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Scandinavian-Style Sustainability

Scandinavian-Style Sustainability | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
Scandinavian-style sustainability: Wind turbines, bicycling, clean air & water. How do they do that?
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10 Huge Lessons We’ve Learned From Solar Power Success In Germany

10 Huge Lessons We’ve Learned From Solar Power Success In Germany | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

“ Fox & Friends last week had the apparent bravery (or ill-conceived agenda) to mention Germany's huge solar power success. We've written three articles in response to the Fox & Friends clip: Fox News: Can You Get Any More Insane?”


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Valar Mathi's curator insight, March 6, 2013 10:37 AM

"Germany may be the only country in the world where the taxi drivers can talk to you at length about energy policy. The same goes for energy use, the cost of energy, etc."

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All Your US Renewable Energy Questions, Answered | World Resources Institute

All Your US Renewable Energy Questions, Answered | World Resources Institute | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
Joshua Ryor and Dana Davidsen break down recent developments, common misconceptions and emerging trends in renewable energy in the United States

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5 clean technology companies to watch in 2014

5 clean technology companies to watch in 2014 | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
From an innovative wind power producer in China to new energy systems designed in Derbyshire, these five companies demonstrate the potential for sustainable technology, write John Ditchfield and Seb Beloe (“.@GreenHotels_gr: 5 clean technology...

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Modern Magic - Clean Energy by Wire

Modern Magic - Clean Energy by Wire | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
Submitted by Viv Forbes, Rosewood Qld Australia A month ago an arsonist lit a bush-fire that spread into the Morwell open cut coal mine in Victoria. Residents of the nearby town lived for weeks in ...
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World’s first floating wind farm to be built off Scottish coast

World’s first floating wind farm to be built off Scottish coast | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

In what is claimed to be the first floating wind farm in the world, five wind turbines with a capacity of six megawatts each will be set on floating structures and located some 15 miles (25 km) off the northeast coast of Scotland.


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New LEED report shows LEED green building gaining popularity in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

New LEED report shows LEED green building gaining popularity in Germany, Austria and Switzerland | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
BERLIN, GERMANY—(Sept. 21, 2015)—Today, the new LEED in Motion: D-A-CH (Deutschland, Austria & Switzerland) report was released, showing that green building is gaining momentum in Central Europe, and is currently buoyed by Germany, the region’s unquestioned economic power and one of the top 10 countries using the global LEED green building rating system.

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Clarence Wong, MSRE's curator insight, September 22, 2015 3:41 PM

Germany is not only one of the top 10 countries using the LEED green building rating system, it also uses renewable energy for 78 percent of the country's energy demand, making it green leader and role model to other countries. 

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Large Kauai solar energy farm to be completed this summer - Pacific Business News

Large Kauai solar energy farm to be completed this summer - Pacific Business News | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it
One of the largest solar energy farms in Hawaii is about halfway done and is expected to be completed in early July, the project’s development team told PBN on Monday.
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Huge solar energy farm which will produce 5% of the islands' energy requirements. An important step forward for renewable energy on the islands.

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