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bentlymotors, carport, July 29, Solar, sustainable energy, UK -

Bentley motors has announced this week that it will be taking a more sustainable approach to manufacturing. The luxury car firm is celebrating its centenary year by ensuring that 100% of the electricity used in its factory headquarters in Crewe, is solar or green energy approved. By installing 10,000 solar panels that generate 2.7 Megawatts of power, Bentley are aiming to reduce their levels of CO2 by 3,300 tonnes per year. The new installation announced on 1st May is a significant investment for the car firm, covering 1,378 car parking spaces, or the equivalent to spanning across two football pitches....

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France, July 29, renewable energry, Solar, Solarpowered, sustainable energy -

SolarSoundSystem celebrates its twentieth year of hosting solar and bicycle powered parties in Europe. Partygoers have been attending the events since 1999, dancing to music all running on renewable energy. The solar-powered sound systems started off in Lausanne, Switzerland, but have now taken off in France, with installations in Paris, Marseille and Biarritz. As the movement has grown, parties now take place all over the world in Berlin, the Basque region of Spain, Tel Aviv and even Hong Kong.Keen to spead his ecological message far and wide, founder Cedric Carles says “it is necessary to perform in public space in...

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