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Nestled in the grassy plains of Gabon’s savanna region, Lékédi National Park is home to several fisheries as well as monkeys, buffalo, antelopes and other wildlife indigenous to Central Africa. When they wanted to build a base camp to accommodate staff and visitors and needed a cost-effective, reliable, scalable solution for power and water supply, they called on Caterpillar.

Smartflower Provides Clean Energy from the Ground Up

By Rachel Kats
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Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to install a new smartflower solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina — a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area, create educational opportunities for students and contribute to Mohawk’s sustainability efforts.

Kohler Co. Celebrates Virginia Tech’s FutureHAUS Win at the 2018 Solar Decathlon

Modern dwelling incorporates Kohler products and technologies to maximize efficiency
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KOHLER, Wis. December 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co. is proud to have supported the winning Virginia Tech team in its champion finish at the Solar Decathlon, an international competition to build the best solar home. The team, which beat out 27 other universities and 15 teams from 11 countries, incorporated Kohler plumbing products and technologies in its first-place

“FutureHAUS” and ended up taking home nearly $250,000 in prize money.

4 Ways Energy Companies Are Changing for the Future

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From hydro plants to solar farms and the power poles in between, Duke Energy employees are finding innovative ways to make the energy they deliver cleaner and more reliable. Since 2005, Duke Energy has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 31 percent, and by 2030, the company aims to reach a 40 percent reduction.

Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse Innovation Wins Schneider Electric’s 2018 Go Green in the City Student Competition

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation announce the winning team of Go Green in the City 2018, its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for smart cities. 

National Climate Assessment Report: Time Is Running Out...

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Late last week on the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the federal government released the second volume of its Fourth National Climate Assessment. The report details the present and future impacts of climate change in the U.S. by sector and by region. 

IDEA Public Schools “Flips the Switch” to Go Solar With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

$100,000 sustainability grant supports IDEA’s mission to achieve net-zero energy
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WESLACO, Texas, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/– IDEA Public Schools’ headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Give the Gift of Light This Giving Tuesday

Symantec nonprofit partner SolarBuddy illuminates better futures for children around the world
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Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving which encourages people to give their time, a donation or gift, or the power of their voice to support their local community. Anyone, anywhere can get involved and give back in a way that’s meaningful to them. 

We’re featuring a guest post by Simon Doble, CEO of SolarBuddy, one of Symantec’s nonprofit partners. SolarBuddy’s program raises awareness of the billions of people living in energy poverty while providing safe, reliable, effective and easy-to-operate solar lights to children without access to electricity. 

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Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving which encourages people to give their time, a donation or gift, or the power of their voice to support their local community. Anyone, anywhere can get involved and give back in a way that’s meaningful to them. 

We’re featuring a guest post by Simon Doble, CEO of SolarBuddy, one of Symantec’s nonprofit partners. SolarBuddy’s program raises awareness of the billions of people living in energy poverty while providing safe, reliable, effective and easy-to-operate solar lights to children without access to electricity. 

Transforming Southeast Asia’s Energy Sector: Opportunities & Challenges

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Nations in Southeast Asia are working to balance energy security, environmental sustainability and economic competitiveness at a time when the financial sector is looking for bankable energy projects in which to invest. The region’s industrial growth in recent years has encouraged economic growth and urbanization that has expedited its consumption of energy.

From Drones to Sensors: Innovation Gaining Sway Among Electric Utility Leaders

Electric utilities are awakening to the power afforded by dynamic advances in technology
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With their infrastructure graying and renewable energy posing growing threats to their customer bases and bottom lines, electric utilities are awakening to the power afforded by dynamic advances in construction, from the deployment of drones to innovative construction practices. Amid the prospect of a continued shift to decentralized, digital grids and the broadening appeal of increasingly affordable solar power systems, electricity suppliers no longer have the luxury of resisting change or delaying the adoption of next-generation power delivery.

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