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#solar

# solar - Thursday 27 April, 2017

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
# Going Green
# Going Green

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Apr 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,228 Views 41 Comments

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

# solar - Sunday 26 June, 2016

A solar tower four times taller than Liberty Hall is being built in the Israeli desert
# Field Of Mirrors
# Field Of Mirrors

A solar tower four times taller than Liberty Hall is being built in the Israeli desert

Jun 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 18,680 Views 34 Comments

Construction of the project will cost an estimated €500 million.

# solar - Friday 1 May, 2015

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered
# Off The Grid
# Off The Grid

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

May 1st 2015, 2:45 PM 17,747 Views 58 Comments

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

# solar - Monday 6 April, 2015

Ireland is falling behind in the solar power race - can we catch up?
# Catch Some Rays
# Catch Some Rays

Ireland is falling behind in the solar power race - can we catch up?

Apr 6th 2015, 8:15 AM 15,095 Views 53 Comments

Is it time to embrace the technology?

# solar - Friday 20 March, 2015

Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking
# Into The Blue
# Into The Blue

Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking

Mar 20th 2015, 10:52 PM 46,413 Views 30 Comments

Not your average day in the office.

Here's what we were watching, reading and listening to - the last time there was a solar eclipse
# Like Its 1999
# Like Its 1999

Here's what we were watching, reading and listening to - the last time there was a solar eclipse

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 16,799 Views 18 Comments

Come with us on a journey through time and space…

# solar - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
# Power Out
# Power Out

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:02 AM 31,566 Views 40 Comments

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

# solar - Monday 20 October, 2014

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars
# Powdering Through
# Powdering Through

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

Oct 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,270 Views 7 Comments

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

# solar - Thursday 10 July, 2014

NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare
# Solar Flare Snared
# Solar Flare Snared

NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare

Jul 10th 2014, 10:21 AM 8,641 Views 37 Comments

The remarkable event was filmed by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory.

# solar - Thursday 10 April, 2014

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland
# Wind Aware
# Wind Aware

New website holds microscope to "industry-driven" wind energy production in Ireland

Apr 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,697 Views 113 Comments

Wind Area Ireland is a launching a site today that it hopes will become a resource for communities, journalists, and policy-makers.

# solar - Saturday 4 January, 2014

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jan 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 43,375 Views 17 Comments

Featuring an 80s style beat-em-up, a minimalist writing app and a versatile photo editing app.

# solar - Sunday 28 July, 2013

China and EU settle burgeoning trade war
# Trade
# Trade

China and EU settle burgeoning trade war

Jul 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,860 Views 8 Comments

The solar panel dispute had threatened a full-blown trade war between two of the world’s largest trading powers.

# solar - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Watch: the solar tornado that's 'five times wider than Earth'
# Solar Tornado
# Solar Tornado

Watch: the solar tornado that's 'five times wider than Earth'

Apr 1st 2012, 3:41 PM 5,240 Views 16 Comments

Astronomers recorded the event this week by placing a telescope on board the Solar Discovery Observatory satellite.

# solar - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight
# Solar Flare
# Solar Flare

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

Mar 8th 2012, 12:16 PM 9,694 Views 10 Comments

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.

# solar - Friday 29 July, 2011

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit
# Space
# Space

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit

Jul 29th 2011, 10:27 AM 995 Views 7 Comments

Thankfully, this Trojan asteroid poses no danger to the planet.

# solar - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets
# Solar
# Solar

Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets

Jul 27th 2011, 7:02 PM 352 Views 8 Comments

Apple and Samsung are planning to use solar panels for consumer electronics like smartphones and computer tablets.