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Xcel’s Colorado Community Solar Gardens Developer Initiative Sells Out in 30 Mins

Opening up its Solar Rewards Community program to project developers, Xcel subsidiary Public Service Co. of Colorado's first RFP for small-scale community solar…
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Israel Powering Its Future With Algae Biofuel?

A new company from Tel Aviv called Univerve is working to turn algae, a natural substance, into third-generation renewable fuel. The company decided…
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Walmart Installs Massive Wind Power Turbine in California

While Walmart has not given a deadline of when the retail giant plans on reaching that 100 percent renewables goal, the movement towards…
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California’s Publicly Owned Utilities Have Plenty of Work to Do on Renewables

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently released a report that examined the state’s 10 largest POUs between 2003 and 2010
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South Korean Utility Acquires UTC Power Fuel Cells to Meet Clean Energy Goals

Fuel cells have proven to be especially popular with South Korea's electric utilities. UTC Power's sold 14 of its PureCell Model 400 systems…
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You Want Fries with Your Charge?

At the Great Escape Restaurant you can recharge yourself and your EV.
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Rio+20: Aruba To Turn Off the Fossil Fuel Switch

Aruba’s government, led by Prime Minister Mike Eman, announced this afternoon at the Rio+20 Conference that the country is partnering with the Carbon…
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NRDC Rates G20 on Renewable Energy, Urges Greater Action at Rio+20

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) yesterday released its Renewable Energy Scorecard, a report that ranks and analyzes G20 member nations' renewable energy…

Green Government Opportunities

By G. Nagesh Rao From my personal experience in the startup scene,  I have noted that the three critical types of capital required…

Energy Efficient LEDs Displace Conventional Technology and Costs Shrink Overall

Costs are coming down on LEDs and lifespan of the bulbs have increased. Cleantech research reports this will cause the overall value of…
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Should We Praise Goldman Sachs for Pledging to Invest $40 Billion in Clean Energy?

Goldman Sachs announced on Thursday it plans to invest $40 billion of its own and its clients’ money in renewable energy projects over…
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Germany Close to Slashing Solar Subsidies

The German government is close to slashing subsidies for solar energy by 20 to 40 percent despite solar's success in reaching up to…
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Kohl’s in the LEED with Energy Efficiency and a More Sustainable Supply Chain

This week Kohl’s issued its first annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, which discusses the company's energy efficiency and green building efforts.
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Fake Grassroots Campaign Against Wind Industry Exposed

The Checks and Balances Project and Climate Progress revealed a memo outlining a national PR campaign to undermine and sabotage the wind power…
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The Current State of Clean Energy

“The world’s energy system is being pushed to breaking point. Energy-related CO2 emissions are at historic highs, and under current policies, we estimate…