Energy Innovation: Could Sand Power the Next Battery?
The world is in the midst of a renewable energy transition being propelled forward at a breakneck speed by the rising costs of oil and gas, climate change impacts and the increased availability of alternative technologies. One of the most significant challenges to the widespread adoption of renewable energy is providing a steady supply of […]
4 Tips to Be Able to Afford Solar in 2021
The previous year, and the ongoing pandemic, has been tough on all of us. In many households, various projects have been put on hold until the situation gets better. Financially speaking, families have become much more prudent and frugal with their spending decisions, but many are still considering solar energy as an investment worth making […]
Frozen Energy In Texas
After the recent winter storms in Texas, we have seen a fair amount of finger-pointing as to why the state was underprepared and left in the cold. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we directly address the accusations against green technology, why a fire should always have its place, and Noel gets riled up about all the nonsense!
The Future of Green Energy with David Dodge
When it comes to the future of green energy, we looked no further than the Great White North of Canada where we were introduced to David Dodge, acclaimed environmental journalist and host of the popular multi-media podcast, Green Energy Futures. David shares the story of his humble beginnings as a forester, and how it eventually led him to document the clean energy revolution that’s already underway.
Biofriendly At GreenBiz 20
As we continue to fight the good fight to save our planet, Noel and Jacob stop for a minute to evaluate some environmental challenges from bee colony collapse disorder to jellyfish blackouts that might be caused by something other than climate change.
Solar Power Innovations Make Renewable Energy Better Than Ever
Innovation is a core strength of the solar industry and will continue to sustain it well into the next decade. In the past year, advances in solar efficiency, solar storage, solar design and even wearable tech have changed the landscape of renewable energy. It’s now better than ever, improving with each passing day. The future […]
Solar Power – A Thing of the Past, Present, and Future
Where It All Began… The capture and use of solar energy is far from new, as way back in the 7th century, sunrays were magnified to create fire. Fast-forward to the 19th century and we see the beginnings of the modern solar photovoltaics, which are used in solar panels today. First discovered in 1876 by […]
Scottish Island Cuts CO2 Emissions in Half
I’m sure you are wondering how an island can manage to cut their CO2 emissions in half. Well, it started like this…just a few short years ago the residents of the Isle of Eigg did not have access to 24-hour power. They had to rely on producing their own power through diesel-powered generators, wood-burning, etc. […]