Category Archives: PV

Megatrends, Solar Trains and World’s Largest Battery

Megatrends An interesting article from the Guardian newspaper highlights seven megatrends that could benefit global society in the future as well as leading to reduced carbon emissions across the planet. The trends are mostly positive examples of how global society … Continue reading

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T’au Island Has A Renewable Future

T’au Island Proves Micro Grid Futures The island of T’au, which is situated in the South Pacific, is leading the way demonstrating to others that provision of almost 100% renewable energy power is possible. T’au island is in American Samoa … Continue reading

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Blackouts and Renewing Power to Power Up

This month there is discussion of an energy capacity crunch whilst other organisations, in this case the UK’s National Trust charity, are powering up with renewable solutions and aiming to save energy through efficiency measures. In three to five years … Continue reading

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September Update

First Hydrogen Fuel Station The first hydrogen fuel station has opened in the UK today. It has been opened in the Honda factory in Swindon and is the first along the M4 corridor. The route of the M4 could become … Continue reading

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2000 Watts Later….

Today was a landmark day for my 2.5kW photovoltaic (PV) solar panels with the generation meter reading over 2000 units for the first time. The 14 180W mono chrystalline panels were installed on the 15 April 2010 and have performed … Continue reading

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