In the future, vast solar power satellites may beam energy to the Earth from space. This is the first episode in my series “Resources from Space”. You can watch the other videos here: “Asteroid Mining”: [More]
The Solar Alternative. The way humans use resources to product electricity is changing because the current systems in place are based on 100 year old technologies that are a limited ending resource. (i.e. Oil and [More]
A quick look at our new extreme RV solar power setup. Totaling 600 watts of power with a 3000 watt pure sine inverter this solar setup is proving to be the ultimate RV solar setup [More]
And you thought it stopped at solar panels? Trace Dominguez has the lowdown on some strange new ways to harness the sun’s rays. Read More: “Three floating solar islands to launch on Swiss lake this [More]
Africans have been waiting for decades for the mains electricity which the rich world takes for granted. Sub-Saharan Africa’s 910m people consume less electricity each year than the 4.8m people of Alabama. Many more who [More]
Brendan Fischer, Center for Media and Democracy / ALEC Exposed, joins Thom Hartmann.
In part two of the video I am making some nice progress. I learned through trial and error what works and what does not. Now I am removing the forklift battery cells out of the [More]
I am losing my golf cart batteries and am not sure exactly why. I have been running my generator any time I use my laptop now because the batteries are running lower and lower each [More]
“Photovoltaics in 60 seconds” – this is the motto of SMA’s new series of comic videos. The first clip explains how a solar power system works and what the differences between Photovoltaics and solarthermics are. [More]
eBay is awash with these solar mobile power banks, most claiming way more storage capacity than is genuinely inside – this one has just 4,800mAh of LiPos. The unit only charges properly in full sun [More] – Solar power is energy which comes from the sun. This energy is very powerful and hits the earth regardless of whether or not we take advantage of it. Even the tiny percentage of [More]
As the world’s largest solar-thermal plant opens in the Mojave desert, our correspondent explains that the future of solar in America may look a lot smaller. For more video content from The Economist visit our [More]