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The government is planning to bring out large tenders for producing 2-4 giga-watts (GW) of solar power, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

We are looking at coming out with 2-4 GW of solar power tenders. 400 more words

Solar Power

Conventional power companies will kill residential solar power

There was a time at the turn of the 21st century when conventional power companies were scrambling.  The demand for power had outstripped their ability to supply power.   933 more words

Current Events

Solar Update-Part 1

In a post a few weeks ago called Faulted I wrote about us struggling with our solar array. We couldn’t get our batteries to hold a decent enough charge to run the system. 362 more words


The Opportunity Rover Was Supposed To Last 90 Days. It Recently Celebrated Twelve Years On Mars

by Alfredo Carpineti

On Sunday, January 24, NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity reached 12 Earth years on the surface of Mars, having landed on the same day in 2004. 312 more words

Space And Time

Interesting Housing News

Introducing the SURE House: Sustainable and Resilient
SURE House utilizes solar power and passive strategies while also designed to withstand flood waters and high-force winds. 114 more words

Housing Economics

What is Solar Power?

Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP).

Concentrated solar power systems use lenses or mirrors and tracking systems to focus a large area of sunlight into a small beam. 187 more words


Why Solar Power is Taking Over the World

I came across this very intriguing “Graph of the Day” entitled Why Solar Power is Taking Over the World. I must say, looking at the numbers behind the graph are very compelling. 83 more words