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Which Companies Pitched Green Products at CES?

Within the cavernous halls at CES 2012 were plenty of energy efficient, “green” and eco-friendly products along with OLED and smart TVs. Panasonic…

The Real Solar War: US Manufacturers and Installers Fight Over Cheap Chinese Panels

There is a heated debate going on between people who are supposed to be on the same side of the aisle. Yet, when…
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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…

BP Moves Beyond Solar

On May 19, 1997, John Browne, then the CEO of BP, gave his famous ‘Climate Change: the New Agenda’ speech at Stanford, outlining…

Solar’s Best Quarter Ever

For the third quarter of 2011, solar installations in the U.S.  broke a record: 449 megawatts of new capacity in just three months,…

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…

At IKEA, Solar Joins Swedish Meatballs on the Menu

Something has to cancel out the environmental effects of those $399 sofas and $1.49 place mats, so IKEA is investing more and more…

US-Chinese Trade War on Solar Panels Killed Solyndra

As the bankrupt solar panel manufacturer Solyndra scrambled to find bidders for the company's assets, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s investigates the true…

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…

Solar Power and Public Institutions

The recent announcement of a partnership between Merrill Lynch, SolarCity and the Department of Defense to provide solar power for military housing is…
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The Solar Bottleneck

Bottleneck was the word of the day at the recently held Distributed Solar Summit. The good news is that solar panel prices are…

Financing Solar’s 99%

Did you know there are over 17,000 solar companies in the US? These companies employ over 100,000 people – half of them in…
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Walmart Goes Solar in Cajun Country

Walmart is installing one of Louisiana’s largest solar projects in a partnership with Cleco Power in the town of Many.

BizBox: A Solar Powered Mobile Pop Up Shop

The term “pop up shop” has become common currency these days, but it hasn’t generally meant a store that actually pops up. Until…
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Green Energy Park a Laboratory for Japan’s Future

The Green Energy Park is where energy storage, solar power and smart grid technologies will provide the next level of not only innovation,…