Warren Buffet Spends $1 Billion on Largest Land-Based Wind Power Purchase Ever

December 18, 2013 by  
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Photo © Shutterstock Warren Buffet’s utility company, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co, announced yesterday that it had placed a massive order for 448 wind turbines , worth $1 billion. The turbines, which will be installed in Iowa, represent the largest order to date for a land-based wind energy project. Read the rest of Warren Buffet Spends $1 Billion on Largest Land-Based Wind Power Purchase Ever Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , clean energy investments , Iowa power , land-based wind power , MidAmerican Energy , utility companies , warren buffett , wind power prices , wind power purchase , wind turbines        

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A Palace For Nature: Sanzpont Arquitectura Unveils Plans for a Self-Sustaining Botanical Oasis in Qatar

December 18, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of A Palace For Nature: Sanzpont Arquitectura Unveils Plans for a Self-Sustaining Botanical Oasis in Qatar Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , a palace for nature , botanical gardens , desalination , desert architecture , eco design , eco palace , eco-luxe , green architecture , Green Building , green design , palace , palace for nature , photovoltaics , qatar , sanzpont architecture , Sanzpont Arquitectura , Sustainable Building , sustainable design        

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INFOGRAPHIC: A Guide to Buying Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs

December 17, 2013 by  
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Beginning January 1st, consumers will have to say “Adios!” to the two most common light bulbs – the 40- and 60-watt incandescent – as they will be permanently phased out of production due to federal legislation . Batteries Plus Bulbs , the nation’s largest specialty retailer for batteries and light bulbs, just launched a helpful infographic to help consumers understand the change, prepare for the phase out, and select the best energy-efficient lightbulbs for their homes. Check out the full infographic by clicking the thumbnail below! + Batteries Plus Bulbs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , eco light bulb , energy efficient bulb , energy efficient lighting , green design , green lighting , incandescent bulb , infographic , LED bulb , light bulb ban , light bulb switch , light emitting diode , see the light , sustainable design        

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Warren Buffet Buys World’s Largest Solar Plant for Just Over $2 Billion!

January 3, 2013 by  
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A division of MidAmerican Energy controlled by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, MidAmerican Renewables has purchased the 579-megawatt Antelope Valley Solar Projects (AVSP) from Silicon Valley solar manufacturer and developer SunPower . The 3,230 acre plant worth just over $2 billion will be outfitted with SunPower’s super efficient modular photovoltaic trackers and co-located on sites in Kern and Los Angeles counties in California. Together they will become the largest solar power plant in the world. Read the rest of Warren Buffet Buys World’s Largest Solar Plant for Just Over $2 Billion! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , Antelope Valley Solar Projects , Berkshire Hathaway , California , California Public Utilities Commission , clean tech , green energy , MidAmerican Renewables , photovoltaic plant , renewable energy , Solar tracking , sunpower , tracking , warren buffet , world’s largest solar plant

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