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An urban farm and restaurant flourishes in Utrecht’s “circular” pavilion

Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 by

A new restaurant celebrating sustainability has opened in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Designed by Dutch architecture firm cezeped, The Green House is a “circular” pavilion that houses a restaurant, urban farm and meeting center. Created as part of an initiative by Strukton Ballast Nedam and Albron, the experimental and temporary venue follows eco-friendly principles and features […]

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Solar-powered POP-UP Park takes over underused Budapest square

Posted on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 by

Hungarian design studio Hello Wood has teamed up with the Municipality of Budapest City yet again to revive a forgotten public space with a dazzling summer haven that’s free and open to everyone, 24 hours a day. Located beside City Hall Park, the temporary, solar-powered park is […]

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100% Solar-Powered Quadcopter Flies Without Batteries

Posted on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by

A team of student engineers from the National University of Singapore has built a quadcopter drone powered entirely by sunlight. The prototype has flown above 10 meters (about 33 feet) in test flights with no onboard battery or any […]

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How cheap loans can unlock solar development in India

Posted on Friday, August 24th, 2018 by

Innovative and low-cost financing is essential to boost investment in India’s rooftop solar sector, finds a report from the Climate Investment Funds and PwC Solar panels in Uttarakhand, India (Pic: Barefoot Solar Engineers) By CIF Action Amid a growing population and endowed with more than 300 days of sunshine a year, India has […]

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Scientists pioneer pavement that generates solar power

Posted on Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 by

Dr Azmy Gowaid of Glasgow Caledonian University has developed a solar tile that could see pavements generate electricity. Solar power could move from rooftops to pavements thanks to a team of scientists at a Scottish university. Researchers have come up with […]

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Jharkhand gets first solar-powered Law University in India

Posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 by

RANCHI: The National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi has become first Law University in the Country to utilize solar energy extensively for illuminating the campus spread over 63 acres of land. Chief Minister Raghubar Das inaugurated the ‘100 Kilo Watt’ solar power plant on Wednesday in presence of Acting […]

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These Windows Can Generate Electricity And Provide Insulation

Posted on Friday, August 10th, 2018 by

The windows of many cars and buildings often are tinted with a film that shuts out unnecessary sunlight, an energy efficiency measure that helps lower heating and cooling costs. Other types of environmentally friendly windows feature a coating of see-through solar cells that transform the windows into mini generators of electricity. But you probably […]

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These Windows Can Generate Electricity And Provide Insulation

Posted on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 by

The windows of many cars and buildings often are tinted with a film that shuts out unnecessary sunlight, an energy efficiency measure that helps lower heating and cooling costs. Other types of environmentally friendly windows feature a coating of see-through solar cells that transform the windows into mini generators of electricity. But you […]

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Most Popular Energy Source? Everyone Loves Solar

Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 by

A recent survey shows yet again that solar panels (and wind turbines) have a level of bipartisan popularity that would be the envy of any politician. That means we’ll have something safe to talk about at the next barbecue after all. read more original article Ecowatch

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Solar Ovens Serve Up Yummy Food Almost Anywhere

Posted on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 by

For an Earth-friendly epicurean treat, switch off your stove and step outside. Permit the sun to help with dinner. No electricity, firewood or propane is required. All you need is sunshine and a solar oven to whip up such enticing fare as orzo stuffed peppers, eggplant Parmesan, and perhaps s’mores for dessert. “I use […]

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