Tag Archives: environmental sustainability
Georgia Power filed a request with the Public Service Commission (PSC) today in order to expand its solar energy capacity between now and 2015. The utility is looking to triple the amount of solar from 61 MW annually to 210 MW over a three-year period. This is an abrupt shift from Georgia Power’s previous position [...]
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his running mate this weekend, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. Romney supporters are thrilled with the candidate’s choice for vice president, particularly his background as Chairman of the House Budget Committee with a long-standing record of solid “fiscal disciple and accountability to the federal government.” The announcement was not good [...]
The practice of open defecation and dirth of sanitation in developing nations kills 1.5 million children under the age of 5 every year, according to philanthropist Bill Gates. So Gates and his wife, Melinda, are devoting $6.5 million to research and development project meant to reinvent the toilet for countries that lack the infrastructure to [...]
For the past few days, people have been amazed by the marketing blunder committed by Shell when they launched their Arctic Ready website, looking for users to create their own ads with slogans to promote arctic drilling. The ad generator tool was, naturally, overtaken by environmental activists and general ‘internet trolls‘ alike to make Shell [...]
Here are the top five sustainability conferences of Cary Krosinsky the vice president of Trucost. Trucost has built the world’s most extensive time series database of over 700 emissions and pollutants as are generated by more than 4,500 public companies around the world, and uses this data to help portfolio managers understand their environmental footprints, [...]
- Solar on Breweries Across the U.S
- How Green Windows Provide Energy Efficiency
- Solar + Cloud Computing: Google’s Project Loon
- Wood as a Green Material
- In Focus: Green Engineering Advancements
- The Electric Vehicle Market in 10 Years
- Panasonic: 100M Li-Ion Tesla Batteries Ship This Month
- In Focus: India’s Energy Ties with Iran
- New Renewable Energy Projects Approved by Obama Adminstration
- The Solar Robots are Coming!
- Florida Has Spoken: More Renewable Energy!
- Bloomberg Announces Insane NYC Climate Plan
- SunRun Wants Utilities to Innovate Rooftop Solar
- UW Professor Designs Solar Cells that Store Energy
- Buffet Bets Against Nuclear
- Squirrels: Solar’s Biggest Threat?
- Facebook’s Hydroelectric Data Center Opens in Sweden
- Renewable Energy Funding in South Africa