Japanese government fires up energy-saving Warm Biz campaign

Nov 1, 2016

Japanese government fires up energy-saving Warm Biz campaign

The government began a nationwide Warm Biz energy-saving campaign Tuesday, encouraging workers to fend off the cold with warm clothes from fall through winter rather than using more electricity to warm up rooms. Under the campaign, running through the end of March, the government ...

Google Earth images shed light on where solar rooftops make sense

Oct 27, 2016

Google Earth images shed light on where solar rooftops make sense

During his free time on the job as a Google employee, Carl Elkin began tinkering with the company’s 3-D mapping program, wondering if it could identify rooftops that receive enough sunlight to make installing solar panels worthwhile. When the U.S.-based engineer showed a handful ...