How private investment can grow community microgrids

July 13, 2015 by  
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They promise high-quality, greener and cheaper power that works in a crisis. And microgrids could come to your hometown sooner than you think.

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The new solar buyer isn’t who you expect

July 13, 2015 by  
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Here’s why the “on demand” economy is brightening the outlook for solar among younger “true believers.”

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Crowdsourced Documentary on Cargo Biking Wants You! (Video)

October 20, 2011 by  
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Generally when you leave your hometown (especially if your hometown is Portland, Oregon ), you tend to lose your sense of expanding bike love rather quickly. Traveling for work or for play (unless you bike camp ) takes you through airports and subway stations and conference rooms and hotel/motels, and soon you begin to despair that the U.S. will always be a car-centric, junk food wasteland. Wait! When that depression dip happens, here’s a crowdsourced cargo bike documentary (or at th… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Through Solar Mosaic, Oakland is Reducing Emissions, Creating Green Jobs, and Building Community (Video)

April 24, 2011 by  
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graphic via sungevity Check out this amazing project getting off the ground in my hometown of Oakland, CA. The city is selling 5,000 solar tiles at $100 each to locals, and the panels will be installed on the rooftops of youth centers and schools in the community. Even better, the solar panels will be mounted by workers hired and trained in Oakland

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Awesome Wood Recycling Project (Video)

April 5, 2010 by  
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Image credit: The Journey I am increasingly enamored with The Journey , the bike-powered traveling documentary project that has brought us great short videos of a fanatical bike recycler and an infamous illegally built roundhouse . So when The Journey visited my hometown and filmed one of the most awesome wood recycling programs I know..

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