IKEA, Hewlett Packard, Google, Apple, and many other major companies are committed to powering their operations using 100% renewable energy. See why clean energy makes sense to businesses: On youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLpUJqnEHE0 | On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNclimatechange/videos/vb.63044235866/10154776784645867 | Read more: www.theclimategroup.org/news/leading-companies-make-business-case-go-100-renewable
Solar power has the potential to generate about 40 percent of America’s energy, yet the technology still has limitations. One is weather. Clouds and rain diminish solar cell efficiency, a problem for places that are more overcast than sunny. But new research could change that. A team of four Chinese scientists from Yunnan Normal University and the Ocean University of China recently discovered how applying graphene to solar panels turns rain into clean energy.
Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in solar panels to power Earth
The Commonwealth realms, shown in blue. Former Commonwealth realms are shown in red. Both red and blue countries are members of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth Realm nations accept the Queen has head of state,