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Negros solar farm gears up for DOE renewable energy plan - Rappler

Negros solar farm gears up for DOE renewable energy plan - Rappler | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
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(READ: DOE to add more renewable energy in grid by 2014).
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Small Business Tips and Ideas from Xerox

Small Business Tips and Ideas from Xerox | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Find small business tips and ideas that can improve your efficiency and productivity and grow your business (Save the environment and save money http://t.co/tT8ye9IFEV #smb #sustainability)...
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Georgia electric car owner charged with stealing about 5 cents worth ...

Georgia electric car owner charged with stealing about 5 cents worth ... | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
A Georgia electric car owner was charged with theft after plugging his vehicle into a school's power supply. Kaveh Kamooneh said he charged his Nissan Leaf for about 20 minutes one Saturday last month while his ...
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SolarWorld Acquires Bosch Solar Energy Manufacturing Facilities : Renewable Energy News :

SolarWorld Acquires Bosch Solar Energy Manufacturing Facilities : Renewable Energy News : | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
SolarWorld AG has announced the acquisition of Bosch Solar Energy’s solar cell and panel factory in Germany.

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E.ON to announce £50 increase in gas and electricity bills - Telegraph.co.uk

E.ON to announce £50 increase in gas and electricity bills - Telegraph.co.uk | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
E.ON to announce £50 increase in gas and electricity bills Telegraph.co.uk Energy giant E.ON will reignite the fierce political row over gas and electricity bills by unveiling a £50 increase for more than 4m households on Friday.
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China doubles pace of new renewable energy - Sydney Morning Herald

China doubles pace of new renewable energy - Sydney Morning Herald | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
China doubles pace of new renewable energy Sydney Morning Herald China doubled the pace of adding renewable energy capacity in the first 10 months of the year as the government worked to cut pollution in its largest cities.
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EDF Renewable Energy Acquires Hereford 1 Wind Project - Business Wire (press release)

EDF Renewable Energy Acquires Hereford 1 Wind Project - Business Wire (press release) | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
reNews EDF Renewable Energy Acquires Hereford 1 Wind Project Business Wire (press release) Encompassing approximately 15,000 acres in Deaf Smith County, southeast of the town of Hereford, the project will take advantage of the CREZ (Competitive...
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Confirmed: Climate coverage fell after New York Times killed environment desk

Confirmed: Climate coverage fell after New York Times killed environment desk | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Nearly a year after the Times dismantled its environmental reporting desk, a review by the paper's public editor reveals that climate coverage is suffering.
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Nevermind this...you have WHS Smart Power Update ;)

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Breakthrough for biofuel production from tiny marine algae

Breakthrough for biofuel production from tiny marine algae | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a method for greatly enhancing biofuel production in tiny marine algae.

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Biofuel production from marine algae

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Infographic: Building Low-Carbon Cities

Only a small percentage big cities in developing countries are creditworthy, which creates challenges for sustainable development. A new program is helping them. (Only 20% of world's largest cities have greenhouse gas inventories.
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Spectrolab Breaks Own Solar Cell Efficiency Record

Spectrolab Breaks Own Solar Cell Efficiency Record | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Spectrolab has achieved a new world record efficiency for a multi-junction solar cell.

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>The Sylmar, California-based company’s previous record of 37.8 percent was set in April. Analysts Lux Research predicts that by 2022 Spectrolab cells could reach 50 percent efficiency. And Boeing says the new semiconductor bonding technology could be used to power spacecraft and unmanned aerial vehicles.<

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Clinton Says Sustainability Has To Be Priority

Clinton Says Sustainability Has To Be Priority | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a gathering of 10,000 advocates for green construction Thursday that sustainability must be one of the country's top priorities.
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Warsaw climate talks – final day live blog

Warsaw climate talks – final day live blog | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
News and analysis from the UN climate negotiations in Poland, which are entering their final stage as nearly 200 countries work towards a deal on global warming (RT @MargaretAtwood: Warsaw climate talks – final day live blog
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Bulletproof & Fireproof House Made From Used Plastic Bottles | OffGridWorld.com

Bulletproof & Fireproof House Made From Used Plastic Bottles | OffGridWorld.com | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it

This 2 bedroom house built from recycled plastic bottles is bulletproof and fireproof and can withstand earthquakes. Oh, and it also reportedly holds a comfy year-round temperature of 64 degrees F.

