Some sustainable resources are simply ripe for the harvest. According to Wind Energy News, a September 10 report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) offshore wind resources have a total potential of 4,150 GW.
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n an era when the adaption smart technologies for tracking energy usage and performance is becoming more commonplace, electricity pioneer, General Electric has selected San Diego-based Advanced Telemetry, developer of EcoView Residential – as a wireless energy monitoring dashboard product that can help lower homeowner energy usage, utility bills and carbon emissions.
For those still considering creating one of this world’s next great solutions, there are but 15 days left to prepare and submit applications for the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
The 4th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit is the best and only international meeting point that combines the key information that you need on innovation, technology, bankability, dispatchability & emerging markets
JR Hevron, author of a new guide to energy efficient mortgages (EEMs believes the information he is providing is a good fit for those looking at financing green improvements on homes.
For those wondering if they or their friends have attained the 21st century status of being electricity hogs, they might wish to get familiar with Michael Bluejay, known to many as Mr. Electricity on his website.
Denver-based Montreux Energy, a producer of strategy roundtables on the future of global energy investment, will host a conference of national and international experts to discuss new ways to improve the efficiency and sustainability of urban energy, systems, and infrastructure.
According to AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com, DOE’s Biomass Program will host “The Promise and Challenge of Algae as a Renewable Source of Biofuels,” on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, from 2:00–4:30 p.m. EDT
Steven Apfelbaum, founder of Applied Ecological Services (AES), has developed land-use solutions to help farmers, companies, landowners, and communities around the world. In a recent article, he called for developing a National Carbon Reserve.
For those considering building without a septic tank or access to a sewer line, it might be time to look at composting alternatives, especially if putrid smells can be avoided. Swedish-based BioLet has manufactured waterless toilets for 35 years.
Seattle’s Lyle Rudensey, pictured here, was kind enough to send a copy of his two-DVD set, “BioLyle’s Biodiesel Workshop,” for review.
SAWSO has completed the construction of 600 housing shelters its Transitional Shelter Program in Jacmel, Haiti.
In 1995, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added a definition to its plenty saturated lexicon: brownfields. It supported the word by launching a new program, the Brownfields Program, designed to benefit local communities, protect the environment, create jobs, and increase property values.
As gardeners go, Mohammed Bin Abubakar holds a unique position. He has built a forest where once there were only rushed rocks and the unsightly remnants of an old gold mine.
From the Single-Stream Recycling Guide comes a refresher list all recyclers should know about: the dirty dozen of contaminants that turn the idea of user-friendly and earth-friendly single-stream recycling topsy-turvy for manufacturers of recycled building products.