Fire crew saves cat trapped under home’s solar panels

Cat on a hot solar roof: Fire crew saves curious moggy ‘Rocket’ who got stuck beneath home’s energy panels after neighbours heard her meowing for help Rocky the cat was trapped under solar panels on top of a house in Glamorgan Neighbours heard missing tortoiseshell meowing for help 20ft above the ground RSPCA inspectors feared … Read more

Readers win £5,000 compensation after being mis-sold solar panel loan

Readers win £5,000 compensation five years after being mis-sold a solar panel loan By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 22:53 BST, 6 April 2021 Compensation: Valerie and Patrick Jennings Money Mail readers Valerie and Patrick Jennings have won £5,000 compensation after being mis-sold a solar panel … Read more

Solar storm that appeared like ‘a great fire’ in 1582 could hit Earth AGAIN, experts warn

Solar storm that appeared like ‘a great fire’ in 1582 could hit Earth AGAIN this century, causing billions in damages and knocking out power grids worldwide, experts warn A solar storm hit Earth in 1582 that looked like a ‘great fire’ in the sky The storm lasted for three days and stretched from Europe to … Read more

Bill Gates says he buys green aviation fuel, uses solar panels on his homes and eats synthetic meats

Bill Gates says he buys green aviation fuel, uses solar panels on his homes and eats synthetic meats to reduce his carbon footprint as he stresses the importance of consuming less Writing on Reddit during his 9th Ask Me Anything, the billionaire fielded an assortment of questions about climate change  He was asked how the … Read more

Floating ‘doughnut’ hotel which generates power with solar and wind as it spins planned for Qatar

Incredible floating ‘doughnut’ eco hotel which generates power with solar, wind and tidal energy and spins around in 24-hour cycles is planned for Qatar The doughnut shaped building will use solar panels and wind turbines to produce clean energy with no waste – and a vortex shaped roof to collect rainwater for irrigating greenery throughout … Read more

4.6 BILLION-year-old meteorite discovered in the Sahara could shed light on the early solar system

Oldest meteorite ever found: 4.6 BILLION-year-old space rock discovered in the Sahara could shed light on the early solar system Experts analyzed a meteorite discovered last year in the Sahara desert The rock weighs 70 pounds and is tan in color with green spots throughout It consists mostly of volcanic rock, but also silicon dioxide that … Read more

Source of solar particles that threaten spaceflight and satellites is identified in the sun

Scientists have identified the source in the sun which produces solar energetic particles that threaten crewed spaceflight, near-Earth satellites and airplanes. A team of US researchers analyzed the composition of particles that flew towards Earth in 2014 and found the same ‘fingerprint’ of plasma that is located low in the sun’s chromosphere – its second … Read more

First mass-produced solar power car rolling out in 2021, will retail for $25,900

First mass-produced solar power car is rolling out in 2021: Three-wheeled vehicle will be four times more efficient than electric cars, go up to 110mph and cost just $25,900 Aptera Motors sold out its first batch of pre-orders for the vehicle in December The three-wheel car will be able to go up to 40 miles … Read more

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe snaps a stunning photo of Venus

NASA has revealed a stunning photo of Venus taken by its Parker Solar Probe from 7,693 miles away. The image, taken July 11 last year, is an almost eerie black and white shot of the planet’s nightside – the side facing away from the Sun.  A bright rim around the edge of the planet is … Read more

US Navy tests orbiting solar panel that could one day beam power anywhere on Earth

A pizza box sized solar panel in orbit is producing enough electricity to power an iPad, according to a succesful test of the technology by the US Navy.  The Photovoltaic Radiofrequency Antenna Module (PRAM) was launched in May 2020 attached to a drone that loops around the Earth every 90 minutes and is designed to harness … Read more