Tesla Creates a Futuristic ‘Tiny House’ to Show off Its Energy Products

Tesla Creates a Futuristic ‘Tiny House’ to Show off Its Energy Products

00 Tesla’s energy division is touring around Australia to educate the public on how to be self-sufficient in producing sustainable electrical power for their homes. The ‘Tiny House‘ mobile unit, towed by a Model X, is aimed to showcase Tesla’s renewable energy solutions to the vast Australian market. Tesla is attempting to provide an effective and reliable power storage system to the country’s domestic sector as well as on a national grid level. [Image Source: ArchiBlox]…

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Skyscraper Covered in Solar Panels is Europe’s Largest

Skyscraper Covered in Solar Panels is Europe’s Largest

00 The entire solar panel renovation project cost the company nearly US$9 million for over 7,000 individual solar panels on the sides of the building. On top of the skyscraper’s roof sit 24 wind turbines that also produce 10% of the building’s overall power consumption. Covering a skyscraper with solar panels had never been done before, and the CIS tower was chosen by the DTI as one of the “10 best green energy projects” of 2005. [Image…

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German Renewables Provide 95 Percent of Electricity Demand

German Renewables Provide 95 Percent of Electricity Demand

00 As reported recently by PV Magazine, German think tank Agora Energiewendeannounced this week that renewable energy has been responsible for providing95 percent of the country’s electricity demand, achieving this on Sunday May 8th. While that bides well for the German renewables sector in some respects, like the UK, the country is also experiencing tensions over the level of support for clean energy. There may be trouble ahead. This was apparently due to bright sunshine…

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Solar Power Becomes More Cost Effective than Coal in India

Solar Power Becomes More Cost Effective than Coal in India

00 Many countries around the world are investing heavily into alternative energy sources, and India has been investing most of its energy money into solar power research. This heavy focus on one alternative energy source has meant that the country is making headway in leading the world in large scale solar power. One of their most ambitious projects recently was a 100 percent solar power airport, which will ultimately become the world’s largest solar station….

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