 

The bottles were filled with sand and are held together by mud and cement to form a solid wall that supposedly is stronger than cinder clocks.

 

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Head of South Africa power utility Eskom to resign | Executives

Head of South Africa power utility Eskom to resign | Executives | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
The chief executive of South Africa's Eskom is to step down in March, departing the state-owned utility at a time when it is struggling to avoid blackouts that would hit industries and homeowners.
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Fenugreen, Toyota Offering 'Fresh Prize' to Simple Ideas Improving the World | Sustainable Brands

Fenugreen, Toyota Offering 'Fresh Prize' to Simple Ideas Improving the World | Sustainable Brands | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Fenugreen, the company behind the revolutionary FreshPaper, this week announced The Fresh Prize, a $15,000 award to support similarly brilliantly simple solutions.
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Mulcair unveils NDP energy policy with focus on the environment

Mulcair unveils NDP energy policy with focus on the environment | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
OTTAWA – One of his first official acts if elected prime minister in 2015 will be to attend a major international climate change conference in Paris, NDP leader Tom Mulcair declared Wednesday as he unveiled his party’s vision for a […] (Mulcair unveils...
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Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business

Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
The Irish economy was hammered in the Great Recession, but its pro-business environment signals a brighter future.
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Nokia sustainability - Connecting people for a better world

Nokia sustainability - Connecting people for a better world | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
This is the story of Nokia and our sustainability efforts, which have been integrated in the company's way of doing business for nearly a 150 years. Learn more: http://www.nokia.com/people&planet (I'm watching Nokia sustainability - Connect...
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WHS Live 2 | Smart Power

WHS Live 2 | Smart Power | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it

A multi-platform SCADA on the palm of your hand. For iPhone and iPad.


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A Norwegian Oil Company Will Build Largest Floating Wind Farm Off The Coast Of Scotland

A Norwegian Oil Company Will Build Largest Floating Wind Farm Off The Coast Of Scotland | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
After Maine's Tea Party Governor opposed a similar floating offshore wind project off his state's coast, Statoil pulled the plug and is focusing on the Hywind project in Scotland.
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Study Reveals the Look and Size of a Product Design Affects Consumers' Perception of Its Recyclability

Study Reveals the Look and Size of a Product Design Affects Consumers' Perception of Its Recyclability | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Trash is a big problem for the environment. Unsurprisingly, the U.S. is the worst (or best, depending on how you look at it) in the world for producing garbage, throwing away two billion tons annually.

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"usefulness is a category-defining attribute for recyclables and trash" product design and recyclability.. very interesting!

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China Eximbank lends Zimbabwe 319 mln USD for hydro-power plant

China Eximbank lends Zimbabwe 319 mln USD for hydro-power plant | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
China Export-Import Bank on Monday signed a deal to lend 319.5 million US dollars to finance the expansion of Zimbabwe's major hydro-power station, boosting its power su… (@SamuelAmsterdam @TheAfroNews @stormer76 http://t.co/0DLJcap1C4)...
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Final - EN

Final - EN | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
“Sustainability in action means long term thinking” - from emergency airstrips to crucial bridges. @UNOPS_org info: http://t.co/zpaVMkYVNz
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Transport, Connectivity and Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 22 November 2013 - Fri, 22nd Nov 2013 - 10:00 am - Birmingham City Council Webcasting

Transport, Connectivity and Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 22 November 2013 - Fri, 22nd Nov 2013 - 10:00 am - Birmingham City Council Webcasting | WHS Beyond Power Update | Scoop.it
Just watching Transport, Connectivity and Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 22 November 2013 - Fri, 22nd Nov 2013 - 10:00 am - Birmingham City Council Webcasting on Birmingham City Council Webcasting http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/0/0//webcast...
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