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ACTION ALERT: Reduce Carbon Emissions By Requiring Power Plants Use Low Carbon Energy Sources to Generate Electricity!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: low carbon energy, electricity, communities, homes, electricty, energy, environment )

- 1801 days ago -
Set a national standard to reduce carbon emissions by requiring power plants to increase the amount of low carbon energy sources used to generate electricity. Power plants are responsible for the majority of carbon emissions in the United States.
BANGLADESH : Lighting Up On Solar Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, eco-friendly, solar, low power solar system, Bangladesh, rural people, Grameen Shakti, solar home system, SHS, electricity )

- 1946 days ago -
The sun never shone brighter on rural Bangladesh with low power solar system transforming the lives of tens of millions of marginalised rural people who are unconnected to the national grid.
Natural Lighiting System Is Brightening Japan
Green Lifestyle  (tags: natural, electricity, Skylighttube, light, Japan, energy, eco-friendly, sustainable, green, coolstuff )

- 2033 days ago -
"Even on a rainy day, the room is brighter with the Skylighttube than with bulbs," said Moriguchi, 53, company employee. "We were not required to do maintenance for the past seven years."
Wind Power Quest Faces Stability, Regulatory Hurdles
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, energy, sustainable, electricity, Japan, wind power, environment )

- 2039 days ago -
Japan lags behind many other countries in the use of wind power for a variety of reasons, including a lack of good locations with strong winds, strict environmental restrictions and the tendency of utilities to advocate fossil fuels and nuclear power.
Geothermal - Japan Has Potential
Green Lifestyle  (tags: power generation, electricity, geothermal, potential, hot springs, cost, energy, technology, CO2emissions, environment )

- 2103 days ago -
Geothermal plant provides greenhouse-gas-free electricity around the clock, rain or shine - and Japan has both geothermal resources and the technology to develop them. Yet a new plant hasn't been built since 2006's geothermal add-on to Kyushu's >>
People Get Traditional For A Cool Summer
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, coolstuff, energy, Japan, traditional products, summer heat, energy-saving, electricity, yukata, yoshizu, wind chime, reed blind, environment )

- 2126 days ago -
Amid summer energy-saving campaigns, many people are turning back the clock, keeping specialty stores selling traditional products busy trying to keep up with orders.
Offshore Windmills Weather Crisis
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, eco-friendly, green, wind mill, simplu constructed, resistant to natural disaster, nuclear plant, Ibaraki, offshore wind, electricity )

- 2207 days ago -
A cheap and simply constructed wind-power plant proved more resistant to natural disasters than nuclear plants.
Electricity Savings Possible With Wireless Device
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, energy, greenproducts, greenliving, home, Sustainabililty, sustainable, electricity, phantom power, power )

- 2293 days ago -
A U.S. company is planning to offer consumers a wireless device which will automatically turn off appliances when they're not in use.
"Green" Electricity Will Come to Moscow in 2011
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, electricity, Russia, energy )

- 2312 days ago -
Mosenergosbyt plans to launch in 2011 the sale of electricity on a green contracts. "This is the right way", - said Alexei Kokorin, coordinator of the Climate and Energy »WWF Russia.
Electrifying African Interest in Renewable Energy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, Sustainabililty, electricity, East Africa, power grid, renewable energy, Africa Energy Week, demand, soler, wind, kenya, south africa, hydropower, tanzania, energy )

- 2397 days ago -
Various countries in East Africa are making gradual progress in moving from solely carbon-based electricity network to a cleaner power grid.
Green Tip Of The Week - Unplug And Save
Green Lifestyle  (tags: electricity, energy, environment, greenliving, home, Sustainabililty, technology )

- 2400 days ago -
Power 'vampires' include any appliance in your home that remains plugged in while not in use. Unplugging them can save as much as 40% of the wasted electricity. More importantly, you save on your energy bill and the planet saves on the energy drain.
Geothermal Lease Set to Go in Colorado
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, water, Geothermal Energy, Geothermal power, colorado, BLM, electricity, hot springs )

- 2415 days ago -
The Bureau of Land Management said it will offer a 799-acre parcel near Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort in Chaffee County for geothermal development Nov. 10.
From the Roof, to a Battery, to the Grid
Green Lifestyle  (tags: air-conditioning, Batteries, California Public Utilities Commission, compressors, electric grid, electricity, Ice Bear, Ice Energy, power grid, refrigerant, renewable energy, solar arrays, solar industry, solar power, SunPower, target, Tesla Motors )

- 2416 days ago -
The California Public Utilities Commission has awarded $1.8 million to Mr. Rive's company, SolarCity, a residential photovoltaic panel installer, to research the feasibility of storing electricity generated by rooftop solar arrays in batteries.
Ohio+Launches+Its+Largest+Sola r+Farm
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar farm, panels, electricity, Ohio, green, greenliving, energy, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology )

- 2430 days ago -
A twelve megawatt solar farm on over 80 acres in Wyandot County was recently launched. It is generating enough electricity to power 9,000 homes. Governor Ted Strickland said, "Today we are flipping the switch on Ohio's largest solar farm.
Industry Warms To Idea Of Using Snow In Air-Cooling Systems
Green Lifestyle  (tags: air-cooling system, snow, Japan, opportunity, winter, technology, store, insulated, circulating, Hokkaido summit, data centers, electricity, Japan, CO2emissions, energy )

- 2616 days ago -
Local governments and businesses in Japan's frigit regions are seeing golden opprtunity in utilizing snow, collected during the winter months, for air-cooling systems in homes and IT facilities during the warmer months of the year.

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