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Elon Musk aims to refit 5m homes with solar roofs

Elon Musk aims to refit 5m homes with solar roofs | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
SolarCity is talking up the look and longevity of solar roofing but potential costs pose questions about whether it can succeed where others have failed
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Power Africa is Building Clean Energy, Sustainable Development Pathways Across Sub-Saharan Africa - Solar Magazine | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique

Power Africa is Building Clean Energy, Sustainable Development Pathways Across Sub-Saharan Africa - Solar Magazine | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Since launched by President Obama in 2013, the Power Africa program has been expanded continuously & helped eradicate energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? | Ensia

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? | Ensia | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
The benefits of city-based agriculture go far beyond nutrition.
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You could soon harness the power of the stars to heat your home

You could soon harness the power of the stars to heat your home | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Scientific breakthroughs are making fusion power a reality, says Jurica Dujmović.
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12 Norway Electric Car Survey Charts

12 Norway Electric Car Survey Charts | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Originally published on EV Obsession.A recent survey of 8,000 different vehicle owners in Norway, conducted by the country’s Institute of Transport Economics, has revealed some interesting n…...
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IRENA Offers New Downloadable Wind and Solar Maps on Global Atlas

IRENA Offers New Downloadable Wind and Solar Maps on Global Atlas | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released new downloadable wind and solar maps. These new maps for IRENA’s Global Atlas will improve global renewable energy data.
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Massive Substation ‘Andalucía’ Sets Sail For 350 MW German Offshore Wind Farm

Massive Substation ‘Andalucía’ Sets Sail For 350 MW German Offshore Wind Farm | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
One of the world’s largest offshore substations departed from Cadiz in Southern Spain this past weekend, setting sail for the 350 MW Wikinger offshore windfarm in the German zone of the Balti…...
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Go ahead given for 300 turbines despite fear they will drive up bills

Go ahead given for 300 turbines despite fear they will drive up bills | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Despite environmental and cost concerns, the Hornsea Project - which is expected to power almost two million homes and create up to 2,540 jobs - will be built 55 miles off the coast of Yorkshire.
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Israel set to create the world's highest solar tower by 2017

Israel set to create the world's highest solar tower by 2017 | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Israel is hoping to shine a beacon on the importance of sustainability as it prepares to create the world's highest solar tower by 2017, in the Negev desert near Kibbutz Ashalim, southern Israel.
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GE is building an offshore wind farm in the Atlantic with turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty

GE is building an offshore wind farm in the Atlantic with turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Massive wind turbines off the coast of Rhode Island will form the Block Island Wind Farm. And it could help fix America's energy problem.
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Audi's new suspension turns rough roads into electricity and saves fuel

Audi's new suspension turns rough roads into electricity and saves fuel | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Audi's innovative new eROT suspension replaces shock absorbers with electric motors that turn bumpy roads into electricity that saves fuel.
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Solar-cart can charge 80 cell phones at once

Solar-cart can charge 80 cell phones at once | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
While many people in Rwanda have cell phones, they often struggle to charge them. Entrepreneur Henri Nyakarundi has a solution.
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India One Step Closer To Energy Conservation, Second Green Airport At Vadodara Good To Go

India One Step Closer To Energy Conservation, Second Green Airport At Vadodara Good To Go | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
While air travel continues to be the most destructive commute, Indian airports are steadily working towards reducing the impact of airlines o
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Largest EV Fast-Charging Station In World Opens In Norway

Largest EV Fast-Charging Station In World Opens In Norway | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
What is now the largest electric vehicle fast-charging station in the world — home to 20 Tesla Superchargers, four 50-kilowatt (kW) DC fast chargers (CHAdeMO and Combo/CCS), and four 22-kW AC…...
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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Helping to Solve Climate Change | Sustainable Brands

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Helping to Solve Climate Change | Sustainable Brands | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
While today’s entrepreneurs are competing against the old way of doing things, this should not be a deterrent. That is why I encourage a mindset shift, from linear to exponential.
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Advances in switched reluctance traction motors for EV and hybrid powertrains – Automotive Megatrends

Join us for this free webinar on September 14, 2916 @ 10am (Detroit) | 4pm (Stuttgart) | 7.30pm (Mumbai).
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Chevy Bolt Pre-Order & Launch Timing Delayed (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Chevy Bolt Pre-Order & Launch Timing Delayed (CleanTechnica Exclusive) | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
At the ACT Conference in Long Beach, California, in April, Chevrolet shared that the Bolt would be available for pre-orders in August 2016, with deliveries starting around October 2016.
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Clean Transport & Energy News Roundup (EV Parade, Flying Electric Tricycle, Samsung EV, SolarWindow, Solar Blockchain…)

Clean Transport & Energy News Roundup (EV Parade, Flying Electric Tricycle, Samsung EV, SolarWindow, Solar Blockchain…) | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
In this edition of the clean transport and energy news roundup, we’ve got info about a world record EV parade, a flying electric ultralight tricycle, a blockchain-based solar trial, Samsung&#…...
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Old steel mill in N.J. to become world's largest vertical farm

Old steel mill in N.J. to become world's largest vertical farm | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
An old steel mill in New Jersey will soon be the site of the world's largest indoor vertical farm. AeroFarms says their facility in Newark could produce 907,000 kilograms of food per year and help with farming land loss and long-term food shortages.
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Apple Moves One Step Closer To 100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide

Apple Moves One Step Closer To 100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Apple announced this week that it has moved one step closer towards its goal of being 100% renewable energy powered, with two big pieces of news.
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Carbon capture can drive a 21st Century revival of British industry

Carbon capture can drive a 21st Century revival of British industry | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Renaissance beckons for the once great industrial hubs of northern England and Scotland, and the unexpected catalyst may be stringent global climate controls.
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Can zero-energy buildings become the norm?

Can zero-energy buildings become the norm? | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
More and more buildings are being equipped with energy efficiency technologies and solar panels. What will it take before all buildings are energy independent?
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Are we ready for an electric chopper?

Are we ready for an electric chopper? | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Are electric bikes the future? With regulations getting more restrictive, it's possible. And if that day ever comes, put us down for one of these.
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India Considers Large-Scale Floating Solar Power Projects

India Considers Large-Scale Floating Solar Power Projects | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
Originally published on sister site Planetsave.
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5 Crazy (Or Not-So-Crazy) Green Aviation Concepts Greenlighted By NASA

5 Crazy (Or Not-So-Crazy) Green Aviation Concepts Greenlighted By NASA | Technology and the Environment | Scoop.it
NASA doesn't know if its five new cutting edge green aviation research projects will work but it's all about the journey, not the destination.
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