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Philips Gift of Light Program Brings Life-Changing Solar Lighting to a Remote Vietnamese Village

Philips Gift of Light Program Brings Life-Changing Solar Lighting to a Remote Vietnamese Village | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Through its Gift of Light program, lighting manufacturer Philips has provided a gift of LED solar powered lighting to the village of Thanh Son in Vietnam.
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Underutilized pastureland offers sugarcane opportunity in Brazil

Underutilized pastureland offers sugarcane opportunity in Brazil | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
A new paper reviews research conducted by Brazilian researchers demonstrating the high carbon costs of converting intact Brazilian savanna compared to the carbon gains obtained from converting underutilized pastureland for biofuel crops.
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China Now The World’s Largest Solar PV Market | Environment

China Now The World’s Largest Solar PV Market | Environment | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
China is now the world’s largest solar PV market, according to the Global New Energy Development Report 2014, having now surpassed Germany to take the top spot.
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Ecos PowerCube® - world’s mobile, solar-powered generator for military and disaster relief.

Ecos PowerCube® - world’s mobile, solar-powered generator for military and disaster relief. | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
The Ecos PowerCube® is a patented, solar power station that uses the power of the sun to provide energy, communications, and clean water to the most remote, off-grid locations.
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Solar inicia novo ciclo no Brasil

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Telsa Patent Release Reaction

Telsa Patent Release Reaction | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
You have probably heard the news by now: Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, has just done something incomprehensible in today’s world driven by corporate profit margins and stock values. Elon Musk has released hundreds of Tesla’s patents for free.
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FIFA abastece veículos de sua frota com etanol

FIFA abastece veículos de sua frota com etanol | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
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24/7 Concentrating Solar Power Plant Approved in Chile

24/7 Concentrating Solar Power Plant Approved in Chile | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Abengoa's Cerro Dominador CSP plant will not only be South America's biggest, it could be the first to supply electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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L’ADEME pour l’autopartage

L’ADEME pour l’autopartage | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
L’Agence de l’environnement et de la maîtrise de l’énergie (ADEME) publie un argumentaire pour louer les vertus de l’autopartage. D’après l’institution publique, il s’agit « une solution de mobilité à encourager » parce qu’il limite la pollution et permet aux adeptes de faire des économies.
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Eolien offshore : le résultat du deuxième appel d'offres attaqué en référé

Eolien offshore : le résultat du deuxième appel d'offres attaqué en référé | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
WPD conteste devant la justice administrative l'évaluation de la Commission de régulation de l'énergie à la base du choix du lauréat du deuxième appel d'offres. L'image d'unité de la filière éolienne offshore, chère à Ségolène Royale, est écornée.
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SunShot Initiative

SunShot Initiative | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
The SunShot Initiative homepage. The DOE SunShot Initiative is a national collaborative effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of electricity by the end of the decade.
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Le Parc des Bréguières (Var) accueille deux nouvelles centrales photovoltaïques (Tecsol)

Le Parc des Bréguières (Var) accueille deux nouvelles centrales photovoltaïques (Tecsol) | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Lauréat du dernier appel d'offres lancé par la Commission de Régulation de l'Energie, la société Barjane, investisseur immobilier responsable, installera deux centrales en toiture des nouveaux immeubles conçus pour Carrefour et Eurotranspharma sur...

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IEA - Energy efficiency, measured finely

IEA - Energy efficiency, measured finely | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
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Hydrocarbures non conventionnels : la Commission européenne lance un réseau scientifique

Hydrocarbures non conventionnels : la Commission européenne lance un réseau scientifique | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Approfondir les connaissances sur les technologies et les pratiques d'extraction des gaz et pétrole non conventionnels, mais également réduire les risques sanitaires et environnementaux potentiels : c'est l'objectif de la Commission européenne avec l...
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Ce n'est pas du renouvelable, mais le gaz naturel est moins polluant... serait-ce une réponse plus intelligente du gouvernement ou plus désespérée?

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Top 10 solar countries

Top 10 solar countries | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
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Lion’s share of $7.7 trillion new energy capacity will be spent on renewables by 2030, led by Asia

Lion’s share of $7.7 trillion new energy capacity will be spent on renewables by 2030, led by Asia | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Of the global US$7.7 trillion that is forecast to be invested in new generating capacity by 2030, 66% will go on renewable technologies, new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) shows.
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Renewable Chemicals and Fuels: Expansion and Commercialization Roundup Guidebook

Renewable Chemicals and Fuels: Expansion and Commercialization Roundup Guidebook | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Organic compounds derived from biomass feedstocks, rather than from petroleum, remain a minuscule portion of the overall industrial chemical marketplace, but the bio-based chemical sector is expected grow significantly over the next several years, with so
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What is the Carbon Footprint of the Electric Car? | Stuff You Should Know

All-electric cars have zero emissions at the tailpipe, but that's not the only place in their life cycle where these green cars can launch greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. Josh and Chuck...

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Video: World's first industrial-scale waste-to-biofuels facility

Video: World's first industrial-scale waste-to-biofuels facility | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Once Edmonton, Canada's new Waste-to-Biofuels Facility starts converting garbage into methanol and ethanol, it will be the world's first industrial-scale fa...
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Projetos eólicos receberão R$ 1,27 bi do BNDES

Projetos eólicos receberão R$ 1,27 bi do BNDES | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
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La crise ukrainienne remet l'efficacité énergétique en tête des priorités européennes

La crise ukrainienne remet l'efficacité énergétique en tête des priorités européennes | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIF / Les craintes de coupure de gaz l'hiver dernier ont mis la question énergétique au coeur de l'ordre du jour du Conseil Énergie.
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Cree Introduces Industry’s First 8000 Lumen LED Module

Cree Introduces Industry’s First 8000 Lumen LED Module | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it

Cree’s LMH2 LED Module family is the only light source that can address a wide range of lighting applications in a common form factor, enabling lighting manufacturers to quickly develop an entire product portfolio with just one set of tooling and optical design. 


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An Unconventional Desalination Technology Could Solve California's Water Shortage

An Unconventional Desalination Technology Could Solve California's Water Shortage | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
WaterFX produces freshwater using a solar-powered plant.
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DOE, CCC to push renewable energy use in communities still without power

DOE, CCC to push renewable energy use in communities still without power | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
The Climate Change Commission (CCC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are scheduled to sign on Wednesday an agreement for the wider use of renewable energy in local governments, particularly in communities without electricity.

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Solar Roads Could Power An Entire Country | I Fucking Love Science

Solar Roads Could Power An Entire Country | I Fucking Love Science | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
A small US-based company called Solar Roadways are developing a solar road surface that, if installed nationwide, has the potential to produce more renewable energy than the entire country uses. In fact, they’ve actually already developed a working prototype that’s been installed in a parking lot, and they’re now crowdsourcing funds in order to tweak the design and move towards production.
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