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Any Way The Wind Blows...

Wind is one of the cleanest sources of energy, with no toxic by-products generation. The abundance of wind in some places should make it a top power source choice, yet initial set-up costs, and the ongoing maintenance of complex equipment, often mean that wind is still not as an accessible and affordable energy source as it could be. Read on

Africa's Largest Solar Power Project Completed!

Jasper Solar Energy Project in South Africa, also known as the Jasper PV Project, was declared complete in October 2014. The completion of this 96 MW solar project marked the finalisation of the last link in the 246 MW chain of grid-connected PV projects in the region, which includes the 96 MW Jasper project and 150 MW at sister solar farms Lesedi and Letsatsi. Read on

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Utilisation of Solar Power Plant Land in India for Crop Cultivation

Over the past decade, large-scale solar photovoltaic projects have been commissioned in many countries. In countries such as India, where the grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) capacity has gone up from almost zero to 2,600MWp in just four years, one of the key issues that has arisen is land use as agriculture and renewable energy vy for the same resources. Read on

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RESET Special: Small Steps, Big Impact - Five Quick Tips for Climate-Friendly Living: Day 4

If we work together, we can put more time towards rubbish separation, seek fresh air in our cities or create new conservation areas. Want to know where to start? This week, we will be providing simple tips to start building a more climate-friendly life. Whether you're just getting started on the green path or you're a pro, there's tips for everyone. Today we look at energy saving. Let's go! Read on

Neurio: Making Ordinary Homes Smart

What if a piece of software could inform you about the energy utilisation of your home, push you to take the washed clothes out of your washing machine, warn you to switch off the extra appliances and just turn your home into the ‘smart home of the future’? Read on