Tag: clean power


New York made notable progress this legislative session on a proposal to open up access to affordable solar energy to all energy customers. Assembly Bill 9931 / Senate Bill 7727 would have enabled shared solar arrangements in which customers could Read more…


Just over a month ago, the first SolarKiosk opened near Lake Langano, in Ethiopia. The project was conceived by Germany-based Graft Architects as part of a bigger move to bring clean power to people in regions of the world who Read more…


In the 19th century, Texas became well known for its longhorns and the Alamo. The 20th century saw the oil boom, the Cowboys, and an infamous Dallas afternoon in November, 1963. In the 21st century, the state is becoming defined Read more…


The drive towards alternative energy continues at full steam in Ontario, Canada. According to a report in the London Free Press, Ontario Liberals are pressing ahead with 25 wind and solar projects for the Southwestern region. The announcement was made Read more…


Breakthroughs in green energy technology, coupled with supportive government policies, could add $155 billion to the U.S. economy annually and create more than 1.1 million jobs by 2030, according to an analysis by Google.org, the internet search giant’s philanthropic arm.


Scientists at the Madagascar Biodiversity Center have a new tool to help them study species that are being threatened by deforestation – reliable clean power. Volunteers have installed solar panels that prevent the loss of valuable research time during occasional Read more…


As far as renewable energy goes, the London Olympics, which will take place next year, is already a loser. According to a BBC report, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 said only the original 20% target will not be Read more…


Spain is currently the second largest global solar market and the third in the global wind market. Spain houses some of the leading renewable energy research centers, including Almeria Solar Platform, the National Center for Renewable Energy, and ISFOC, one Read more…


Imagine a world where you can buy electricity from your choice of vendor (not the utility) at prices that can be negotiated with the vendor. Kind of like shopping at eBay or Amazon. Want to buy a week’s worth (1,000 Read more…


Ocean energy resources are among the most promising, but least developed, of all potential renewable energy resources. Europe, and particularly the United Kingdom, are in the lead. Recent proposed cuts in federal funding could jeopardize the ability of the U.S. to be a world leader.

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