Renewable Energy

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low cost solar with thin film

Low Cost Solar With Thin Film

Thin film solar ought to be a third of the cost of conventional PV panels and as low as 5 to 7 cents per Watt. 20 years in development and recently invested in by FFI from Fortescue Minerals Group.

wind turbines kill birds - note

Wind Turbines Kill Birds – Fact or Fiction

Wind turbines do kill birds but are not the bird shredders especailly of rare birds such as raptors (eagles, kites). Painting one of the blades black reduced raptor / eagle deaths by over 70%.
Feral cats remain the most lethal risk to birds.