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Greenovate Your Workplace Effectively

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Greenovate In recent years, environmental issues and concerns have moved indoors and green offices are now part of the green building revolution. Most people spend up to 90% of their days indoors, especially at work and old-fashioned offices pose a great threat to everyone’s health. That’s why more and more companies are investing in green building and they seek ways ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Aruba Commits 100%

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Renewable Energy While many nations are taking steps toward energy independence, Aruba is diving in. In 2012, the small island nation pledged to transition to 100 percent renewable energy within eight years. Justin Locke is director of the island energy program at the Carbon War Room, an international nonprofit. He said it makes sense for islands to switch to clean ... Read More »

LED Lights, The Environmental Benefits

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LED Lights Those of us who care about the environment are always willing to change our habits towards better energy saving. We have started turning off the tap while shaving or unplugging appliances that we don’t use. There is, however, another great way of conserving valuable energy and making our environment safer – using LED lights. Unlike energy-vampiric incandescent bulbs ... Read More »

Solar Power Farm Opens in Australia

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Solar Power Sundrop Farms, a tomato production facility that is the first agricultural system of its kind in the world, celebrated its grand opening in Port Augusta, South Australia, Thursday. Instead of soil, pesticides, fossil fuels and groundwater, Sundrop Farms uses only solar power and desalinated seawater to grow tomatoes across 49 acres. The water is pumped into the facility ... Read More »

Egyptian Village Goes Solar

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Egyptian Village, is Solar Powered. Principal architect Karim Kafrawi said in Egypt, solar panels are often seen as unattractive, too industrial, and “not practical in architecture integration.” KarmBuild’s innovative methods could upend those unfavorable views. Their solar integration designs allow the region to benefit from plentiful sunlight in a seamless, elegant manner. Photovoltaic solar panels adorn the rooftops of the Tayebat ... Read More »

SolarReserve, Would Power 1 Million U.S. Homes

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SolarReserve The race to build the world’s largest solar power plant is heating up. California-based energy company SolarReserve announced plans for a massive concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Nevada that claims to be the largest of its kind once built. SolarReserve CEO Kevin Smith told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the $5 billion endeavor would generate between 1,500 and ... Read More »

Solar Power Plant, World’s Largest Goes Online

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Solar Power Plant The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is now home to the world’s largest solar power plant, according to local reports. The massive, 648-megawatt array was officially linked to the grid after being hooked up to a 400kV substation, the operator Adani Green Energy Ltd announced Wednesday. The plant is spread across 2,500 acres in the town of ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Outpacing Demand for First Time

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Renewable Energy For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015, according to the first World Energy Investment report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA). While fossil fuels still dominate energy supplies, the IEA says changing investment flows point towards a “reorientation of the energy system.” Carbon ... Read More »

EV Stations to Overtake Gas Stations in UK by 2020

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EV Stations The number of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the United Kingdom will overtake gas stations by the summer of 2020 or even sooner, according to a new analysis by Nissan Motors. More than 75 percent of gas stations have closed in the last 40 years, while EV charging stations have risen from a few hundred to ... Read More »

Solar Energy: Chile is Giving Electricity Away

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Solar Energy Thanks to Chile’s major investments in renewables, the Latin American country is seeing an incredible solar boom. In a new Bloomberg report, Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free, solar capacity from the country’s central grid has increased four fold to 770 megawatts since 2013. Another 1.4 gigawatts will be added this year with many solar power projects under development. ... Read More »

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