by Susan DeFreitas: Is it a home, or is it a power plant? Way back in 2009 when construction was completed on Villa Åkarp, the Swedish “energy positive” (a.k.a. grid positive) house,
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by Kristin Eberhard: On August 7, LADWP adopted guiding principles for the development and implementation of its energy efficiency portfolio.
By Evan Weaver: For those looking to make a social impact with their investments, life just got a little easier. Stock exchanges serving only socially oriented companies will soon open in Singapore and London, with others to follow.
by Susan DeFreitas: There are green buildings and then there are green buildings. We know. We’ve covered them. From LEED-certified produce warehouses to green luxury log “cabins”;
by David J. Hill: Want renewable energy in a small, portable package? Then the ReadySet solar charger by Fenix International may be the closest thing to a perfect on-the-go kit for anyone excited about solar power.
by Pete Danko: Solar researchers seem to have a thing for sunflowers. Makes sense, right?
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—the “Four Corners” states plus their western neighbors—are home to some of the best renewable electricity potential in the country.
By Dean Kuipers: One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLAannouncing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon.
It seems that there are a growing list of top green colleges ranging from campuses to class curriculum. This one provides reasons why campuses made the list.
by Pete Danko: California made it official on Tuesday, reporting that the its investor-owned utilities – who provide about three-quarters of the electricity used by the state’s nearly 38 million residents – reached a renewable portfolio standard target of 20 percent green power in 2011.