Peter Getty: The Bottom Line on Climate Change Costs

Climate deniers argue that an overhaul of the fossil fuel industry will cream our economy. Not so.

Read more: Economy, Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Climate Change Costs, Carbon Tax, Solar Energy, Fossil Fuels, Green Living, Green News



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The Next Revolution: Discarding Dangerous Fossil Fuel Accounting Practices

The green revolution and, in particular, renewable energy products such as solar power, wind turbines, geothermal and algae-based fuels are not waiting for viable technology — it already exists in many forms. What they are waiting for is a massive sea change in our antiquated financial accounting systems.



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David H. Bailey: Fusion Energy: Hope or Hype?

It was with great interest that we read this week of two claimed breakthroughs in the area of fusion energy, by the U.S. aerospace company Lockheed Martin and a separate team of Italian and Swedish scientists. We will continue to monitor both of these developments. [Read more...]



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Justin Guay: Millions in New Investment Cap Record Year for Beyond the Grid Solar Markets

The undisclosed amount of new funding from Energy Investment Tech will go toward building 200 micropower plants in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, which will provide energy to over three million people in 6,000 villages. [Read more...]



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Peter Fox-Penner, PhD: The Missing Smart Power Chapter

This fall, Island Press released an Anniversary Edition of Smart Power, allowing me to supplement the original text with forewords from industry leade...

Read more: Resilience, Hurricane Sandy, Utilities, Energy, Distributed Generation, Solar Energy, Green News



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The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

Imagine a place where there is no electricity market. No rules, no policies, no market. A clean slate. This is what the Solar Energy Power Association (SEPA) calls the 51st State, a new initiative to get people to think outside the box when it comes to utility design and infrastructure.



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Five Solar Stocks For 2015

By Jeff Siegel

Times sure have changed!

In 2006, I attended my first Solar Power International (SPI) conference in D.C.

It was a no-frills event but loaded with valuable information I used to help Energy and Capital readers get a jump on the solar bull market that ran from 2006 to 2008. [Read more...]


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New Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Support Fracking Moratorium — And Clean Energy

Last month, NRDC engaged a nationally recognized opinion research firm to conduct polling in New York State to evaluate public attitudes about fracking and clean energy. Importantly, this is the first statewide poll in at least two years — and perhaps ever — to directly ask residents their views of the now six-year-old de facto moratorium on fracking.



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Big Utilities Want In On The Residential Solar Industry

Oct 22 (Reuters) - For years, the utilities responsible for providing electricity to the nation have treated residential solar systems as a threat. ...

Read more: Utilities Residential Solar, Utilities Rooftop Solar, Solar Industry, Solar Power, Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Utilities, Utility Companies, Residential Solar, Home Solar, Home Solar Power, Green News



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Sustainability Takes Center Stage

“Environmentally friendly,” “green,” “sustainable” — these words have become ubiquitous, plastered on products from handbags to home décor and everything in between. As a society, we’re more aware than ever of the difference we can make purchasing smart, sustainable products and the role we can play shifting to cleaner, green solutions like renewab



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