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Wind turbines get a second life thanks to MiniPower

MiniPower, a Dutch startup founded by Maarten von Winning and Michiel Wanninkhof, focuses on the replacement and exploitation of used wind turbines. The company helps to relocate well-serviced used wind turbines to emerging places in the world. The startup is participating in the Rockstart Smart Energy Program. This is the third programme of Rockstart, which

Spares in Motion connects demand and supply in the wind turbine market

The key trend in the wind industry is to lower the cost of energy to be able to compete with traditional sources of energy. After installation of wind turbines, the factor that can be influenced best are Operating and Maintenance costs, where availability and costs of spare parts play an important role. Spares in Motion

Top Green Entrepreneurs in 2013

What a year full of Great Green Entrepreneurship! With a start in August 2013, we are 50 posts old and we will continue bringing you the latest content about disruptive sustainable products and services, innovative green business ideas and emerging green technologies. This year ended with 6 Green Crowdfunding Platforms as our most popular post

Tesla expands Superchargers network throughout Europe

In the beginning of December, Tesla has opened its first Supercharger stations in the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Opening its first Supercharger network in Norway last September, Tesla now plans to build more Superchargers in countries like Belgium, France and the UK in 2014. 14 European Superchargers in place At the moment, Tesla has

The Uniquely Green Hotels of the New Millennium

Renewable, green, clean energy is all the rage. Some people love it because of its environmentally sound approach to energy and power production, and some love it because it represents a sort of mini Industrial Revolution. After all, there’s money to be made, and all you need is the sun! Personal motivations aside, renewable energy