Our weekly roundup of renewable energy related stories from around the world.
Solar panels are great at lowering your energy bills and saving carbon. But are the environmental benefits worth it when you take into account how much energy goes into manufacturing them? The following guest article aims to answer this tricky question.
This week at Go Greena HQ we have been busily scouring the web for graphics, illustrations, diagrams and infographics that put green issues and energy saving into perspective. Below are seven of our favourites:
There’s nothing we love more than helping homeowners save energy and cut down their bills. That’s why we’ve been busy compiling this list of simple, easy-to-use gadgets designed to save energy in the home. Here’s our top 7:
The type of solar panel you normally see on people’s roofs are called Photovoltaic Solar Panels — photo meaning light, and voltaic meaning to do with electricity. As the name suggests, Photovoltaic (or PV) panels convert light directly into electrical energy. So how do they work? How much sunlight do they need? And most importantly, is it sunny enough for them to work in the cloudy UK?