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Renewable Energy May Have Saved Over 12,000 Lives

Transitioning to renewable energy doesn't just help the environment, but saves lives. A new research study from 2007 to 2015 shows that better air quality from wind and solar generation compared to fossil fuels could have saved up to 12,700 lives.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
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Australia Aims For World's Biggest Solar Thermal Energy Source

Australia is looking at various ways to store solar generated power. A new solar thermal power plant is going online in 2020 at Port Augusta, which is much more efficient than its photovoltaic companion. Will it take over the battery market?

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
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Chile Uses Geological Advantage To Push Renewable Energy

Chile has the geological potential to grow their green energy, such as creating geothermal plants at volcanoes and installing solar farms at one of the hottest deserts in the entire world. The renewable push has been made due to inconsistencies in traditional methods.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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New Eco-Friendly Menswear Line Promises Both Style And Comfort

Bensly's menswear offers a lineup of fitted tees, sweatpants, and more that not only look and feel good, but isn't nearly as harmful to the environment as traditional manufacturing methods. Clothes shopping just got a little easier for men.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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Quantum Dots May Soon Convert Windows Into Solar Energy Sources

Nanotechnology company UbiQD has taken the next step in quantum dots becoming the next big thing in solar generation. With the technology being lightweight and transparent, it could convert any window into a solar energy source.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Community

This Solar Box Provides Energy And Clean Water For Those In Need

After developing the Off Grid Box that provides a solution for poor countries with limited fresh water and electricity, they're hoping a new business model will further success. It's geared to help those in need with a pay-as-you-go program.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
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How Solar Energy Producers Are Preparing For The Aug. 21 Eclipse

In one week, a solar eclipse will be impacting the majority of the United States in a significant way. This will cause solar generation sources to lose even more efficiency, and luckily utility companies are already ahead of the situation to control it.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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How Startup 'Chanje' Plans To Make 'Last-Mile' Deliveries Electric

Last-minute delivery vehicles are prime for an electrifying upgrade, and a startup that's kept much of their information locked up has revealed their plans to take over the industry. They'll be mass producing and releasing their initial model, the V8070, this fall.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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How Drivers Can Earn Money Just By Parking Their Electric Cars

Nissan has been working with utility companies in Italy and Denmark to start a new vehicle-to-grid infrastructure. This would give EV owners the ability to cash in on excess energy while also helping to keep the surge of EVs from causing a grid crash.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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This Interactive Map Shows Every Wind Farm In The United States

In celebration of the first-ever American Wind Week, the American Wind Energy Association released an interactive map that shows how the wind power industry has evolved. It can also give basic details for every wind farm that's active.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
Renewables

Solar Energy Brings New Income To Traditional Farms

Solar companies are trying to support "dual land use," meaning they are building panel structures that can co-exist with what the area is already used for. That means a lot of sheep are being put to work at the solar farm.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
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Orlando Announces Commitment To 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

Orlando becomes the newest United States city to announce their commitment for 100 percent renewable energy. They hope to make the full transition by 2050 and join two other cities in the state of Florida. 

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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These Organic Cotton Sheets Are Made From Rainwater And Wind Power

Blaynk, a startup bedding company, is hoping to give people a better night's rest with truly organic bedsheets. Instead of being processed with unhealthy chemicals, they'll only be made with organic cotton, harvested rainwater, and wind-generated power.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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This Brewery In Costa Rica Adds More Water To The Environment Than It Consumes

Many gallons of water are required to create just a pint of beer. One brewery in Costa Rica has found a way to not only neutralize their footprint, but actually add to the environment. They've been certified as water-positive after investing in conservation groups.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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