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Researchers from UTEC recently created a system that leverages microorganisms found in plants to power a lamp. However, the team mentioned plans to retail the lamp in the future – a purchase that is simply unattainable for half of Peru’s population living on less than $2/day.  (via UTEC) Growing up in the jungles of Peru is no easy feat. When you aren’t fighting off jaguars and thugs, you’re struggling to keep your home’s electricity running despite the har ...
Bill Gates recently launched of the largest clean tech initiatives in recent times. Mission Innovation and the Clean Tech Initiative require 20 countries to double clean tech innovation, while investing $20 billion in new clean tech startups. (via mission-innovation) When it seems Bill Gates has done it all, he keeps the punches rolling. His newest initiative, called the Clean Tech Initiative, seeks to enhance clean energy for all and is backed by 20 countries and some of the biggest names i ...