The commercial agriculture industry in the United States relies on high yields from annual crops, most of which are single-variety and the only crop grown on a given plot of land all year.
Saturday was an exciting day for us at GetSolar. The House passed two new energy bills that, among other things, will require most utilities to generate 15 percent of their electricity from renewable sources.
Remember when Paul Hogan was popular and everyone knew what a Vegemite sandwich was?
Ermenegildo Zegna—the high-fashion Italian menswear company known for its chic sports jackets and made-to-measure suits—has announced the debut of a solar luxury jacket in its Zegna Sport Spring/Summer 2008 collection.
The Senate passed its own version of this House bill in June 2007. A month later, it returned to the House for conference in order to reconcile the two versions of the bill for Presidential review.
<a href="http://news.com.com/Shrinking+the+cost+for+solar+power/2100-11392_3-6182947.html">Solar Thermal</a> has yet to be given the kind of sexy market makeover that other renewables, like photovoltaics, have received. And why?
Boston-based entrepeneur Jim Poss, founder of Seahorse Power, has put something incredibly useful - and incredibly cheap - on the streets of our cities. It's called the BigBelly, and it's a solar powered trash compactor. Thrilling, right?Right. These compactors can handle up to five times the waste of normal trash bins, they require zero energy off the grid to run, and they provide enormous infrastructural relief in the form of reduced maintenance and cleanup. This relief translates into carbon emissions reduction, with all those trucks that don’t need to come and all those trips to the landfill that don’t need to be made.