Solar Innovators Imagine Energy Produced With Invisible Technology
“What would you do if you could embed solar technology in products that see the sun,” asked Susan Stone, the CEO at startup Ubiquitous Energy. “It leads to lots of application space. You can embed solar in a building material because
Guide For A Better Home Battery Storage System
If you have solar panels at home, a home battery storage system would be a very beneficial solution. Whether you are the principal of a commercial residence, or a homeowner renting out a personal residence, this will add value to your home!
4 Ways To Be Better Prepared For The RV Lifestyle
You’ll Enjoy The RV Lifestyle More If You Are Better Prepared Over the last few years, millions of folks have adopted the RV lifestyle. Some RVers researched every aspect of the lifestyle diligently, while others dove in head first with a dev
All You need to Know About Energy, Power, and Charge
High school physics may teach us definitions and theories of energy, power, and charge, but why do they matter to RVers and other people living off-the-grid concerned with battery power and battery charge? Let’s dive in and grab ahold of these c
Semi-transparent Solar Cells Boost Growth Of Greenhouse Plants
Solar farms and conventional agriculture are competing for land, and that conflict will likely only get worse as our need for both grows. Scientists at UCLA have now tested a way to combine the two by placing semi-transparent
Plans unveiled to install solar PV on roof of London Stadium
The 66,000-seater 2012 Olympic stadium, which is now home to West Ham United, could soon install a solar PV membrane on its roof. Set to be explored via a feasibility study, this development would be in line with its strategy to reduce its carbon emissions to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030.
How Much Less Energy Does a Passive Home Use?
Whether you're building your off-grid dream home or just trying to save some money on your utilities every month, home design can play a role. The design of your home itself can play a major role in the amount of energy needed to stay comfortable all year round. One of the most popular ways to do this is with passive home building techniques. But what exactly are passive homes, and how can you apply the principles to your living space? Let's take a closer look.
How To Maximize Solar Power Generation In Cloudy Conditions
Many RVers turn to solar power to ensure they have electricity while camping off-grid. This allows them the freedom to camp in comfort anywhere, and it makes boondocking on government lands much easier.
5 Lithium Battery Basics Terms You Should Know
Anyone who uses batteries for their home, RV, or boat knows that lithium batteries have revolutionized the power world in recent years. Unfortunately, they may not know much beyond that. Educating yourself about lithium battery basics can feel like learning a new language, especially for the less tech-savvy. But fear not. We’re breaking down those seemingly-nerdy but ultimately crucial terms and concepts that every current and would-be lithium battery owner needs to know.