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Past and Future of Green Energy

You probably heard about citizens becoming more informed and aware of green energy resources in the news recently. While the news itself is recent, green energy is not. In fact, it has been around for awhile, having to pass a number of milestones before arriving at a format that is both cost-effective and commercially deployable. The first […]

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Saving Green by Going Green

There is significant talk about “going green” these days. Environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient lighting, green flooring, solar power, wind power and more are all making headlines as companies continue to innovate new technology and scientists deepen their understanding of how our human habits impact the environment overall. According to SC Johnson, roughly 70 percent of Americans […]

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Community Solar Gardens Coming to Massachusetts

Clean Energy Collective brings award-winning community solar solution to Massachusetts. The popularity of solar energy is growing in Massachusetts, and Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the company responsible for introducing the community-owned solar model to consumers and utilities across the country, is poised to deliver its award winning community solar solution to the Massachusetts market within […]

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Wind Turbines Providing Renewable Energy at Honda Plant in Ohio

Two Turbines Are Projected to Supply 10 Percent of the Plant’s Electricity. Consistent with Honda’s long history of innovation and the company’s commitment to reduce CO2 emissions, Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., has finalized installation and will begin operation of two power-producing wind turbines next week at its plant in Russells Point, Ohio, through […]

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Novozymes Just In Time

As countries in North Africa and the Middle East continue their descent into violence and chaos, crude oil prices have increased more than 20 percent. Americans feel that pain at the pump too. Their addiction will be difficult to break. Since petroleum replaced whale oil as a main fuel source more than a century ago, […]

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EPA Names Bloomberg as Top 50 Green Power Organization

Bloomberg Recognized for Industry-Leading Use of Green Electricity NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bloomberg L.P., a leader in sustainability efforts among global corporations, has been named by the Environmental Protection Agency as number 30 on its list of the 50 green power partners using the most renewable electricity and the only media company in the top 50. Green […]

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Green Businesses Sprouting at Closed Former California Air Force Bases

It may be counterintuitive to think of EPA Superfund sites as hotbeds of green technology. But as the Air Force Real Property Agency — responsible for buying, selling and managing Air Force property worldwide — continues cleaning, restoring and transferring property to the community, the former bases are attracting more clean, green businesses by the […]

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Two Renewable Projects Get Go-Ahead In Northwestern Ontario

The future will be brighter for many businesses in Ontario as more than 500 new green energy projects, most of them solar power installations, were recently approved. Of those projects, two are solar projects in Thunder Bay-Superior North, one in Dorion Township and the other Terrace Bay. These 510 projects are the first larger power […]

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Johnson Controls to Harness Renewable Energy, Improve Energy Conservation Measures for Oak Ridge National Laboratories

Innovative project to generate $8 million annual savings, decrease dependency on fossil fuels MILWAUKEE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tenn. has signed an $89 million energy savings performance contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to apply advanced energy conservation solutions, including a biomass gasification system, to the campus. This project is the […]

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CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. Announces First Phase of its Municipal Solid Waste to Ethanol Project Is Now Operational

ST. LOUIS – CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CLTH) has announced today that the equipment purchased from the University of California at Berkeley is now in place and operational. Testing of cellulosic feedstocks has begun. CleanTech is excited to begin this testing and about the potential impact of our technologies for the reduction of garbage being […]

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DOE Announces Up to $7.5 Million in Advanced Technology Research to Harness Energy Potential of Oceans, Tides and Rivers

WASHINGTON, DC May 05, 2008 – As part of the Bush Administration’s ongoing commitment to invest in clean energy technologies to meet growing energy demand while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $7.5 million in federal funding for research and development to help advance the viability and […]

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The Globally Green Energy Consortium Opens New England Chapter

BOSTON – Today, Globally Green Energy Consortium (GGEC) announced the opening of the New England Chapter in Hyannis, Massachusetts. ”As a global forum, GGEC’s mission is to dramatically and continuously improve the ability of business, building owners, management and industry to reduce their Carbon Footprint,” said Zacharie Mondel, GGEC – CEO and Executive Director . […]

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New Home Community Offers Solar for Everyone, a First in San Bernardino County

Solar Plus Green Technology and Other Energy Efficiencies Are Expected to Reduce Utility Costs by 40 to 50 Percent at New Fontana Community, Harmony at CenterStone Estates FONTANA, Calif. – CenterStone Communities and Petersen-Dean Roofing Systems celebrated Earth Day with the official opening of Harmony at CenterStone Estates where, for the first time in San […]

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Largest Solar Power Commercial System in San Jose “Rocks”

Akeena Solar Brings Solar Power to Star Quality Concrete, Boosts Sustainable Concrete Recycling Process LOS GATOS, Calif. – Akeena Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKNS), a leading designer and installer of solar power systems, today announced the Star Quality Concrete project. This installation will be the largest commercial solar power system in San Jose.

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Safeway Celebrates Earth Day with Two New California Solar-Powered Stores

Solar Store Dedication Part of Larger, Company-Wide Campaign to Help Consumers Make Sustainable Shopping Choices PLEASANTON, Calif. – Safeway Inc., one of the largest retail users of renewable energy, today unveiled its newest solar-powered grocery stores in Northern California to kick off a week of Earth Day activities and programs focused on the company’s commitment […]

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