Catholics in Virginia finance solar energy for churches and schools

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Doing change is much more important than just talking change: seven Catholic community groups in Virginia support renewables through investing in solar energy. The solar power projects are being developed in partnership with Catholic Energies, part of the D.C.-based

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New solar energy plant in the desert? Don’t disturb the soil

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Solar power plants in the desert make use of wasted land, right? This is especially important for renewable energy installations being built in the desert, like solar power plants or military installations. There is construction of solar and wind farms, and these areas are popular for military exercises. The post New solar energy plant in the desert? Think again. The desert soil has a complex network of pores in its unique soil.

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Israel approves 30% renewables goal for 2030: Revolution or low bar?

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The Israeli cabinet has approved the proposal to increase Israel’s 2030 renewable energy target from 17% to 30%. A plan by Ministry of Energy , presented in July, foresees as an increase of the cumulative solar PV capacity of Israel from currently around 2 GW to 15.77

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Oxford data study: 90% of electricity companies are blocking investment in renewables

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We all want renewables, but the companies controlling our power, many of them government-owned are in fact maintaining and investing in polluting energy like coal. Want to switch over to solar energy and renewables, like Australia and Germany ?

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“We’ll stop cutting trees” part of Tel Aviv’s climate action plan

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“Among other trends in the coming years, we will see fewer vehicles and more trees, we will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote the use of renewable energies in all public buildings in the city.

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Greenpeace against Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

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The first nuclear energy plant in the United Arab Emirates goes online on the Gulf Coast east of Qatar. In a desert region full of oil, and well unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. See solar energy at Masdar City.

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What we can learn about renewable energy from Australia

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If we look to successful countries in the world we see the hopeful ambitions of countries like Israel which is blessed with an enormous amount of sun and yet its renewable energy output remains low at about 5%, mostly all of it provided by solar panels. Israel prides itself on being more green energy producer by tapping into its newly drilled natural natural gas fields in the Mediterrean Sea. . TWh) of Australia’s total electrical energy production (227.8

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Estée Lauder shows the planet beauty is more than skin deep

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To achieve its Net Zero emissions and RE100 goals by 2020, Estée Lauder reduced its carbon footprint by investing in bringing renewable energy to the grid. Beauty carbon emissions greenhouse gas Solar Energy wind energy

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Greencells heats up green bonds with EU 15 Million

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Greencells, a German-founded, globally active builder of utility-scale solar power plants with offices at Masdar in the United Arab Emirates announced raising EU 15 Million with its Green Bond, secured at 6.5% between 2020 to 2025. Like anything today, solar energy is a global village.

2020 61

Welcome to the world of Solarpunk

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Solar power plant is Israel is totally Solarpunk. As a result, Israel experienced a 40% reduction in nitrogen dioxide concentrations, a reactive gas emitted by the burning of fuel, during March 2020 compared to prior March emissions. As a result of COVID-19 isolation guidelines, Israel experienced a 40% reduction in nitrogen dioxide concentrations, a reactive gas emitted by the burning of fuel, during March 2020 compared to prior March emissions. .

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Renewables made up more than half of all new energy sources in 2019

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Renewables keep economies and communities resilient. A solar energy field in Israel called Ashalim. The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018. However, new renewable power accounted for 72 per cent of all power expansion last year, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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3 Types of Commercial Solar Cold Email

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Even greentech companies like solar energy need good sales skills. And that means you can connect with pretty much any commercial solar lead through cold email. A commercial solar cold email is never intended to sell a product or service.

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Solar panel “Roomba” Ecoppia gets $40 million investment

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It’s like a Roomba but for industrial scale solar panels. Robotics, we have shown with the Israeli solar helicopter invention to spin panels in 3D , is important in advancing solar energy goals and renewable energy at large.

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Renewable energy investment matchmaking platform launched

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Renewable energy installations can provide round the clock energy in continents like Africa, where more than half of the people are without power. Advancing the renewables-based energy transformation is an opportunity to meet international climate goals while boosting economic growth, creating millions of jobs and improving human welfare by 2050, finds the first Global Renewables Outlook released by the International Renewable Energy Agency – IRENA.

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Arab Nations De-Vesting in Oil to Invest in Renewables

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Countries with fossil fuel-dependent economies are making a marked shift towards renewable energy. See Arab loan to fund renewables. Substantial financial investments in solar and wind projects throughout the Middle East and North Africa have gained global recognition as the hydrocarbon market looks to bolster alternative economies. Despite the recent move to renewable energy, the Arab nations currently invest very little in comparison to the rest of the world.

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5 Ways to Improve the Environment in Your Own Home

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The design and layout and even energy use and recycling practices in the home influences how we perceive the room. To help you out, here are five ways to improve the environment of your home, ideas which include sensible, sustainable design and using good energy. Let in natural energy.

