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Ways the renewable energy sector is having a ball with technology

Renewable energy is derived from natural sources that can be replenished. Due to climatic changes across the world and the ever-increasing cost of oil and fossil fuels, we can see varied types of advancement in the production and use of renewable energy. With increasing investments in the green energy sector, we can notice that renewable energy technologies are getting more cost-effective and efficient. Check out here some of the top technology advances that have been happening at various places.





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Renewables will be the future of our planet

It is now well known that non-renewable energies are not going to last forever. These will run out in future, causing several types of global crisis. Renewables are the only thing in sight that can lead the future. However, there are certain reasons renewables can save the planet. Check out what backs up these hopes.





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Flexibility of the sun: Photovoltaic panels maturing in appearance and design

Clean energy sources are really picking up, as fossil fuels are on a decline and people have become more aware of saving the environment and natural resources. One of the most popular natural sources of energy is sunlight. The facilities to harness its power are being established on a large scale across the world. Countries are setting up solar farms, plants, and tech parks. In fact, there are such innovative examples of facilities that can be termed as solar wonders of the world. Have a look at some such solar wonders here.

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Solar energy poised to overtake nuclear for use in space programs

While solar comes with its pros and cons, it is still the largest contender as far as the replacement of nuclear energy sources is concerned. The cost of solar is dropping fast and its installation is getting easier. On the other hand, several countries run many of their space operations based on nuclear power.

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Amazing mp3 players that power themselves for your entertainment

While music is the need of every individual, the music playing gadgets have also evolved over the years to give something special to people every time. The recent ongoing trend belongs to iPods and portable MP3 players. While these gadgets are getting more stylish with time, these are also going greener in the modern age. Many environment-conscious people want to grab green gadgets and these self-powered MP3 players cater to the same needs. Check out some of the cool options here.

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Amazing ideas to use for repurposing wine bottles

Recycling is one way to reuse the old stuff so it does not cause added pollution or damage to the environment. One such item that can be recycled effectively and creatively is a wine bottle. Wine bottles can take several shapes and forms on processing. Thus, you can create multiple items using old or empty wine bottles. Here are some cool ideas for you to recycle these bottles wisely.

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Solar powered 3D printers could solve myriad problems in developing countries

In areas where electricity is a problem due to certain reasons, the 3D printing technology can come to rescue if it is solar-powered. In fact, about one-fourth of the world’s population can benefit greatly from solar-powered 3D printers, as they live without electricity. This technology can change lives for all such people. Most of this population lives in developing countries and is badly is need for life-saving devices. Let us see how solar-powered 3D printers can save their lives, as well as the environment.

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Asian cities that have become flagships of sustainability for the continent

With the changing climatic conditions, it has become important to follow sustainable practices to save the environment and resources. There are many cities across the world, which have been leading the efforts being made in a greener direction. When we look at the Sustainable Cities Index for this year, we can notice that there are also three Asian cities that have been improving life for everybody.

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Great ways you can reduce environmental impact of your wedding

It is an extravagant affair to get married. While everything is lavishly spent, you can still make your wedding green if you are an eco-conscious couple. A green wedding will definitely set a great example in front of many other couples who care for the environment in which their live and breathe. Here are some simple and interesting ways through which you can make your big day greener yet special for yourself and others.

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Amazing lamps crafted by repurposing wine bottles

Recycling old stuff can be a very creative way to come up with new objects. Handmade lamps are also such objects that can be a result of recycling several types of products. However, here we are talking about the recycling of wine bottles that can lead to the creation of some awesome lamp designs. Check out a few such lamps that are so innovatively made out of discarded bottles of wine.

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