Tagged with solar power

The air conditioning challenge in the Mediterranean Basin

The air conditioning challenge in the Mediterranean Basin

Frédéric Dubessy writes on the econostrum.info website about a recent study by the World Bank to address the increasing penetration of air conditioning with the need to promote energy efficiency and reduce energy consumption.   Solar power bringing energy efficiency to Mediterranean air-conditioning Faced with an explosion in the numbers of air-conditioners in the Mediterranean … Continue reading

It’s time to reassess the notion of “new energy”

It’s time to reassess the notion of “new energy”

Werner van Zyl, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Lecturer in sustainable energy at the University of KwaZulu-Natal writes that our long-term sustainable energy solution has to focus more on the sun.   All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun Humans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of … Continue reading

Tesla now selling solar roof tiles

Tesla now selling solar roof tiles

It seems like every week we are reading about another product line from Tesla. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website writes about one of the latest of its initiatives – selling solar roof tiles.   Tesla website starts selling solar roofs Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles. As … Continue reading

Impact of California’s boom in solar power

Impact of California’s boom in solar power

Everyone is fascinated with developments in California to promote sustainable energy. Ian Johnston writes in The Independent that the impact of solar production is leading to negative electricity process. The energy transition is truly underway.   California produced so much solar power, electricity prices just turned negative “Yeah, they’re out there havin’ fun, In the … Continue reading