Fully Charged Tours The Net Zero Energy Moonstone House

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 20:05:35 +0000

The Moonstone House was meticulously designed and built between 2002 and 2009 to put the best renewable and energy efficiency technologies of its day to the test. Better than that, the owner continues to search out the latest and greatest technologies to showcase them throughout the property. Robert Llewelyn and Fully Charged visited Moonstone House and dug into why it exists and why it continues to evolve so many yeas later

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US Department Of Energy Picks 5 Projects To Receive Up To $28 Million For Geothermal Energy Research

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 02:10:56 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that five projects will receive up to $28 million to promote the advancement of the next generation of geothermal energy technologies

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PG&E Keeps Adding Electrons To Energy Storage Plans

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 01:59:17 +0000

California utilities are ahead of much of the world in the transition to clean technology. They have a lot more rooftop solar power on the grid than many places, and they’re led by progressive voters and politicians

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California Pumps $9.5 Million Into Lithium Extraction & Geothermal Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 20:02:23 +0000

Earlier this month, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded $9.5 million for 3 geothermal and lithium projects. The projects have a dual purpose — they help to provide more clean, renewable energy and they help a budding lithium recovery industry in the state

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IKEA Put 1 Million Solar Panels On 370 Stores In 2019

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 02:50:09 +0000

In 2019, IKEA invested $2.8 billion in renewable energy infrastructure. IKEA put 1 million solar panels on 370 0f its stores and warehouses, and also built 535 wind turbines and 2 solar parks. The goal is to be climate positive by 2030. IKEA shows that we have the solutions. So, what’s stopping us from implementing them

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Green Building Would Add 30,000 Plants & Trees To Cityscape

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:08:06 +0000

The stunning piece of green building architecture you’re looking at here is called the Rainbow Tree Residential Tower, and its architect claims that, once (if?) built, the 377-foot timber tower would bring more than 30,000 new plants, shrubs, and trees to the skyline of Cebu, Philippines

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US Electricity: Solar Up 15%, Wind Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 03:00:23 +0000

“Small-scale solar photovoltaics (e.g., rooftop solar systems) alone grew by 19.22% YTD. Compared to all other energy sources, solar-generated electricity has enjoyed the fastest growth rate thus far in 2019.” Natural gas generation grew by 6.71%, nuclear energy generation grew by 0.8%, and coal-generated electricity generation declined by 14.46%

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A Guide To Disaster Preparedness — Part Two

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2020 04:19:56 +0000

Due to climate change, 100-year, 500-year, and even 1000-year weather events are happening with alarming regularity. Unfortunately, we are still not at a mitigation level to avoid 1.5ºC or even 2ºC (2.7° F to 3.6° F) temperature rise

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