Category Archives: Solar Power

Solar energy blossoms into powering awesome wearables

Solar powered products have become quite popular these days, owing to their stylish design and functionality. In addition, these products help users go green without compromising the fashion and style. The latest in this trend is the solar powered product that you can actually wear. Here are five such wearable products powered by solar energy that offer a slew of benefits for the wearer. Continue reading Solar energy blossoms into powering awesome wearables

Dealing with the question: Can solar energy combat poverty and bring social development?

Sitting inside comfortable, air-conditioned rooms, we hardly ever spare any thoughts about the millions of people who do not have access to electricity. There are several off the grid regions which do not get electricity and have to live in the darkness. Education is a privilege for these people and they cannot even hope for a better tomorrow. Solar power is one of the viable solutions that can end their misery and give them access to not just light but also education and better health facilities. Continue reading Dealing with the question: Can solar energy combat poverty and bring social development?

Solar the winner: Here’s why the solar is outpacing fossil fuels

The growth in the solar energy sector is evident over the past few years. At the same time, fossil fuels are losing their power. It is no longer correct to assume that solar is not ready to phase out fossil fuels as a source of energy across the world. There have been such advancements in the field of solar energy production and facility installation that it has led solar becoming a major competitor for fossil fuels. Let us check out some major reasons that have changed the scene. Continue reading Solar the winner: Here’s why the solar is outpacing fossil fuels

Swiss Energy Company BKW creates world’s first solar powered submarine

Solar powered vehicle concepts have been creating buzz for quite some time now. When these vehicles would come in production, they will use the energy of the sun absorbed by photovoltaic cells fitted on the exterior frame to move around. Without sunlight, these vehicles would need to rely on the energy stored in their batteries. Continue reading Swiss Energy Company BKW creates world’s first solar powered submarine

Flexibility of the sun: Photovoltaic panels maturing in appearance and design

Clean energy sources are really picking up, as fossil fuels are on a decline and people have become more aware of saving the environment and natural resources. One of the most popular natural sources of energy is sunlight. The facilities to harness its power are being established on a large scale across the world. Countries are setting up solar farms, plants, and tech parks. In fact, there are such innovative examples of facilities that can be termed as solar wonders of the world. Have a look at some such solar wonders here. Continue reading Flexibility of the sun: Photovoltaic panels maturing in appearance and design

Solar energy poised to overtake nuclear for use in space programs

While solar comes with its pros and cons, it is still the largest contender as far as the replacement of nuclear energy sources is concerned. The cost of solar is dropping fast and its installation is getting easier. On the other hand, several countries run many of their space operations based on nuclear power. Continue reading Solar energy poised to overtake nuclear for use in space programs

Solar powered cars for cleaner, greener commutation

Contemporary means of personal transportation, especially those powered by fossil fuel, release a big chunk of toxic gases, including carbon dioxide, into the environment and cause serious issues like air pollution and global warming. Even though replacing these vehicles is neither feasible nor desirable, we seriously need to look for sustainable means of transportation to make the earth a better place to live. However, despite all odds, many automobile designers and companies are working on sustainable means of transportation to allow cleaner, greener commutation. Here we have listed some of the most creative yet practical solar powered cars that will change the way we commute for good. Continue reading Solar powered cars for cleaner, greener commutation

Solar powered yachts that spare no points of luxury

Owning a yacht is certainly an expensive affair, both monetarily and environmentally. However, if you can push your budget a bit mote and invest in one of the eco yachts, you can make your sail at least ecologically sustainable. Designed for personal as well as commercial purposes, modern yachts come equipped with modern luxuries to ensure optimum comfort and style for sailors. Here we have listed some of the most worthy solar powered yachts to let you float on waves in style. Continue reading Solar powered yachts that spare no points of luxury

Countries that top the world for solar power generation

With shrinking fossil energy sources like oil, coal and natural gas, more and more users across the world are now switching (slowly but steadily) to the natural or renewable sources of energy to meet their ever-growing power needs. At present solar power is the leading source of renewable energy that apart from providing constant supply of energy and that too free of cost, barring the initial investment, also helps in sustaining the environment. Many countries worldwide are encouraging users to install solar panels for domestic as well as commercial use and offering various subsidies or tax benefits on renewable sources of energy. Here we have listed the countries that are spearheading the world in solar power generation. Continue reading Countries that top the world for solar power generation

Points to know when buying solar chargers for your mobile devices

Solar chargers always come handy, especially when you are travelling far off place and run short of battery, to charge your mobile devices and stay connected with the rest of the world. Featuring a compact, flexible design, solar chargers are designed to fix to your backpack or mount on your bike to access optimum sunlight. With the abundance of solar chargers in the market, choosing the one that suits your needs best and performs efficiently even in not-so-supportive conditions becomes important for the buyers. Here are some of the aspects that you must consider when buying solar chargers to juice up your portable gadgets. Continue reading Points to know when buying solar chargers for your mobile devices