Category: Green Energy

California’s Energy Efficiency Projects Saved People $600M in 2014

Thanks to new initiatives and tried and true approaches to help customers optimize their energy use, California’s energy efficiency programs saved customers more than $600 million on their energy ...
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Panasonic Plugs in Its Solar-Friendly Fujisawa Smart Town

With the opening of the planned community's central hub, Panasonic's eco-friendly smart town outside Tokyo is a fully operational green living space.
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Community Colleges: The Gateway to Clean Energy & Climate Resiliency

When it comes to preparing for, fighting against and adapting to global warming, community colleges are resiliency no-brainers. So it makes sense to the American Association for Community Colleges, ...
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The World’s 3 Big Energy Threats, and the Countries Most Ready to Face Them

Three energy threats -- security, equity and sustainability of our energy supply -- are the subject of a new report from the World Energy Council.
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How Renewable Energy Yieldcos Drive the Industry Forward

News flash: Thanks to catastrophic climate change and fossil fuel divestment, Wall Street is zeroing in on renewable energy yieldcos. This is not necessarily news to those who have been ...
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Green Jobs in Canada Now Outnumber Tar Sands Workers

Solar, wind and biofuels are now creating more green jobs in Canada than the controversial fossil-fuel development projects that make the news headlines.
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From Alaska to New Mexico, Smart States Win Clean Energy Awards

The Clean Energy States Alliance has recognized eight projects from across the country for innovative work to bring wind, solar and efficiency to residents.
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The Future of Electric Vehicles on Display at the LA Auto Show

When the LA Auto Show opens its doors to the public on Friday, expect to see electric vehicles getting an even bigger share of the attention.
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What Does SunEdison’s Purchase of First Wind Mean for Big Solar?

The $2.4 billion offer for First Wind will help SunEdison catch up to the big solar players, but it'll make a big difference in growing the wind industry.
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Iowa Co-Op Utility Goes Solar with Its Rural (and Amish!) Customers

From installing solar phone booths used by the Amish to building the states's largest community solar farm, one electric utility shows how solar in Iowa can work.
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