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How Satellites Are Speeding Up the Spread of Solar

When it comes to speeding up the renewable energy transition, satellites can play a crucial role. We've taken a look at a few case studies that show us how.

Syria Solar: The Solar Systems Saving Lives in Syrian Hospitals

The Syria Solar project aims to equip hospitals in Syria with solar systems to ensure that the local population can get medical care around the clock - even when conventional energy supplies are scarce and the power goes down.

Mapdwell: This Online Map Reveals the Solar Power Potential of Your Rooftop

A group of collaborators at MIT have come up with a remote assessment platform for rooftop solar that allows any community in the world to discover - and exploit - their underlying solar resource potential.

The World’s Second Solar Train En Route to the Cradle of the Incas

This summer, the world's second solar-powered train will go into operation - taking hundreds of tourists on a scenic trip through Argentina, and eventually on towards Bolivia and Peru, all the way to Machu Picchu.

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BeON Energy: Plug and Play Solar Kits Designed to Bring Clean Energy to All

A Portuguese startup has created a plug and play photovoltaic system that makes it easier than ever for people to become solar energy producers.

Solmove Set to Open First Solar Cycle Path

A road surface that generates electricity from sunlight, absorbs noise, breaks down nitrogen oxides, defrosts ice in winter, provides valuable data and supplies electric vehicles with electricity. Sound too good to be true? It's true, and it's here.

SunCycles: Solar-Powered E-Bikes for Namibia

SunCycles is supplying Namibia with the latest in sustainable transportation - the country's first ever fleet of solar-powered e-bikes.

PLATIO: Turning Pavements Into a Sustainable Source of Solar Energy

A team of engineers and architects has developed a paving system that turns footpaths and public furniture into solar energy producers.

BuffaloGrid: The Solar Hubs Keeping Off-Grid Communities Connected

BuffaloGrid's mini charging stations are helping keep people online and small-business owners earn a bit of extra cash.