Author Archives: Clean Energy

The Environmental Costs of Hamburgers

We Americans love our hamburgers and cheeseburgers. In fact, we eat about three burgers a week. But what are the numerous environmental costs? Watch this excellent video to learn more.

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BP Spills On Solar Biz This Time

Gulf of Mexico lubricator BP aka British Petroleum apparently has announced they are dumping their solar panel (photovoltaic or PV) business this time. On who or what remains to be seen. I say apparently, because while it is being reported … Continue reading

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Google Invests $94 Million In Clean Energy Solar Projects

Search engine virtual monopoly Google claims to have invested $94 million dollars of new money in four solar power (photovoltaic or PV) projects under construction by Recurrent Energy. The cheery announcement was made on the Goliath’s blog. If you detect … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Efficiency

Hydrogen is neither efficient or inefficient. It is an energy carrier. Just like filthy unsustainable hydrocarbon-based fossil fuels gasoline or diesel. How you produce usable hydrogen, and how well you use the energy stored therein, defines the efficiency of the … Continue reading

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Solar Airplane Lands After 24 Hour Flight

The electric airplane Solar Impulse has completed a 24 hour flight for the first time. This is a major accomplishment for the effort to be the first flight around the world powered entirely by electricity captured by photo voltaic (PV) … Continue reading

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