Stories from the Pursuit of a Cleaner Energy System

October 3, 2017 by  
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Corporate buyers, state regulators and large utilities are increasingly taking a leadership role across the U.S. with significant renewable energy projects. In New York, ConEdison is leading a set of initiatives called Reforming the Energy Vision, or REV, to redefine the way customers participate in the electric power system. In California, Governor Jerry Brown, state legislators and the California Public Utilities Commission are pushing increases in renewable energy procurement.

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Beyond the Messy Truth with Van Jones

October 3, 2017 by  
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The CNN political commentator and founder of Dream Corps discusses how to communicate with people with different political and personal world views.

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100 percent clean energy is a team sport

August 8, 2017 by  
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Hawaii is leading the U.S. in becoming the first state to legally mandate using 100 percent renewable energy in the electric sector by 2045. Like any great goal, it will take team thinking and consideration of customer’s changing needs. 

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Will EVs bring down the electric grid?

November 19, 2013 by  
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A new study reveals a surprising fact about the impact of EVs on utilities. 

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Philips 12.5-Watt LED Bulb Teardown at EDN

August 10, 2011 by  
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Photo: Michael Graham Richard LED Guts I’ve been writing a lot bout LED lights lately , and I’m not about to stop because this technology is definitely on its way up and should eventually provide most of the electric light … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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California Conservationists & Developers Begin Court Proceedings Over 399 MW Solar Power Plant

August 10, 2011 by  
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Bound to rile people up so keep your knee-jerk in check: Mercury News reports on another example of the needs of balancing the equally pressing (and interlinked) needs of expanding renewable energy projecting and conservation . The Santa Clara Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, and a group of local residents are suing to block construction of a 399 MW solar power plant on 3,200 acres in the Panoche Valley in California. Those opposed say the project w… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Panasonic Expands Green Goals with $30M Investment in Tesla EVs

November 8, 2010 by  
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Shares of Tesla continued trading above $24 Monday, less than a week after the electric car maker announced Panasonic would pour $30 million into firm.

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Seventh Generation: Not Coming Clean on Hollender’s Departure

November 8, 2010 by  
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Seventh Generation’s ouster of co-founder Jeffrey Hollender remains something of a mystery, even as details emerge about the sequence of events that led up to his unexpected departure last month.

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Dutch company introduces electric tuk tuks for green public transport

October 20, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric mototaxis powered by 400 kilos humongous batteries. Looking at the green revolution, Dutch company Tuk Tuk Factory is on its way to offer electric mototaxis for green public transportation. Constructing it latest vehicles from the scratch, the company has decided to use a 400 kilos humongous batteries around which the entire vehicle will be designed.

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Fascinating lampshades made from sustainable wood

October 20, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Eco-friendly lights made from sustainable wood using eco friendly making process. Lampshades are my biggest fascination and when they came wrapped in sustainability, I had every reason to like it even more.

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