Tag: systems perspective

Solar generation informed using machine learning.

For those of you who have been following the development of solar power production, there is a new trend in forecasting– machine learning. Machine learning has become popular for all kinds of purposes; from predicting movie box-office success to identifying spam emails. So what can it do for a solar forecast? The answer may surprise you: actually predict how much solar power will be produced. You can’t predict with certainty…

System Perspective – Design for Eco-Products

Most people don’t realize that sustainable design is a lot more than just designing an eco-friendly product. It involves understanding all the steps that go into your product and how they affect the environment, from packaging to production to disposal. What’s even more important is analyzing these impacts using a system perspective. To help you with this, we’re going to dive deep into what system perspectives are, how they work,…

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Earth Day 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

Earth Day 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day although unfortunately, the world is facing global sustainability issues such as COVID 19, climate change, and other issues. Achieving sustainability is a work in progress and calls for a constant evolution of technologies, ideas, and concepts to develop solutions that are practical and effective. Sustainability solutions will be resilient and focused on overcoming technical and policy barriers that prevent the…

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Solar battery charger for cell phone

A solar battery charger not only provides an environmentally friendly alternative to standard battery chargers, but also serves as a backup device in case of blackouts. If you own a solar-powered phone charger, you can recharge your phone without using the traditional method that requires access to a conventional electrical outlet. Charging Your Phone With the Solar Battery Charger A solar battery charger is compatible with most cell phones and…