8 Goes Green


Report finds new material for cheaper solar panels

Posted 5:40 PM 1/23/2015 by Spencer Wilson, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Solar power has long been a popular, albeit expensive way to provide clean energy.

But a new report out of the University of Exeter in England shows a new way to make the same clean energy that will cost less.

Perovskite, a mineral that is being used in experiments with (More)...


Local experts examine ways to evaluate energy use

Posted 6:18 PM 1/22/2015 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County assembled a panel Thursday night to educate citizens about more efficient energy use.

The panel of local experts discussed numerous options for determining how energy efficient a house is as well as how to increase (More)...

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