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Verdier’s Incredible Solar-Powered Eco-RV

November 20, 2008 / No Comments

Most of the RVs out there are arguably the worst things to happen to the planet in terms of both efficiency and carbon emissions. But unlike those, the Verdier Solar-Powered Eco-RV is quite a simple and stunning green carrier as it mixes design, solar energy and some sort of lavish luxury. Five models dubbed Woody, Geeky, Ebony, Blueberry, and Purity, are ...

Photovoltaic Solar Panels on Vatican’s Roof

October 21, 2008 / No Comments

Pope Benedict has become the first ever Pontiff to be using solar power as an energy source for the Vatican. The Pope VI auditorium, which is used by the Pope to meet the pilgrims in bad weather conditions, will have 2,700 solar panels replacing the original roofs. The $1.5 million panels were gifted to the Pope by a Bonn-based company called ...

Toyota’s 242,000 Square Feet Solar Power Array

September 24, 2008 / No Comments

Class, what is the biggest single-roof solar installation in North-America? "Toyota's" everyone says out loud. The Japanese from Toyota decided they need to be greener so they installed 242,000 sqf of solar panels above their North America Parts Center California (NAPCC) manufacturing plant. That's a lot of roof that's going to get the sun's energy and make electricity out of it. ...