Monthly Archives: May 2019

Sheep and Solar?

Sheep and solar

On Millard Hill Road in Newfield, New York lambs chomp on grass, clovers and other vegetation as they run through grassy areas on a farm. However, it’s not the typical farm that people envision sheep roaming on. The lambs are wandering through a solar farm. A practice called solar grazing is bringing benefits in the […]

Solar Panel Art Raises Awareness and Money for Developing Nations

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The Solar Panel Art Series* was started to raise awareness of the potential for solar power in developed and developing nations. For the series, artists were commissioned to create works of art using solar panels as the medium. This year’s Solar Panel Art Series is being called the Transition Edition to call attention to the transition that the […]

Solar Power and Public Transportation

solar power and public transportation

Bus stations don’t have to be second-rate, as this one in Tilburg, Netherlands demonstrates. Cepezed Architects have designed a bus station that is elegant and self-sufficient. The structure consists of a steel framework covered with ETFE-foil. The lighting is fitted above this foil. During the day, the awning filters the sunlight, while during the dark hours, it […]

Shipping Container Turned Solar Powered Medical Clinic

Shipping Container Turned Solar Powered Medical Clinic

Student researchers in Arizona have created a way to bring medical care to areas in desperate need. It’s a solar powered medical clinic inside a shipping container. The container is 40 feet long and 9 and half feet high. Arizona State University student Cody Van Cleve is part of the team that created this containerized […]