Alternative fuels and technologies in accelerating clean energy in transport

June 28, 2018 by  
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Decarbonizing Hawaii’s ground transportation commitments are not only about electrification. What technologies are currently ready and available for implementation in spaces where electrification is not yet viable? What other fuels are going to be available in the coming years? What is the future trajectory of alternative fuel technologies and when will they be cost-effective?

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The tide is changing for offshore aquaculture

May 4, 2017 by  
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There are currently no commercial finfish operations in U.S. federal waters, but some are convinced proposed new farms in places like the Gulf of Mexico could become the future of sustainable seafood.

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Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s say no to genetically modified fish

March 21, 2013 by  
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In addition to salmon, at least 35 other species of genetically modified fish are currently under development.

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14 US States Currently Wracked by Crippling Droughts

July 12, 2011 by  
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Beautiful French Plateau Will Be Home to 100 MW of Solar Power By End of Year

May 31, 2011 by  
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On the lovely Puimichel plateau in Les Mées, France, two solar farms that are currently generating 18.2 MW are expanding into a much larger solar park capable of generating about 100 MW by the end of the year.

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West Coast Green 2010 Kicks off September 30th!

September 3, 2010 by  
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Join Inhabitat at West Coast Green this month! Heads up Bay Area architects, designers, and green builders! West Coast Green 2010 will be taking San Francisco by storm this September with another incredible event that explores green innovation in the built environment. We’re looking forward to an exciting lineup of offerings including talks by William McDonough and Michelle Kaufmann , an incredible exhibition of innovative green products, and of course, the unveiling of this year’s sustainable showhouse . The event takes place from September 30th to October 2nd and tickets are currently available, so check out this year’s schedule and register today – Inhabitat readers get a 30% discount !! REGISTER FOR WEST COAST GREEN > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “announcement” , “sustainable architecture” , Green Building , green design , San Francisco , sustainable design , west coast green , west coast green 2010

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Get the Drip Detective iPhone iPad Water Conservation App for Free

September 3, 2010 by  
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Drip Detective is a smart new iPhone/iPad app that shows you exactly how much water and money is lost from a water leak. Designed with a fun, interactive interface, the app is a lot more appealing than most conservation oriented apps. Check out a demo video here or to download Drip Detective for free, check it out at the iTunes store and click on the Redeem link from the Quick Links in the upper right corner.

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Cheap Solar Lamps Bring Electricity to Poorest in India – After a Tweak

December 19, 2009 by  
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Over 100 million homes in the poorest villages of India are currently without electricity. Villagers like these might be in the path of airplanes coming in for landing overhead, but in their thatched roofed dwellings they still fire up kerosene lamps at night so their kids can do their homework after dark

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Solar Projects Battling for Water

October 28, 2009 by  
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Construction of renewable energy projects has revealed some serious environmental issues that will have to be dealt with as we speed toward a clean energy future.  We recently wrote about the conflict between land conservation efforts and renewable energy projects in deserts out west.  Land that is ideal for solar energy production is also pristine land in need of protection. In California, a similar conflict is arising between solar projects and water conservation.  Solar farms demand a lot of water, a resource that is stretched very thin in the arid areas where they’re being developed.  A large solar farm can use upwards of 500 million gallons of water a year for cooling purposes and there are currently 35 big projects slated for development in California desert

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