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Thinking Beyond Microgrids to Build a Smarter Energy Future By Dick Munson / Bio / Twitter Profile / Published: April 20, 2016
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, technology, protection, water, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenproducts )

- 9 days ago -
"...recognize microgrids challenge the basic, long-held assumption that the power grid must be controlled by a monopoly electric utility âEUR" opening the electricity-distribution market to innovation and investment from competitors"
Illinois Blazes New Trail for Private Microgrids Using Utility Wires April 11, 2018 By Christie Hicks
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, protection, water, sustainable, technology )

- 9 days ago -
"Imagine you and your neighbors have solar panels on your roofs. You want to create a mini-power grid so that your neighborhood can operate solely on your panelsâEUR(TM) electricity, even sending excess power from one home to another. And if thereâEUR(TM)s a storm"
Microgrids Can Help Prevent Extreme Power Outages, and Cities Are Taking Notice By Ellen Shenette, By EDF Blogs Nov. 14, 2017
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, sustainable, technology, protection, water, greenproducts )

- 9 days ago -
"since microgrids are not transmitting electricity over long distances, they donâEUR(TM)t require an extensive network of transmission lines, allowing them to get up and running soon after a storm hits" SOLAR, NO HURT WIND, MICRO-HYDRO WILL WORK.
Expanding Solar in Low-Income Communities: Lessons From Denver: MIKE MENDELSOHN FEBRUARY 16, 2018
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenproducts, sustainable, technology, water, protection )

- 9 days ago -
"SEIAâEUR(TM)s Mike Mendelsohn explains how solar developers can expand the market to serve more customers."
Kendall County Approves 7.4-Acre Solar Energy Field Linda Girardi Aurora Beacon-News
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenproducts, protection, water, sustainable, technology )

- 10 days ago -
"The Kendall County Board recently gave approval for a 7.4-acre solar energy field that will supply power to the Kendall County Courthouse campus in Yorkville."
DOES NOT HURT ANIMALS.Worlds First Rotorless Wind Turbine Makes Wind An Option Almost Everywhere! By Off Grid News
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, technology, protection, world, water, eco-friendly, energy, greenproducts )

- 12 days ago -
"The new concept can be used in areas with directional wind, is safe for wildlife, and at common operating speeds is whisper quiet. The low profile and availability in vertical or horizontal axis, allows them to more easily " THANK YOU.
Alternative Energies Now Cheaper Than Nuclear for UK Power Sources
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, eco-friendly, protection, UK )

- 17 days ago -
Wind and solar energy accounted for nearly a third of all electric power in the UK in 2017 âEUR" shading nuclear for the first time.
This Planned Solar Farm in Saudi Arabia Would Be 100 Times Bigger Than Any in the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: middle-east, asia, energy, CoolStuff, coolstuff, goodnews )

- 18 days ago -
The current total solar photovoltaic generation capacity installed worldwide is 303 GW. This single solar farm would account for a similar installed capacity as the entire world's capacity in 2015, and over a thousand times more than we had in 2000.
How to Build An Earthbag Dome For $300 Earthbag Homes Are Affordable, Sustainable, and Beautiful Natural Structures. By Eric
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, sustainable, technology, green )

- 18 days ago -
'Earthbag construction can be a wonderful way to build a small (or large) home. Earthbag domes are also incredibly simple to design and build. These cute little structures can be adorned with a living roof, or covered in mud or plaster.' By Eric
5 Cutting Edge Off Grid Homes With Modern Amenities By Off Grid World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, sustainable, technology, protection, water, green, world, coolstuff )

- 19 days ago -
'People are waking up to the negative effects the stressful city environments have on humans. There is increased interest in helping people unplug and connect with nature like the times of old. '
Hog Farms to Power Homes With Captured Methane Gas in North Carolina
Green Lifestyle  (tags: methane gas, energy, environment, protection, hog farms, NC )

- 19 days ago -
Methane gas derived from hog farms in North Carolina is to be used to create enough energy to serve 1,000 homes.
Tiny House Village for Homeless Women Approved By Kenton Neighborhood Updated Mar 9, 2017; Posted Mar 9, 2017
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, sustainable, technology, protection, water, recycling, CoolStuff, goodnews )

- 20 days ago -
' City and Multnomah County officials have been grappling with how to handle the area's homeless population -- more than 3,000 in a 2015 count and expected to be the same if not higher in a 2017 count.'
Tiny Homes for the Homeless? Portland and Beyond Experiment Posted October 21, 2017
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenproducts, sustainable, technology, protection, recycling, organic, goodnews, coolstuff, world, water )

- 20 days ago -
'Portland experts estimate that the city needs more than 2,000 units for low-income people to substantially make a dent in the homeless population. That has spurred a housing bond, a push for permanent supportive housing and new shelter beds." PLS.

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