The portable river turbine is a renewable energy solution for off grid locations designed by the Canada-based company Idénergie. The turbine is small and easy to install, and can meet the energy needs of a residence generating 12 kWh daily at maximum capacity. The river turbine generates electricity continuously, making it a fit renewable energy (…)
FAO, the United Nations food and agricultural agency, created an online database that uses satellite data and Google Earth images to help farmers achieve more reliable agricultural yields and allowing for the optimization of irrigation systems, focusing on parts of Africa and the Middle East that are facing water scarcity. The new tool is named WaPOR (…)
Torri 2020 is the energy efficiency plan of the town of Torri di Quartesolo, a municipality of 12.000 inhabitants located in the Italian province of Vicenza (Italy). The plan participated in the Best Climate Practices Contest of 2013 on “Climate Change and Urban Resilience” and (together with New York’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency) won the (…)
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