Thanks to some sleuthing by a reporter at the Charlotte Observer, we now know how Apple plans to make its massive, billion-dollar data center in Maiden, North Carolina greener. While some vital specifics concerning the new solar farm are still shrouded in mystery, engineering plans (called Project Dolphin Solar Farm A Expanded) call for a […]
EverLast’s renewable-powered lighting system is NASA-approved
While it won’t be going into orbit, EverLast’s outdoor lighting system is still accomplishing a pretty neat feat for the spacefaring agency. The Jackson, Michigan-based company is behind the sensor-backed tech that’s providing an 0ff-grid parking lot at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas with zero-emissions, energy efficient outdoor induction lighting. How? With […]
A trip to Costco for Clarian plug-n-play solar systems?
Clarian is betting that most homeowners would warm to solar panels if it weren’t for the hefty price of installing them. Starfish, the firm’s micro-inverter tech is designed to help DIY types piece together the building blocks of a solar system at much lower costs, and for some, without the need to hire an electrician. […]
Solar Power 101
Image Credit: sakraft1/Flickr It seems that solar panels are sprouting up all over. It’s all well and good, but how do you get started. The Daily Green has put together a neat guide that demystifies getting solar power generation equipment…