Monthly Archives: December 2011

DIY Solar Heating and Solar Hot Water

Solar and wind are the current buzzwords in renewable energy, and DIY articles abound on the internet. Readers who are handy with tools, and who happen to be licensed electricians, may find the suggested projects easy to complete. For the rest of us, installing any kind of interface to the utility power grid is definitely […]

Residential Solar Energy Systems Power the Witchcliffe Eco-Village

Residential solar energy systems do not need to be isolated systems providing power for one individual home. They are most effective when grouped to service a complete land development or sub-division. A prime example of this can be seen in a new eco-village development at Witchcliffe, near Margaret River, Western Australia.