Students at Stevens Tech were working on a high-tech living space dubbed “Eco-Habit” as part of a competition sponsored by the Department of Energy.
When the sun goes down in Kenya, there is only darkness, many people have no electricity and are forced to light their homes with kerosene lanterns, conditions are smokey, dim, and dangerous.
Gary Minnick’s 29-foot hand-crafted hybrid started out as a sail boat. The flat canopy of solar panels generate 28,000 watts of electricity to quietly power an electric outboard motor, equivalent to a nine horsepower gasoline engine.
Each station can accommodate up to six mobile devices or tablets at a time and work regardless of wireless carrier.
The post-debate headline from factcheck.org was “Obama And Romney Continue False, Misleading Attacks In Second Debate.”
Embracing solar is easier than you think.
The bill, which passed committee but failed to come to a vote before the end of the legislative term, would more than double the solar output from utilities by 2014.
Suffolk County is continuing to try and lead the way in renewable energy with the opening of a new solar energy project in the county seat.
This is part of PlaNYC, which Mayor Bloomberg launched four years ago, on Earth Day 2007.