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Largest Geothermal Plant Opens In Kenya

Inhabitat reports on the world’s largest geothermal plant, recently opened in Kenya. The plant will add 140 Megawatts (MW) to the country’s electricity output and is expected to reduce consumer bills by up to 50%.

Source: http://www.inhabitat.com

The Future of Energy (and the planet)

- For Exernomics. Robert Ayres, Paris. 25 October, 2014

The future of energy will be driven by a combination of price and availability, as it always has. 381 more words

2014

Are Ontario wind power subsidies keeping Florida bills low? (Yes)

Ontario: keeping Florida’s fossil-fuel power bills low

Florida: plenty of natural gas-fired power. No wind

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), the largest subsidiary in… 435 more words

Kinetic charging device that fits in your pocket

Springwise covers a new charging device called AMPY that stores kinetic energy from the movement of its owner – including walking and running.

AMPY is currently a Kickstarter campaign and can fit in a pocket or be worn with an armstrap. 31 more words

The Future of Energy (and the planet)

- For Exernomics. Robert Ayres, Paris. 24 October, 2014

The future of energy will be driven by a combination of price and availability, as it always has. 381 more words

2014

Green Vehicle Showdown

I recently posted about a former Prius exec’s comments on hybrid vs. electric vehicles and why I thought hybrids could only be a stepping stone on the way to all electric vehicles (EVs). 756 more words

Recumbent Solar Trikes for personal renewable transport

I like this, especially because this could be hitched to a bike trailer, making a precursor to an affordable one-person solar-propelled RV. Plus, this vehicle is completely off-the-grid and cost-effective, which is still not something which can be said for most solar multi-person vehicles.

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