Renewable Energy & The Smart Grid

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Clean technology includes the renewable energy (wind power, solar power, biomass, hydropower, biofuels), information technology, storage technologies, green transportation, electric motors, green chemistry, lighting, and many other appliances that are now more energy efficient. We focus this collection on renewable energy and development of the Smart Grid.

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Wind-powered energy security - Cabeolica, Cape Verde

Small islands are often heavily dependent on expensive imported fuel to generate electricity. The public-private partnership of Cabeólica in Cape Verde off the West Coast of Africa has harnessed the country's plentiful winds to help reduce diesel imports and increase energy security.

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Published on Jul 3, 2013