Solar Farms. Plus Mushrooms — Suzanne’s Mom’s Blog

Photo: Sustainergy Solar arrays can reduce a farm’s carbon footprint while allowing room for crops and livestock. In Japan, Sustainergy has designed “solar farms at large scale so that farmers could obtain additional stable income.” Above, cloud ear mushrooms. When a company solves two important problems with one project, I probably shouldn’t call it killing […]

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Record low electricity demand in South Australia, due to rooftop solar — Antinuclear

Rooftop solar pushes South Australia to record low demand (again) http://reneweconomy.com.au/rooftop-solar-pushes-south-australia-to-record-low-demand-again-47836/By Giles Parkinson on 6 November 2017 The combination of growing rooftop solar installations, mild temperatures and sunny weather has pushed South Australia’s grid demand to yet another record low, this time shaving around 6 per cent off the previous low set just six weeks

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A One-Man Army: Chennai’s Solar Suresh revolutionizes self-sustainable living — the Reportr

Nikita Prasad Chennai, Nov 2: A revolution disguised as a man, 71-year-old Dwaradas Suresh from New 17 Vasu Street in Kilpauk, affectionately known as ‘Solar Suresh’ lives in a self-sustainable home in 2015 with solar power, rainwater harvesting, biogas plant and organic gardening. Pioneered and developed by him, his house stands out in the area […]

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Using Film to Tell the Story of a Sustainable Future — THE DIRT

“Principles of sustainability have to be at the center, not at the margins of design,” according filmmaker and eco-activist Shalini Kantayya, particularly in our era of dramatic population growth and resource scarcity. “Sustainability can no longer be a thing of the privilege, but something that is accessible to all sectors of society and the masses.” […]

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