A new program from renewable energy development company SunEdison and nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives aims to build a more diverse solar workforce. Last month, the organizations announced the launch of the RISE (Realizing an Inclusive Solar Economy) initiative, which will provide women and members of underserved communities with solar job training and job placement through GRID Alternatives’ workforce development program.
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Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with the country’s 6,000 mosques.
KFC diners in the U.K. apparently love their desserts — and their coffee. That’s why the bustling fried chicken chain plans to serve Seattle’s Best Coffee — complete with edible, chocolate-rimmed coffee cups. With another 100+ stores planned for the U.K. and Ireland soon, the new confection will get lots of visibility.
California’s forthcoming mobile kill-switch law will impact businesses positively, and, moreover, the planet as a whole is better off with this technological implementation.
A new portable system can purify dirty water — including sea water — using solar-powered distillation: the simple process of boiling the water and then condensing the steam back into a liquid.
Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.
A sea change is gathering in India as the country contemplates embracing the promise of solar-powered electricity. You can see it at the ballot box, through the prism of international diplomacy and in the capital markets. The country is also pushing back against foreign coal imports, which comes as a surprise for some.
On February 25, TriplePundit hosted a “Stories & Beer” Fireside Chat about the solar energy revolution at the Impact Hub, with special industry guests!
A high-performance house offers many unique features that dramatically reduce dependence on fossil fuels, while providing exceptional comfort. Although many of these features have an upfront cost, they reduce the operating costs of the home throughout its lifespan.
Aiming to forge careers in the U.S. solar industry, six students will receive mentoring and hands-on training from OneEnergy Renewables and Net Impact.