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By Emily Bornhop Solar Energy History Every industry, every company, and even the existence of each person is ruled by demand. Bodies need food and water to survive. Companies need capital. Do you remember the day when your high school Read more…


The Konterra Solar Microgrid Project in Laurel, Maryland, taught us important lessons we will use in future microgrid projects. By C.J. Colavito, Director of Engineering, Standard Solar     As the solar industry searches for solar + storage solutions, microgrids Read more…


Originally published on Sustainnovate. The Spanish utility company Endesa purchased 410 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of solar electricity during a recent solar energy auction for Portugal and Spain, according to recent reports. The solar auction in question ended with a price of Read more…


Originally published on Sustainnovate. The province of Jujuy in Argentina will be developing 700 megawatts (MW) of new solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with the German company Photovoltaic Park following the signing of letter of intent between the two, according to Read more…


It’s no secret that many of the planets biggest brands are advocates of the environment. But, many small business owners believe that a greener business model is a luxury only afforded to those who have the money to invest into Read more…


It’s set to be the largest divestment from fossil fuels ever made.  Just hours after a coalition of groups delivered nearly 50,000 signatures and a worldwide Twitterstorm to #DivestNorway, the Norwegian parliament last night issued a unanimous recommendation to divest Read more…


It is amazing to think that the first hybrid vehicle was designed and constructed over a century ago. A lot of motoring enthusiasts are unaware of this fact because clean transportation technology is considered to be a modern invention. The Read more…


By Jennifer Tuohy It might be time to retire that old joke “How many (fill-in-stereotype-to-be-mocked-here) does it take to screw in a light bulb?” Because light bulbs have got a whole lot more complicated in recent years. These days, it Read more…


By JORGE MADRID | BIO | Published: FEBRUARY 23, 2015 We need to have “the talk” about solar power and equity, because ignoring uncomfortable questions will invite misinformation and bad decisions. We need an informed dialogue about how local solar Read more…


Home Heating Tech to Feel Warm, Fuzzy, and Sustainable All Winter Long Most homeowners only think about their home’s heating system twice: during the winter and when it’s broken. Many homeowners eventually replace what was there when they first moved Read more…


BY NICK BLITTERSWYK, CEO of UGE Distributed renewable energy is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, and working in such a nimble industry means that every year brings new innovations and developments. This year is no exception. Read more…


By BEN SCHNEIDER | BIO With a new year comes new promises and new opportunities – and that also goes for the United States and China, the world’s biggest climate polluters. The good news is both nations appear ready to embrace Read more…


In 2010, around one-third of the food produced in the United States was not consumed, and ended up being wasted. That is a troubling statistic, and represents a food waste crisis that if left ignored will continue to burn holes Read more…


Smart home technology has emerged as homeowners want to improve the comfort of their homes, and at the same time, minimize daily responsibilities and expense. A home is considered ‘smart’ if some of it’s mundane functions are integrated into the Internet of Read more…

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