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Washington Non-Profit Lights Up the World One Village at a Time

Solar energy is one of the most widely available forms of renewable energy, especially in the developing world where plenty of sunshine is…
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Primus Green Energy Pitches Home Grown Gasoline

A U.S. biofuel company called Primus Green Energy has come up with a biofuel processing system that offers the gasoline version of the…
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Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…
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5% of California’s Energy Comes From Wind Power

California is probably one of the most environmentally progressive states in the U.S. It is also the country’s most populous state and according…
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Greenpeace Ranks Best Companies in ICT

Following on the heels of the Green Electronics Ranking, today Greenpeace released the fifth version of its Cool IT Leaderboard. This ranks and evaluates…
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The Hottest Places for Solar Panels

Levels of solar radiation vary dramatically between countries, as do the various subsidies available. Where in the world is the best place to…
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Video Tour: Abu Dhabi’s Zero Carbon, Zero Waste Masdar City

Among the highlights of last month’s trip to the World Future Energy Summit  was a tour of Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s living laboratory…
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India Leads With $10.3bn in Clean Energy Investments

Bloomberg recently reported that India’s clean tech investments, “reached $10.3bn in 2011, some 52 percent higher than the $6.8bn invested in 2010. This was…
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This Year’s Super Bowl Will Be “Super Green”

For the past 18 years, the NFL has been trying to decrease the environmental footprint of the largest annual sporting event in the…
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Samsung Announces £100m Investment in Scotland’s Wind Energy Sector

Moving along with Scotland’s ambitious plans to be the European leader in wind energy, Samsung has announced that it will base its first…
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Mayor Works to Bring Clean Tech to Los Angeles

At the VerdeXchange Marketmakers Conference that took place in downtown Los Angeles this week, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave a keynote speech to an…

Bottlenecks of Utility Scale Renewable Energy

Renewable energy still has a long way to go to be our de facto utility energy source, especially in a state like California.…
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Chinese Solar Panel Exports Spike as Obama Announces New Trade Enforcement Unit

Chinese exports of silicon solar panels surged in 2011, and they're spiking higher yet following the filing of illegal dumping and subsidy petitions…
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The Green Side of the State of the Union: Obama Wants to Have His Cake and Eat it Too

President Obama made his energy vision very clear, explaining that “this country needs an all-out, all-of-the-above strategy that develops every available source of…
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The Cleantech ‘Arms’ Race that Could Save the World

This post was originally featured on the Zayed Future Energy Prize blog. By Roger Ballentine, President of Green Strategies There has been much-hyped…