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Renewable energy A world turned upside down Wind and solar energy are disrupting a century-old model of providing electricity. What will replace it? From the print edition | Briefing Feb 25th 2017| WILDPOLDSRIED FROM his office window, Philipp Schröder points out over the Bavarian countryside and issues a Bond villain’s laugh: “In front of you,

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Koldstor, Cleantech Solar, and SasonbiSolar commission 503.5 kWp solar PV system

  Cavite, Philippines (20th January 2017) – Koldstor Centre Philippines, Inc., Cleantech Solar Philippines, and SasonbiSolar have jointly commissioned a 503.5 kWp Solar Photovoltaic (“Solar PV”) system at Koldstor warehouse in Cavite. Koldstor will enjoy clean renewable solar electricity generated from a Solar PV system which was financed by Cleantech Solar. SasonbiSolar, a local Solar

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Gaisano Capital, Cleantech Solar, and SasonbiSolar commission 381.6 kWp Casuntingan mall solar PV system.

Figure 1 – Mr Edmund Gaisano, Jr, VP Operations of Gaisano Capital and Mr Toby Gan, Director of Cleantech Solar Philippines officiating the turn on of the Solar PV System Cebu City, Philippines (8th November 2016) – Gaisano Capital, Cleantech Solar, and SasonbiSolar have jointly commissioned a 381.6 kWp Solar Photovoltaic (“Solar PV”) system on

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Al Gore Poses Three Questions That Will Determine The Future Of Earth

February 27th, 2016 by Guest Contributor Originally published on The Climate Reality Project. In his latest TED talk, Al Gore, founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, poses three questions that will determine the future of our planet – and why there’s good reason to be optimistic. Under the rubric “Ideas worth spreading,” each year, the TED (Technology, Entertainment,

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How 11 Countries Are Leading The Shift To Renewable Energy

February 4th, 2016 by Guest Contributor Originally published on Climate Reality Project. Who’s embracing wind? Solar? Geothermal? These countries could provide blueprints for the worldwide shift to renewable energy. This December, almost 200 countries from every corner of the world signed the Paris Agreement, committing to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and – dare we say – save the world!The

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€200 Million Facebook Data To Be 100% Powered By Renewables

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January 30th, 2016 by Guest Contributor Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon   The social media giant Facebook will be building a new €200 million data center in Ireland that will get 100% of its electricity from renewable energy projects, according to recent reports. The data center will also reportedly utilize intelligent air intake design to help

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Philippines Now The Largest Wind Power Generator In ASEAN Region

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January 28th, 2016 by Saurabh Mahapatra The Philippines has overtaken all other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in terms of installed wind energy capacity.  Philippines now has an operational wind energy capacity of 400 MW, more than anything other country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, according to media reports quoting former Senator Juan

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The Solutions Project: How 139 Countries Can Hit 100% Renewable Energy

January 23rd, 2016 by Rogier van Rooij The idea of hitting 100% renewable energy (yes, energy, not just electricity) scares a lot of people. That is, a lot of people don’t think their cities or countries can achieve 100% renewable energy. However, a leading energy researcher at Stanford has led teams of researchers in order

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Operators eye income gains from wilder vegetation

By Jason Deign Jan 19, 2016 Ground maintenance studies point to lower capital costs and higher production efficiency using controlled vegetation programs in place of typical gravel placement. Mounting evidence suggests allowing plants to grow on solar farms can be more cost efficient than the common US PV sector practice of eliminating growth with gravel.

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42 RE deals to add 1,700MW to local generation capacity

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By: Amy R. Remo Philippine Daily Inquirer The Department of Energy has awarded 42 renewable energy service contracts (RESCs) for projects that can potentially provide as much as 1,700 megawatts of additional capacity to the country. Awarding these contracts was in line with the agency’s aggressive promotion of indigenous sustainable energy, and the country’s fulfillment

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