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Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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8 Practical Ways to Use Solar Energy

Hug a Tree with Me

Although solar energy has been around for decades now, its popularity has only started to pick up speed in the residential sense.

Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

Renowned biologist, philosopher and naturalist Edward O. We think it’s possible, but there’s not a lot of room for error.

Can solar panels boost green roof productivity? New study asks

Green Prophet

The Kadas Green Roofs Ecology Research Center (which we’ve featured here) and which is headed by Prof.

Suntan around these badass solar palm trees in… Dubai!

Green Prophet

These six-meter-tall solar-powered towers shaped like palm trees are the latest  city-sponsored convenience for tourists and beachgoers.

Loans for rooftop solar are heating up in Egypt

Green Prophet

Two Egyptian banks are moving into green lending with an initiative to finance rooftop solar power systems for residential consumers.

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Turkey’s Designnobis turns plastic bottles into solar-powered lanterns

Green Prophet

” Related: WakaWaka provides solar-powered lighting for Syrian refugees.

‘Solar Mama’ – A Film About Jordan’s Solar Women

Green Prophet

‘Rafea – Solar Mama’ marks a young mother’s battle to bring solar power to her village in the deserts of Jordan.

Practical Solar Powered Innovations for Developing Countries

Green Prophet

These are solutions that developing nations can afford now and many of them have been covered here on Green Prophet.

Solar-sintered Sand Babel tower grows above and below desert dunes

Green Prophet

We knew that someone would put Markus Keyser’s amazing solar sinter to good use! The project is comprised of two main sections.

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Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

Green Home Blog

Now that the Boomers are retiring and experiencing the “empty nest” syndrome, the half-century dream of living in a “green community” is re-emerging.

Stick the Solar-Powered Window Socket on Glass and Watch it Charge

Green Prophet

The panels absorb solar energy, which is then converted into electric energy by an embedded converter.

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Morocco’s Hydroelectric, Wind and Solar on Track for 2020?s 42% Green Goal

Green Prophet

What makes the new consortium unique is that it is looking to create a solar power plant at nearly 50 percent less cost than other plants.

Qatar Solar Buys into Germany’s SolarWorld

Green Prophet

Qatar Solar has purchased a stake in SolarWorld AG to give the firm a much needed fiscal boost. Called

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Israeli Parliament Plans to be Solar Secure by 2014

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Green Tech and Gadgets clean tech Energy security green tech Knesset Rooftop Solar Image of Knesset , Shutterstock.

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Solar retreat in the Liwa Desert – futuristic functionality or rich man’s folly?

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Design Energy alternative energy architecture green building solar power sustainable designdoes it require new roads?

Green Living with Solar Panels: Economics of Solar Panels | Living.

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Living with Solar Panels: The Economics of Turning Sunlight into Electricity by greenwise on February 2, 2011 Turning sunlight into electricity is a wonderful idea. How much?

Sun-Believable Solar Nanotechnology Paint May Revolutionize Renewables

Green Prophet

Paint researchers at University of Notre Dame go green, and not just ‘cause they’re the “Fighting Irish”. There is also criticism.

HEPCA’s Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered

Green Prophet

Architecture & Urban clean tech green design Green Roof HEPCA Red Sea solar power wind power Funded in part by the U.S.

Chamelic Invents Answer for Desert Solar & Dust!

Green Prophet

The huge and visionary Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) plan to ship vast amounts of solar to Europe has one glaring potential weakness.

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Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys so shepherds can use laptops

Green Prophet

Solar power serves both purposes.” . Green Tech and Gadgets clean tech renewable energy solar Image via Hurriyet Daily.

Sunny Solar Outlook For Middle East and North Africa

Green Prophet

Conservation of oil for export is driving Saudi’s solar targets : 16GW of PV and 25GW of CSP by 2030. Turkey’s The full report is?

First Practical Sun-Powered Car Stella Wins World Solar Challenge 2013

Green Prophet

The latter are flipped up to optimize solar absorption and generate energy while the car is not in use.

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Solar powered accessories green your game and new year’s resolutions

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Wireless Solar Keyboard K750. Solar Wireless. Green Tech and Gadgets solar power Elive Light 2.4G

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Green Hawaii Boldly Leaps Forward.

Elephant Journal

But solar panels and wind farms? Surfboards, sunscreen and pineapples, yes.

Israel’s 420 MW leads the Middle East in solar installations by a landslide

Green Prophet

Some 39 gigawatts were installed worldwide, and the PV solar market represented one third of all newly-added renewable energy capacity.

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Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Copelands’ home solar project. Home Solar Amidst an Energy Boom. The benefits of home solar are popping up daily. 2013).

4 Reasons I’m Salivating Over Solar.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green electricity Elon Musk fossil fuel renewable energy renewable energy credits renewable power solar energy solar panels teslaElon Musk has repeatedly said that the sun “produces ridiculous amounts of power.”

Israel Invests in Domestic Solar Power

Green Prophet

In March 2012 alone Israel’s Public Utility Authority issued licenses for nine large solar fields. Haaretz. Image via David Shankbone.

PV solar bridge for breakout net-zero Falcon Island development

Green Prophet

Some projects that cross my desk are blatantly not as “green” as their investors want us to believe, yet have many redeeming qualities.

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Below are ten small changes you can make that will help you and your family have a green, healthy, and happy Halloween. 1. Flashlights – When trick-or-treating, use rechargeable batteries in your flashlights or bring along solar, shakable, or crank flashlights. Posted on  October 11, 2011.

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Bedroom Green: 6 Eco-Sexy Tips

Green Home Blog

Thwart the Swimmers with Green Sense. Choose PVC-free material and/or glass, wood, rechargeable and yes, even solar vibrators.

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Ways You Can Use Solar Panels to Help You Save or Make Money

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tips to save green, while going green, with solar panels. alternative energy solar panels benefits of going green go green save money going green green living tip how to go green photovoltaic panels save money saving energy solar energy solar power

Ways You Can Use Solar Panels to Help You Save or Make Money

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tips to save green, while going green, with solar panels. alternative energy solar panels benefits of going green go green save money going green green living tip how to go green photovoltaic panels save money saving energy solar energy solar power

Electree’s Solar Bonsai Tree to Electrify Our Techno Toys

Green Prophet

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Markus Kayser’s 3D Solar Sinter Prints on Sand – Could Replace Concrete

Green Prophet

And here he talks with Green Prophet about his 3D printer that runs on sun and sand. Solar sintered sand does not. see Neri Oxman, MIT ).

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Why Green Roof?

Green Earth Journey

know that green roofs cut down on CO2 and filter pollution and contaminants out of the air in cities, etc, etc. That’s all great. Yes—big time.

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Dubai Opens 13 MW Solar Plant, The Largest PV Plant in Mideast

Green Prophet

In an attempt to diversify its energy balance, Dubai has just turned on a 13 MW solar energy plant. They want this built in the next 3 years.

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space: Recycle Everything: Recycled everything that can be recycled. Check out the six simple tips below.

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SBY Solar Blocks Arava Power Solar Field Launch Today

Green Prophet

In a much anticipated event happening today, Arava Power will not be able to connect its solar energy to the grid. Time for a Six Day Solar War.

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