Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School, the largest private school in Nevada, is now home to the state’s largest school-based solar array. The 1.11-megawatt system, unveiled at the school’s 39-acre Las Vegas campus this fall, features more than 4,000 solar panels from SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35 years.
Daily Archives:December 12, 2012
Silicon Valley Startup Rewards Personal Climate Action By Linking Spending Decisions and Greenhouse Gases
Although 65 percent of Americans now consider climate change a “serious” problem, and a recent government study projected 100 million dead from climate change by 2030, the U.S. Congress remains mired in political inaction. Many frustrated Americans would like to take climate action into their own hands, but it’s hard to know where to start. Enter Oroeco.com.
But now scientists at the University of Warwick have pinpointed an unappreciated property of fullerenes, namely the availability of additional electron accepting states, which could be replicated to create a new class of ‘fullerene mimics’.
Airports often struggle to comply with environmental regulations arising out of operations. Airports must grapple with reducing tons of toxic emissions caused by landings, takeoffs, and use of diesel shuttles. And soaring energy-related facility costs can decimate a bottom line.