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The North American Supergrid: Saving our Electricity and Our Climate by ClimateYou Editor Abby Luby

Imagine a high voltage supergrid that would supply 48 states with a reliable stream of electricity. Right now, a High Voltage Current transmission network, or supergrid, is being proposed. It’s known as the North American Supergrid (NAS or Supergrid). The NAS would be constructed almost all underground along already existing roadways or right-of-ways. Power lines

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Leading by Example: Google leads renewable energy movement by City Tech Blogger Gerald Pasco

Over the past decade Google has grown to be one of the biggest companies on the planet. People from all over the world know who and what Google is: acompany who strives on the principle of innovation. So it really isn’t a surprise when you read on the news that their company is almost entirely

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Wake up and smell the traffic!!! by City Tech Blogger Sergio Carrillo

As time passes technology is moving forward in many ways. Some countries really take it to the next level for applications in fields where there is a major need of enhanced ways of living in this beautiful environment. But lately the air we breathe is not as clean as years ago. Pollution is the main

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How Does Your Academic Major Relate to Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Nathan Persaud

As mechanical engineering undergraduates, we are taught to constantly innovate, invent, and improve products. One of the biggest challenges we face is making old technologies compliant with federal environmental regulations. Most old manufacturing technologies used fossil fuels to create and generate power. And one of the controversial issues currently is air pollution. Air pollution today

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Powering America on Solar by City Tech Blogger Mohammad Raihan

How much of America would we need to supply with solar panels in order to achieve 100% renewable energy status? Not much. In order to provide enough energy for the United States. We would have to produce four million gigawatts of energy per hour. That’s a lot of energy, but if 2.8 acres of land

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