Archive for June 2008

Let’s Reclaim the American Way

Jun 29th, 2008 | By John Waller | Category: Poetry

Where is the America that I once knew The land of our fathers, the place where I grew   The beacon of light   For the world shining bright Now it’s gone – where’d we go wrong? We used to be the compass for a world full of need No problem could stump us when America took [...]

Solar power takes off in Kenya

Jun 17th, 2008 | By John Waller | Category: Solar PV, Sub-Saharan Africa

In rural Kenya, where there is no electricity, solar systems have proven popular with small-scale businesses and farms, where it is used to power water pumps and lighting. Solar energy is cheap compared to electricity because, once the necessary equipment has been installed, there is no additional monthly charge. Additionally solar systems require little maintenance, [...]