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5 Technologies Driving California’s Clean IoT Electricity Strategy

California wants to make clean energy and a smart Internet of Things (IoT) system the world’s dominate energy strategy.
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San Francisco to Require Rooftop Solar On New Construction

The ordinance passed unanimously, making San Francisco the first major U.S. city to require solar panels on new construction.
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Solar Shocker: SunEdison Files for Bankruptcy

SunEdison filed for bankruptcy protection in New York yesterday. While some depicted the company's foibles as a symptom of bigger issues in the…
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Tax Credit Extension Makes Commercial Solar More Profitable

Now that Congress has extended the solar investment tax credit (ITC) for five more years, new and profitable opportunities to deploy solar energy…
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The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business

Heads of state from more than 195 nations are invited to formally sign the Paris Agreement on Friday in New York City. The…
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Florida College Town Embraces Green Building

Gainesville is home of the Gators and the University of Florida. In recent years, residents have witnessed a paradigm shift in the number…
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GM Adds Recycled Water Bottles to Its List of Raw Materials

“Recycling is good, but viewing waste as a valuable resource that can be plugged into your operations or products is even better,” John…
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USAID: Renewables Are a Way to End Poverty in India

USAID is trying a different foreign aid approach worldwide, including in India. Last week the agency awarded $5 million in grants through its…
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3 Ways You Can Help Combat the Climate Crisis

Although the situation can sometimes feel daunting and beyond repair, there are a few simple, concrete actions we can take to minimize the…
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How California Blackouts Will Make Solar and Batteries A National Story

California again faces potential blackouts. Could the potential loss of power push the state's innovation in solar and energy storage to the fore?
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More Countries Warm Up to Clean Tech

Countries around the world are ramping up their efforts, having realized that clean tech is the future.
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The Business Case for E-Cycling

Do you have an old flip phone or game system in your basement or garage just gathering dust? Businesses may have old equipment…
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Wind Power Wiggles Through Midwest Transmission Roadblocks

Despite obstacles, new transmission lines will bring more wind power from the Midwest to Eastern states.
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This System Recovers Heat Energy from Sewage

The U.S. wastes over 60 percent of the energy we produce. A vast amount of this wasted energy is given off as heat…
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The Eagle Has Landed: Ellen MacArthur Foundation Launches U.S. Chapter of CE100

Last week, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched the U.S. Chapter of its CE100 program in San Francisco. CE100 U.S. aims to target American…
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