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Session 4: Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force for the New York Bight – 11/28/18

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Session 4: Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force for the New York Bight – 11/28/18

so as you’re getting seated just a reminder to any members of the public we will have two different opportunities for public input one right before lunch and one again at the end of the day I think about seven or so folks have signed up so far with with Maggie at the registration table […]

Investing in electrification and renewable energy

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Investing in electrification and renewable energy

Tom Levering: The theme of electrification is an increasingly important one for John Hancock Enduring Assets Fund. The simple reason is that the cost of renewables, both wind and solar, have gotten to the point where in many parts of the world, they are the cheapest form of electricity. So, they are able to take […]

Harnessing nature’s solar cells

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Harnessing nature’s solar cells

Leaves and plants are nature’s solar panels the first step in photosynthesis is to change sunlight into a little bit of electricity, that then, gets converted into the processes of life. If we manage to somehow hijack the molecules that are responsible for photosynthesis in plants and other photosynthetic organisms, and use them to generate […]

Brazil and California: Partners on Renewable Energy Grid Integration

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Brazil and California: Partners on Renewable Energy Grid Integration

PAUL GHIOTTO: [SPEAKING PORTUGUESE] This is Paul Ghiotto from the U.S. Embassy Brasilia Brazil. I Have the pleasure today to begin our web chat with Angelina Galiteva of the California Independent Systems Operator Board as well as Renewables 100. This web chat is hopefully the first of a series of web chats with renewable energy […]

How to secure your dinghy in waterspouts, lightning, and squalls – Sailing Ep 172

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How to secure your dinghy in waterspouts, lightning, and squalls – Sailing Ep 172

From 1,500 rpm we’re doing just over 1 knot. That’s a waterspout, and that’s right above the anchorage we’re trying to get to. It was a really close call, the closest I think we’ve ever come to running aground. This is what you call wind against current against tide against fetch. We just came through […]

Renewable Energy Cheaper then Tri-State Rates

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Renewable Energy Cheaper then Tri-State Rates

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO YOU BY ALPINE BANK. DEDICATION YOU CAN COUNT ON. AN EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST. ALPINE BANK MEMBER FDIC. YOU’RE WATCHING DURANGO TV NEWS. I’M DEBORAH URODA SITTING IN FOR WENDY GRAHAM SETTLE. TWO RECENTLY COMPLETED STUDIES INDICATE THAT THE LA PLATA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION COULD REASONABLY END ITS CONTRACT WITH […]

Community Building Through Renewable Energy | GRID Alternatives

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Community Building Through Renewable Energy | GRID Alternatives

I look at everybody as a teacher in a way ’cause I’m trying to better myself so I prefer like just working and learning as much as I can and apply that knowledge to life GRID Alternatives is undertaking a two-part mission We are reaching out to families that are at low and moderate-income to […]

Jonathan Trent: Energy from floating algae pods

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Jonathan Trent: Energy from floating algae pods

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Some years ago, I set out to try to understand if there was a possibility to develop biofuels on a scale that would actually compete with fossil fuels but not compete with agriculture for water, fertilizer or land. So here’s what I came up with. Imagine that we build […]

DevBytes: Bluetooth Low Energy API in Android 4.3

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DevBytes: Bluetooth Low Energy API in Android 4.3

[MUSIC PLAYING] Hi. My name is Fred Chung, part of Android Developer Relations. Today we’re going to talk about Bluetooth Low Energy. In Android 4.3, we are adding built-in platform support for Bluetooth LE. The new Nexus 7 and the Nexus 4 are the first two Nexus devices that are going to be Bluetooth-smart ready, […]

The Shocking Truth of Lightsabers vs Lightning | Physics vs Film

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The Shocking Truth of Lightsabers vs Lightning | Physics vs Film

Lightsabers are a staple of the Star Wars saga wielded by Jedi Knights, Sith Lords and sometimes even former stormtroopers. They are an elegant weapon for a more civilized age… and a pop-culture phenomenon which pretty much any fan boy or girl would love to get their hands on. As I’ve mentioned before on this […]