Maldives announces mandate for solar energy
The Maldives are sinking, energy's a fortune and waste disposal is a major issue. At Climate Week NYC, the country's vice president announces a mandate that 60% of energy be produced by solar power in a bid to be carbon neutral by 2020.
- Photovoltaic solar panels, solar thermal energy and solar shingles
- Pilot programs for biogas, biofuel and deep sea water cooling
- Heat recovery
- Eco-conversion of facilities
- Carbon offsetting for third party sources not owned or controlled by the group
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