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Energia Renovável

Em 08/11/09 mais da metade da eletricidade da Espanha foi gerada pelo vento e exportada para países vizinhos. Nove países da Europa já concordaram em unir suas “smart grids” (redes elétricas inteligentes) fazendo linhas de transmissão sob o mar do Norte, o sonho futurista é cruzar nove linhas sob o Mediterrâneo para usar a energia solar do Saara no abastecimento das comunidades e megacidades. 189 more words

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5 Ways to Give to Charity This Holiday Season

We all get into a rush during the holiday season; from rushing around shopping for gifts to hosting parties and potlucks, it can be hard to take a step back and consider if you’ve gone enough good this year. 312 more words

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Four ways to lose weight and feel ‘electric’ this summer

As the mercury rises and our focus turns to hitting the gym and shedding those cuddly winter kilos, we thought we’d take a look at a few ways we could be making our workouts really count. 308 more words

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Soccer: Lighting up lives in more ways than one

Recently I found out about the SOCCKET II ball, a soccer ball that doubles as an electric generator. The SOCCKET II ball is an upcoming product by Uncharted Play, a for-profit social enterprise that is seeking to take advantage of the millions of people who already play soccer and also do not have access to consistent or reliable energy. 738 more words

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Demand..Supply: Ideas in Action

IDEAS IN MOTION

Look at how Jessica had a creative idea on supplying electricity using play (soccer). Something most Dobsonvillens love to play.

Imagine if some of you had these balls last Friday? 24 more words

sOccket - when playing football lights up your home

According to the World Bank, over 1.2 billion of people are still leading their lives without a proper access to electricity and not surprisingly, almost all of them are from the developing countries. 912 more words

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