• New project off the U.K. coast could power up to 1 million homes.
  • The solar farm is one of the largest of its kind.
  • Hornsea is the farthest-out-to-sea offshore solar plant in the world.
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  • Study presents roadmaps for 139 countries to go 100 percent renewable.
  • Authors suggested it was a much more aggressive strategy than the Paris agreement.
  • Researchers found that it's possible with current technology and capabilites to go full renewable by 2050.
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Solar-powered desalination plant in Kenya gives fresh water to 25,000 people a day

Turning salt water into fresh water with the power of the sun.

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  • New solar-powered desalination plant provides fresh water in Kenya.
  • The plant is already able to support 25,000 people a day.
  • As more water-scarce regions pop up worldwide, technology such as this offers an energy efficient way to provide fresh water.
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The dirty side of renewable energy

Our clean energy needs to be sourced responsibly right from the get-go.

  • Clean technologies rely on a wide range of metals sourced from unsustainable mining.
  • Mineral extraction damages local communities and environments, destroying cultures and biodiversity in the process.
  • Human rights and conservationist efforts are put at risk due to mining.
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