The Lifespan Of Solar Panels

Photo-voltaic solar panels represent an excellent investment, due to its period of duration; the long life of the solar panels is one of its most remarkable characteristics, considering that these must be out in the open, supporting long periods of high temperatures, plus rain and other environmental conditions. How does the process of degradation of photo-voltaic...

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Solar Power and Architecture

In the world of architecture, the use of existing climatic conditions and natural resources, especially solar energy to minimize the energy consumption of a building, is known as bio-climatic architecture. Solar architecture is understood as a type of architecture that seeks to control and optimize the energy performance of buildings, and thereby reduce their environmental impact,...

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Japan’s Solar City

When we hear “Japan” the first things that come to mind are sushi, cars and technology, and for a good reason. Here in America, Japanese technology is very popular together with Japanese cars. In Ota City, located just 80 kilometers (roughly 50 miles) north of Tokyo, there is a small Solar Powered town called Pal Town....

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How is power saving shaping the economy?

Did you know the U.S. uses only less than 1/2 of its energy? The rest becomes rejected energy and never sees proper distribution. Ineffectively, billions of dollars are steered towards energy that essentially doesn’t contribute to anything. Many of the government’s budget costs go directly to energy consumption. These can get quite expensive, especially in the...

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