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The India-US dialogues: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation a political …

January 25, 2015

The India-US dialogues: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation a political …

New Delhi: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation is a political challenge, according to American expert Peter Tichansky. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative ‘The India-US Dialogue’, Tichansky on Saturday said, “In Indo-US renewable energy cooperation, a political challenge more than an engineering... 


Mothers Out Front urges residents to consider ‘green energy’ options

January 24, 2015

Mothers Out Front urges residents to consider ‘green energy’ options

Email Print Comments AMHERST — As a person concerned about the future health of the planet, Alisa Pearson was worried that renting her home in Pelham would make it impossible to be a good environmental steward by investing in energy-efficiency upgrades or installing solar panels. So when Pearson learned last year about the Massachusetts... 


Why plummeting oil prices may hasten Canada’s shift to renewable energy

January 24, 2015

Why plummeting oil prices may hasten Canada’s shift to renewable energy

A rapid increase in oil prices during the 1970s caused Denmark to radically alter its national energy policy, with the goal of replacing fossil fuels entirely with renewable energy. More than 40 years later, will the notable drop in oil prices ironically lead Canada to a similar shift? The 1973 oil crisis, caused by a sudden and significant increase... 


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Venture capital in green energy continues unabated (Includes interview and …

January 24, 2015

Venture capital in green energy continues unabated (Includes interview and …

Whole grains may help lower the risk of early mortality Venture capital in green energy continues unabated Special  2 More Images Yesterday, Bloomberg Energy News, reported the close for West Texas Intermediate crude oil at $45.59 a barrel while its cousin, Brent North Sea crude closed slightly higher at $48.79, almost half... 


Renewable energy rises to power

January 24, 2015

Renewable energy rises to power

Despite the brutal cuts to leading renewable energy bodies by the Coalition government last year, incredible benchmarks in the field have been achieved. Last month, a team operating out of the University of NSW recorded the highest level of efficiency for a photovoltaic solar panel, converting 40% of the light into electricity.... 


Green Bonds Are Changing Investor Expectations & Making Sustainable …

January 22, 2015

Green Bonds Are Changing Investor Expectations & Making Sustainable …

Expanding the issuer and investor bases As the market grows, the size of green bonds is growing and new types of issuers are coming in. Cities and state agencies, which have used bonds in the past to raise money for infrastructure projects, have started issuing green bonds to help support and highlight environment- and climate-friendly projects, such... 


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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to announce SunZia approval Saturday

January 24, 2015

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to announce SunZia approval Saturday

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Saturday will announce the approval of the SunZia Southwest Transmission Line in southern New Mexico, which supporters say will bring jobs to the region but which Rep. Steve Pearce says could threaten the mission of White Sands Missile Range. “The SunZia project will help unlock the abundant renewable energy... 


Interior secretary to announce SunZia approval Saturday – Silver City Sun

January 24, 2015

Interior secretary to announce SunZia approval Saturday – Silver City Sun

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Saturday will announce the approval of the SunZia Southwest Transmission Line in southern New Mexico, which supporters say will bring jobs to the region but which Rep. Steve Pearce says could threaten the mission of White Sands Missile Range. “The SunZia project will help unlock the abundant renewable energy resources... 


OC Metro: The brain behind smart buildings: Lisa Varga helps run facilities …

January 23, 2015

OC Metro: The brain behind smart buildings: Lisa Varga helps run facilities …

During his inauguration speech Jan. 5, Gov. Jerry Brown called on the state to double the efficiency of existing buildings in the next 15 years. Lisa Varga, CEO of Phoenix Energy Technologies, has been working toward that goal for the past decade. The company’s software, EnterpriseDX, monitors and manages energy usage and efficiency for multinational... 


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Lawns Gone Wild

January 24, 2015

Lawns Gone Wild

The suburban lawn is extraordinarily expensive, wasteful, and bad for the environment. So why are Americans obsessed with it?Meadow lawn, Stony Point House, Charlottesville, VA. Hays+Ewing Design Studio (architecture) with Siteworks (landscape). Photograph by Prakash Patel. Because environmental challenges are so complicated, potential solutions... 


People in Business for Jan. 25, 2015

January 24, 2015

People in Business for Jan. 25, 2015

BATON ROUGE AREA Russell Mosely, developer of Long Farm Village and partner of Mosely Law Firm, has been elected president the Baton Rouge Growth Coalition board of directors. Other officers are Sebastian Alvarez, of Alvarez Construction, vice president; Tom Cook, of Cook Moore Associates, treasurer; and Erik Piazza, a real estate attorney and partner...