How solar works infographic

This is one of the best infographics we’ve seen on how a solar works. This should be on the National Curriculum! Via SaveOnEnergy in the US.

UK hits 8.4 GW of solar capacity (that’s 8,437,000 kWp)

Remaining Europe’s biggest solar market for the second year running, cumulative solar PV capacity in the U.K. hit 8.437 GW at the end of November 2015, across 815,505 systems, according to DECC. Installed capacity is said to have increased 67%, … Continued

Ethan’s Solar Aid Challenge

Thousands of families in Africa live with dangerous Kerosene as their only source of light, and I want to help change that, and reduce poverty for them at the same time. so I’ve decided to live without electric light, phone, … Continued

Electricity tariffs compared

It’s important to know how much you pay per unit for grid-supplied electricity, in order to understand the savings you will make by going solar. Here, Jamie Delargy compares the tariffs available in Northern Ireland: Now that the electricity suppliers … Continued

Fossil Fuels: a risky business?

The fossil fuel industry is inflating a ‘carbon bubble’ based on risky demand & price assumptions. Already under current climate policy settings, companies risk wasting over $1 trillion over the next decade. If the policy settings are ratcheted up ‎to … Continued

The solar revolution

Richard Branson is asking you to support the solar revolution. We’re getting lights to the people, but we can’t do it without your help. It costs time, money and expertise to get lights to remote African communities. Follow this link … Continued

The Carbon Footprint of the Internet

If you’re reading this, you’re on the net…. With 2.5 billion people connected to the Internet worldwide, the Internet’s energy and carbon footprint are estimated to exceed air travel. From manufacturing and shipping of computers to data use—the Internet is … Continued