All posts tagged renewable energy

The Super Bowl is Going Green & So Should You!

The Super Bowl is Going Green & So Should You!

The NFL has made a commitment to go green for this year’s Super Bowl and we welcome this change. So the question is, if the Super Bowl can go green, why can’t you? We have compiled the following tips aimed at helping you do your part to make this a Green Super Bowl.

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Renewable Wind Energy Faces Challenges with Tax Hikes

Renewable Wind Energy Faces Challenges with Tax Hikes

Ambitious renewable energy goals are at risk if the renewable energy tax credit is not extended. The wind energy sector has already seen more than 2,300 jobs lost this month from one company alone, with more expected if the tax hikes go into effect. Don’t just read about it, do something to help.

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Iceland is the Greenest Country in the World

Iceland is the Greenest Country in the World

The island nation of Iceland is ranked #1 as the greenest country in the world according to the EPI index. Iceland is also among the happiest nations on the planet, providing interesting parallels between the two. The leads to the question of whether going green equates to true happiness.

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Solar Energy Takes a Giant Leap Forward with Solar Paint Technology

Solar Energy Takes a Giant Leap Forward with Solar Paint Technology

It is almost unbelievable, but Sunbelievable is a solar paint technology that can produce electricity from nano-technology. Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have created what may be the next generation of solar power production.

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The Lowdown on Modern Electric Vehicles

The Lowdown on Modern Electric Vehicles

The electric vehicle (EV) has been around for over 150 years with significant improvements in modern times. The EV is 55% more energy efficient than a traditional gas powered car, often they are faster and more fun to drive as well.

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President Obama Announces Energy Savings Initiative

President Obama Announces Energy Savings Initiative

President Obama and former President Clinton unveiled a new energy savings initiative in partnership with the private sector. This $4 billion energy efficiency plan builds on the existing Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) program which has been in place for over a decade.

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Understanding Energy in America in 5 Minutes or Less

Understanding Energy in America in 5 Minutes or Less

Renewable energy accounts for only 10.5% of America’s energy production leaving other production to dirty alternatives like coal. It is important to understand the basics of energy and energy production as it makes becoming energy efficient easier.

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The Solyndra Bankruptcy has a Silver Lining for Green Energy

The Solyndra Bankruptcy has a Silver Lining for Green Energy

The political strife surrounding the Solyndra bankruptcy while unfortunate for the industry does have a silver lining. Even bad press can be good press when it opens the door to debate and discuss renewable energy and how to make it more available and affordable.

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7 Billion People Need to Go Green

7 Billion People Need to Go Green

With 7 billion people on earth sustainable living has never been so important. Should the world panic or rejoice, before we announce the end is near remember that mother nature provides all the tools we need to survive.

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