Posts Tagged ‘clean energy’

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Natural Gas: The Clean Alternative

Posted on December 12th, 2011 by

It has been common knowledge for quite sometime now that natural gas is a suitable clean alternative to all fossil fuels. Natural gas can reduce[...]
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IBM Rolls Out First Solar Array Designed For High-Voltage Data Centers and Industrial Use: Bangalore pilot could lead to all-new solutions for powering servers and tech gear in emerging economies

Posted on November 16th, 2011 by

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2011 — IBM said today that is rolling out the first solar-power array designed specifically to run high-voltage data centers, integrating[...]
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Advanced Energy Installs PV Inverters at 35-MW Calif. Solar Facility

Posted on November 7th, 2011 by

Advanced Energy installs PV inverters at 35-MW Calif. solar facility Advanced Energy Industries Inc. has installed its Solaron PV inverters at a 35-MW solar project[...]
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IBM Installs First Solar Array for High-Voltage Data Centers, Industrial Use in India

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by

IBM installs first solar array for high-voltage data centers, industrial use in India IBM is rolling out the first solar-power array designed specifically to run[...]
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Dominion Virginia Power Seeks Approval for Community Solar Power Program

Posted on November 2nd, 2011 by

Dominion Virginia Power seeks approval for community solar power program Dominion Virginia Power intends to lease rooftops and grounds of commercial businesses and public facilities[...]
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What Greenstart Partners Does To Grow Clean Tech Start-Ups

Posted on October 12th, 2011 by

Mitch Lowe, a Partner at Greenstart, talks about how his firm helps clean tech start-ups accelerate their growth and become viable clean energy solution companies.
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Google Helps Drive Solar

Posted on October 11th, 2011 by

On September 27, 2011, Google announced that it was putting $75 million into financing for solar rooftops on homes in California. It is great that Google made[...]
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CHP: Not the Brad and Jen of energy, but…

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

FI hesitate to start this blog with the words “combined heat and power.” You might stop reading. Okay, so it’s not the Brad and Jen[...]
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Energy efficiency and the Solyndra effect

Posted on September 26th, 2011 by

Not so long ago the green energy movement celebrated because President Obama used words like ‘renewable energy’ and ‘climate change’ in his inaugural speech. It[...]
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Energy efficiency is so in right now part II: The delight factor (and more energy puns)

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by

Last week, we looked at how the energy efficiency industry is working on its cool factor (Dare I say sex appeal?), to make clean energy[...]
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The Blinding Cost of Street Lighting When Purchase Decisions Are Improperly Managed

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by

Have you ever thought what our physical environment would look like without the benefit of street lighting?  This seemingly mundane piece of engineering is taken[...]
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Plugging Electric Vehicles into the Smart Grid

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by

Today, electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to play an important role in our country’s transition towards a cleaner energy future. The primary advantage of EVs[...]
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China steps up Solar Deployment

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

On August 1, 2011, the China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced a national feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar PV. Although details are still[...]
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Insight Into Appetite Of Finnish Clean Tech Investing

Posted on August 24th, 2011 by

Kari Herlevi, Senior Business Advisor for Tekes, discusses at the GCCA California Cleantech Collaboration, the current clean tech investing landscape in Finland and what types of[...]
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Clean Technology is for Everyone!

Posted on May 31st, 2011 by

It’s not surprising that a company liked Greenhouse Holdings, which builds eco-friendly infrastructure, would have a thriving California-based operation.  But as John Galt, the company’s executive[...]
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Fuel Cells: Let The Truth Be Told

Posted on May 9th, 2011 by

Fuel Cells.  What began as a straightforward concept before evolving into a buzzword in the energy industry has now become part of the technology running[...]