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Meet The Marine Energy Atlas

The promise of marine energy is seemingly boundless — and thanks to a recently upgraded tool powered by new high-resolution data sets, users can pinpoint promising sites. Developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) resource characterization team and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies … [continued]

Al Gore On Climate Change Crisis

Originally published on Green Living Ideas. Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a powerful address to a packed house at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa this week. Environmentally, Gore is most famous, perhaps, for his 2006 speaking tour and subsequent documentary called An Inconvenient Truth, … [continued]

Gilligan’s Island Goes Solar

  Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a Hawaiian island that is being furnished with about 260 kilowatts of solar panels. Nope, this isn’t another farcical TV show plot — Coconut Island, home to the University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology and the … [continued]