwzV4Sk/ 00

The Sun Just Unleashed A Monster Solar Flare, The Strongest In A Decade

Next Story Have you ever seen the Northern and Southern Lights? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) predict that with the recent solar flares, the Auroras will be visible and can extend southward into the continental United States, from Washington and Idaho in the West to Indiana and Ohio in the […]

Solar storms cause sperm whales to beach in North Sea, study suggests

“Sperm whales spend their early, non-breeding years in lower latitudes, where magnetic disruptions by the sun are weak and thus lack experience of this phenomenon,” according to the new research, published in the International Journal of Astrobiology. Scientists studied the stranding of 29 sperm whales in the North Sea in January 2016 on beaches in […]

Navajo Solar Plant To Replace Coal Plant

Above Photo: From apnews.com FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation at a time when the tribe is bracing for the loss of hundreds of jobs from the impending closure of a nearby coal-fired power plant. The […]

China Cements It’s Green Energy Dominance, Doubling It’s Own Solar Power Goals

China has more than doubled its end-of-decade solar power target, with new installations dramatically outstripping expectation, according to the government’s energy agency. By the end of July this year, China’s solar PV capacity topped 112GW, after installing a stunning 35GW in just seven months — more than twice as much as installed by any other country in […]

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