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12 Ways You Can Help the Environment

Lower your carbon footprint, save energy, and help the environment. Here are 12+ actions for sustainable individuals Use Energy Star Appliances and other Smart Appliances   The Energy Star label is used on a wide range of appliances and products; indicating to the consumer that the item in question will reduce energy consumption when compared […]

Profiles in Sustainable Cities – San Diego, California

Sustainable cities, like San Diego, have eco-city designs that prioritize consideration of social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate mitigation policies and sustainability policies. Green cities also prioritize resilient, thriving urban habitats for existing residents. Among the top of any list of these clean, green eco-cities is San Diego, California. [click thumbnail to read more…]

Kamuthi Solar Project, Bhadla Solar Park; and the largest solar PV farms in India, China, and other countries

Featuring over 2.5 million individual solar PV modules, and on 2,500 acres, in the town of Kamuthi in the Ramanathapuram district; the Kamuthi Solar Power Project supplies energy to ~300,000 homes. The Kamuthi Solar Power Project is a 648 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Tamil Nadu, India. However, as you will see in this […]

Microgrids spread across Africa

Africa microgrid Developing Microgrids |  As African nations push for rural electrification, many look to microgrids as a sustainable solution to the energy poverty problem. Microgrids are increasingly being invested in and developed throughout Africa, especially where utilities can't reach, and/ or where local governments don't want to invest in the utility infrastructure needed to deliver energy. […]

Breakthroughs in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and Solar Thermal Technology

Solar - the most abundant renewable energy on the planet | Recently there have been dramatic breakthroughs in solar energy that will help advance the mainstream use of photovoltaic (PV) technology. Here is a guide on top solar companies as well as in-depth explanations of various solar projects. This guide offers different recommendations depending on […]

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS)

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Ivanpah Solar Electrical Generating System (ISEGS) ISEGS covers 3,500 acres, with three separate concentrated solar power towers (CSP is a form of solar thermal power production). Ivanpah is a “hybrid solar plant”, relying on both solar thermal CSP, and natural gas back-up power (gas is also used as a fuel at night to keep ISEGS primed, and to […]