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BMW Switches to Iceland Data Center to Reduce Carbon Emissions

BMW will relocate some of its high performance computing programs to a 45-acre green data center complex in southwestern Iceland.
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CA Prop 39 Will Provide Funding for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency

A measure on the November ballot, Prop 39, will provide funding for clean energy, sustainability and energy efficiency projects across California.
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SolarCity Files for $200 Million IPO

On October 5, SolarCity registered for an IPO with the SEC that the company hopes will raise over $200 million.
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AT&T Takes Control of its “Energy Destiny” with Bloom Energy Fuel Cells

AT&T just announced that it is expanding its use of fuel cells to power 28 data centers and other facilities in California and…
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Europe Now Creates Enough Solar Power to Fuel Austria

Despite economic troubles, Europe now generates 52 gigawatts of solar power, enough to fuel all of Austria.
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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…