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Published on June 12th, 2014 | by Adam Johnston


Estadio Nacional World Cup Stadium Has More Solar Power Capacity Than 11 Competing Countries

June 12th, 2014 by  

If you’re super excited about the World Cup in Brazil, starting today(!), it has also been exciting to see that the stadiums would use a lot of solar power. However, it’s not very uplifting to hear that the Brasilia stadium, Estadio Nacional, has more solar power capacity than 11 of the countries competing in the World Cup. Here’s some more info from Solar Love:

Brazil’s FIFA World Cup Highlights Solar Energy, Energy Poverty (via Solar Love)

http://youtu.be/1kVFSWJlSno Brazil’s FIFA World Cup this week will highlight both solar energy and ongoing energy poverty in many countries. Four World Cup stadiums now have 5.4 MW of solar electricity capacity. These include: Belo Horizonte’s…

Estadio Nacional 


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is expected to complete the Professional Development Certificate in Renewable Energy from the University of Toronto by December 2017. Adam recently completed his Social Media Certificate from Algonquin College Continuing & Online Learning. Adam also graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a three-year B.A. combined major in Economics and Rhetoric, Writing & Communications in 2011. Adam owns a part-time tax preparation business. He also recently started up Salay Consulting and Social Media services, a part-time business which provides cleantech writing, analysis, and social media services. His eventual goal is to be a cleantech policy analyst. You can follow him on Twitter @adamjohnstonwpg or check out his business www.salayconsultiing.com.

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