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Chicago Enlists Desert Water Experts To Prevent “Water Desert”

March 18th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

You’ve heard about urban food deserts, and pretty soon you’re going to start hearing about urban water deserts, too. We’re talking about cities where water in general is abundant but clean drinking water is becoming more difficult and expensive&hellip


1st Concentrating Solar Power Plant In South Africa Is Online

September 2nd, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

Originally published on CleanTechnica sister site Ecopreneurist. The Khi Solar One concentrating solar power plant is now one step closer to reality with the recent completion of the Khi Solar One tower in the Northern Cape province, near Upington,&hellip


Basics Of Solar PV Technology

March 1st, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

A good backgrounder for anyone who wants it. [repostus hash=4b2b11e05e151bb3e8a260fe1cae4396 title=Basics+Of+Solar+PV+Technology host=Clean+Technica short=1A8yO snip=This+article+was+originally+published+on+Solar+Love%3A+A+simple+solar+photovoltaic+%28PV%29+system+consists+of%C2%A0the+following+basic+components%3A+A+solar+cell%3A+A+solar+cell%C2%A0is+a+solid-state+electrical+device+%28p-n+junction%29+that+converts+the+energy+of+light+directly+into+electricity+%28DC%29+using+the%C2%A0photovoltaic%26hellip%3B thumb


Renewable Energy In The EU: Solar PV Leads Gains In Output, Turnover, & Employment

February 15th, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

Here’s to solar energy in the EU! Thanks, Andrew. [repostus hash=7381473c873b1c0a7aaebbc7ff11ff32 title=Renewable+Energy+In+The+EU%3A+Solar+PV+Leads+Gains+In+Output%2C+Turnover%2C+%26%23038%3B+Employment host=Clean+Technica short=1zzKz snip=The+European+Union%E2%80%99s+%28EU%29+renewable+energy+sector+continued+to+grow+in+2011%2C+according+to+the+latest%2C+revised+data+from+EurObsev%E2%80%99ER.+Renewable+energy+generated+more+in+the+way+of+green+jobs+and+employment%2C+as+well+as+reductions+in+carbon+and+greenhouse+gas+emissions%2C+as+installations+grew+considerably%26hellip%3B thumb



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