SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS – New Zealand supporting solar power in Tonga

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS – New Zealand supporting solar power in Tonga

In sustainable energy news, New Zealand assists in building a solar power plant in Tonga. The one megawatt facility will supply 5% of the electricity needed for the main island of Tongatapu. It will also support the Tongan Government’s 10-year plan to boost its alternative energy sources. Meridian Energy, a New Zealand electricity provider, will…

ENERGY QUEST USA (full program)

ENERGY QUEST USA (full program)

Male Narrator: Americans used to rely on animal power for transportation and to carry goods from place to place. And oil from whales to light our evenings. Today it’s gasoline and motor vehicles, and vast amounts of electricity to light our cities and power our economy. But one study claims that Americans spend just six…

2200 mpg solar car needs no gas

2200 mpg solar car needs no gas

>>Purdue student engineers have created a solution to skyrocketing gas prices — a solar-powered car that gets the equivalent of 2,200 miles per gallon.>>I think that gets a lot of visibility and gets a lot of people talking and thinking, hey, the electric car is the next best thing. The pure efficiency of the vehicle…