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.

2020 65

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.

2020 40

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Investing in green bonds with RE Royalties and Peter Leighton

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The year 2020 onwards will be the decade of action for renewable energy. Renewable energy is something we all want. Green Prophet: A wind energy farm in British Columbia. What has been the perception of renewables since Covid-19, before and after. .

2020 87

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.

2020 55

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.

2020 87

“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

2020 42

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 ?

2020 71

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

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Immediate response (2020-2021): Formalizing an action plan for heatwaves and extreme heat; enabling solar energy independence for public buildings during times of crisis; reduced removal of trees; strict implementation of permeation requirements in construction plans and permits; and economic assessments for damages and measures required to cope with climate change. Cities bikes lanes Climate Change renewable energy smart cities Solar Energy Tel Aviv

2020 77

Work Remotely & Cut Your Energy Bills with an Eco-Office

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Despite the economic difficulties, 2020 has been a year for startups too. With ancillary businesses such as Moneypenny virtual receptionists reporting remarkable growth, 2020 could mark the beginning of a new era and the mainstream arrival of remote-working entrepreneurship.

2020 52

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. Currently desalination is looked to as a viable option, but creating it is energy intense. See solar energy at Masdar City. Solar energy farm at Masdar.

2020 61

Energy UN group: we need 31% more renewables by 2020

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If you don’t want to read the whole article, here is the sum up: We need 31% more renewable energy to play it climate safe by 2030. There is a meeting of the “energy” global superpowers every year in Abu Dhabi. Make smarter energy decisions starting at home. .

2020 60

A lab created diamond for my forever love

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This is what happens in nature anyway: heat and energy and a lot of time make diamonds. Design Technology Diamond Developers mining renewable energy sustainable miningSay I do with a lab grown diamond. The ethical choice. Remember that story years ago about turning your loved one’s ashes into a diamond ? That was the first time I heard about lab-grown diamonds, and well that’s what we are expected to return to anyway, no? Stardust and flecks of diamonds in the sky?

2020 70

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. 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. Many other renewable technologies have also been promoted at the now world-renowned CES trade show.

2020 63

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 52

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. Despite the recent move to renewable energy, the Arab nations currently invest very little in comparison to the rest of the world. In comparison, the Middle East and Africa have invested only $10 billion in renewable projects and infrastructure. Diversification Within the Energy Industry.

2020 59

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. Why is graphite essential for renewable energy? What makes an electric car run?

2020 66

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.

UN: Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs must Double by 2030

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The report will show that renewable energy ambition within NDCs would have to more than double by 2030 to put the world in line with the Paris Agreement goals, cost-effectively reaching 7.7 Today’s renewable energy pledges under the NDCs are falling short of this, targeting only 3.2

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.

2020 57

Why Businesses Should Go Green With Their Architectural Plans

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But, behind these looks is also the increased demand for energy production. Green architecture refers to the concept of constructing and designing buildings while taking into consideration sustainable sources of energy. These are the kinds of buildings that require less energy to operate and use for many years to come. Improvement in Energy Efficiency. Green buildings are designed to lower the costs of energy usage. Moshe Safdie, Metalocus in China.

2020 53

Renewables hands-down cheaper than coal, new report

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Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published today finds. Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019 shows that more than half of the renewable capacity added in 2019 achieved lower power costs than the cheapest new coal plants. We have reached an important turning point in the energy transition.

2020 53

Ventilation System with Heat Recovery To Help Combat Covid-19

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Ventilation systems with heat recovery are well known for being an energy-efficient home or business heating solution, but one of the many added benefits they have is air purification. Why Are These Systems Energy-Efficient?

2020 52

International renewable org bolsters renewables in Africa

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Renewables are perfect for Africa where more than half of all people don’t have access to clean power. Microgrids powered by renewables are the future. It is now even more urgent to fast track energy access efforts on the continent”.

2020 52

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

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And renewable hydrogen is the best gas. It will be affordable with renewables being so cheap now.”. As we see with Middle East vision, often borrowed from Western values but put poorly executed, medga-cities like the zero-energy city Masdar don’t really work.

Calculate your cities? solar power potential

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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. Knowing what cities work best for solar energy can help local planning councils offer tax incentives, attractive feed-in tariffs and market to the public for funds, grants or reimbursements. Alternative energy is a critical aspect in meeting reduction targets.

