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Brilliant Stakeholder Engagement: PG&E Gives $25 to Consumers Who Save Gas

Northern California’s major utility, Pacific Gas & Electric, handed consumers a nice surprise this week in the form of $25 pre-paid debit cards.…

Visualizing Chinese Energy

Apropos of last week’s post on US Energy Research Dollars, we present another WellHome that gives us a look at China’s energy use.…

Energy Research Dollars Visualized

Something fun for your Friday, originally posted on WellHome: Government spending on alternative energy is quite small compared to the amount of money…
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Energy is a Consumer Issue. Why are we Drowning it in Politics?

By Brian F. Keane I’ve spent much of the last decade marketing clean energy and energy efficiency to the American people. And I’m…
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Masdar City’s Wind Tower: Literally Cool

My favorite kinds of “green” solutions are the low tech ones based on technology that’s been around for thousands of years. When it…

World Future Energy Summit Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, may be overflowing with oil, but the Emirate is also brimming with ideas and commitments to a green energy future.…

Biomass Plant Construction Begins at Colby College

A new biomass plant is under construction at Colby College. The plant will replace 1 million gallons of heating fuel with about 22…

A Bad Year in UK Clean Tech

This time last year Britain’s commitment to cleantech was inspired, the outlook optimistic. It didn’t matter that there wasn’t an effective agreement on…

No Fracking Way part 2: New York Moratorium Signed

As reported last week, the state of New York was considering a ban on the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for…
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Video Interview: Jones Lang LaSalle on Clean Energy Real Estate Needs

Clean energy companies have unique real estate needs that the real estate sector is rising to meet.  In this interview, Ben Stapleton, VP…
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Redwood Systems: LED Lighting that Talks (Video Interview)

The network of lighting in every room provides an opportunity to create an information rich “smart” building that redefines how we interact with…
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Video Interview: Removing Coal Fired Power Plants by Handling Peak Load

Coal fired and natural gas power plants are installed only to sit idle 99% of the time.  In fact, 10% of the power…
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Britain’s Energy Data Hacked – For Behavioral Change

It’s a shocking case of a government making good on a campaign promise:  British government ministries have made their energy usage data available…

Getting Trendy about the Smart Grid

Most of the time a trend or two should suffice, but when there is ten of them on the same subject, in this…

Re3: Diverting Landfill Waste To Produce Green Energy

According to the EPA each of us contribute 64 TONS of landfill waste during our lifetime. Imagine the environmental benefits if this waste…