How to Calculate How Much Solar Power You Need?

U.S. Green Technology

Depending on your goals and power needs, it is easy to calculate your energy needs for a DIY solar install. Should the system provide power during an outage? The post How to Calculate How Much Solar Power You Need?

Solar Power Systems Instead of Conventional Power Systems

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This is indeed a reality if you make use of solar energy to power your home, office, or any other buildings. The post Solar Power Systems Instead of Conventional Power Systems appeared first on U.S.

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Comparing solar power with electric power

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Obviously, the gadgets use electric power. The post Comparing solar power with electric power appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Solar Power Solar powerThe recent pandemic caused a lot of unrest.

7 Solar-Powered Gadgets To Invest When You Go Hiking Frequently

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The post 7 Solar-Powered Gadgets To Invest When You Go Hiking Frequently appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Solar Power solar-powered gadgets

What You Should Know About Solar Power System

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Solar power energy is booming right now, and for a good reason. Solar energy is clean, meaning it doesn’t create pollution; it’s cost-effective and low maintenance. Of course, The post What You Should Know About Solar Power System appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Considering a Solar Powered Home? Here’s How to Plan

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Solar energy is very beneficial to us in many forms. The sun generates main energy forms that we can use for several things, including solar power systems. Compared to conventional electricity from coal or natural gas, a solar system can produce clean, pure energy from the sun.

World's largest solar power plant to supply energy to Australia and Singapore

Inhabitat - Innovation

The world's largest solar power station is planned for Australia

New solar-powered townhome community opens in Sonoma County

Inhabitat - Innovation

Round Barn is a new townhome community composed of eco-friendly, solar-powered residences in Santa Rosa’s historic Fountaingrove neighborhood

ESUB Tracks is a smart, solar-powered bicycle helmet concept

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Germany-based design firm WertelOberfell has teamed up with material scientists, material suppliers, end-users and manufacturers to develop ESUB Tracks, a conceptual design for a smart bicycle helmet powered by flat-printed organic photovoltaics

Solar-powered home embraces tree canopy views in all directions

Inhabitat - Innovation

This family's solar-powered home sensitively responds to the landscape in more ways than one

How to make solar power work for all

GreenBiz

Three stories and three approaches to equitable clean energy, and we're just getting started. The first in a series. Equity & Inclusion Policy & Politics Renewable Energy

Solar Power World’s most-read stories of 2020

Solar Power World

During a year unlike any other, Solar Power World continued working hard to bring solar installers, developers and manufacturers the features and news they needed to do their jobs better.

Solar-powered coastal home opens up to views of the Arabian Sea

Inhabitat - Innovation

A decrepit coastal property is now a solar-powered luxury home

MAD Architects unveils solar-powered Hyperloop transit system

Inhabitat - Innovation

The avant-garde architecture of Beijing-based MAD Architects has merged with Hyperloop’s futuristic transportation technologies with the unveiling of a new, solar-powered rapid transit system

Solar-powered home in Maine stays warm with passive design

Inhabitat - Innovation

This modern barn home on an old blueberry field uses solar power and passive design to keep toasty during the long winters of Maine

Barcelona's new solar-powered sports center features a green facade

Inhabitat - Innovation

Local firm Architecture Anna Noguera has just completed work on the Turó de la Peira's Sports Center, a solar-powered complex covered in a lush green facade Barcelona, a city well-known for its avant-garde architecture, both modern and historic, is going green.

Solar-powered House of Music mimics the shape of an orchestra

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Mario Cucinella Architects has crafted a solar-powered community landmark that celebrates the town’s long-standing musical tradition

Architects envision a green, solar-powered skyscraper

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Envisioned for densely populated cities around the world, the futuristic proposal features a conical shape with a facade built of materials designed to harness solar energy Warsaw-based architecture firm FAAB Architektura has unveiled designs for the Vertical Oasis Building, a conceptual skyscraper that would use renewable energy to reduce its carbon footprint.

This minimalist, solar-powered home stands strong against earthquakes

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The modern, solar-powered home is situated on a hilly slope with the help of a protective and stabilizing wall along a surrounding orchard

Solar Power World editors pick the Top Products of 2020

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Coronavirus may have halted solar installations for a short time this year, but R&D and product development continued uninterrupted. There weren’t any in-person tradeshows… The post Solar Power World editors pick the Top Products of 2020 appeared first on Solar Power World.

