Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Thrilling Solar Energy Transformation

If you're a fan of thrilling rides, exciting roller coasters, and eco-friendly initiatives, you're in for a treat! Six Flags Magic Mountain, the renowned Thrill Capital of the World, is breaking new ground, both literally and figuratively, with a groundbreaking project that combines entertainment and sustainability. Welcome to the world of "Entertainment Powered by Solar [...]

By |2023-11-03T18:51:06+00:00November 3rd, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

Solar Energy: Powering Home to Rover on Moon

India recently made history with the successful launch of its third moon mission, Chandrayaan-3. This mission, aimed at exploring the lunar surface, utilizes solar energy to power its electronic subsystems. The energy generated by solar panels is stored in batteries, ensuring an uninterrupted power supply for the mission's crucial components, as reported by the Indian [...]

By |2023-09-01T09:42:05+00:00September 1st, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

Chipotle: Piloting Responsible Restaurant Design & Environmental Initiatives

Chipotle Mexican Grill is taking a significant step towards sustainability with its new responsible restaurant design. The design focuses on maximizing energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by utilizing 100% renewable energy. Here's what you need to know: Chipotle's new restaurant design is all-electric, aiming to maximize energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions [...]

By |2023-06-15T16:41:50+00:00June 15th, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

How Solar Energy is transforming isolated Amazon Communities

Thursday, February 9th, 2023 | Credits: Mongabay| Brazil's Amazon region is a major energy producer in the country. Hydropower plants in the Amazon produce 26 percent of Brazil’s energy, yet hundreds of thousands of families still lack access to electricity and are forced to rely on costly diesel generators. The adoption of renewable energy sources, [...]

By |2023-02-09T17:27:12+00:00February 9th, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

KFC unveils Solar-Powered Drive-Thru in California

KFC, the popular fast food chain, has recently debuted a new solar drive-thru canopy at a location in California. This innovative new feature is not only environmentally friendly but also helps to reduce energy costs for the restaurant. This new solar drive-thru canopy is just the latest in a series of environmentally friendly initiatives that [...]

By |2023-01-27T19:13:19+00:00January 27th, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

NEM 3.0, Approved – lock-in NEM2.0 before April 15

Big changes are coming to California solar credits. The new net energy metering rate, NEM 3.0, goes into effect on April 15, 2023, and will slash current solar credits from public utility companies, but there’s still time to be grandfathered into the NEM 2.0. How? Let’s Dive in for details… Background: Currently, 1.5 million consumers [...]

By |2023-01-05T17:45:39+00:00January 5th, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

An Underappreciated Tool for Surviving Extreme Weather

Hurricane Ian was a near-category five storm when it made landfall in the Naples/Fort Meyers area of Florida’s gulf coast. It caused mass destruction to Southwest Florida, taking dozens of lives and leaving millions without power. Apart from that, every now and then, we hear new stories of natural disasters and their horrific effects across the [...]

By |2022-10-07T11:37:55+00:00October 7th, 2022|News/Stories|0 Comments

EV SCHOOL BUSES PUTTING POWER BACK TO GRID

A fleet of electric-powered school buses in El Cajon can send electricity back to California's grid, thanks to first-of-its-kind technology developed by a local company and a partnership with San Diego Gas & Electric. The concept is called “vehicle to grid,” making the buses multi-task as energy storage. Nicknamed V2G for short, the bi-directional technology [...]

By |2022-08-04T10:31:06+00:00August 4th, 2022|News/Stories|0 Comments

SOLAR ENERGY IN SPACE

One kilowatt is about what it takes to heat up some leftovers in a microwave — or to power the largest and most technically advanced telescope ever built. Thanks to its solar array, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will stay energy-efficient more than 1 million miles (1.5 million kilometers) from Earth. American engineers at [...]

By |2022-07-21T15:57:17+00:00July 21st, 2022|News/Stories|0 Comments

SOLAR PV RECYCLING MARKET IS SET TO SKYROCKET

California has been a pioneer in pushing for rooftop solar power, building up the largest solar market in the U.S. Beginning in 2006, the state, focused on how to incentivize people to accept solar power, showered subsidies on homeowners who installed photovoltaic panels but had no comprehensive plan to dispose of them. Now, panels purchased [...]

By |2022-07-15T12:07:38+00:00July 15th, 2022|News/Stories|0 Comments
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