Point.One S: BMW’s First Solar Charging Point Brings Beautiful Modern Design to Emission-Free Transit

August 21, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Point.One S: BMW’s First Solar Charging Point Brings Beautiful Modern Design to Emission-Free Transit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , BMW , bmw i3 , bmw i8 , BMW Welt , e-mobility , eight , electric cars , electric vehicles , green transportation , LEDs , point.one s , solar charging station , solar electric charging stations , solar panels

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Gigantic Eight-Foot-Tall VIPP Rubbish Bin Pops Up in Copenhagen!

June 27, 2013 by  
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Los Angeles’ Alameda Square to be Transformed Into One of the Nation’s Largest Creative Campuses

June 26, 2013 by  
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Built in 1918, Los Angeles’ Alameda Square is one of the nation’s largest historic industrial centers. Creative Space , an integrated development and marketing firm, is in the process of upgrading and turning the largely unused space into the country’s largest creative campus focusing on fashion, tech and creative startups. Renowned architect Joey Shimoda (TOMS Shoes) and branding expert Mathew Foster (Ace Hotels) are contributing with modern design elements + Alameda Square + Creative Space + Shimoda Design Group The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alameda Square , creative space , green architecture , Green Building , Los Angeles , Shimoda design group , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , Urban design        

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V3Solar’s Spin Cell Cones Could Produce Electricity for the Insanely Low Cost of Eight Cents per kWh

January 25, 2013 by  
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When V3Solar released information about their Spin Cell photovoltaic cones last year , the details already looked remarkably impressive; a smaller physical footprint combined with the capacity to generate up to 20 times as much energy as the flat solar panels of the same surface area. Now Clean Technica has estimates for the Levelized Cost of Electricity from these cones, and—if V3Solar’s calculations are correct—the Spin Cell could be truly revolutionary. Citing a “conservative” estimate, V3Solar states that the cones can generate electricity for eight cents per kWh. Not only is that radically cheaper than current averages for solar PV electricity—28 per kWh—but it’s two-thirds of the cost of current retail electricity . Read the rest of V3Solar’s Spin Cell Cones Could Produce Electricity for the Insanely Low Cost of Eight Cents per kWh Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: conical solar , photovoltaic energy , renewable energy LCOE , solar cones , solar cost , solar efficiency , solar panels , Solar Power , solar PV cost , solar technology , solar USA , spin cell , v3 solar , v3solar

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Greening Fast Food Packaging: A Roadmap to Best Practices

February 23, 2012 by  
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Read about the eight key steps fast food companies should take to make packaging more environmentally friendly.

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Ikea’s Steve Howard on Bringing Sustainability to the Masses

February 23, 2012 by  
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One year into his term as chief sustainability officer at Ikea, Howard talks about his move from The Climate Group to the global retailer, Ikea's push for certified cotton and timber, and how to make sustainable products affordable.

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