Solar panels

Eco Marine Power and F-WAVE join forces for solar transport

Ships powered by alternative fuels such as battery, liquid natural gas and hydrogen are leading the way for the shipping industry to reduce fossil fuel consumption and harmful emissions. With organizations such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) setting emission reduction guidelines and strategies for industry, the importance of reducing …

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Keep solar panels clean from dust and fungus

Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar are making major strides in terms of the number of installations, the amount of energy produced, reliability and cost. It is obvious that wind turbines, for which there are many moving parts, require periodic maintenance, but what about photovoltaic (PV) systems? Photovoltaic …

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Large-scale renewable energy projects set to increase in WI

Although 40% of Wisconsin’s energy comes from coal-fired power plants, some communities are transitioning to wind and solar power through large-scale solar and wind farms. The transition reflects a desire and need to find alternative energy sources in the search for lower carbon emissions and more sustainable energy. State utilities, …

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Airports could produce enough solar energy to power a city

New research shows that installing solar panels on the roofs of Australian airport buildings could be an effective step towards net zero emissions. Australian airports are ideal hosts for large-scale solar installations. A new study has found that Australian government-owned airports could generate enough electricity to power 136,000 homes, if …

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The Recorder – Solar Points

Published: 05/09/2021 17:47:22 According to the article, solar panels have a lifecycle of 20 years. What happens to exhausted panels? Solar panels contain chemicals, silicone, circuitry and wiring; there is no “green” process to dispose of or recycle them. The article goes on to say that the tables would offset …

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