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GravityLight Is a Cheap, Green Weight-Powered Alternative to Solar Lamps

GravityLight Is a Cheap, Green Weight-Powered Alternative to Solar Lamps | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
London-based designers Martin Riddiford and Jim Reeves — from Therefore.com – spent four years developing a light that would provide a viable alternative to kerosene and sun-powered lamps for developing nations. GravityLight works by harnessing the power of weight and gravity, it is easy to run, low-energy, battery free and also, cheaper than solar lighting. Currently raising funds on indiegogo GravityLight’s creators are looking to test and begin mass-production on this innovative design, in the hopes of brightening peoples’ lives when it gets dark.
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Rwanda earns double by reducing carbon emissions

Rwanda earns double by reducing carbon emissions | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
Through the CDM, developed countries can engage in economically and environmentally competitive emission reduction projects that are conceived and implemented in developing countries. In Rwanda, projects that have the potential to be included in CDM include reforestation, waste management, biomass waste/biogas usage, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
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Bridgelux-Chevron deal brings LED streetlights to cities - CNET

Bridgelux-Chevron deal brings LED streetlights to cities - CNET | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

LED producer Bridgelux has teamed with Chevron in a project to highlight the benefits of LED streetlights in cities.

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New Energy Department Report Finds Lower Environmental Impact for Energy Efficient Lighting

New Energy Department Report Finds Lower Environmental Impact for Energy Efficient Lighting | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
As the market transitions from incandescent sources to energy-saving light sources that save consumers and business money, LEDs and CFLs are expected to achieve substantial reductions in environmental impacts–on the ...
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