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Exploring the Future of Wind and Hydrokinetic Energy: Q&A with Dartmouth’s Brenden Epps

A Q&A with Dartmouth engineering professor Brenden Epps on wind and hydrokinetic energy. Professor Epps discusses his research on wind and hydrokinetic energy…
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Asian Energy Expansion Means We’re Probably Too Late to Avert Climate Change Disruption

Home to some of the world's fastest growing economies and populations, an energy forecast for Southeast Asia bode ill for efforts to curtail…
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Microsoft Doubled Renewable Energy Purchases in FY 2013

Microsoft's 2013 Citizenship Report focuses on carbon neutrality and the power of technology to promote human rights.
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American Petroleum Institute Sues EPA Over New Biofuel Mandates

American Petroleum Institute sues EPA over new biofuel mandates. Are these legitimate concerns or just part of a larger anti-renewable agenda?
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Brits to Buy Solar Arrays with their Ektorp Sofas

Hold on, I need to look at my list here. I need to buy some Swedish meatballs, a couple chairs, some new food…
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Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…
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Google Buys 240MW of Wind Power in Texas

In its latest renewable energy buy, Google announced Tuesday that it will purchase the entire 240-megawatt output of a wind farm in the…
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Kuwait Petroleum International Issues First Annual Sustainability Report

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8), a subsidiary of a state-owned Kuwaiti company, has issued its first sustainability report.
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Kroger Converts Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Kroger's "anaerobic digester" in Compton, CA, takes in food waste and pumps out biogas, providing power for its campus and distribution center.
US DOE highlights wind energy growth in USA

Two New Wind Power Reports Are Good News For Wind-Friendly Branding

Two new wind power reports from the US Department of Energy translate into good news for wind-friendly green branding, but growth in the…
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Making Cities More Resilient in the Face of Climate Change

Upgrading America's infrastructure to be modern and disaster-ready would infuse $1.6 trillion dollars into the economy.
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Samsung Continues Global Renewable Energy Investment with Solar in Canada

Samsung Renewable Energy inked a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. to open a solar module and power voltage manufacturing plant in Ontario.
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Los Angeles Goes All In on Rooftop Solar Panels

The largest urban rooftop solar program in the nation is underway in Los Angeles, with a five-year goal to power more than 34,000…
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House Budget Slashes Renewable Energy, Calls for $500 Billion Mars Colony

In an odd sort of "budget-hawkery," the U.S. House budget moves to scrap renewable energy programs while calling for a half trillion dollar…
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Ronald Binz Discusses Disruptive Forces Threatening American Utilities

American utilities are under siege from disruptive forces from rooftop solar to static energy demand - it's time to change the business model.