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100% Green: Costa Rica has Nixed Fossil Fuels

Since the start of the year Costa Rica has been powered entirely by renewable energy. State-owner power company Costa Rican Electricity Institute says the milestone is thanks in part to high seasonal rainfall, powering the...
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Canada to Harvest the Power of Tides, Rivers and Oceans Using New Marine Energy...

Marine experts have always known that there is a lot of energy in the world’s tidal currents, ocean waves and river currents. But up until now, there haven’t been any renewable energy projects that...

EcoCamp Patagonia’s Green Energy

EcoCamp Patagonia is Patagonia and Chile’s first fully sustainable hotel. Located in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, the ISO14001 certified EcoCamp houses guests on Patagonia hiking tours in its 25 sustainable...
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Top 5 Renewable Energy Sources of 2012

1. Solar Energy Despite the Solandra debacle, solar energy will continue to be pursued as a viable source of renewable energy. The secret is, of course, to find cheaper and more reliable ways to harness...

What is Base Load Power?

In discussions about alternative power, the term “base load power” often comes up. Base load power refers to power generation sources that are always available, 24 hours a day. These power supplies are not...
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The Lost Tribe (Part 2 of 2)

The Brithdir Mawr community discovered in 1998, in the Pembrokeshire National Park, Wales, commits itself to a life centred on three key principles. Sustainability: living a lifestyle that leaves the environment better, or at least...

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