Startup FlyKly just raised cash for a new product that converts any old bike into an electric one. Genius.
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Germany is investing big cash in battery storage to help push the limits on renewables on the grid. More info here: http://reneweconomy.com.au/2013/germany-finances-major-push-into-home-battery-storage-for-solar-58041
The neighborhood of Malmö in Sweden is probably the most advanced neighborhood in the world in terms of transitioning to self-sufficiency, especially the way they deal with waste.
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Algeria is working in their adventure towards infinity.
More information here: http://www.irena.org/REmaps/countryprofiles/africa/Algeria.pdf
The most styling glasses brand in the world right now made us a special pair of glasses with biodegradable frames in the shape of our logo. They just released their new website and features us under collaborations/projects. Design Hotels. WEBSITE: https://mykita.com/en/collaborations#
"in the past few years the prices on solar panels have dropped, so it’s a really good price now," Steve Howard - IKEA Chief Sustainability Officer. More info: http://goo.gl/8NTRaS
Check out the 1957 toy designed by Charles and Ray Eames that is powered by the sun.
More info: http://goo.gl/N25049
While only 41% of the population has access to electricity, we still think this is quite an interesting fact.
Measuring 75m in length, the world's longest rotor blades produced by Siemens are almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380. With a record rotor diameter of 154 meters, each wind turbine can produce 25 million kilowatt hours of clean electricity in offshore locations, enough to supply 6,000 households.