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Cigarette Butts Could be Reborn as Green Energy Storage

But that doesn’t mean smoking is good for the planet. By: Rachel England It’s no secret that smoking is seriously bad news for your health, but the impact of the habit on the planet’s health is pretty bleak, too. Every year nearly six trillion cigarettes are smoked around the world, generating more than 800,000 metric tons of cigarette […]

Thursday November 9th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

This Weird $9 Trick Increases Solar Panel Efficiency 5-17%

By: John Fitzgerald Weaver  Mega Sunergy released a new “multi shingled array module” 315W solar panel design that increases the efficiency of a standard solar panel by up to 17%. The company has changed how they lay out the 60 individual solar cells within the solar panel. Instead of perfectly spacing those 60 out – […]

Tuesday November 7th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Saskatoon Light and Power Pitches $3.5M Solar Power Plant

1-megawatt operation eyed for 2020 start By: Guy Quenneville City-owned Saskatoon Light and Power is pitching a $3.5-million solar power plant on the city’s west side. The proposal, which would see the one-megawatt plant ready by 2020, is meant to provide energy for the utility’s customers and reduce the amount of energy the utility purchases […]

Sunday November 5th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

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New contracts to purchase wind-generated electricity will allow Kimberly-Clark to reach its conservation goals sooner By: Treena Hein Kimberly-Clark has announced it will annually purchase about 1,000,000 megawatt hours of electricity generated by two new wind power projects in the United States, starting in 2018, to power its North American mills. Currently under construction, the […]

Friday November 3rd, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Richard Branson’s Green Energy Plan for Caribbean May Include Debt Relief

By: Adriana Brasileiro Image: dailymail.co.uk MIAMI, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A plan by British billionaire Richard Branson to lead a post-hurricane rebuilding effort in the Caribbean, with a focus on clean energy projects, may include debt relief negotiations mediated by the International Monetary Fund. Branson is spearheading a plan to help Caribbean nations […]

Wednesday November 1st, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »