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Smart Meter Technology

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A smart meter, also sometimes refered to as home energy monitors is usually an electrical meter that records consumption of electric energy and communicates that information back to the account holder or utility for monitoring, efficient energy management and billing purposes. Smart meters enable two-way communication between the energy source and us. Wikipedia

Solar Photovoltaic

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Photovoltaic systems (PV system) use solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity. A system is made up of one or more photovoltaic (PV) panels, a DC/AC power converter (also known as an inverter), a racking system that holds the solar panels, electrical interconnections, and mounting for other components. Wikipedia

Solar Thermal

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Solar thermal energy (STE) is an innovative technology for harnessing solar energy for thermal energy (heat). Wikipedia

Sustainable Transportation

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Sustainable transport (or green transport) refers to any means of transportation with low impact on the environment, and includes non-motorised transport, i.e. walking and cycling, transit oriented development, green vehicles, car sharing, and building or protecting urban transport systems that are fuel-efficient, space-saving and promote healthy lifestyles. Wikipedia