There’s never been a better time to go solar, given how much prices have come down while efficiency in converting sunlight to electricity has risen…
What’s on the horizon in terms of new solar power technologies? Researchers explore transparent solar cells, better batteries & panels at sea
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest in cutting-edge, hyper-efficient solar cells? Are we really moving beyond huge photovoltaic panels anytime soon? —Michael Williams, Hartford, CT Many people still consider environmentalists’ favorite black panels as the cutting edge of renewable energy. However, the burgeoning solar industry has […]
Solar Cooking Helps Struggling Communities Fighting Deforestation, Global Warming and Disease with Solar Cookstoves
Solar Household Energy is a nonprofit spearheading a global effort to fight deforestation, global warming & respiratory disease through solar cooking…
Sunny and tropical Aruba’s parks, reefs and wind turbines are a sight to behold whether or not you’re an environmentalist….
Making Solar Affordable: Solar Leasing Is Taking Off—But Does It Make Financial Sense?
When it comes to beating the summer heat, air conditioning’s not the only option. Films, shades and solar screens offer a lot of cooling potential without raising your electricity rates.
From the trendy to the practical, today’s eco sunglasses can accommodate any style.
Ratings from the Environmental Working Group help us sort through top sunscreen picks.
Forget the sunblock and sunscreen debates—sun-protective clothing offers the ultimate protection from rays, and styles are growing.