water use

15
DEC 2015
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Innovative canal-top solar plants have found success in India. Now two San Diego professors are proposing a similar approach for the Tijuana River Canal in Mexico. We take a look at some of the challenges and opportunities with respect to river-topped solar projects

23
JUL 2015
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, announced the two countries’ pledge to fight climate change.

10
JUL 2015
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In late April this year a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal killed more than 8,000 people and injured another 18,000 people. Nepal was hit by a second quake in early May. Together, the quakes leveled much of Kathmandu and left an estimated 1.4 million Nepalese people in need of help.

In the wake of the quake, SunEdison donated 20 rural kits (a kind of small solar generator) to Nepal and worked with SunFarmer, a non-profit organization, to implement them where they were needed most. Here are some of the most important ways solar can help after a natural disaster happens. 

30
JUN 2015
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As many regions face epic drought, we thought it was time to take a look at how renewable power can help communities save huge quantities of water.