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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Keha3?s Flexible Bike Racks Evoke Fields of Grass and Flowers

July 26, 2011 by  
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We love that more and more people are using green transportation to get around, and design studios are reacting positively to the trend by giving bicyclists a way to keep cycles safe while also looking great on the streets. Margus Triibman, of Estonian design studio  Keha3s , recently developed two bike rack designs that are versatile, flexible and fun. Dubbed the ‘Tulip Fun Fun’ and ‘Grazz’ these crafty racks are made from stretchable and bendy elastic to accomodate  bikes of all sizes, all while paying tribute to nature all around us. Read the rest of Keha3′s Flexible Bike Racks Evoke Fields of Grass and Flowers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bike Rack , bike safety , eco design , Estonia , flexible bike rack , Grazz , green design , Keha3 , sustainable design , Tulip Fun Fun

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FedEx Express to More Than Double Its Electric Vehicle Fleet

July 26, 2011 by  
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FedEx Express is more than doubling its electric vehicle fleet , adding twenty-four all-electric vehicles and introducing electric service to New York City, Chicago and Memphis. It’s also adding more hybrid-electrics, using composite vehicles and upgrading over a tenth of its conventional vehicle fleet to more energy-efficient vehicles. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: clean transportation , electric car , electric vehicle , electric vehicle fleet , ev , fed ex , fedex , fedex express , green car , green transportation , hybrid car

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