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France Officially Opens World's First Solar Panel Road
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, electricity, photo-voltaic, solar energy, road, 1 km, France, Tourouvre-au-Perche, Orne, Normandy, energy )

- 541 days ago -
Now the country is waiting to see if the road will live up to the hype surrounding the clean energy experiment. The road is designed to produce sufficient power to electrify street lighting in the 3,400-person village.
Ocean Tides to Power More Than 150,000 Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Swansea, Wales, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, power, electricity, clean energy, renewables, ocean tides, tidal lagoon plant )

- 977 days ago -
The Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will use the rise and fall of ocean tides to generate enough renewable electricity to power 155,000 homes for 120 years.
Denmark's Wind Energy Output Just Exceeded National Demand
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, wind, wind energy, green, environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, turbines, electricity, Denmark )

- 1075 days ago -
When it comes to renewable energy, Denmark is officially kicking ass. Yesterday, DenmarkâEUR(TM)s wind farms produced 116% of national electricity demands, allowing the country to export power to Norway, Germany, and Sweden.
Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Hawaii, solar panels, electricity, technology, environment )

- 1158 days ago -
Hawaii's homes carry so many solar panels that electricity companies are struggling to keep up with the technological challenge of power feeding into the grid instead of out.
Costa Rica Is Now Running Completely on Renewable Energy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: renewable energy, electricity, technology )

- 1185 days ago -
Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa RicaâEUR(TM)s hydropower plants alone are generating nearly enough electricity to power the country.
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 )

- 2219 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 )

- 2364 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 )

- 2451 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 )

- 2458 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 )

- 2521 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 )

- 2544 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 )

- 2626 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 )

- 2712 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 )

- 2731 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 )

- 2816 days ago -
Various countries in East Africa are making gradual progress in moving from solely carbon-based electricity network to a cleaner power grid.

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