2020 54

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

8 Ways to Make Your Home and Business More Sustainable

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Passive house (German: Passivhaus) is a voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building’s ecological footprint. Even though many people claim that house lights don´t waste much energy, keeping the lights on in billions of homes is bound to have a significant impact. Energy-efficient lightbulbs are not something new, but for some reason, they’ve taken a long time to become widely used in homes. Opt for energy-efficient appliances.

2020 53

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

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This is especially important for renewable energy installations being built in the desert, like solar power plants or military installations. The post New solar energy plant in the desert? Energy Nature Technology desert desert agriculture Oman renewable energy Solar Energy United States wind turbinesSolar power plants in the desert make use of wasted land, right? Think again. The desert soil has a complex network of pores in its unique soil.

2020 54

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

2020 54

How to save money by switching energy supplier

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Every home should feel like an eco oasis, and it can be done by saving energy. Switching energy suppliers is one of the smartest ways to save money on your gas and electricity bills. We have created this step by step guide which shows you how to switch energy supplier and start benefiting from cheaper gas and electricity. What information do I need to switch energy company? Don’t panic if you can’t find your latest energy bill or annual statement.

2020 46

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 churches there are building and investing in solar energy to power the communities’ churches and schools, creating 1.6

2020 71

Arab loan offers $105 million USD to fund renewables globally

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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 8 renewable projects in solar, wind and biogas.

2020 80

Colorado College is now carbon neutral – and they didn’t buy their way out

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Colorado College has achieved carbon neutrality, a goal it set in 2009 when it committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2020. It also means our renewable energy generation and use have bigger impacts on global emissions than in other regions.”.

2020 88

Neom is Saudi’s mega-green Gotham city

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This is a new conceptual mega city from your futuristic dreams or nightmares, that is promised to be run on renewable energy and built on LEED standards. A rendering of Neom, an intentional futuristic city breaking ground on the Red Sea of Saudi Arabia. Where robots outnumber people.

2020 87

Sustainable commodities | A new trend in global finance

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Considering all of the news of new innovative companies switching to sustainable energy, more eco-friendly manufacturing doctrines and the overall abandonment of oil and natural gas coming in the future it’s likely that the market will indeed start switching to sustainable commodities.

2020 52

The Best Executive Search Firms to Make Your Business Succeeds

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Energy Good Job green jobs renewable energy solar panel wind energyMillennials want jobs with meaning. Can you get them outdoors or promise that their work will contribute to a brighter future? If yes, you can find a way to attract their skills and loyalty. The difficult state of the modern labor market has led to a growing demand for recruitment of specialized managers companies.

2020 40

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? 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.

2020 43

How much does the Internet contribute to global warming and can we switch to carbon neutral servers?

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it’s a practical Finnish carbon neutralizing solution to keep the energy bills down. . According to Quartz and their report on a Greenpeace study, media consumption from sites like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon prime do not get the green grade, while Youtube does outperform everyone with more than 50% use of renewable energy. According to this Nature study data centers built for companies like Facebook and Apple can use a whole country’s worth of energy. .

2020 43

Eco-anxiety affects nearly 70% of all Americans, new survey

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using renewable energy sources, such as solar panels or purchasing electricity from a renewable energy supplier (78%). As the effects of climate change become more evident, and more awareness to it is felt, more than half of U.S.

2020 78

Solar panel “Roomba” Ecoppia gets $40 million investment

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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. While gig economy companies like AirBnB and Uber have nose-dived during a global pandemic with no clear path for recovering, renewable energy projects are still a safe bet going forward, despite job loss and overall investor cautiousness.

2020 58

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. Why do we still burn fossil fuels to produce energy?

2020 64

Biofriendly’s fuel additive makes dirty fuel burn cleaner

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Energy transition fuel before we all go electric. “Our goal with Green Plus Energy Transition Fuel is to do something about greenhouse gas emissions right now,” says Carroll. “We fully support the global shift toward renewable energy and electric vehicles, but something needs to be done to fight climate change in the meantime, and our energy transition fuel is not only effective for that, it’s also cost efficient.”

2020 62

Renewable Energy Technologies - Too Little - Too Slow

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Public Accounts Committee slams lack of progress in deployment of renewable energy technologies A British House of Commons Committee has released a report highly critical of the slow pace in the development and deployment of renewable energy technologies.