Renewable Energy

News and analysis on the solar, wind and other renewable energy sectors.

Germany Takes “Power to the People” Literally

Back in the 1960s there was a social uprising in this country. It grew out of the civil rights movement and the protests…
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UPS Earns LEED Gold Status for Corporate Offices in Atlanta

Despite UPS headquarters being 20 years old, the company just announced that it has become the first in the package delivery and logistics…
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Our Perspective on the 8 Strategic Factors Shaping Oil Price in 2012

The price of oil is still one of the most important factors shaping the economy. It can determine not just how much you’ll…
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Google Continues Its Investments in Renewable Energy

Although Google is a tech-company with huge, energy-intensive data-centers, they are also pretty clued in about sustainability. Through the years, they have been investing heavily…

Public-Private Partnership Boosts Clean Energy in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has added 36-megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable electricity to its national electricity grid. Reno, Nevada’s Ram Power announced on Dec. 22 that…

What a Billion-Dollar LEED Gold Project Looks Like

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was aiming for high marks in sustainability  when it designed some elaborate green features into the Pentagon’s…

5 Lessons from Warren Buffett’s $2 Billion Solar Farm Purchase

Last week the solar industry finally generated good news. Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings agreed to buy First Solar’s Topaz solar farm, a…

The Power of a Population

As we seek to discover new methods of generating and harnessing energy, there is one source that is worth discussing: the human body.
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Don’t Know Where to Start? Check Out the Sustainable Energy Guide

Last week we released Sustainable Industries’ new microsite, the 2012 Sustainable Energy Guide. The guide contains an overview of everything an Operations or…

Wendell Pierce Rebuilds Green in New Orleans

By: Sarah Backhouse Future360 travels to New Orleans, Louisiana to meet actor and star of Treme, Wendell Pierce. Pierce is on a mission…

Report Sees Need for Major Private Clean Energy Investments in 2012

With stimulus initiatives in the form of soft loans, cash incentives, tax credits  and grants expiring, the U.S. energy sector must find new…
Six out of the 70 Global Sustainability Fellows at the UCI Empowering Sustainability on Earth conference in 2011. From the right: Giuseppe Rotolo, Italy; Gonen Sagy, Israel; Debjeet Sarangi, India; Cindy Chen, China; Solange Teles da Silva & Milena Rodrigues Boniolo, Mexico.

Nature Knows No Borders: Pioneers in Sustainable Innovation & Peacebuilding

"For an intense week we listened and discussed perspectives on the difficult global context for sustainability," said Gonen Sagy. Gonen is an alumnus…

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,…