by Jill Clayton 06/10/2013 The San Francisco 49ers may have been 2013’s Super Bowl Runner-ups, but they could be #1 in LEED (“Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”) standards by the start of next year’s football season. The new 49ers stadium is hoping to become the first pro football venue to get LEED certification with… Read more »
[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Microgrid Solar’s General Manager Ben Good sits down to talk to Charlie Brennan of the “Charlie Brennan Show” about Solar Power, St. Louis solar panels, St. Louis solar energy & how homeowners can save and eliminate their energy bill.
Artist Spencer Finch known for his use of color and light in the exploration of memory & perception has created a solar-powered “lunar lander module” that uses energy from sunlight to power a geodesic dome–shaped object—a “buckyball” that resembles the carbon molecules named for visionary architect Buckminster Fuller—positioned on top of the lander. Installed on… Read more »
What is the one electrical expense everyone would love to remove from their electric bill, air conditioning! Just that change alone would cause every home’s monthly bill to plummet and thanks to the work of three Stanford scientists working in solar that reality might be closer than you might think. Homes and buildings chilled without air conditioners. Car… Read more »
Solar is in the process of going mainstream, and key to that process is education and awareness. With this in mind, Microgrid Energy has created a Solar Traveling Education Program and Display for use in public presentations and school educational programs. Most people have a real interest in renewable energy and and want to learn… Read more »
Even a recession can’t stop the sunshine. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)’s recent report on the solar market, the home solar sector doubled in size last year. Released yesterday, the SEIA’s new report, “US Solar Industry: Year in Review 2009,” home solar installations made up most of the 37% growth in total… Read more »