Renewable energy

Renewable Energy Discussion

World Air Quality Map and forecast

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Map with real time air quality index (AQI) of top cities around the world: http://aqicn.org/ Satellite-based forecast: http://aqicn.org/forecast/world/

Smart City Valencia 2020

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Valencia 2020 Smart City Strategy http://www.transition-cities.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Valenci… This document outlines the strategy for how the city of Valencia, Spain plans to become a smart city by 2020. Some highlights include: Smart Mobility 76.4% of journeys in Valencia are sustainably made 3,900 dete...

How to Select Solar Street Lighting

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Slideshare presentation: How to Select Solar Street Lighting by Ethan Ho Without any industry standards, it can be difficult to choose the right solar street lighting. Some things to consider are: the brightness of LED lamp, the lifespan of the components, and how many day will the light will function without sunlight? H...

The world's first city hotel with a zero-energy balance

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle in Vienna is the world’s first city hotel with a zero-energy balance. Sun-facing walls are covered with solar panels and interior walls covered with green ivy. In addition, they water their plants and flush their toilets with their own well water. https://www.hotelstadthalle.at/en/sustainabil...