Energy

What Can Solar Power Do?

What Can Solar Power Do? 1

What is Solar Power? Quite simply, Solar Power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity. It can happen in two main different ways; directly, using what is called Photovoltaics; or, indirectly, using what is called Concentrated Solar Power. Photovoltaics converts light into an electrical current using certain light sensitive chemicals that produce voltage when exposed…

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How Can We Harness the Power of Rainwater?

How Can We Harness the Power of Rainwater? 2

What is Rainwater Power? Imagine the average house or apartment, which is most always equipped with a rain gutter for water runoff. Now, consider turning the rainwater that runs into that gutter into electricity. Assume that when it is raining, water is collected in the gutter that surrounds a building’s roof. Now, instead of funnelling…

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What Can Wind Power Do?

What Can Wind Power Do? 3

What is Wind Power? Wind power is, very easily, available by the Earth’s natural airflow. Turbines primarily produce this energy through mechanical power generators that produce electricity. Wind power is a great alternative to burning fossil fuels. It is plentiful, accessible globally, pollutant free and can operate without the use of water. It also needs…

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Solar Power Tree Providing Solution to Urban Space Restrictions

Solar Power Tree Providing Solution to Urban Space Restrictions 4

Image Credit: Creative Commons/Barnwal Urban Solar Power Solutions This remarkable Solar Power Tree produces the very same quantity of electrical energy as a traditional system. Yet it works in a much smaller sized space.  Isn’t that interesting? Well, the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI) developed this advancement and Union Minister for Science & Technology…

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Could Solar Panels Lower Your Energy Bill?

Could Solar Panels Lower Your Energy Bill? 5

Do Solar Panels Lower Energy Bills? Solar panels often offer the promise to reduce your electrical energy expenditure by supplementing the energy you purchase from your regional power firms. However, selecting as well as mounting solar panels could be a frustrating job. How do they work? The panels include solar cells that connect with each…

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How to Rainwater Harvest

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Image By Adityamail (Own work) CC  3.0  via Wikimedia Commons How to Rainwater Harvest Rainwater harvesting is collecting and storing rain for your domestic usage. People have been using this technique for a long time. Many people in rural places throughout the world still use it. And now today, it is making a comeback as a…

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Make Some Changes and Save Environment

Make Some Changes and Save Environment 7

  Small Habitual Changes Add Up!  To help save the environment, lower your power, as well as water intake, transforming your consumer behaviour and also transport routines to save natural resources. By adjusting your home-life and also garden to be a lot more eco your life can also be more beautiful. Once you have adjusted…

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Solar Bike Paths and Power Generation

Solar Bike Paths and Power Generation 8

Solar Bike Paths Are a Thing Wouldn’t it be awesome if all our paths doubled as solar energy generation panels? And how about if we could power up our vehicles with the solar power it creates? In 2009 these questions heralded  the start of this vision: the large-scale generation of solar renewable energy from a…

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Solar Overtook Coal Power in UK this Summer

Solar Overtook Coal Power in UK this Summer 9

UK solar energy generation overtook electricity from coal over the last six months. It is a historic year for getting energy from the sun, according to a new analysis. As reported by The Independent on 4th October, research undertaken by the Carbon Brief website discovered that UK solar energy produced almost 7,000 gigawatt hours of…

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