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Rio+20: Aruba To Turn Off the Fossil Fuel Switch

Aruba’s government, led by Prime Minister Mike Eman, announced this afternoon at the Rio+20 Conference that the country is partnering with the Carbon…
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Worldwide Investment in Renewable Energy Hit $257 Billion in 2011

Worldwide investment in renewable energy hit a record high last year in spite of the financial crisis. Solar energy also overtook wind power…
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New Solar Program From SunEdison Aims to Eradicate Darkness in India

In rural India, more than 400 million go without electricity every day. SunEdison's new program, Eradication of Darkness, will design, install and manage…

Apple’s New Coal-Free Data Centers: Great News, Missed Opportunity

This was a good week for Apple. The company announced that “all three of our data centers will be coal free, which is…
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Member of the UAE Delegation to Rio+20 Chats about Outcomes

An important producer of natural gas and oil, the UAE has become known in the last decade for its growing efforts to fight…

Who Are the Winners and Losers From the New Tariff on Chinese Solar Panels?

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the imposition of antidumping tariffs of more than 31 percent on solar panels from…
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Clif Bar Celebrates Its 20th Birthday With LEED Platinum Headquarters

Clif Bar, the granddaddy of the modern day energy bar, has been sustainably celebrating its 20th birthday this year. The company’s latest accomplishment…
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Smart Booth Transforms Lowly Phone Booth Into Solar Powered Community Hub

The phone booth has lagged far behind its mobile cousin, fast becoming a vandalism prone relic of a bygone time. The Smart Booth…
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Germany Close to Slashing Solar Subsidies

The German government is close to slashing subsidies for solar energy by 20 to 40 percent despite solar's success in reaching up to…
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Kohl’s in the LEED with Energy Efficiency and a More Sustainable Supply Chain

This week Kohl’s issued its first annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, which discusses the company's energy efficiency and green building efforts.
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Sunrun Presents: Green Marketing 3.0

While the debate on the death of green marketing is far from being over, we see signs that green marketing is not only…
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Could the SolarCity IPO Hail a New Competitive Era for Solar?

SolarCity, the California-based installation giant, revealed yesterday it started filing documents with the SEC for its IPO. Could solar be turning a corner…
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AB InBev: A Lean, Mean, Water-Efficient Brewing Machine

Last week Anheuser-Busch InBev released its 2011 corporate social responsibility report, which focuses on waste diversion and water stewardship.
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McDonald’s “Best of Green” Highlights Leading Global Sustainable Practices

Can McDonald’s and “Best of Green” be in the same sentence? Projects around the world have boosted the company's efforts on energy efficiency…
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5 Reasons Why the U.S. Solar Industry Shouldn’t be Upset with BrightSource

The U.S. solar industry has experienced emotional ups and downs in the last two years that would exhaust even stronger industries. Here are…