Solar Design – Renewable

This is Beth and Julia. They turn sunlight into television, and cold fridges, and internet videos. Beth and Julia are designers with solar companies. Before the installers ever arrive, they’re responsible for designing a system that will turn sunlight into usable energy. But before all of this, they had to figure out how to train […]

INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII – Is 100% Renewable Energy Attainable?

>>MAHEALANI: COMING UP NEXT ON INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI’I, IS A 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY GOAL ATTAINABLE?>>MAHEALANI: ALOHA AND WELCOME TO INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII. I’M MAHEALANI RICHARDSON. HAWAI’I RELIES ON IMPORTED OIL, GAS, AND COAL FOR 80% OF OUR ENERGY NEEDS MAKING US THE MOST FOSSIL-FUEL-RELIANT STATE IN THE NATION. ON MONDAY, THE GOVERNOR WILL […]

How Green Energy Could Bring More Rain to Africa

♪♪♪ Africa’s Sahara desert is wide open and sparsely populated, a great source of sun and wind, and a prime location, some say, to build arrays of solar panels and wind turbines. And while replacing fossil fuels is great for fighting climate change, these power plants could bring more to the region than just tons […]

7 Energy Systems at the Green Leaf Inn

The Green Leaf Inn is going to be a demonstration project of the first net-zero energy hotel… in the United States and possibly right now in the world. “A net-zero energy building means that it’s actually producing more energy on site… than it consumes over an annual basis.” Sometimes we’ll generate more electricity. Sometimes you’ll […]

Update: Solar Powered Classroom

Hey, Energy, just wanted to check in about our solar-powered classroom. Things are rolling along here. We’ve been in school about five weeks and we’ve had five weeks of solar-powered classroom. We’re able to run everything we want to off our solar electricity. On days like today when it’s cloudy we kind of don’t charge […]

Part 3: Complete OFF Grid Home! 🏡 ONLY 8 Solar Panels🔆 2.5kW DIY Tutorial! Beginner to Paid Pro 💰

Hi TeamKB, As you can see behind me this is a freshly built home. It has never been powered by JPS (Jamaica Public Service Company). And we have taken it completely off the grid. So this home is fully powered by renewable energy. So it has 8 solar panels and 1 wind turbine. And this […]

Is 100% Renewable Possible By 2050? – Interconnectors

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Curiosity Steam. Sign up today and get free access to my new Logistics of D-Day series on Nebula. This year the European Union announced an unprecedented 1 trillion euro Green Deal Investment Plan with the goal of bringing the entirety of Europe’s energy generation to […]

What Would It Take To Power Your Home For a Day?

Take a look around your home. Really look. How many electronics are plugged in right now? Toasters, air conditioners, and power-hungry screens surround you. The average American abode requires 30 kilowatt-hours of electricity every single day. But the amount of fuel that depends on the energy source. SOLAR PANELS One 300-watt, 18-square-foot solar panel can […]

Switzerland | A Documentary by Stromer & The New Wheel Electric Bikes

♪ [music] ♪ – [Karen] No, find taxi, locate a taxi so we get all this shit… – [Brett] Why don’t we just move out like… – No – You don’t want to go to the street? ♪ [music] ♪ – Hi, My name is Karen Wiener, I’m here with Ida, and we are in […]

Solar Orbiter Will Take Mankind’s First Images of the Sun’s Poles | Countdown to Launch

For the last year, Parker Solar Probe has broken records in speed, collected unprecedented data, and achieved the closest approaches to the sun ever. But none of these insights were detailed images of the sun directly, I mean, if we’re heading to the only star in our planetary system, we want to see it, up […]