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Kevin is both an environmentalist and a tech guy and has been writing, editing and publishing this blog since 2007. He answers questions related to how you can use tech to go greener.

Tidal Energy Used to Produce Hydrogen Fuel

Surf ‘n’ Turf, a pilot project installed in Orkney, Scotland, has successfully generated tidal and wind energy that will be used to generate hydrogen. Whatever hydrogen is produced will then be stored and used later for a variety of different ideas and schemes. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) believed …

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Smartflower Brings Portability to Residential Solar Energy

The smartflowerTM solar energy system brings on-the-go solar power to your home. Initially developed for European households, the smartflower is a self-contained, ground-mounted system that can be quickly installed and de-installed, perfect for people who want to enjoy the benefits of solar energy even as they move from home to …

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State Of the Art Software Made to Save the Environment

In 2017, the world is a much more environmentally friendly place than it once was. Recycling is actively encouraged, companies give away free home insulation to cut energy costs, and various products are made from recycled materials, in fact upcycling (reusing and refreshing old furniture) has even become a popular …

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Tesla Solar Roof – What Up with That?

Solar panels attached to traditional roofing materials may not look appealing to the eye, but they have been – until now – the choice for those who want to use the sun to power their home. Tesla offers to do much of the same thing – and more – but …

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Vertical Forest to Clean Air in China

Image by Max Pixel You don’t need a PhD in geopolitics to be cognizant of China’s unfortunate record when it comes to pollution, animal welfare or human rights. Yet, the political and economic leviathan has shown promise and made baby steps in recent years towards embracing sustainability and green technology. …

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How Big Data Will Make Sustainable Farming Better

How Big Data Will Make Sustainable Farming Better Image source Our food supply is, of course, vitally important to us all. It’s sad then that approximately one-third of all the food produced in the United States is wasted annually. Not only does this represent a monetary loss more than $940 …

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Wood Based Computer Chips

A recent article appearing in the MIT Technology Review described the exciting potential for using wood-based computer chips instead of the silicon-based chips which currently enjoy almost universal application. Whereas silicon chips are fairly rigid in usage as a transistor, wood can be processed into nano cellulose paper to provide a …

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Renewable Energy Jobs Continue to Rise

If you’re interested in breaking into the green job market, there’s good news within the industry. According to a report by the Environmental Defense Fund, jobs within renewable energies are increasing 12 times faster than the rest of the U.S. economy. Although President Trump has consistently supported fossil fuels over …

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