UK’s first energy positive classroom produces 1.5x the energy it uses

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After one year in operation, the numbers are in: the United Kingdom’s first energy net positive classroom is capable of producing 1.5 times the amount of energy it needs to operate. Known as the Active Office, the energy producing classroom stands as a shining example of what is possible as the United Kingdom and other nations attempt to transform their energy systems in response to climate change. The building was designed by experts at SPECIFIC, a UK Innovation and Knowledge Centre led by Swansea… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Elon Musk says Trump administration may be “positive on renewables”

Elon Musk, recently selected as a strategic advisor for President-elect Donald Trump, seems hopeful the next administration could be more open to renewable energy than we think. Speaking at the Gigafactory, he said we may “see surprising things” from the Trump administration. Even though Trump won’t be hard on fossil fuels, said Musk, his administration may be “positive on renewables.”

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