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Harvesting Water from Fog: A Solution to Water Scarcity?

Countries are seeking creative solutions to tackle water scarcity. Could fog-harvesting be an option? It appears to be working in southwest Morocco.
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New ‘Green Steel’ Micro-Mill for Oklahoma and Choctaw Nation

A new steel recycling plant offers economic opportunity for an Oklahoma community, with lower greenhouse gas emissions than conventional plants.
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Solar Beat Natural Gas for New Electric Generation Capacity in 2015

Solar energy had another record-breaking year in 2015, installing nearly 7.3 gigawatts of new capacity.
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Growing Electric Bus Company Logs Over 2 Million Service Miles

TriplePundit spoke to Matt Horton, Proterra's vice president of sales, upon the news that the electric bus company surpassed 2 million miles of…
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Unilever to Use Algae Oil in Personal Care Products

Anyone who has followed the sustainability conversation for a while has undoubtedly heard about the promise of algae as a raw material. Now,…
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Koch Brothers Win the Wind Energy Battle, Lose the War

The Obama administration gave a huge kickstart to offshore wind energy development in New York state, despite Koch-fueled efforts to stop renewable energy…
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Brooklyn Microgrid Seeks to Disrupt NYC’s Power Monopoly

Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to…
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Energy Storage Takes Off

A new report from GreenTechMedia finds that energy storage capacity in the United States grew an astounding 243 percent last year – another…
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How Google Became the World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

Google is the biggest corporate purchaser globally of renewable energy, with a hand in utility-scale wind and solar projects that span the globe.
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5 Reasons to Be Excited About Solar

Whether you are an individual or a business, and regardless of where you live or are based, solar power and energy is an…
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Minneapolis Puts Natural Gas and Coal to Work for Clean Energy

A clean-energy gamble in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is beginning to pay off with innovative programs for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
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United Kicks Off Regular Biofuel Flights on West Coast

Today United Airlines will debut its first commercial flight using a new biofuel blend called Honeywell Green Jet Fuel. The flight will travel…
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Whole Foods Partners with SolarCity to Install PV Panels on 100 Roofs

Whole Foods has reached an agreement with NRG Energy and SolarCity to install as many as 84 to 100 solar rooftop installations on…
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World’s Tallest Solar Tower Take Shape in Israel

Construction is now underway on the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station, where a vacant stretch of the Negev desert in Israel will be…
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Electrify Africa: Balancing Energy Access and Long-Term Sustainability

New energy development, spurred by the recently passed Electrify Africa Act, is set to significantly increase access to affordable power for millions throughout…
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