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Rolling Healthy Food

Nov 20 2014 11:30 PM | eds in Health

Toronto has its share of food deserts, . . . those areas have the highest levels of poverty and . . . the poorest access to fresh food. That's where this mobile food market comes in; . . . it now brings fresh produce at good prices to the people mo...

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Nuclear Regulators Are Not Prepared

Nov 20 2014 07:10 PM | eds in Green Energy

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s, Allison M. Macfarlane, said Monday, . . . speaking at the National Press Club in a wide-ranging look at her agency and . . . the industry before she leaves the job at the end of the year, said . . . the industry had...

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Hawaii Tests Smart Water Heaters

Nov 20 2014 04:25 PM | eds in Solar Power

Use domestic water heaters, space heaters and other appliances, . . . to store intermittent wind and solar energy, . . . for grid stability and reliability. Hawaiian Electric is trying out all sorts of distributed energy assets, . . . to help it manag...

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Follow The Money: $1 Billion For India

Nov 20 2014 02:25 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

US Export-Import Bank, has offered $1 billion a low-cost loan to India, . . . for the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), . . . to disburse it to various renewable energy projects across India. The bank offers debt financing at ab...

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Philips New 75W Led

Nov 20 2014 03:55 AM | eds in Green Living

Philips SlimStyle, 75W-equivalent produces 1,100 lumens, . . . using only 13W, for an efficiency of 84.6 lumens per watt. 11-19-2014 Source: Philips SlimStyle

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Solar Pv Heat

Nov 19 2014 05:20 PM | eds in Solar Power

The major cost reductions in solar PV panels, . . . have made many electrical-energy-using applications, . . . that were once considered too expensive, . . . to now be considered cost effective! This has spurred innovation in equipment, . . . that...

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Solar Hot Water? No Problem?

Nov 19 2014 03:35 PM | eds in Solar Power

Things have changed, for solar water heating! . . . Solar PV Panels are now available for $1 a Watt or less shipped to your door, . . . making them the low cost choice. When I first started to want solar hot water, . . . I considered piping i...

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Printing An Electric Car

Nov 19 2014 01:40 PM | eds in Electric

Developing physical products takes Time, Money, and Waste, . . . in the prototyping stage. Rapid prototyping using 3D printers can help form ideas into real products, . . . or help developers understand design flaws in the physical prototype. The Isr...

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Wind Power's New Google Data Center

Nov 19 2014 12:35 PM | eds in Wind Power

The new €600 million data center Google is building in Eemshaven in the Netherlands, . . . will be completely powered by renewable energy from its first day of operation. It will be Google’s 4th hyper efficient facility in Europe." “Power purchas...

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Google Stop's R&d In Renewable Energy

Nov 19 2014 12:15 PM | eds in Green Energy

Google has procured enough renewable energy, and . . . efficiency to offset its carbon emissions. Meanwhile, the levelized cost of renewables has come down, . . . to rival the cost of building new coal plants. But, "Trying to combat climate change...

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