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Las Vegas Going Green in a Quest to Become Saudi Arabia of Solar Power

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Las Vegas resorts, and the communities that surround them have made great leaps to transform their city into one that plans to run entirely on renewable energies come 2050. This ambitious target is turned into reality thanks to solar technology and the nearby Hoover Dam. Part of the reason for Las Vegas’ shift towards green energy production is undoubtedly down to the city realizing the potential such new industries have to bring jobs to the local area.

Calculate your cities? solar power potential

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There are companies and apps that do it already from the comfort of your own home: you can check the solar panel potential output from your roof. Type of solar panel ? Rather than have the individual homeowner or business brave it alone a new project out of Israel, masters of solar energy innovation and implementation, helps cities decide if they should go solar. Alternative energy is a critical aspect in meeting reduction targets.

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Germany invests in the DRC, but renewables could save all of Africa

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Bigger steps are needed from the top down: Investing in renewables is the answer. Time to invest in renewables in Africa? Maybe some Arab loan incentives to get renewable energy into the mining industry? A golden opportunity for national solar and wind power projects? Financing renewable energy projects is not charity. NASA dreamt it up, then the US Department of Energy, and most recently the Desertec project that never got off the ground.

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Investing in bifacial and tracking solar systems safe bet for future

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Using data from NASA, double sided, tilting solar panels create 35% more energy, on average, than immobile single-panel photovoltaic systems, while reducing the cost of electricity by an average of 16%. So many types of solar energy technology from panels to types of collection methods, have come and gone, or have come and gone but still been built despite no longer being efficient systems. Energy Green Tech and Gadgets NASA PV solar Solar Energy solar power

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How Virtual Jobs Are Helping the Environment

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High energy consumption. The main idea is—the ones who work remotely drive less, create less office-related plastic waste, and consume significantly less energy. Providing energy to more than 10 million homes annually. Online Jobs Use Less Energy.

2020 56

Saudi Arabia building world’s largest green hydrogen plant at Neom

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It will be powered by 4 gigawatts of wind and solar power and the $5 billion USD project will be jointly owned by Air Products, Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Neom, a new mega-city planned near Saudi Arabia’s borders with Egypt and Jordan. And renewable hydrogen is the best gas. It will be affordable with renewables being so cheap now.”. But I guess this is less of a social issue and more of investing in renewable energy.

Arab loan offers $105 million USD to fund renewables globally

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Cuba will receive an Arab fund loan to develop solar power. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( likened to USAID and the UK and German’s foreign aid ) announced last week that it will provide renewable energy loans to 8 projects around the world. The projects will go to building resilience, mainly in island communities which will be able to repay the loans after the renewable energy projects go online. The 8 renewable projects in solar, wind and biogas.

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6 Practical Tips That Will Make An Office Space More Eco-Friendly

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How about solar powered “neon” signs? Switch to Clean and Green Energy. Clean, green energy is the best way to reduce your carbon footprint. Yes, there was a time not so long ago when you had a valid excuse for not switching to renewable energy as it was costly.

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Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion for Expo 2021 revealed in real

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Despite Covid-19, Expo 2020 set for Dubai this year will be postponed to October 2021, the most popular city to travel to in the United Arab Emirates. Remember when we wrote about the solar panel pavilion covers in 2014 ?

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Green Planet: How Nations From Around the World Are Working to Save the Planet

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This is not to discount green energy efforts spearheaded in the States. Americans can easily find information on energy-saving efforts such as EVgo.com. Wind power has always been an exciting source of energy. Transportation electric car Solar Energy Tesla UK wind energy

2020 56

US oil giant Chevron buys into Israeli natural gas

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Israeli offshore gas fields are now under control of one of the world’s biggest energy companies, Chevron. Owners in the company exploring Leviathan were Texas-based Noble Energy, Israeli owned Ratio Petroleum, and Israeli-owned Delek Drilling. The deal values Noble Energy at around $4.2

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Secret oil pipeline revealed between Israel and the UAE

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It was so bad in the 70s with an oil embargo that Israel had only a handful of allies to help them buy energy. The strain also caused Israel to develop in new ways, in solar and natural gas exploration. . million mt/year of oil, according to its energy ministry.

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Why the renewable industry needs to invest in graphite, and turn to local sources

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Before a diamond, you need graphite –– and the renewable energy industry is rushing to mine it, as it’s a key material in solar panels and electric car batteries. A Canadian company is touting its “mine local” and “mine revival” mindset showing investors that when renewable energy resource mining, the industry should also walk the walk for reducing carbon emissions. . Why is graphite essential for renewable energy? What makes an electric car run?

