February 28, 2014
This infographic gives a list of the 10 most deadly solar weapons, those that are fictional and real. It also gives a description of each one.
January 17, 2014
What if all the resources now being used to combat the Fukushima power plant problems were instead being used to install solar panels? Find out how much good for the Earth could have been done with the money and man-power now being used for clean up. Source
December 21, 2013
In reality, it’s not that much land mass. These are based on solar panels with 20% efficiency, and new technologies seem to be on the verge of 70% to 80% efficiency, so the foot print could grow even smaller. However, I’m not sure we have enough rare materials needed to make that many solar panels, […]
February 24, 2013
A deep look into how solar panels work. Source
September 23, 2012
Many green energy advocates claim that solar power could replace conventional energy sources like oil and coal. But how much space would all those solar panels take up, and what countries are sunny enough to host them? This map proposes an answer by calculating the world’s 2030 energy need and plotting solar farms to meet […]
June 27, 2012
The people who buy solar panels are your typical tree-hugging, left-leaning, well-to-do ex-hippies, right? Wrong! One Block Off the Grid polled nearly 200 solar homeowners to learn a little bit about what kind of person uses home solar. The answers might surprise you. Source
June 18, 2012
This infographic provides a timeline to show that although solar energy has refined through the years, the basic technology remains the same. It shows that today solar power is as cost competitive as conventional energy.