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Alternative to silicon offers cheaper solar power

The ability to transform the energy of the sun into electricity has already changed energy markets around the world. Last year more than 90 gigawatts …

Most Efficient Solar Panels on the Market 2018

when looking for the most efficient solar panels is that high efficiency does not always provide the highest return on investment. When deciding …

Taxing meat could help offset environmental, health problems, activists say

The steep climb in global meat consumption has environmental interest groups debating a "sin" tax on animal products.<p>Meat consumption grew by more …

Organic & off-grid: The quarter-acre dream like you've never seen it before

Pakaraka Permaculture in Thames is an off-grid and organic vegetable farm.<p>If you've wined and dined at some of Auckland's top restaurants or cafes in …

Humans changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant

Nitrogen is absolutely crucial to life — an indispensable ingredient of DNA, proteins and essentially all living tissue — yet it also can choke the life out of aquatic ecosystems, destroy trees and sicken people when it shows up in excess at the wrong place, at the wrong time, in the wrong form. …

Damaging Consequences of Agricultural Runoff

water pollution globally. Agricultural runoff is primarily caused by melted snow or rainfall. It is, in essence, water that does not stay in the soil …

How Can Farming Win over Climate Change

insecurity due to climate change impacts on agriculture by 2030 [1]. According to a report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization …

Pros and Cons of Organic Farming

since the Neolithic period, when our ancestors turned from hunters and gatherers to farmers, there is no doubt that it is experiencing a bit of a …

The Best Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Every State

In an era where fast food chains are hawking the farm-to-table trend, consumers are left feeling that every restaurant is green to some degree. These …

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

have become innovative at improving solar panel efficiency and durability. Solar panels need to be able to resist extreme weather such as harsh wind …

China Starts World's Biggest Floating Solar Project

A unit of China Three Gorges Corp. is building a 1 billion yuan ($151 million) floating solar power plant, the world’s biggest, in the nation’s …

Affordable new device uses solar energy to produce hydrogen and electricity

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have advanced the field of hydrogen power by creating a hybrid device that uses solar …

PVEducation

<i>A collection of resources for the photovoltaic educator.</i><p>As solar cell manufacturing continues to grow at a record-setting pace, increasing demands …

Solar Panels

Solar energy

For the academic journal, see Solar Energy (journal). For the generation of electricity using solar energy, see Solar power.<p><b>Solar energy</b> is radiant …

Solar Energy Pros and Cons | Is It Worth It?

source of renewable energy on our planet, and it’s no secret that recent technological innovations have made solar power affordable for more and more …

Clean Energy