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Mark Ruffalo: The Renewable Energy Race Is On

Posted by on December 22, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Mark Ruffalo: The Renewable Energy Race Is On

The count down for clean renewable energy world wide has already started since the World leaders finally made commitments to clean, renewable energy. The agreement signals that the age of fossil fuels is coming to a close and the age of renewable energy is dawning.

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Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Posted by on December 21, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 131 Comments
Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has the 44-year-old CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, once again championed the incredible potential of renewable energy

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This Country Shifted To Getting 95% of Its Electricity From Renewables In Less Than 10 Years

Posted by on December 7, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 16 Comments
This Country Shifted To Getting 95% of Its Electricity From Renewables In Less Than 10 Years

At the climate summit in Paris this week, Uruguay announced that it gets an enviable 95 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar. And they’ve done it without government subsidies or raising the price for consumers.

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That Dutch Solar-Panel Bike Lane Really Works

Posted by on November 23, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
That Dutch Solar-Panel Bike Lane Really Works

Did you know there can be solar energy generated from road ways? The author highlights that the dutch solar-panel bike lanes have produced a lot of energy.

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Tesla’s Gigafactory Will Produce As Much Renewable Energy As It Uses

Posted by on November 18, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 10 Comments
Tesla’s Gigafactory Will Produce As Much Renewable Energy As It Uses

The author shares how shares how Tesla’s gigafactory will produce as much renewable energy as it uses. This can be emulated by others to reduce the footprint on the environment.

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Texas Wind Farms Generate So Much Power Utilities Are Giving Electricity Away for Free

Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Texas Wind Farms Generate So Much Power Utilities Are Giving Electricity Away for Free

Do you think renewable energy can power the planet? Well clean energy produced from the wind in Dallas generates more power than the city uses.

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Man Solves Tesla’s Secret To Amplifying Power By Nearly 5000%

Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 15 Comments
Man Solves Tesla’s Secret To Amplifying Power By Nearly 5000%

This technology could drastically reduce the carbon footprint of the entire planet, while lawmakers continue to pay lip service to the issue of global warming.

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5 Countries That Prove the World Doesn’t Need Fossil Fuels

Posted by on July 19, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
5 Countries That Prove the World Doesn’t Need Fossil Fuels

Today, environmentally-minded nations of the world increasingly embrace alternative energy sources. These countries now lead the way toward a future free of petroleum and dirty energy. In the process, they save significant amounts of money on national energy costs while preserving and protecting the world’s natural resources.

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Stanford Just Drafted the Perfect Plan To Get America Running On 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

Posted by on June 17, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Stanford Just Drafted the Perfect Plan To Get America Running On 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

A new study by Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford University in collaboration with U.C. Berkeley is the first guidebook for all 50 states to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. If progressive politicians at the state level put the plan into action, each state could achieve at least an 80 per cent transition as early as 2030.

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MIT Says Current Solar Technology Is Good Enough to Take Us into a Clean Energy Future

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
MIT Says Current Solar Technology Is Good Enough to Take Us into a Clean Energy Future

In the very large report (332 pages) called The Future of Solar Energy, researchers say that current crystalline silicon photovoltaic technology (the predominant technology used in solar panels) is capable of generating multi-terawatt-scale power by 2050. To put that in perspective, the largest active solar installation in the world is the Topaz plant in California that has a 550-megawatt capacity. A terawatt is 1,000,000 megawatts.

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A “Year of Eye-Catching Steps Forward” for Renewable Energy

Posted by on April 1, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
A “Year of Eye-Catching Steps Forward” for Renewable Energy

Driven by solar and wind, world investments in renewable energy reversed a two-year dip last year, brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower oil prices and registering a 17 percent leap over the previous year to stand at 270 billion dollars.

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Costa Rica Powered With 100% Renewable Energy For 75 Straight Days

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Costa Rica Powered With 100% Renewable Energy For 75 Straight Days

Costa Rica has achieved a major clean energy milestone, meeting 100 percent of its power demand with renewable energy for 75 straight days.

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Wind Power on the Rise, Could Supply One-Third of Nation’s Electricity by 2050

Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Eco-Friendly with 0 Comments
Wind Power on the Rise, Could Supply One-Third of Nation’s Electricity by 2050

By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer | CommonDreams.org ‘The nation can deploy wind power to economically provide 35 percent of our nation’s electricity and supply renewable power in all 50 states by 2050,’ says Obama administration. The economics of wind power are looking good, according to a 350-page report issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of […]

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Australian Solar Power Researchers Achieve 40% Efficiency Mark

Posted by on December 14, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Australian Solar Power Researchers Achieve 40% Efficiency Mark

Australian solar power researchers have achieved world-beating levels of efficiency, potentially making large solar plants more competitive with other energy sources such as coal.

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New Advances in Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Are They What They Seem?

Posted by on December 7, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
New Advances in Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Are They What They Seem?

Not even unlimited clean energy is an automatic magic bullet that will completely solve the crisis our world is currently facing. We still must learn to treat the Earth with respect and reverence, and only take what we need.

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