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'Shade balls' released into LA Reservoir in battle against crippling California drought and algae bloom

[USA] In a bid to fight prolonged and crippling drought, Los Angeles has acquired millions of plastic “shade balls” to help with water conservation efforts.

The balls can not only reduce evaporation by more than 1 billion litres, Continue reading 'Shade balls' released into LA Reservoir in battle against crippling California drought and algae bloom

Floating solar panel provides power, slows down evaporation and algae growth

Solar Power Inc., a renewable-energy developer backed by China’s LDK Solar Co., is joining with Aqua Clean Energy to develop floating solar projects in the U.S. and Mexico.

The joint venture would put solar panels Continue reading Floating solar panel provides power, slows down evaporation and algae growth