renewable energy

Danone Brazil’s plant works on biomass

The Poços de Caldas plant, where Danone Brazil manufactures the majority of its dairy products, has been working with a biomass boiler since 2011 – with very positive results for both growth and environmental…

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Clean tech is better for economic growth than fossil fuels (take…

Anti-greens often try to make economic arguments against the big spring-cleaning that our civilization is going through. How dare we invest in clean technology? Don't we know that it's bad for the economy!…

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These solar-powered delivery trikes make local food truly sustainable

Your organic, local produce is all well and good. But when it's delivered to your corner store by diesel truck, that's kind of a problem.

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Crazy As It Sounds, Solar Could Be The World’s Most Important…

Experts believe that a solar boom is both feasible and necessary in order to reign in warming to safe levels.

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How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy. Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth’s natural resources,…

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Green Innovations Are Bringing Energy-Saving Technology Home

Advances in technology and consumer demand for energy-saving devices have made green technology increasingly accessible. Many innovations are geared toward homeowners looking to lower not only their energy…

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This Nigerian College Student Built a Wind- And Solar-Powered Car…

Segun Oyeyiola took a Volkswagen Beetle and turned it into a fully renewable off-road vehicle. He's not going to stop working on it until it becomes the future of driving in Nigeria.

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Solar Power Is Now As Cheap As Grid Electricity In These European…

Germany, Italy, and Spain could zoom forward on solar, now that it saves people money compared to buying electricity from a power company.

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First solar plane to fly around the world unveiled yesterday in…

You've probably heard of the Solar Impulse. It's a solar-powered airplane that flew across the United States last year. It broke numerous aviation records along the way as well as during flights in Europe…

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Watch 40 Years Of Wind Farms Spreading Across The U.S.

The U.S has gone from one small collection of turbines in 1975 to nearly 1,000 wind farms--capable of generating enough electricity for 15 million homes.

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