All-weather PV

all-weather pv

The double layer provides electrical power and provides a voltage, similar to how a battery works.

Clumsy, that solar panels do not generate energy while its raining. Chinese scientists have just figured out that solar panels even generate electricity for all-weather: even when it is raining.

Rainy weather

Solar modules are most effective when they are exposed to direct sunlight, but what happens when it rains? Read More

Rainy Carnival in Rio and Sao Paulo

Deforestation, Brazil, rainforest, Amazon

Deforestation with total loss of the Amazon – 2012

The weather system that scorched São Paulo has dissipated. Rain fell there and in Rio during the recent Carnival celebrations, and more is likely in weeks ahead.

That’s the good news.

The bad news is that the rainy season usually ends in April, so many more dry months lie ahead that will shrink the water supplies even more. Read More