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Bill Gates, Clean Energy, and our Future

Posted by Nathaniel Raymond - CEO on Dec 13, 2016 6:39:45 AM

 

Bill Gates is one of many who see clean energy solutions as a pathway to the longevity of both the human race, and our planet. A solution set that can both spur economic growth and environmental preservation.

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Topics: CleanTech, bec, Bill Gates, solar energy, breakthrough energy, bev

Up, Up, and Away: Swiss Create Solar Plane Capable of Stratospheric Heights

Posted by Emma Marshall-Torres on Dec 8, 2016 1:57:16 PM

Image from Phys.org

In just two months after the revolutionary circumnavigation of the world by solar-powered plane, it seems the Swiss are at it again. Raphael Domjan, an “ecoexplorer” and electrical engineer, premiered on Wednesday his solar plane capable of reaching staggering heights of 82,000 feet, or nearly halfway through the stratosphere.

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Topics: CleanTech, Solar Powered Transportation, Solar Plane

Nonprofit PowerMundo Sheds Light on Latin America

Posted by Emma Marshall-Torres on Dec 6, 2016 2:43:03 PM

Photo: PowerMundo via REEEP

Discussions surrounding the modernization of energy are often concentrated on updating extensive networks of fossil fuel-reliant power plants in developed countries. But what about the myriad populations around the world who don't yet have electric power of any sort?

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Topics: Solar, CleanTech, Peru

The Future of American Solar Power

Posted by Emma Marshall-Torres on Sep 23, 2016 9:26:41 AM



The future of American solar power production looks bright-- in the second quarter of 2016 alone, 2 gigawatts worth of panels were installed. Put relatively, the solar capacity introduced between April and June of this year is roughly equal to the peak power generation of the Hoover Dam.

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Topics: Solar, American Solar, CleanTech

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