Energy

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For the past few weeks I have been cycling to and from Pinchot University where I am studying for my MBA in Sustainable Business. I believe this was the right decision for many reasons.

Four reasons why I cycle to school



This is such a huge win for the environment and such a huge loss for oil companies, especially Shell. The company announced recently that it was withdrawing its oil platform from the Arctic, where it was drilling for oil.

Shell withdraws from the Arctic


Good news everyone ! Our Kickstarter campaign collected up to $36,753, overshooting by more than 20 percent our fundraising goals. As you can imagine, all of us are pretty grateful and excited. Be sure that I will keep you posted on the development of the company and its promising technology.

Our Kickstarter is now funded !


Smart infrastructure choices from cities worldwide would save them $17 trillion (15.2 billion euros) by 2050. The solutions – renewable energy, public transportation, energy efficiency – are not new but the lens of this new study is interesting. 

Cleantech could help cities save $17 trillion



I have the pleasure to announce you all that the biogas project I have been working with classmates this summer is now being funded on Kickstarter. After working in Colombia on large scale biogas projects, I have been lucky to work for the past three months with classmates from Pinchot University, […]

Announcing our Kickstarter campaign


India is nowadays a booming economy, with more people demanding always more energy. But the local government is smart and aware of the staggering potential of energy efficiency as it will replace all streetlights to LED in the next two years. 

India goes full speed ahead on LED lights


What I love about blogging is coming back to old posts with new developments and ideas. Years ago I was wondering what was the most sustainable : blue roofs (with solar panels) or green ones. Some people combine both ideas and this is a GREAT idea. 

Green and blue at the same time with Biosolar Roof



Earlier this month President Obama has announced his country's strongest move to date on climate change. As IFLScience and many other reported : " The finalized Clean Power Plan aims to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 32% from 2005 levels by 2030. "

President Obama unveils ambitious climate plan


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The drought that is affecting Brazil so much is also undermining Uruguay and its large dependance on hydro energy ( 74 percent of local electricity ). The current alternative to hydro is oil. So the country will invest $2.6 billion ( 2.3 billion euros ) in wind energy in the next […]

Uruguay to invest $2.6 billion in Wind energy


Here is something intelligent : utilities offering LED bulbs to decrease your energy consumption. As an example of this I received this month a FREE super efficient bulb. Thanks Seattle City Light for making my household and thousands of others more efficient ! 

Smart utilities are offering LED light bulbs