Solar panels

Shutesbury is not big enough for a mega solar generator

Many small towns are grappling with proposals to develop solar energy projects that will have significant impacts on the ecological and environmental effects of large-scale developments. Cities are hit with proposals without having the time to plan them carefully. While much has been said about environmental impacts, few have spoken …

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Understanding the power of solar PPAs

With a power purchase agreement, commercial facilities can take advantage of solar power without up-front costs. But there are a few caveats. Here’s what you need to know. By Matthew E. Cox and Raziye Andican Green Solar energy is a hot topic in the building and construction industries and will …

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The 4 best solar phone chargers

Whether you’re going off-grid camping or just want a battery back-up, a solar-powered charger can help keep you connected. The best solar phone chargers use one or more energy conversion panels that allow you to power your phone, and they’re compact enough to take with you. Some are even dust …

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A green future | Henry empeño

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – The dark blue array of solar panels may look incongruous atop the two stocky buildings that, in the days of the Cold War, were also referred to as bomb shelters. But the Space-Age look of the photovoltaic assemblies on the roofs of the administrative offices of …

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