About 84 percent of South Africa`s electricity needs are currently met by dirty coal-based power plants. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) board has recently approved $250 million in funding for a 60 MW solar power project, which will displace 140,000 tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions annually. The South African government launched the Renewable [...]
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For every person petitioning for conversion to solar power for heating and electricity, there are dozens of us scratching our heads, asking all the relevant questions about this supposedly clean, efficient, and generally usable energy source. You might find yourself wondering how solar power works, how difficult it is to put into effect, and basically [...]
Think Costco is just for gigantic boxes of macaroni and cheese or 42 lb bags of rice? Think again! Costco is now selling grid-tied solar energy kits, ranging in price from $3,599.99 for an 880Watt system all the way up to $17,999.99 for a 5060Watt system. The kits are from solar provider Grape Solar, which [...]