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Planet of the Humans: there is also earth-friendly, local mining

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Michael Moore’s explosive documentary, Planet of the Humans, full documentary can be seen below, shows how the renewable energy business can never be sustainable. Lithium ion batteries in electric cars for instance are so energy intensive and have travelled thousands of miles before the owner drives it one, and the reason is because of where we source raw materials. Act Energy Michael Moore mining Planet of the Humans renewable energy Solar Energy wind energy

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Global leaders make plans at world’s biggest energy shindig – IRENA in Abu Dhabi

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IRENA was founded a decade ago to solve the world’s energy problems. It’s like the United Nations of Renewable Energy and anyone who is a serious stakeholder in renewables from government to news to suppliers goes to this annual event. They also dovetail their attendance at the event prior to the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the World Future Energy Summit, taking place from 13 to 16 January 2020.

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“Sin City” Casinos Want to Use Renewable Energy 

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If you want to make forward-looking decisions, save money in the long run, and make an active contribution to climate and environmental protection, you can’t avoid renewable or green energy. Every day more and more households are trying to use renewable energy. It is extremely important not only to use energy from renewable sources in a sensible and economical way but also to be climate-friendly. Energy

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Solar Energy Pros and Cons – The Ultimate Guide

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source of renewable energy on our planet, and it’s no secret that recent technological innovations have made solar power affordable to more and more people [1]. In fact, 2017 was a year of a solar power boom, when a total solar capacity installed globally reached to 400 gigawatts (GW), generating about two percent of the world’s energy [2]. Solar power has even become the fastest growing energy generation source. PROS OF SOLAR ENERGY.

Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?

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As users, we are mainly interested in having a constant supply of energy which is also affordable so we can go on with our life. Where the energy comes from is rarely something we are aware of unless it carries financial implications. But the reality is that the majority of our energy needs are met by forms of non-renewable energy , in particular fossil fuels. Why do we insist on using fossil fuels instead of switching to other (less-harmful) kinds of energy?

Wind turbine power company nixed for biosphere risks in Israel

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Israel is known as a solar energy pioneer, but wind in some locations, is not lacking in the small Middle East nation. Wind energy history in Israel. Read below for some of the wind energy stories from Israel we have covered in the past: Wind energy companies in Israel.

Renewable Energy Options for an Eco-Friendly House

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Today, many homeowners around the world are considering moving away from the fossil-fuel based energy sources that have served as our primary sources of electricity for the last 100 years or so. Using renewable energy sources for home living is simpler and less expensive than you might think. If you are in the stage of building a new home, a careful analysis of needs and expenses can save you a significant amount of money and wasted energy over time. SOLAR ENERGY.

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5 Ways to Improve the Environment in Your Own Home

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The design and layout and even energy use and recycling practices in the home influences how we perceive the room. To help you out, here are five ways to improve the environment of your home, ideas which include sensible, sustainable design and using good energy. Let in natural energy.

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New Yorkers go hard against fossil fuels, divest $215.5 billion pension funds from fossil fuels

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New York, home of solar dreamers? building on the mounting global movement for a just transition off fossil fuels to a renewable-energy economy that works for all. billion pension funds from fossil fuels, enacting nation-leading legislation to slash pollution from big buildings, pursuing Exxon and other Big Oil corporations in court for climate costs and damages, while expanding investments in wind and solar. You got to love New Yorkers.

10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Solar Energy

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Without the heat and energy of the Sun, life on Earth would not be possible. Without its gravity, our solar system would not hold together. No wonder some of the greatest minds of our history expressed their beliefs of the tremendous potential of harvesting solar energy. One of them was the highly progressive renaissance painter and inventor Leonardo da Vinci , who designed a plan of an industrial use of concentrated solar power to heat water. Solar Energy

Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud

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Luxor home to some of Egypt’s greatest temples has something to solute over: the city has started its first 80kW solar energy plant, worth about $530,000 US to power lights at Luxor University and surrounding streets. A second solar power plant, with a capacity of 80kW, will be powering the Luxor government buildings. Another 2MW solar energy plant, cost $3 million USD will power some residential buildings in Luxor. Energy Egypt Solar Energy

A new energy future fueled by Emirati and Israeli peace

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Experts talk about the opportunities in energy, water, and a great big amount of peace for the world through the UAE-Israel alliance, brokered by the US. Renewable energy will result in more agreements. Agriculture is energy. Invest in solar, destabilize destroyers.

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Can Lebanon Reach 12% Renewable Energy By 2020 ?

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In 2009, Lebanon pledged to produce 12% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020- is this target optimistic today? Renewables are becoming an important source of discussion in the Middle East, as it should. Pierre el Khoury, director of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation, believes Lebanon is well on its way to reaching relatively substantial goals. Cleantech, Science & Technology Energy Lebanon renewable energy Solar Energy wind energy

UK Government Introduces New Policy for Renewable Energy Producers

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A wind turbine that uses dragonfly biomimicry to maximize the wind’s energy. The government of the United Kingdom has announced their new energy policy, which is called Smart Export Guarantee. It is to replace FIT, which is designed to encourage uptake of a range of small-scale renewable and low-carbon electricity generation technologies. FIT officially closed in March, halting the payments of domestic and commercial green energy producers.