Posts Tagged ‘green jobs’

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Ventura City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by

What is the City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategy? The Ventura community has long maintained a strong environmental ethic. Whether it’s conserving our hills and open[...]
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Got Smart? It’s Growing

Posted on March 5th, 2012 by

 Image by Trilliant   The latest government’s job report showed markedly-improved numbers over the past year. The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent, the[...]
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The Danger of Painting Green Things Black with the Solyndra Brush

Posted on October 12th, 2011 by

The blowback from Solyndra’s bankruptcy has been severe and highly politicized.  Solyndra execs – Brian Harrison (CEO) and Bill Stover (CFO) – plead the Fifth[...]
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Enough California Clean Energy Jobs To Go Around

Posted on January 31st, 2011 by

The studies are clear. Clean energy development creates jobs. But so does offshore oil drilling and building mega dairies, and both — although decidedly smellier[...]
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Audi A2 Sets Record For Longest Distance Driven By An Electric Car

Posted on October 28th, 2010 by

Can algae wean the U.S. off of foreign oil? Plus, German electric car goes 600 km, California's Hatchet Ridge Project is operational, and inventors have devised a way for solar cells to be printed directly onto windows.
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First Solar To Increase Production Capacity To 2.7 GW

Posted on October 15th, 2010 by

Expect higher heating bills this winter, which company is doubling down on solar production, and a continent that you wouldn‘t immediately think of that’s quickly[...]
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ExxonMobil Furthers Algae Biofuels Research With New Greenhouse

Posted on July 15th, 2010 by

ExxonMobil furthers algae biofuels research, the Home Star is receiving lots of support, and Chevy offers an 8-year/100,000 mile warranty on their Chevy Volt batteries.
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Building Performance Institute Supports Home Star Bill

Posted on May 26th, 2010 by

Larry Zarker joined BPI in 2005 and now holds the position of Chief Executive Officer. Larry previously had his own firm, MarketEdge Consulting. He focused[...]
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T. Boone Pickens Pushing For Wind Power In Minnesota, DER 04/14/10

Posted on April 14th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Wednesday April 14th, 2010 discusses the price of crude oil, a study about energy efficiency in the South just released[...]
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Kateri Callahan Interview: Green Jobs & Energy Efficiency

Posted on March 21st, 2010 by

We’ve had the pleasure to speak with Kateri Callahan, President of the Alliance To Save Energy. Kateri Callahan brings more than 20 years of experience[...]