Enecsys solar PV micro-inverter scoops technology award from expert cleantech forum

Green (Living) Review

CleanEquity Monaco presents Enecsys with the award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development at an event presided over by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Cambridge, UK, March 2011: Enecsys Limited , the leader in reliable solar micro-inverter systems , has won the award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology at the CleanEquity Awards Ceremony. The invitation-only event by CleanEquity Monaco, presided over by H.S.H.

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Solar Impulse 2 mission control center to launch Abu Dhabi flight in March

Green Prophet

Located in Monaco, the Mission Control Center (MCC) serves as project nerve-center, where a team of analysts and engineers will collect satellite-transmitted flight information to calculate and adjust the plane’s flight path. Prince Albert of Monaco, whose foundation helped finance the MCC, said in his speech at the event, “This historic circumnavigation using only solar energy will be a dream come true.

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Starre Vartan to Host Ecostiletto’s “Green Girl’s Night Out” in Seattle, June 8th!

Eco Chic

Join Ecostiletto and Eco Chick’s founder and editor, Starre Vartan at Kimpton Hotel’s Monaco in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, June 8th for a night of fun, food, cocktails and networking with local greenies. Register for your (free!) tickets here (and don’t forget to bring a career-appropriate purse to donate to Dress for Success): Ecostiletto Green Girls’ Night Out in Seattle. Activities Include: · Organic cocktails by Square One Vodka and Dry Soda.

Mediterranean Surveillance Crew Eyes Oil Spills from the Sky

Green Prophet

Financed by the Government of France and the RAMOGE Agreement (Saint-RAphael-MOnaco-GEnoa pollution agreement), the program was coordinated by the Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (SASEMAR) through its Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Palma de Mallorca.

Acidification Of Oceans Risking Ecosystems

Eco Friendly Daily

Recently, a group of more than 150 marine researchers top in their field drafted a declaration entitled the “Monaco Declaration”. The scientists declared: “We scientists who met in Monaco to review what is known about ocean acidification declare that we are deeply concerned by recent, rapid changes in ocean chemistry and their potential, within decades, to severely affect marine organisms, food webs, biodiversity and fisheries.”

HopOn for instant mobile payments by bus

Green Prophet

A bus ticket to Monaco? After Israel, the firm plans to take on the French market through a business lead in Monaco. In any city in the world, we have all had the experience of catching a bus, subway or train only to find we don’t the right change or the right card that needs to be refilled at some Kafka-esque office we’re never going to find. An Israeli startup is stepping in and solving this problem by collecting fares automatically.

World’s Largest Solar Yacht PlanetSolar Tours Mideast on Final Leg of Around the World Voyage

Green Prophet

After arriving back in Monaco it will have become the world’s first photovoltaic yacht to circumnavigate the globe. PlanetSolar’s solar yacht in Abu Dhabi. After spending some time in Qatar , Tûranor PlanetSolar crossed the Persian Gulf into the United Arab Emirates.

Solar Impulse flying longest leg of round-the-world-journey

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Other features include live YouTube feeds from the Mission Control Center in Monaco and more astoundingly, from the cockpit, which offer us a copilot vantage point, virtually riding along with him on this epic flight. As of posting time for this story, pilot André Borschberg has been flying for over 24 hours on Leg 7 (of 12) of the Solar Impulse 2 trip around the planet.

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Foster & Partners Used to be so Green. What the Bleep Happened?

Green Prophet

We began to wonder whether the clientele is driving Foster’s design, since Arab countries have a (stereotypical) tendency to pull out projects like Hamad’s beach graffiti visible from space, and this white gold Mercedes – but one look at their design for Monaco’s Yacht Club and a host of other projects scattered throughout the globe suggests otherwise.

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Rimac officially opens reservations for its new electric supercar


Mridul Jerath: Rimac Concept One was being talked about for quite some time now and was finally put on display at the 2012 Top Marques Monaco, which is one of the best opportunities for any car company to unveil its new and innovative technologies.

EV adventurer Xavier Chevrin begins 3000 mile Africa Odyssey


Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, a part of United Nations International Year of Sustainable Energy, has extended great support for the cause of this mission. Pratima Kalra: The true meaning of adventure is to eagerly move out without any fear for newer and richer experiences, and Xavier Chevrin is a personification of this. The EV adventurer started his EV journey in 2008, and has ever since been on a mission with an electric vehicle.

Virgins, CSA, and New - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy, live green

Eco-Vegan Girl

Seattle, June 8th : Join Ecostiletto and Eco Chick ’s founder and editor, Starre Vartan at Kimpton Hotel’s Monaco in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, June 8th for a night of fun, food, cocktails and networking with local greenies. Vegan-Related Recipes Eco-Related Health Calendar Contact Eco-Vegan Dog ENGAGE Productions Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Eco-Vegan Daily Download: Virgins, CSA, and New Vegan Food!

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The Treacherous Seas and the Hidden Dangers Whales Encounter Everyday

Eco Friendly Daily

Monaco IWC Commissioner Frederic Briand said –. Whaling for long has been the most obvious danger faced by whales for long. A worldwide repugnance and outcry finally forced a moratorium on hunting whales for meat. The species has recovered some of its numbers even as Japan, Iceland, and Norway continues with the harpooning of this wondrous denizen of the deep.

7 Beautiful Spring Quilts For Warmer Temps (but Still Cozy Nights)

Eco Chic

Monaco wood block print quilt at ABC for $430. As we say goodbye to winter and welcome the new season with al fresco cocktails, spring cleaning, woolens storage, and a new eye towards our sandals, don’t leave your bedroom out. Usually around the same time that I put my sweaters in their zip-up bags that slide under my bed for the summer, I wash and store my heavy winter bedding, and break out something fresh.

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From Rattlesnakes to Turquoise Rivers: Unlikely Connections Hold Key to Conservation Success

Conservancy Talk

Through a project funded by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation-USA, we are now building a practice area to maximize the flexibility of the Conservancy’s 400 freshwater staff across the globe so that conservation projects can draw on the full breadth and depth of experts and assemble teams with the diverse range of skills needed to tackle specific challenges. We were gathered in a typically mundane meeting room, with chairs arranged in a u-shape facing a screen of PowerPoint slides.

Civilization without destruction

Conservancy Talk

I shared the stage with French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal and other senior government representatives of Monaco and the Philippines as well as conservation leaders. “Forests precede civilization; deserts follow.” It seems apt to quote a nineteenth century French writer and politician, François-René Chateaubriand, from the climate summit in Paris this week. But even more so when you consider the context for his writing.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

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Monaco (2.1), San Marino (1.9), Gibraltar (1.7), Saint Barthélemy (0.5), Saint Pierre et Miquelon (0.4), Falklands Islands (0.2), Vatican City (0.05). Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

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