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Power to the People Must Include the People: Renewable Energy Solutions for Off-Grid Communities

Power to the People Must Include the People: Renewable Energy Solutions for Off-Grid Communities

A man from the Alto Mentae community checks out an experimental waterwheel in April 2022 that was built by the community but ultimately failed to work. Credit: Igor Cavallini Johansen The millions of people around the world who live off the power grid have a radically different idea of ​​what a technological marvel looks like. …

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See Africa's restoration from space: Planet and Justdiggit enable nature-based solutions to re-green the earth

See Africa’s restoration from space: Planet and Justdiggit enable nature-based solutions to re-green the earth

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Planet Labs PBC (NYSE:PL), a leading provider of daily Earth data and information, today announced that Justdiggit, a Dutch nonprofit dedicated to land restoration in sub-Saharan Africa, leverages the high-resolution mission capabilities of SkySat satellites, their near-daily PlanetScope satellite images, and data streams of planetary variables to quantify, assess, and scale their re-greening …

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