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Just like the modern self-driving cars, we now have a self-driving garden that is capable of moving around the city in search of sunlight. Named Hortum machina, B, this nomadic, self-driving and self-cultivating garden has been designed by University College London’s students William Victor Camilleri and Danilo Sampaio under the supervision of the Interactive Architecture Lab’s […]

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At a time when governments around the world are facing the challenge of global warming due to burning of fossil fuels, finding a solution to this issue is of utmost importance. Using renewable sources of energy can help nations reduce their carbon footprint considerably. Now a team of scientists from the University of Cambridge has […]

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Babcock Ranch is the first solar powered town in the world and is being developed by Kitson & Partners in Charlotte County, Florida, just 20 minutes east of Fort Myers. The planned community, which is all set to become America’s most sustainable town, will be powered almost entirely by the sun, turning to natural gas on […]

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The global solar power generation increased by a whopping 50% last year, thanks to the launch of many solar farms in the US and China. New solar photovoltaic capacity installed in 2016 reached more than 76 GW, a dramatic increase on the 50 GW installed the year before. China and the US were the highest contributors, with […]

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Our president might not believe in climate change, but Amazon does. The tech giant on Thursday announced a new commitment to clean energy. Amazon will install solar panels on 15 of its U.S. fulfillment centers this year, and 50 worldwide by 2020. Amazon’s solar panels at centers in California, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada and New Jersey […]

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Mobiles homes powered by renewable energy technologies seem to be quite popular among digital nomads these days. One such couple- Norbert Juhasz and Dora, have transformed a 16-year old van into solar-powered home on wheels. Juhasz is a freelance photographer and Dora is a writer. The couple is driving their mobile home from Budapest to Morocco. While […]

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After Massachusetts, California is the next state to introduce a bill to derive 100% energy from renewable sources. A new bill introduced by state Senate leader Kevin de León would require the state to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045. With the falling costs for solar and wind power, this might be an achievable goal […]

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In an appreciable move towards sustainability, Indian Minister of Finance, Mr. Arun Jaitley announced that the government plans to go ahead with the second phase of its solar power park program, doubling the planned capacity in the program from 20 gigawatts (GW) up to 40 GW. For a country that is grappling with high levels of pollution, […]

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Nearly 38 years after Mr. Jimmy Carter installed solar panels at the White House, the former American President yet again lent his support to clean energy by leasing 10 acres of his family’s farmland for a massive solar project. This 1.3-megawatt solar farm in his hometown of Plains, Georgia is projected to produce more than 55 million kilowatt-hours of […]

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