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PortZed Off-Grid Housing Proposal "A Rare Bit Of Good News"

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Images credit ZedFactory With the real estate development business in the tank in the UK, it was surprising to see a big article in the Guardian about Bill Dunster's PortZED project. Back in '07 it was called "an example of how a good architectural concept and zero carbon solutions can come together successfully." Now, according to developer Bohogreen , it is awaiting planning approval and financing is in place. Unlike most net-zero projects that pump electricity into the grid during the day and take it out at night, PortZED takes an off-grid approach, and stores electricity made from wind and photovoltaics in batteries. This is tough.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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