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Could Solar Help Save the Bees?

While we need pollinators to help germinate the things we like to eat, they actually don’t need us. Insects were doing just fine for thousands of years without humanity in their way - but now, with their numbers in decline, the search is on to find new ways of protecting them and their vital ecosystems. Read on

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Tesla's Powerwall Offers More Energy Autonomy

Renewable energy is great – but it's not without its problems. For example, storing electricity for future use can be tricky, which is where storage units come into play. Just last month, Tesla introduced Powerwall, an intelligent lithium-ion battery for household use. Read on

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Solar Power, Camera, Action!

Solar Cinema Nepal is a nomadic project that travels through Nepali villages in the Himalayas. Using solar-powered recording equipment, the team works with villagers to create shorts films that shine a light on local issues. Read on

Africa's Largest Solar Power Project Completed!

Jasper Solar Energy Project in South Africa, also known as the Jasper PV Project, was declared complete in October 2014. The completion of this 96 MW solar project marked the finalisation of the last link in the 246 MW chain of grid-connected PV projects in the region, which includes the 96 MW Jasper project and 150 MW at sister solar farms Lesedi and Letsatsi. Read on

Greenheart Project Solar Sail Cargo Ship

Greenheart Project  is an international NGO with offices in Tokyo and Europe creating the world’s first completely open source small-scale, solar-sail cargo ship tailored to small island developing states and coastal communities in Bangladesh this year flying under the Kiribati flag. Read on