Tag Archives: Solar Panel

Japan To Build World’s Largest Floating Solar Panel Plant

No matter what, a country is limited to its size. Simply put, if there’s a limited amount of space in a nation, only a certain amount of skyscrapers, infrastructure projects, and homes can be built. Even environmentally-friendly, beneficial building projects need room to be built, no matter the benefits. So for a country like Japan, one that boasts a rather large population in relation to its landmass, space is something of an issue. Modernly, Japan is somewhat restricted when it comes to building new and…

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Solar Panels Can Now Create Energy Through Raindrops

It’s hard to argue against the usefulness and utility of solar power panels. An entirely renewable source of energy, solar power provides clean energy that doesn’t harm the earth with almost no work done, as panels simply take in the sun’s rays and turn it into electricity. Criticizers of solar power, many of whom no doubt have a bias towards the use of fossil fuels, will always bring up one major drawback to the use of solar panels: under poor weather conditions, they’re almost useless.…

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The Indian Airport That Runs Entirely On Solar Energy

When taking a flight into or out of Cochin International Airport in Kochi, India, you probably wouldn’t notice anything special or out-of-the-ordinary. Despite being the 7th busiest airport in the country, Cochin isn’t exactly remarkable at first sight. But unaware to the untrained eye, Cochin International Airport is actually quite a trendsetter, at least in terms of renewable energy; Cochin is the world’s first completely solar-powered airport, emitting zero fossil fuels. Completely green since this past August, Cochin’s energy needs are met by a solar…

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Project Sunroof: Google’s Plan To Put A Solar Panel On Every Rooftop

As the entire world grows more environmentally conscious, more and more people are looking towards alternative sources of energy. Sources that won’t harm the Earth as much as fossil fuels or other traditional energy sources. The only problem is, many people simply don’t know enough about greener energy sources. Sure, they know that they exist and may want them, but when it comes to installation, financial benefits, and overall effectiveness, a majority of people are in the dark. Google aims to shed some light on this…

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