Renewable Energy – Page 13 – GBRI
 

With about 2% of the world’s water resources, Nepal should be one of the world’s most energy rich nations. Sadly, even after being the second most water rich country in the world, 30 per cent of the country still has no access to electricity while the other 70% faces up to 16 hours of power […]

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Throughout Asia and Africa, millions of people still do not have access to clean, affordable and sustainable energy sources. To change this scenario, many students from both the continents are doing their bit to help their fellow humans gain greater access to energy, and that too at a minimal cost. Zayed Future Energy Prize — Global […]

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Google has announced that in 2017 it will reach 100% renewable energy for its global operations – including both their data centers and offices. This is a huge milestone as they are one of the first corporations to create large-scale, long-term contracts to buy renewable energy directly. In 2010, Google signed their first agreement to […]

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Mark Freeman, senior manager of Microsoft Dining Services, and Mohan Reddy Guttapalem, Microsoft senior facilities manager, Puget Sound. (Microsoft Photo) The 44,000 employees at Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters campus went through a whopping 189 million pounds of food and packaging between July and December 2015. Even more impressive than employees’ appetites is the fact that the […]

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The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year. Images have been released showing the sheer size of a new solar power plant in southern India. The facility in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, has a capacity of 648 MW and covers an area of 10 sq km.  This makes it […]

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Europe’s renewable energy sector is facing significant insecurity in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. The Brexit campaign was led by a number of leading political figures who oppose tackling climate change by introducing wind warms and other renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuel power stations. Lord Nigel Lawson, […]

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Good news: the pace of green building in the hospitality sector is on the rise, and it doesn’t require making any sacrifice in the luxury of your stay away from home! It’s no secret that with operations running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, hotels consume natural resources at […]

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Apple’s latest supply chain audit report shows its push for more rigorous environmental standards and renewable energy production across its supply chain is working: suppliers in 2015 diverted more than 73,000 metric tons of waste from landfills and saved more than 3.8 billion gallons of freshwater.

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One of the world’s three biggest polluters just took a big step toward reducing its greenhouse emissions and embracing renewable energy sources.  India’s fourth-largest airport, the Cochin International Airport in the southern city of Kochi, announced on Tuesday that it is now “absolutely energy neutral,” The Economic Times reports. The airport is co-funded and operated […]

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