Posts tagged: New Orleans

Apartments’ solar panels cut costs

The 641 solar panels installed atop Bonne Terre Village Apartments’ carports last year have generated more than 150,000 kilowatts of electricity, according to property managers. Houma’s two mixed-income apartment communities for the elderly were retrofitted with the photovoltaic solar panels in late 2011 as part a national property developer and managers’ renewable energy initiative. The […]

Idle Iron: Can This Oil Rig Be Recycled?

An eco-system so spectacular that it is attracting attention from divers to explore it has developed in a most unexpected place: in the support system of an abandoned oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico…and a host of organizations are working to reconsider the order to blast it into smithereens. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCg5-UpoaTc?feature=player_embedded] Courtesy: todaysgreenminute.com Tweet