09 Mar '12, 3pm

England Gets Its 1st Zero-Carbon Church

England Gets Its 1st Zero-Carbon Church

The 900-year-old St. Michael and All Angels Church in Withington, England is being renovated and, in the process, it has received some solar modules (aka solar panels) from Kyocera Corporation. This is reportedly England’s first “zero-carbon” church. (Though, I have a feeling churches were pretty zero-carbon in the old days, too.) In addition to the solar panels, St. Michel and All Angels Church now uses a biomass-powered boiler system for eco-friendly heat. All in all, this 12th-century church is now completely run with renewable energy. The church includes 24 Kyocera solar panels that have a total output of 3.12kW. Kyocera’s Solar Leadership, & the Lifespan of Solar Panels Kyocera has been in the solar panel business for approximately 35 years now. While there is a lot of competition in the solar power industry, it is one clear leader. It has been setting solar panel eff...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/09/first-solar-power-chu...

Tweets

Kyocera Provides PV Batteries for UK's 1st 'Zer...

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 11 Mar '12, 12pm

Kyocera Provides PV Batteries for UK's 1st 'Zero-carbon Church' Mar 11, 2012 20:38 Mami Akasaka, Tech-On! St. Michael and ...

Many Singaporeans have become poorer, not richer

mysingaporenews.blogspot.com 10 Mar '12, 12pm

Singaporeans are feeling rich with high property value and high salary. If you compare the wealth of Singaporeans today an...

We're looking for Building #100:

newbuildings.org 13 Mar '12, 4pm

Getting to Zero 2012 Status Update: A First Look at the Costs and Features of Zero Energy Commercial Buildings (4.39 MB PD...

"Let there be green energy," says Church of Eng...

businessgreen.com 29 Feb '12, 1am

Around 450 churches, vicarages and Church of England (CofE) schools in the South West have seen the light and switched to ...

HyperSolar's Zero-carbon Process for Hydrogen Gas Production

HyperSolar's Zero-carbon Process for Hydrogen G...

spectrum.ieee.org 13 Mar '12, 8pm

Last week, I covered nanotechnology research that mimics photosynthesis to split water molecules into hydrogen gas. The re...

Tutti Frutti 1st Term Break Bonanza

foodpromotions.com.my 10 Mar '12, 9am

Tutti Frutti 1st Term Break Bonanza De Kebab Restaurant Set Lunch Menu Brussels Beer Cafe, Gurney Paragon Set Lunch RM15 H...

@ttruyens thx! FYI: we're collecting info on other ZEBs and ZECs here:

@ttruyens thx! FYI: we're collecting info on ot...

newbuildings.org 14 Mar '12, 8pm

Through our survey of zero energy buildings (ZEBs), NBI identified 99 zero energy or zero energy-capable buildings. Of the...

Philippines gets back bells taken as US war booty | AsiaOne

Philippines gets back bells taken as US war boo...

asiaone.com 10 Mar '12, 9am

MANILA - The Philippines said Saturday it had taken back a pair of church bells believed seized by US troops as war booty ...

Backwoods luxury – New England glamping

aluxurytravelblog.com 07 Mar '12, 10pm

Deep in the woods in the northeastern corners of the U.S., you may wonder what types of accommodations you would find, lux...