Category Archives: Solar Power

Solar Electric Cars more efficient than most Biofuels

“The analysis considered land-use, greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel use, and took into account the production and use life cycles of both the fuels themselves and the vehicles they power. …all things considered, a pretty clear win for solar-powered electric battery vehicles.”

http://cleantechnica.com/2013/03/28/solar-electric-cars-crush-biofuels-in-efficiency/

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…this is an interesting study, however it is not considering a much more efficient ethanol crop, algae!

Check this out: http://organicmechanic.com/ethanol-from-algae/

Apple Facilities Running on Renewable Energy

Apple’s Data Centers Now Running on 100% Renewable Energy, Corporate Facilities at 75%

Source: http://www.macrumors.com/2013/03/21/apples-data-centers-now-running-on-100-renewable-energy-corporate-facilities-at-75/