Tag: renewable energy

World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

Posted by on April 18, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
World’s Biggest Oil Exporter Is Investing $30 – $50 Billion to Develop Wind and Solar Projects

The new “Saudi Vision 2030” aims at reducing the big oil producer’s reliance on oil. Yes, you heard that right – read this.

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These 25 U.S. Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by on March 23, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
These 25 U.S. Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Want to know the US cities that are leading the way in committing to renewable energy? Read this.

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Breakthrough: Alaska Airlines Makes First Commercial Flight with Renewable Energy

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Breakthrough: Alaska Airlines Makes First Commercial Flight with Renewable Energy

The plane reportedly made the journey using a partial alternative fuel made from the bark of trees recycled from the harvesting of managed forests.

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Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Crops are grown at Australia’s Sundance Farm in a hydroponic greenhouse lined with water-drenched cardboard, which means there is no need for soil, fossil fuels, groundwater, or pesticides.

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WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Environment with 1 Comment
WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

You’re NOT going to believe this – Wyoming senators have proposed a new bill that will FINE for using renewable energy! Read this!

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The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

Posted by on December 27, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
The Biosolar Revolution: How Jellyfish May Help Solve The Energy Crisis

The field of biosolar technology, which uses biological material to trap the sun’s energy, promises to revolutionize solar power as conventional solar cells are often not very environmentally friendly to produce despite their rapidly decreasing cost. Though the field of solar power has been dominated for years by photo-voltaic cells, the idea of harnessing the photosynthetic components of living organisms is very appealing.

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The World’s First Solar Road Opens in France

Posted by on December 25, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
The World’s First Solar Road Opens in France

Can we create energy for the world simply by driving our cars on special paneled roads? France thinks so and has just opened the first prototype in Normandy.

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If Las Vegas Can Do It… ‘Sin City’ Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
If Las Vegas Can Do It… ‘Sin City’ Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

Hopefully what happens in Vegas doesn’t just stay in Vegas, because the gambling capitol now runs entirely on renewable energy. Here’s how…

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Norway’s Biggest Oil Company to Build Huge Wind Farm Off New York Coast

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Norway’s Biggest Oil Company to Build Huge Wind Farm Off New York Coast

Norway’s biggest oil company will be developing an offshore wind farm outside of New York. Statoil submitted the winning bid of $42.5 million to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last Friday to lease nearly 80,000 acres of federal waters roughly 14 miles off the coast of Long Island

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Portugal Ran Completely on Renewable Energy for 4 Days Straight – Proving Its Viability

Posted by on June 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Portugal Ran Completely on Renewable Energy for 4 Days Straight – Proving Its Viability

Environmentalists would be happy to know too that milestones for using renewable energy sources is also happening elsewhere in the world, including Germany and Denmark.

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Akon Has Done More For Africa In One Year Than Most Charities Have In Decades

Posted by on June 21, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 66 Comments
Akon Has Done More For Africa In One Year Than Most Charities Have In Decades

Akon is gifting Africans solar power and providing them jobs in the process. So far, he has helped to provide electricity for 600 households.

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The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Los Angeles has long been seen as one of the country’s most modern cities. But now, as our collective dependence on power has been found guilty of damaging our water, air, and climate, the city is taking steps to be part of the new future: a clean energy future.

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The Tell All Book The Fracking Industry Doesn’t Want You to Read

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Environment with 6 Comments
The Tell All Book The Fracking Industry Doesn’t Want You to Read

We have clean, healthy alternatives to fracking — solar and wind — and yet we continue to literally beat up our environment… why???

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100% Clean Energy Economy Is Much Closer Than You Think

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Economy with 0 Comments
100% Clean Energy Economy Is Much Closer Than You Think

The clean energy economy is poorly distributed, in part, because of the political stalemate in Washington, DC, where climate change remains a highly polarized issue. But outside of DC, local leaders from across the political spectrum are preparing for a low-carbon future. Businesses are also joining the effort.

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Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 22 Comments
Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

With the addition of the country’s conventional power plants, Germany’s energy output actually exceeded the national demand. This energy surplus meant that, for a brief time, energy prices were actually negative, meaning consumers were effectively being paid to consume electricity.

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