California Energy Commission’s Robert Weisenmiller on the future

April 16, 2014 by  
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The chairman of California Energy Commission explains the future role of renewables in powering the Golden State.

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How Yerdle and Patagonia are boosting the sharing economy

April 15, 2014 by  
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The online marketplace and outdoor-product company are helping to reshape how people interact with their stuff.

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How She Leads: Lynelle Cameron, Autodesk Foundation

April 15, 2014 by  
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The Autodesk Foundation seeks to foster design that addresses some of the world's biggest challenges. Its director explains the opportunities.

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How Golden Agri could help make half of all palm oil sustainable

March 10, 2014 by  
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The Forest Trust's Scott Poynton says industry is reaching new heights in the battle with deforestation

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‘Electronic Ink’ May Lead to Incredibly Cheap Solar Cells and Touch Pads

August 7, 2013 by  
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What if a new technology could lead to solar cells as cheap as a roof shingle and electronic touch pads under ten dollars? A novel “ electronic ink ,” developed by researchers from the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado may soon be able to turn this dream into a reality. The substance is composed of silicon nanocrystals which are non-toxic and able to be printed on inexpensive plastic substrates. Read the rest of ‘Electronic Ink’ May Lead to Incredibly Cheap Solar Cells and Touch Pads Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: colorado , electronic ink , golden , lance wheeler , mobile devices , National Renewable Energy Laboratory , nature communications , nonthermal plasma , particles , silicon nanocrystals , Solar cells , tablets , university of minnesota college of science and engineering        

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Sol: WeWi’s New Solar-Powered Laptop Runs For 10 Hours on a Single Charge

August 7, 2013 by  
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The new solar-powered laptop by WeWi Telecommunications Inc. has a battery that can run for 10 hours on a single charge. Designed with built-in, foldable solar panels , the Sol laptop can be used for education and in countries where access to electricity is limited. The makers claim the device can run directly off solar energy and can harness enough power to fully charge its battery in less than two hours. Read the rest of Sol: WeWi’s New Solar-Powered Laptop Runs For 10 Hours on a Single Charge Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , foldable solar panels , Green Laptop , green technology , laptop design , Rechargeable Battery , Solar Power , solar-powered battery , solar-powered laptops , waterproof laptop , WeWi , WeWi solar-powered laptop , WeWi Telecommunications        

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Researchers to Mimic Photosynthesis for Zero Carbon Liquid Fuel

August 7, 2013 by  
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Image via Shutterstock Plants convert sunlight into energy every day , so the process should be easy to reproduce to feed an ever-growing thirst for liquid fuel, right? It turns out that’s not as easy as it sounds, but 120 scientists and engineers are devoted to the cause. Nate Lewis is a Chemistry professor at Caltech University and the Scientific Director of a Department of Defense “ Energy Innovation Hub ” that seeks to perform artificial photosynthesis to provide liquid fuel for the 40 percent of large vehicles that can’t be powered with electricity. Read the rest of Researchers to Mimic Photosynthesis for Zero Carbon Liquid Fuel Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , “solar energy” , alternative energy , artificial photosynthesis , biomimicry , Caltech University , DoE Energy Innovation Hub , greenhouse gas emissions , Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis , liquid fuel , renewable energy , zero carbon fuel , zero carbon liquid fuel        

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Largest U.S. Brewery Achieves Landfill-Free Status

July 15, 2013 by  
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MillerCoors’ Golden Brewery eliminates 135 tons of waste per month through reuse and recycling.

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5 Expert Tips for Vintage Furniture Shopping

July 15, 2013 by  
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Many people head over to a big box store to furnish and decorate a new apartment, but a more eco-friendly and stylish alternative might just be vintage.

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Swirling Green-Roofed Chinese Coin House Built in Accordance with Sacred Geometry

March 26, 2013 by  
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