These solar-powered cabins are made of natural materials and shungite plaster

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The Karg Cabin provides owners with a cozy opportunity for off-grid living with 100% solar-power capabilities (and that’s not even its most sustainable feature

Solar-powered timber home in Chile embraces ocean views

Inhabitat - Innovation

Earlier this year, Chilean architecture firm Cristobal Vial Arquitectos completed Casa Rural #01, a solar-powered holiday home oriented for views of the Pacific Ocean and optimal passive solar conditions. Located just outside the coastal town of Matanzas in Navidad, the building was designed for a reduced environmental footprint, from the use of elevated foundations that minimize site impact to the rooftop solar panels that meet all of the home’s electrical needs

KUHS-LP, Arkansas' only solar-powered radio station

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This radio station in Hot Springs, Arkansas is powered by solar energy and the community

Isaac Burrough unveils solar-powered luxury yacht concept

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Sail your troubles away

Solar Power World announces the 2020 Top Solar Contractors list

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Solar Power World, the solar industry’s leading business-to-business publication, today announces the release of the 2020 Top Solar Contractors list. Featured Top Solar Contractors TSC 2020

Chattanooga becomes first 100% solar-powered airport in US

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tennessee’s fourth largest city, Chatanooga, becomes the first American airport to be 100 percent solar powered – and joins only a handful of airports who claim the same across the world. This is a momentous day for the Chattanooga Airport as we complete our solar farm and achieve a major sustainability milestone,” said Terry Hart, president and CEO of the Chattanooga

Rundown lodge near the Nile River is now a solar-powered eco-resort

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Now, it's a solar-powered, luxury resort Once known as one of Uganda's most popular hotels, the Nile Safari Lodge had fallen into disrepair over the years.

Solar-powered luxury home celebrates contemporary style at Lake Huron

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A gorgeous, energy-efficient home sits on the banks of Lake Huron

Solar Powered Street Lights

Energy Refuge

Street lights, depending on the society or community in which they are located, can be powered by different forms of energy sources including fuel, gas or solar. While the previous two have been used for a long while, solar is a technology that is evolving but at the same time is now widely accepted and used in various places. Solar street lights are those powered by energy from the sun through solar panels that are either mounted on the lighting pole or embedded into it.

Solar-powered bubble shield focuses on physical distancing in public

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While the world continues to socially distance, designers and creatives are beginning to imagine different ways to protect people from the virus

Red brick firehouse in Belgium runs on solar power

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It's not just a fire station — it's a landmark for the community

Solar-powered bungalow in Australia promotes indoor-outdoor living

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The Elm Street House promotes community connection and indoor-outdoor living

REC talks with Solar Power World about larger wafers entering the solar panel market

Solar Power World

Solar panels using larger wafers has been the big trend for 2020 and will change the market going forward in many ways — racking systems, design software and installation techniques will all have to adapt to differing solar panel sizes.

Norway’s Statkraft to buy solar power developer Solarcentury

Impact Alpha

Solarcentury has developed 1.3-gigawatts of installed solar power since 1998 and claims to have a pipeline of projects totaling 6-gigawatts. The post Norway’s Statkraft to buy solar power developer Solarcentury appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Solar-powered hotel on Grand Cayman features turtle-friendly lighting

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Kimtpon's Seafire Resort + Spa saves energy and sea turtles

Tropical greenery surrounds a sustainable, solar-powered home in Singapore

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In Singapore, a lush veil of tropical plants has enveloped a sustainable home for a family of five

GoSun releases solar-powered travel mug to brew coffee or tea anywhere

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GoSun Brew makes it easy and safe to brew hot drinks anywhere

Cambridge students create the UKs most efficient solar-powered electric car

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Helia is a solar-powered electric car that is so energy efficient, it can travel more than 500 miles at 50 miles per hour on the same amount of power it takes to boil a kettle

1920s building in Buenos Aires becomes a gorgeous, solar-powered residence

Inhabitat - Innovation

Moarqs rose to the challenge when presented with the task of renovating a 1920s building into what is now the Tacuari House — a modern, energy-efficient residence that operates on solar power

Mastering Solar Power

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Attendees will leave with a good understanding of the key factors from an integrated, multidisciplinary and commercial viewpoint, including: target market analysis, economic competitiveness, channels-to-market, financing influences and risk, project development processes, best practices and emerging technologies