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Energy Efficient Homes: A Buyer’s Guide

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Energy Efficient Homes Environmentalism has become more than just a passing trend in the 21st century, rather it has become a way of life for many mindful individuals across the globe, and the movement is becoming increasingly popular with each passing year. Read More »

Solar Energy? Here’s what you need to know

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Solar Energy We spend a fortune on electricity, yet the most powerful energy source in the universe is free. As central London estate agent LDG puts it, “The power that the sun provides our tiny planet in just one hour is enough to meet our energy needs for a whole year, so if you’re worried that solar power won’t be ... Read More »

Solar Panels for Your Home, Deciding to Install

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Solar Panels Solar panels are quite a controversial subject nowadays. Installing them is about as thrilling as insulating the attic; however, much like adding insulation, turning to solar energy is a home improvement that might even pay itself off, in addition to being an obvious environmentally conscious choice. So, should you install the solar panels? How do they work? The ... Read More »

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 »