Sustainability | Renewable Energy

Profiles in Sustainable Cities – San Diego, California

Sustainable cities, like San Diego, have eco-city designs that prioritize consideration of social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate mitigation policies and sustainability policies. Green cities also prioritize resilient, thriving urban habitats for existing residents. Among the top of any list of these clean, green eco-cities is San Diego, California. [click thumbnail to read more…]

Kamuthi Solar Project; and the largest solar PV farms in India, China, and other countries

Featuring over 2.5 million individual solar PV modules, and on 2,500 acres, in the town of Kamuthi in the Ramanathapuram district; the Kamuthi Solar Power Project supplies energy to ~300,000 homes. The Kamuthi Solar Power Project is a 648 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Tamil Nadu, India. However, as you will see in this […]

Breakthroughs in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and Solar Thermal Technology

Solar - the most abundant renewable energy on the planet | Recently there have been dramatic breakthroughs in solar energy that will help advance the mainstream use of photovoltaic (PV) technology, as well as solar thermal technologies (CSP towers, solar parabolics, solar water heaters). Breakthroughs in solar are bringing solar PV down to a more […]

Microgrids spread across Africa

Africa microgrid Developing Microgrids Communities see tremendous benefits from microgrids, especially in developing countries and developing economies (e.g. countries in Africa, rural areas of countries - especially those in remote locations). More and more, as African nations push for rural electrification, they look to microgrids as a sustainable solution to the energy poverty problem. Microgrids are increasingly […]