Tag Archives: Sustainability
Grid parity means that the cost of solar energy is equal to the cost of ‘conventional’ energy, often produced from coal or gas. And solar is clean and green … no pollution and hidden costs to worry about in the future. Continue reading
Simply by capturing five days worth of radiant energy we would provide sufficient energy for the entire world population … and it is entirely conceivable that “cosmic accounting” may indeed be the natural accounting system of our solar system.
Our streets have been ‘paved’ (lit up) with ‘gold’ and we have literally ‘walked on by’ without really giving it a second thought. Continue reading
Celebrating EARTH DAY … with a COMPETITION!
The celebration … and I just love celebrations. It started 40 years ago. It’s an acknowledgment of this beautiful and amazing small planet we called earth. Even though at times we’ve not respected her she continues to do her best to make us a success. And the PRIZE? … a lucky member will receive a 12 month Premium advertising subscription valued at $924.00 for themselves, or a nominated business, club or not for profit organization. Continue reading
Human technological advancements certainly have some speed and continue to surprise, thrill and expand our imaginations, as do our breakthroughs in our understanding of nature.
Could Aussie farmers soon become the new Solar Billionaires?
Take a look at this “Sun Powered” farm ute … with a 200HP electric motor it is powerful enough to pull seed drills and does most of the crop and pasture plantings on an Australian 2000acre wheat and sheep property near Bathurst NSW.
The Farm Ute is fully recharged overnight, ready to go back to work.
The ute and the farm house are powered entirely from the sun by a 4kwHr PV system installed on the garage roof. Purchasing power off the grid at 19 cents a KwHr off-peak and selling solar power back into the grid at 60 cents a KwHr is good business. Continue reading
Amory Lovins and RMI Paving The Way For 10 Billion Billionaires Amory Lovins is the cofounder, Chairman and Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute (www.rmi.org), an independent, market-oriented, entrepreneurial, nonprofit, nonpartisan think-and-do tank that creates abundance by design. Mr Lovins … Continue reading
Solar and Green Building Must Proceed & Create New Billionaires This is A MUST SEE VIDEO. Watch the VIDEO and then leave us your comments. Wow … how much does that house ‘give back’? It giving back electrical energy, heat … Continue reading