Walmart Plots Wind and Solar Surge as it Slashes Supply Chain Emissions

Walmart has unveiled plans to further expand its use of solar panels, wind farms and electric vehicle charge points as it reported progress in slashing greenhouse gas emissions across its global supply chain last year. The US retailer yesterday revealed it has worked with hundreds of global suppliers to achieve …

Sensors Equipped with AI Could Thwart Illegal Deforestation

Abstractly, we know that the world’s forests are under threat. We lose somewhere between 80,000 and 150,000 square kilometers — about the size of Maine in the best case scenario, and Louisiana in the worst — of the world’s forests every year to human activities. But it’s much harder to …

Solar Power Energy Payback Time Is Now Super Short

Some solar power critics seem to enjoy trying to point out that the energy payback time for solar power is too long, and therefore this form of renewable energy is not valid. Those critics have not kept up with the times or are simply lying to you. Years ago, when …

Goshen College Set for Campus Solar Energy Project

A Mennonite college in northern Indiana is planning to install more than 900 electricity-generating solar panels on its campus. Goshen College says the solar panels will be placed atop the school’s Rec-Fitness Center. The 900-student college says it is undertaking the project with the College Mennonite Church, with which it …

Solar Panels Do Work On Cloudy Days

Some critics of solar power say that solar panels don’t produce electricity on cloudy days. This claim is false. Solar panels can still can produce 10–25% of their typical output on a cloudy day. Obviously, this amount is much less than during periods of direct sunlight, but it is not …