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Solar Farm Market is Expected to Increase at a 17.51% of CAGR by 2030

altenergymag

The extensive usage of fossil fuels in order to meet the rising demand for energy is driving the need for sustainable energy. The government is also taking various initiatives to promote renewable energy usage and move towards a sustainable environment. billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 17.51%.

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Top 10 Economic Benefits of Converting to Solar Energy

Sunrun

Going solar can affect the climate, the economy and our own pocket books. Here are 10 important benefits to home solar. Solar Controls Energy Costs 1. Solar can mean lower utility bills. When you choose to install a home solar system and a battery, you can better control your average electricity costs over a year.

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Building Sustainability Checklist: 28 Tips to Make Your Building More Eco-Friendly.

Green Business Bureau

Increasing energy efficiency. Follow this checklist to help your building become more sustainable in the following areas: lighting, construction, heating and cooling, water, energy, waste, indoor environment, landscaping, and maintenance. Tip # 3: Add sun control and shading devices. Improving air quality and lighting.

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Scientists adapt solar energy technology to detect chemical warfare agents and pesticides

Envirotec Magazine

In a colourful solution to a dangerous problem, Australian scientists are adapting a component from cutting-edge solar cells to design a rapid, light-based detection system for deadly toxins. The wrong amounts or incorrect use of these fumigants can be harmful to people and degrade the ozone layer.

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This year’s ozone hole could be the smallest it has been in 30 years

AGreenLiving

For decades, scientists have closely observed the ozone layer , which protects Earth from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Ozone is created in our atmosphere when the sun’s high-energy UV rays rupture the stable covalent bonds of atmospheric oxygen (O2) molecules, transforming them into free radicals.

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The ‘environmental crime of the century’ solved

Grist

The gas, CFC-11, was banned in 2010 under the Montreal Protocol — the international treaty to eliminate substances that wreck the Earth’s protective ozone layer. Years of efforts to protect the ozone layer might be reversed if the emissions continued, experts warned. Where were the gases coming from?

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Less air pollution leads to higher crop yields, says study

Envirotec Magazine

These gases can directly damage crop cells and indirectly affect them through their role as precursors to formation of ozone, an airborne toxin known to reduce crop yields, and particulate matter aerosols that can absorb and scatter sunlight away from crops. Nitrogen oxides, or NOx, are among the most widely emitted pollutants in the world.

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