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Celestial Bodies - Full Moon, Half Moon, an Almost Total Eclipse

An eclipse is always a marvel. A true reminder of our place in the universe and our place in our solar system. The movement of these monumental celestial bodies, something we have no hope of effecting, is nothing if not humbling. 190 more words

Musings

Leased Solar Panels And Selling Your Home

Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money — or give you headaches — when you go to sell the house? 700 more words

San Diego

Eyes on Environment post: cultural and environmental impact of big solar

Eighty miles east of Palm Springs, California, eight million solar panels lean toward the sky, their deep blue shine a modern oasis interrupting the brown dust of the Mojave Desert.  222 more words

Energy

April 1 Energy News

Science and Technology:

¶ Siemens has published a study to determine the actual environmental impact of wind energy, from manufacturing through construction and operation. It found an offshore wind farm with 80 turbines saved as much CO2 as would be absorbed by a Central European forest of 1,286 square km (496 square miles). 672 more words

Nuclear Power

Potomac in "Imminent Danger" After Solar Spill

By Staff, Cetology

A breach of an electron pipe at a solar panel farm spilled millions of gallons of energy into the Potomac River near Seneca, MD overnight. 355 more words

News

Low-cost high-efficiency concentrated solar photovoltaic power station launched in Victoria

The central Victorian sun powers world’s first concentrated solar power station, ABC Central Victoria By Larissa Romensky and Jonathan Ridnell, 31 March, 2015 

 A pilot facility, claiming to be the world’s lowest-cost energy plant, has opened in Newbridge in Central Victoria converting sunlight into electricity. 343 more words

Solar

Solar Power in Maritime

Solar power is in the news today; expansion, high demand and therefore more invest in it. Started as an alternative method to generate power to keep factories, houses and some institutions running while minimising the impact on the environment caused by conventional methods. 565 more words

Maritime