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Jeff Bezos Just Announced a $10 Billion Donation to Combat Climate Change

February 19th, 2020|Advocacy, Climate Change, Conservation, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, feature, featured, Global Warming, Green New Deal, Media, Media of the Week, News, News, Recycling, Renewable Energy News, science, Smart Energy, Sustainability, Technology|

Photo: Business Insider Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he will be committing $10 billion of his own money to fight climate change. The announcement came via Instagram and is, by far, the largest donation to the cause to date. The Bezos Earth Fund will support “any effort that offers a real [...]

Researchers at the University of Bath Have Developed a Mobile Solar-Powered Desalination System

February 18th, 2020|Climate Change, Efficiency, Environment, feature, featured, Featured Green Innovations, Innovations, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, Sustainability, Technology, Water|

Researchers have designed a system that can desalinate ocean water. The system uses Ionics to separate salt from water and is powered by solar. Desalination on large scales typically uses a large amount of energy, costs vasts amounts of money, and has unintended environmental impacts. A small-scale system, used strategically, could avoid these negative [...]

Smart Energy Summit Begins Monday the 17th

February 12th, 2020|Advocacy, Best Practices, Carbon Footprint, Energy, Energy News, event, Events, feature, featured, Microgrids, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, Smart Energy, Sustainability, Technology, Uncategorized, United States|

Next Monday marks the start of the Smart Energy Summit in Austin, Texas, running through Wednesday of that week. The event will be hosted by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company, at the Omni Hotel in Austin. The event will open at 12 p.m. on Monday, with a five-hour workshop on Trends and [...]

New Research Finds Hydrogen on Demand One Step Closer

February 4th, 2020|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, feature, featured, Featured Green Innovations, Hydrogen, Innovations, News, News, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, science, Smart Energy, Sustainability, Technology|

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Concept Car Scientists have developed a way to produce Hydrogen power on demand. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and Tsinghua University, found a way to create a higher conversion efficiency that starts rapidly and runs quietly with the only byproduct being water. “The researchers [...]

Scotland is on Track to Reach 100% Renewable Energy Target by the End of 2020

January 30th, 2020|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, feature, featured, Innovations, Media, Media of the Week, News, News, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, Smart Energy, Solar, Solar Farm, Sustainability, Technology, Waste to Energy, Wind, Wind, Windpower, World, World News|

Scotland is on track to reach 100% renewable energy target by the end of 2020. In 2016, the country closed down its last coal fired power plant. The plant once powered 25% of homes in the country and was once the largest coal plant in all of Europe. The majority of renewable energy is [...]

Perovskite May be an Important Aspect of Future Solar Panels

January 21st, 2020|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, Featured Green Innovations, Innovations, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, science, Smart Energy, Solar, Solar Farm, Sustainability, Technology|

Photo: Wikipedia A new mineral is being used for solar panels that could greatly improve the efficiency of solar panels. Perovskite is a calcium titanium oxide mineral found in the Ural Mountains of Russia in the 1800’s. Excitement about this mineral has grown due to its efficiency, unusual properties, and its [...]

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