The science and controversy behind your lightbulbs

(gentle music) – You might have noticed that light bulbs have gotten more complicated. Light bulb technology has exploded in the past few years. There are incandescents, fluorescents, LEDs, it’s a lot. New bulbs are more energy-efficient than they ever were before, and they’re even getting smarter. But now, all of a sudden, some of […]

Ajara TV: How much should Shuakhevi benefit from the hydropower plant?

According to amendments to the law, municipalities will no longer receive funding from the central budget by way of an equalizing transfer. From next year on, the tax will be transferred to the central (Adjara) budget. Only 19 percent of the total amount will be distributed among the municipalities. According to the new system for […]

Bakersfield City School District to cut down trees to put solar panels

THE BAKERSFIELD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS BEEN PLANNING TO INSTALL SOLAR PANELS AT VOORHIES ELEMENTARY IN EAST BAKERSFIELD. BUT IN ORDER TO DO THAT, THE ONLY SHADE- PRODUCING TREES MUST BE CUT DOWN – AND SOME PARENTS AREN’T HAPPY. 17’S KAREN HUA ATTENDED THE DISTRICT BOARD MEETING TODAY TO HEAR BOTH SIDES. KAREN: IT’S QUITE […]

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been a lot of talk about a controversial method of extracting natural gas: Hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Put […]

New bill creates controversy for Iowan’s using solar energy

” ” WE ARE SIOUXLAND PROUD. THIS IS KCAU9 NEWS AT 10. TIM: GOOD EVENING AND THANK YOU FOR JOINING US TONIGHT IM TIM SEAMAN. BRIDGET: AND IM BRIDGET BENNETT IOWA LAWMAKERS ARE CONSIDERING A BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW UTILITY COMPANIES TO START CHARGING SOLAR ENERGY USERS ADDITIONAL FEES. TIM: OPPONANTS CALL IT THE SUNSHINE […]