Tag: solar

State Bans Third Party Solar to Protect Corporate Masters — Effectively Killing Homegrown Renewable Energy

By Justin Gardner As solar and other renewable energy sources rapidly expand in the market, with prices continually dropping and technology exponentially improving, fossil fuel-based corporate behemoths are scrambling to protect their monopolies. In January, we reported that Nevada’s public utility company and their cohorts…

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Start-Up Company Develops Solar-Powered Television and Radio, Connecting Rural East Africa to the World

By Amando Flavio In Africa, electricity is a big challenge for many countries. Governments on the continent are struggling to supply electricity to its growing population. In 2011, the International Energy Agency estimated that about 600 million people in Africa are living without electricity. This…

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Solar Seawater Distiller Turns Salt Water into Drinking Water Using Only Sunlight

By Nick Bernabe A genius yet very simple way to produce healthy, bacteria-free water. Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti (@GabDiamanti) has invented Eliodomestico, an eco-distiller running on solar power, to provide safe drinking-water for people in developing countries: a very simple way to produce healthy, bacteria-free…

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