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Renewable Energy Business

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

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Energy Production Costs at Root of Government Belt Tightening

Eric Zencey explains why it would be wise to pay proper attention to energy return on investment.
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Renewable Energy Investments Set New Record, Up 32% in 2010

Developing countries took the lead in renewable energy investing in 2010, as total investments rose 1/3 to a new record.
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Major Solar Installation Unveiled to Thousands of Fans at NASCAR Race

As NASCAR fans excitedly prepared for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, with its almost unending stream of activities and entertainment, there was something decidedly…
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Leading the Charge for Electric Cars at Apartment Complexes

Here’s another amenity coming soon to an apartment complex near you: electric vehicle charging stations. Car Charging Group and Equity Residential have teamed…

Vicky Sharpe & STDC: Catalyzing Innovation in the Clean Tech Sector

Taking new clean technology solutions out of the lab and putting them into the real world. This is Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s (STDC)…
President Obama nominates Bryson to be Secretary of Commerce

Obama’s Commerce Nominee Brings Fighter Jets, Mickey Mouse and Sustainability to the Table

In a move that could prove transformational (more on that later), President Obama has nominated John Bryson, founder of NRDC, for Secretary of…
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GE Opens Solar EV Charging Station in Connecticut

Electric vehicles become much more environmentally friendly when you decouple them from fossil-fuel generated electricity and instead increase the mix of renewable power…

Intel Generated 27% More Chemical Waste in 2010 than 2009

Last week Intel released its tenth annual CSR report, 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report. While earlier this year we reported on Intel’s large purchase…
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Can Commercial PACE Financing Drive $2.5 Billion in Energy Efficiency Investments?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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The New Energy Economy: Can We Afford It?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Increasing Gas Prices Despite Subsidies

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Thermodynamics and the Downward Spiral of Industrialized Society

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
New York City will build 50 megawatts of solar installations on decommissioned landfills

NYC Finds Solar Energy Gold in Old Landfills

Landfill gas recovery is becoming a familiar fixture in the alternative energy scene, and now New York City has added a new dimension…

Video Interview: The Latest in Clean Energy

In this interview, Susan Preston of California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF) updates us on the latest energy ventures.  CalCEF is a private venture…
Walmart goes green, and not just some trucks.

Waste Diversion, Renewable Energy Among Highlights of Walmart’s 2011 Sustainability Report

Walmart just just released its 2011 Global Responsibility Report. Waste diversion and renewable energy initiatives that appear within some of the chain’s 8000…