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DOE and Abengoa Launch Biorefinery in Kansas

This morning the Department of Energy and Abengoa are kicking off the company’s first commercial-scale biorefinery in Hugoton, Kansas.
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Sugar in Brazilian Skies: Is Farnesane the Fuel of Airlines’ Future?

Gol, the second largest airline in Brazil, is testing farnesane, a sugarcane based biofuel, for some flights between the U.S. and Brazil.
Energy Vision President Joanna D. Underwood (left) at the People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday.

Note to U.N. Climate Delegates: Don’t Forget Renewable Natural Gas

Natural gas critics and boosters alike are missing something important: the advent of a fuel called renewable natural gas (RNG), which is chemically…
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World Leaders Respond to U.N. Call for Climate Change Action

At the United Nations Climate Summit 2014, held at U.N. headquarters in New York City on Sept. 23, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for…
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White House, USDA Give Clean Energy Sector $68 Million Boost

Following through on President Barack Obama's plans to combat climate change and boost energy productivity, the Agriculture Department on Sept. 18 announced it's…
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Green Job Openings More Than Double in the Second Quarter of 2014

More than 12,500 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in this year's second quarter (Q2 2014), more than double that of Q1,…
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Big ‘Beyond Coal’ Victory for Indianapolis Grassroots Coalition

Indianapolis Power & Light's decision to stop burning coal at its Harding Street power plant marked a big victory for residents and Power…
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Ford to Launch Largest Solar Array in Michigan

Ford and DTE Energy are partnering to build what the companies say will be the largest solar array in Michigan.
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Kohl’s Solar Power Portfolio Moves Forward with Solar Tree Chargers

Kohl's solar power investment now includes solar trees built by Envision Solar, a San Diego-based solar design company.
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The North Face Sustainability Report: Environment and Efficiency

The most recently issued The North Face sustainability report highlights the company's progress on clean energy and sustainable manufacturing.
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A Proud Day To Be A Hockey Fan: NHL Releases First Sustainability Report

The NHL's report is the first of its kind in major professional sports, and its scope and ambition are impressive.
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The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources

Renewable energy sources are becoming more mainstream, which has given rise to research into more renewable sources. Outside of the more commonplace solar,…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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Do Perovskites Hold the Keys to Ubiquitous Solar Energy?

The U.S. DOE recently announced $10 million in R&D funding that includes exploring the use of pervoskites as a CSP molten salts energy…
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Obama: “We Don’t Fear the Future” of Climate Change

On the heels of the administration’s release of the Third National Climate Assessment report, President Barack Obama today announced an array of executive…