Asim Haque, chairman and CEO of the PUC of Ohio, on why consumer choice in electricity matters

November 6, 2018 by  
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Asim Haque is the chairman and CEO of the Public Utilities Commission for Ohio. There, the company regulates the energy market for the state, which includes electric, natural gas, telecoms, trucking, rail, movers and towers.Still, electricity takes most of his time. Ohio, a fully deregulated state, has a large mix of power dynamics, as coal fades, nuclear shakes and shale gains. 

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Herman Miller, Humanscale join consortium to fight marine plastic

December 19, 2017 by  
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The NextWave consortium, which includes Dell, GM and others will use ocean-bound plastic in manufacturing by collecting it before it reaches the sea.

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The future arrives in Sweden, Canada, Argentina

December 19, 2017 by  
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What we can learn from Växjö, Sweden; Saskatchewan, Canada; and Buenos Aires.

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Red Lobster, Olive Garden Recycle Cooking Oil

December 4, 2012 by  
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Rising sustainability trends in the food service industry have left many greenies wondering: Are zero-waste restaurants possible? Darden Restaurants, which includes popular eateries such as Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and Bahama…

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Michelle Bachman Was Right: Gasoline Could Be Brought To $2 Per Gallon In Short Order

September 4, 2011 by  
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U.S. exports of distillate fuel (which includes diesel) reached a record 656,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) in 2010 and have grown every year since 2003 Image credit: USEIA, U.S. distillate fuel exports continue to grow All a Bachman Administration, backed by a Tea Party dominated US Congress, would need to do to bring gas under $2/gallon is to ban the export of gasoline from US refineries. The threat alone would initiate a price collapse. No problem. Well, maybe a little problem with campaign donors but what’s a little disagreement … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win $150 of Zutano Organic Baby Clothing!

November 13, 2010 by  
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Bundle your baby up in organic love this season with a few of these lovely pieces from  Zutano . This week we’ve teamed up with Zutano to give away a $150 gift certificate to one lucky reader. More than just basic tees and booties, you can shop their new organic baby layette collection, which includes dresses, leggings, pants, onesies, receiving gowns, blankets and more! This contest end soon, so don’t delay – enter to win after the jump! ENTER TO WIN HERE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: free stuff , giveaways , green baby , green baby clothes , organic baby , organic baby clothes , win it , win this , zutano

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George W. Bush in the Market for a New Mountain Bike

August 22, 2010 by  
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Image: C.A. Smith, casmithphotography.com During his time as President of the United States, George W

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Microsoft Hohm Launches Real-Time Wireless Meter Reading

July 28, 2010 by  
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Users of Microsoft’s Hohm energy management software can now access real-time meter readings from anywhere with a wireless signal.  The company has partnered up with Blue Line Innovations, which will provide a wireless sensor that links your meter to your Hohm account. While the online Hohm service has been free, the Blue Line upgrade will cost extra.  It’s $250 for the package, which includes the sensor that mounts to the meter, a wireless in-home energy monitoring device and a WiFi gateway.  But the benefits include being able to see energy usage data in real-time and make adjustments, like turning off lights or electronics, if needed. Before now, users could monitor their energy use only through analyzing past data provided by their utilities or by manually entering information from energy bills.  This upgrade will likely show the true value of energy management software :  the ability to instantly see the impact of your energy use, at any time, any where

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Concept Vertical Garden lets you grow food on your window

April 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Vertical garden based on hydroponic plant growing technology.

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HP to develop solar-powered flexible wrist displays for soldiers

April 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Flexible wrist displays powered by solar energy. HP is working on a technology that could enable soldiers read maps, directions and other important information on a flexible display that will be mounted on the wrist of the soldier. The displays will use E-Ink technology and will be powered by solar cells that are integrated into the surrounding fabric.

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