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Powering the Future: A Nobel-Prize Winner Takes a Look Deep into the Future

By: Paul SanGiorgio Have we hit peak oil? How long can we rely on cheap coal for power generation? Is hydro-fracking worth the…
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A Clean Resource Too Large to be Ignored – Geothermal Power Gains Steam

Geothermal power's grown at a much slower rate than other forms of renewable energy over the past decade. That's not due to a…

Xtreme Power Storage

This video was syndicated with the permission of our friends at Future360 . Check out this interview with the founders of Xtreme Power,…
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LA’s Solar Power, Green Jobs Potential Largely Untapped

LA's solar power and green jobs potential remains largely untapped, due in large part to lack of action by local government, according to…
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Solar Power Creating Jobs, Boosting Tennessee’s Economy

Times remain hard across the country, but solar power is a bright spot in Tennessee's economy. The Volunteer State is Hemlock Semiconductor and…
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The BMW i3: Advancing Automotive Sustainability

With its first mass produced all electric vehicle, the i3, BMW has completely redesigned the EV concept. Instead of taking a car and…
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Renewable Energy Land Leases: How to get a Slice of the Pie

This post outlines key considerations for property owners to evaluate when leasing their land for renewable energy development. There are pros and cons…
The untapped potential for rooftop solar in Brooklyn, NY.

Jump Starting the Solar Economy Means Bringing Solar to Every Home, One Neighborhood at a Time

Through Community Solar programs—which overcome the high upfront costs of going solar and the complexities of solar subsidy programs—we can jumpstart the solar…

Sierra Club’s Nukespeak Revives the Nuclear Debate

It was nearly 30 years ago, in the wake of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, when the classic Nukespeak from Sierra Club…
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Plugging in: Renewable Energy for Remote Villages

Integrating renewable energy into international development projects is exciting, difficult and time consuming – but that has not reduced the interest from the…
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Facebook Invests in Cogeneration for New Menlo Park Campus

Facebook‘s Menlo Park Campus is all set to have a cogeneration system (aka combined heat and power system or CHP) installed soon with…
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A Power Shift in Boulder

Boulder voters approve steps towards breaking away from Xcel Energy to increase local and renewable energy options in the community. This could have…
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Sustainable Energy Trade Agreements: A Fresh, “Green” Twist on Free Trade

Putting a "green" twist on the concept of Free Trade Agreement, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development is advocating the enactment…

Reinventing the Role of Paper in the Digital World

The following is a guest post by our friends at Opportunity Green (a 3p partner ) – an award-winning sustainability conference featuring global business…
HP's Paul Santeler Reveals "Redstone"

Hewlett Packard “Redstone” Server to Cut Energy Use 89%

According to Hewlett Packard, if no significant changes are made by 2015, an astonishing ten million servers will need to be employed to meet…