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5 Ways Obama’s Climate Plan Will Help GreenTech

June 26, 2013
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5 Ways Obama’s Climate Plan Will Help GreenTech

Did you hear that U.S. President Barack Obama issued a Climate Action Plan on Tuesday? It’s a sort-of aggressive plan that was sort-of big news, though still probably off the radar or considered trivial for most Americans. Yet it could and should have lasting and positive effects for the green tech and energy efficiency...

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Greenest Office Building Sets a Standard for Energy Efficiency Tech

April 23, 2013
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Greenest Office Building Sets a Standard for Energy Efficiency Tech

Denis Hayes coordinated the first Earth Day in 1970, and now, more than 40 years later, he has opened what promises to be the greenest office building on Earth Day. Hayes now heads up the Bullitt Foundation, and its new building, the Bullitt Center in Seattle, features a collection of cool and practical green...

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Beyond Earth Day: 10 Lasting Green Tech Trends

April 22, 2013
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Beyond Earth Day: 10 Lasting Green Tech Trends

Confession time: I am not a big fan of Earth Day, and I suspect many others in the green and green tech fields feel the same. I thought Earth Day was great when we were cleaning out trash-choked streams. It raised awareness when there was none. But now everyone’s got an Earth Day thing...

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Take it from the Tea Party: Energy Efficiency Doesn’t Have to Be a Green Idea

April 10, 2013
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Take it from the Tea Party: Energy Efficiency Doesn’t Have to Be a Green Idea

Don’t be fooled into thinking that you can’t sell energy efficiency products or services to those who don’t fit the typical eco-conscious or green personas. Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club and a keynote speaker at last week’s Babson College Energy and Environmental Conference, cites that some of solar company Sungevity’s top...

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Solar Cells from Trees?

March 29, 2013
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Solar Cells from Trees?

We’ve been hearing about cellulose as an energy producer in biofuels, but new research suggests the plant material could play a role in producing solar cells that would be a whole lot more green than conventional substrates materials.

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Hot Solar Market Can Lead to Other Energy Tech Opportunities

March 19, 2013
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Hot Solar Market Can Lead to Other Energy Tech Opportunities

Solar power is red hot. You’d have to live in a cave not to realize that solar photovoltaic (PV) is growing at an accelerated rate. And solar’s growth and acceptance should lead to other business opportunities for green tech and energy efficiency professionals. Last week GTM Research and SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) released...

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Surf and Sun Power on Maui

March 5, 2013
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Surf and Sun Power on Maui

On the most remote island chain on planet earth, sustainability emerges out of isolation. The island of Maui is 2,400 miles from the nearest landmass on a dormant volcano, and fossil fuels are hard to come by. For years solar power has played a role in subsidizing the energy needs of the Hawaiian Islands....

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Global Solar Market Posts Slow Growth

February 23, 2013
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Global Solar Market Posts Slow Growth

What the ...? Data from NPD Solarbuzz shows demand growth in 2012 failed to crack double figures for the first time in a decade.

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Obama Proposes Big Goal for Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Homes

February 13, 2013
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Obama Proposes Big Goal for Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Homes

President Obama made the case for clean technology and energy efficiency in his State of the Union address Tuesday—and more importantly linked the development of energy efficiency to economic growth, issuing a “new goal to America” to cut the energy wasted in our homes and business by half in the next 20 years. That...

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Solar Battery Backup Marketed Through A/V Dealers

February 6, 2013
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Solar Battery Backup Marketed Through A/V Dealers

NewPower’s Emergency Back-up Power System features 4.5 kw of solar PV, 8 kw of battery storage and an 8-kw generator. It is being marketed through audio/video and electronics installation firms, and could even be used to make a home entertainment system green.

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