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Smart Power Grid
By admin on November 9, 2012

Smart Power Grid awareness will cause us to use our energy at the least expensive times of the day, thereby reducing energy costs and reducing the load on our power plants during the peak periods. At the same time we will reduce the CO2 in the atmosphere, positively affecting  our contribution to Greenhouse gases. Image retrieved from:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/power-grid.html PV Panels Efficiency Retired academic and author Peter Little describes in a letter below how we can use …

Solar Energy Directory – Get Solar Campaign
By admin on May 7, 2012

Get Solar Energy  A solar energy directory listing from 'Get Solar' helps the public choose solar energy products and services with confidence - this is the basis of the 'Get Solar' message. We know that changing government policies and shifting compliance standards have created uncertainty for the solar energy markets. We will offer more certainty to the public and the consumer by joining together to present a united message of quality and reliable information on solar energy products and se…

Green Architects
By admin on May 3, 2012

Green Architects can save the client 60-90% on energy costs in their new home.   This solar movie opens the scope of solar design to commercial, institutional industrial buildings, as well as the smaller scale of residential design, including the retro-fitting of existing ones. Prominent Green Architects Perth A number of prominent Perth green architects are interviewed in this video together with planners who point out that well thought-out land subdivisions and master planning are cr…

Solar Cities: A Vision Taking Shape
By Guest Writer on March 27, 2012

Solar cities is a term describing carbon neutral or sustainable cities such as Masdar, Abu Dhabi, a city of 7 sq.km. which has been designed to house 50,000 people. [caption id="attachment_2405" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Masdar Institute"][/caption] Using the sun's energy to source power for solar cities is an idea growing in popularity on a daily basis. In order to harness the energy of the sun, photovoltaic (‘PV’) technology is used. There is a plethora of benefits from…