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Climate change

Hub | December 19, 2006 at 21:51

Apple deals for solar energy in Nevada

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | July 4, 2013

People have always looked to Apple to know what the next big, new (and profitable) idea would be in the world of technology. Today’s no different, as Apple is again leading the way to the future – now in solar power. Apple ...

Subsidy-free solar takes off in Spain

Blog entry by Jose Luis Garcia | February 5, 2014

Solar energy is clean, local, job-intensive, easy to install, quick to deploy, simple to maintain... but expensive. That used to be the mantra that solar promoters had to bear over the years, and it seemed an effective reason to keep...

The World's Largest Solar Plant

Blog entry by Daniel Schreiber | February 17, 2014

Photo credit: Brightsource Energy In the heart of the Californian Mojave desert, the world’s largest solar plant officially opened last week. The  Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System  is a project conceived by Google, NRG...

Power from the Sun: A new life for Dharnai, India

Blog entry by Neha Khator and Ruhie Kumar | July 21, 2014

In this world where we seem surrounded by news of gloom and doom, we don't often hear stories of positive change. But here is one: a story of a village that has unshackled itself from darkness, after 30 years of having its energy...

EvolocityNZ - Electric super cars come to NZ

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 13, 2014

Some of the most exciting and rapid changes in the way we shift to doing things in a cleaner, smarter way are happening in one of the most personal aspects of our lives: the car. Many Kiwi’s love their wheels and anyone who loves...

7 solar wonders of the world

Blog entry by Paula Tejón Carbajal and Helena Meresman | October 28, 2014

Solar energy is clean, reliable, abundant and an affordable alternative to fossil fuels - but not only that, solar is also cool. Check out our selection of the most amazing solar plants from all around the globe. 1. The sunflower...

This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | October 31, 2014

As the world's leading climate scientists finalise the latest  and most comprehensive report  on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is:  What is new?  What has changed since the release of the UN climate panel's last...

Solarizing Greece with #PeoplePower is a way out of the crisis

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 1, 2015

Greece is facing a depression on a scale arguably  comparable  to the US Great Depression of the late 1920s. Huge unemployment rates and a dramatic drop in family incomes of over 40 percent have Greek citizens pondering what the...

Auckland blackouts: time to give the power to the people

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 9, 2014

At the weekend, large parts of the country’s biggest city and financial capital were thrown in to darkness following a power cut. It took the best part of three days to restore power to our homes and businesses and cost the regional...

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