This tulip-shaped solar plant is bringing reliable energy to Ethiopia

December 4, 2014 by  
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Development in rural African communities is often limited by lack of access to reliable power because hospitals, schools and businesses all require a steady source of electricity to be able to function. The government of Ethiopia is addressing this need using the AORA Solar- Hybrid system . The AORA system is ingenious because it is modular and uses less water than other systems, but perhaps best of all, the concentrated solar tower looks like a gorgeous energy-generating tulip high in the sky. Read the rest of This tulip-shaped solar plant is bringing reliable energy to Ethiopia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , AORA , AORA energy , AORA Tulip , AORA Tulip power plant , concentrated solar energy , concentrated solar power , Hybrid energy , Solar Power , solar power plant , solar thermal power , thermal power , thermal power plant , Tulip energy , Tulip power plant , Tulip solar , Tulip solar plant

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Hurricane Irene Pushes August Into Wettest Month On Record For New York City

August 29, 2011 by  
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photo: Songul Aslanturk / CC BY Hurricane Irene dropped about 8″ of rain onto New York City over the weekend, making August the wettest month on record for the city. Weather Underground’s Dr Jeff Masters reports that the torrential rains brought the total rainfall for th… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Sheep Wool Insulation Comes To America

August 29, 2011 by  
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Image credit Oregon Shepherd It is common in New Zealand and a luxury in the UK, but now sheep wool insulation has come to America, via Oregon Shepherd. There is a lot to love about this stuff; “This all-natural and inherently fire-retardant material is non-toxic, resists mold growth, is vermin resistant and is acoustically superior.” After all, sheep know a thing or two about keeping warm…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The "Holy Grail for Renewable Energy": Solar Power Makes Electricity Day and Night

December 23, 2009 by  
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One of the arguments often used to denegrate solar power is that they don’t work when it is cloudy or at night. But a new demonstration project in Hawaii proves this isn’t so

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