Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Environment

South Pacific: Tiny Tokelau Becomes Most Energy-Efficient County on Earth

The small Polynesian territory has achieved its outside ambitions of becoming even more than carbon-neutral, by slashing fossil fuel use and developing renewable energy sources.

(A small tropical island in Tokelau)

For the last decade, fears that rising seas would swamp the …Read More: South Pacific: Tiny Tokelau Becomes Most Energy-Efficient County on Earth

Environment

USA: Gilligan’s Island Goes Green with Solar Power Array

The Hawaiian isle where the iconic television series was filmed is now embracing the green-tech revolution with a cutting edge solar power development.

(Coconut Island image by Farhad Vladi)

In the 1960’s, television audiences were enraptured by the tale told by “Gilligan’s Island” – after all, who wouldn’t want to …Read More: USA: Gilligan’s Island Goes Green with Solar Power Array

Development

Powering Your Private Island – The Basics

The solitude and dreamy isolation offered by private islands are part of their allure, but feeling far away from the cares of civilization may also mean being cut off from the mainland power grid. When connecting to a central power supply is prohibitively expensive or altogether impossible, there are many creative options for the …Read More: Powering Your Private Island – The Basics