Clean Power/Solar Energy Resources

Solar Roadways – The Future is Now!

Solar Roadways – The Future is Now!



You haven’t seen amazing until you’ve seen Solar Freakin Roadways! This is the future and it looks like Tron! Imagine every road, interstate, highway, parking lot, driveway and basketball court in America made of pure 100% USA invented solar panels! How about 3 times the amount of power consumed by America generated every day for […]


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Super Bowl XLVIII Goes Solar

Super Bowl XLVIII Goes Solar



Got dreams of rolling up to the Super Bowl XLVIII stadium gates in your sleek limousine? Too bad. In fact, game-goers won’t even be able to take a taxi to Sunday’s big event. That’s because this year, NFL officials have committed to making the event as “green” as possible. To that end, this year marks […]


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Record Breaking Solar Powered Ship

Record Breaking Solar Powered Ship



PlanetSolar, the world’s largest (so far) solar powered vessel, put to sea on March 31 2010 and achieved 3 record breaking feats:1. She became the first ship relying entirely on solar energy to circumnavigate the planet, an astonishing 37,000 mile journey taking some 19 months2. She achieved the fasted crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by […]


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London Opens Wold’s Largest Solar Powered Bridge

London Opens Wold’s Largest Solar Powered Bridge



Nearly five years after construction began, London’s Blackfriars Bridge opened earlier today to great fanfare. Network Rail, which develops and maintains Britain’s rail tracks, bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts and transport stations, cut the ribbon on the project touted as the world’s largest solar-powered bridge. Spanning across the River Thames and developed by Solarcentury, the […]


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Solar Powered Flight Makes History in NYC



John F Kennedy International, once of the busiest airports in the world, welcomed The Solar Impulse late in the evening on July 6th, the world’s first day-and-night flying solar powered aircraft. The plane had just completed an historic trans-continental journey powered entirely by solar technology – though the final short leg of the flight from […]


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Guinness World Record for Solar Boat Crew



She’s not super sleek. She’s not sexy. She’s not all that beautiful. But she’s cheap. Cheap to run, that is. The Ra is the passionate project of Captain Jim Greer, who has been building watercraft for over half a century. Wanting to go boating, but short on capital to fund the venture, Greer said “..we […]


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3 Solar Powered Innovations Providing Clean Water for Third World Countries

3 Solar Powered Innovations Providing Clean Water for Third World Countries



Clean water should be a basic human right. Unfortunately, in many areas of third-world countries, clean water is far more a luxury reserved for the wealthy than an accessible basic for everyone. To help change that, a number of socially and environmentally conscious inventors have created potentially life-changing products that draw upon the power of […]


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Think Florida Dominates Solar? Check out Massachusetts and the NE



Massachusetts, way up in the NE corner of the US, and a fraction of the size of most States, ranked 7th for total solar capacity in 2012, according to solar advocacy group Environment Massachusetts. As you’d probably expect, California was way out in front with 1,033 megawatts installed, which ranks it just behind the 6 […]


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Solar Power in India and Sri Lanka



August 2013. Previously known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka is a small independent nation off the South East tip if India, and has a surprisingly complex and diverse cultural mix among its 20 million or so residents. It’s also sunny there, which is great for the solar industry. An established solar contractor supplying the entire island […]


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Solar Power Panels – An Introduction



Many, if not most people, when they hear the term ‘solar energy’ or ‘solar power’, will probably imagine solar electric or ‘photo-voltaic‘ panels – those shiny things on house or office roof tops that make electricity. (The term ‘photo-voltaic’ simply refers to the process by which sunlight is converted into electricity). But creating electricity from […]


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Solar Lights Deliver Safety to Somalians



Somalia – few people can even place it on the map. It’s on the North East coast of Africa, an area commonly referred to as the Horn of Africa. Only in the last year or so has a stable federal government been established, after over 2 decades of civil war nightmare capped off by a […]


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Solar Installations – Get Ready for the Boom



So the solar world is growing. People are getting serious about it. And now the stats are showing the incredible growth of this renewable, sustainable energy source. GTM Research, the market analysis division of alternative energy news outlet GreenTech Media, is reporting dramatic growth of solar installations – both recently and projected into the next […]


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