solar energy

Alternative Energy Sources For an Off-The-Grid Living

Alternative Energy Sources For an Off-The-Grid Living

Living off the grid has many advantages. It significantly reduces the pressure on fossil fuel use, and thus reduces the environmental impact that most people have on the planet. Here are a few simple alternative energy sources for off the grid living if you choose to do so.

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Amazing Solar Powered Vehicles – Take a Drive on a Sunny Day

Amazing Solar Powered Vehicles – Take a Drive on a Sunny Day

Imagine going for a drive on a beautiful sunny day and never having to fill up your gas tank. Does it sound like wishful thinking? With the latest technology in solar industry, it might be closer to reality than you think.

A vehicle running entirely on solar cells is not a new idea. The first solar vehicles were made in the 1950s. Since then, solar technology and solar powered vehicles have made remarkable progress, replacing the dirty fossil fuels, especially in the last few decades. Today you will find every form of vehicle that you could imagine under the sun, being run with solar power. There are solar cars, buses, trains, boats, and even helicopters and airplanes that run on nothing else but the energy from the sun.

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Breakthrough in Solar Power Technology to Replace Fossil Fuels

Breakthrough in Solar Power Technology to Replace Fossil Fuels

The solar panel industry has been showing remarkable progress recently, as it continues to boom despite the challenges and setbacks of the early 2000s. Many US-based solar panel companies faced economic hardships due to subsidy cuts, cheaper natural gas, the falling of MAC Global Solar Energy Index and a flood of Chinese solar panel imports. Dozens of solar companies were forced to shut down, changed hands, or declare bankruptcy. But things are improving now; the future of the solar power industry is looking brighter.

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