Tag Archives: Technology
Dung Busters, Nepal

Dung Busters, Nepal

An inspiring story from the 2005 Ashden Awards where a part government funded initiative, the Biogas Sector Partnership, is helping 100,000 Nepalese to use cow dung to create biogas. Not only is it using sustainable reources, its also smoke free and better for the users health.

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green.tv Weekly News – June 28th 2011

green.tv Weekly News – June 28th 2011

A New Yorker takes on cycle lanes and goes viral, Honda’s electric scooter launches and your chance to make a film for the World Wildlife Fund.

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Solar Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Solar Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rural Energy Foundation, Sub-Saharan Africa was selected for a 2010 Ashden Award. REF has played a significant role in expanding and increasing the take up of solar energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, creating jobs and providing access to electricity for thousands of remote rural households. The Africa Award is supported by the John Ellerman Foundation

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AID Foundation, Philippines

AID Foundation, Philippines

Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation Inc. has developed and installed newly designed ram pumps in 68 hillside villages in the Philippines. They won an Ashden Award in 2007.

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Crop Waste into Biomass Fuel

Crop Waste into Biomass Fuel

2011 Ashden Award winners Abellon are replacing the coal and lignite used in factories with a fuel made from the farmers’ crop waste. They currently produce around 65,000 tonnes of pellets per year for large industrial customers and provide over 215 local jobs.

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Sustainable Energy Academy

Sustainable Energy Academy

Old Home Superhome, The Sustainable Energy Academy has set up a network of refurbished hard-to-treat houses to convince policy makers and others that high energy savings are possible even in older properties.

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green.tv Weekly News – June 6th 2011

green.tv Weekly News – June 6th 2011

green.tv news is back with stories of electric bicycles, travelling across Australia with a kite and exploring the ocean depths…

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Connected Urban Development Program

Connected Urban Development Program

Cisco’s Connected Urban Development Program Signposts the Future Era of Sustainable Work. Connected Urban Development program (CUD) is a public-private partnership aimed at addressing the unique environmental problems confronted by urban areas, and at developing replicable information and communications technology (ICT) solutions for cities around the world.

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Alan Rodger

Alan Rodger

Professor Alan Rodger, British Antartic Survey discusses the impact advancing global warming is having on the Antartic www.antarctica.ac.uk/

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Production Efficiency

Production Efficiency

Reducing CO2 emissions from power generation by increasing generation efficiency, flexibility and applying smart power.

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