Solar

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    Ed

    In the recent edition of Energy News, I wrote an article on how growers might use their glasshouses to generate electricity through the use of solar glass. Translucent solar panels have been developed by Soliculture, an American start-up company, specifically for the greenhouse sector. More
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    Ed

    When thinking of robots, and the industries that use them, farming might not be the first to spring to mind. Consider, though, the milking of cows or autonomous harvesting of grains, and it is clear to see the labour-saving potential. More
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    Andrew

    For some reason, I’ve always thought Australia to be a bit of a Pariah as far as green energy is concerned. More
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    Oli

    Sharp — a company well known for making solar panels amongst other electronic equipment — has announced it is to grow strawberries in the Middle East. More
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    Andrew

    Solar thermal has been in the news lately, following the Solar Trade Association’s claim that the cost of solar hot water systems could fall by almost 30 per cent, if the market expands to catch up with solar PV. More
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    Jon

    Now here’s an interesting article for you. It was reported in the news today that a bus-sized fat ball — or 'fatberg' — has been removed from the sewers in Kingston-upon-Thames. More