Have A Light Bulb Moment With Broken Bulbs

Have you ever found yourself wondering what to do with a broken fluorescent light bulb? Their mercury content can be dangerous, so follow our guide to safely cleaning them up

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – February 11, 2016

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on climate change denial after landsli... [Read more...]

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Gamesa Blows Siemens a Valentine

by Debra Fiakas CFA

Spain’s wind turbine manufacturer, GAMESA Corporation (GTQ1: Berlin; GAM: Madrid; GCTAF: OTC/PK), has been under pressure lately to spread profits over a hefty debt load.  The November post entitled The Wind in Spain is Mostly in GAMESA, noted the expanding product line and building customer base.  Backlog at the end of September 2015 was 3,034 megawatts, representing a 43% increases over backlog a year ago. [Read more...]

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Stafford Betty: We Went Solar, and So Should You — Because It’s Free

For years my wife and I have been getting phone calls about going solar, and for years we've ignored them because it was just too expensive. But today 26 solar panels are mounted on the south side of our roof. [Read more...]

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Mary Anne Hitt: Despite Supreme Court, Clean Energy and Climate Progress Are Full Speed Ahead

Let's make one thing perfectly clear - while the Supreme Court's decision yesterday to put a temporary hold on the Clean Power Plan was disappointing,...

Read more: Energy, Environment, Sierra Club, Clean Energy, Scotus, Epa, Clean Power Plan, Climate Change, Green News

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John Farrell: Clean Power Plan: 50 Ways to Get More Clean, Local Energy

The Clean Power Plan is a breath of fresh air from the federal government too often known for climate inaction, but it shouldn't reinforce an increasingly unnatural electric company monopoly over the electric system. [Read more...]

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The Conversation US: Solar Power Is Under Serious Threat

The battle between the solar industry and electric utilities has the makings of a classic David versus Goliath tale, but the debate raises legitimate questions, notably: how should regulations be updated to recognize the growth of solar while still ensuring a reliable and affordable power system? And ultimately what value do distributed solar and utilities provide to society. [Read more...]

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Steve Sawyer: Faith, Hope and the Energy Revolution

Fighting for a renewables revolution to save the climate has, for the past 30 years, been a question of faith in the ultimate self-interest of humanki...

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Power Tool Battery recycling creates buzz in Brisbane

The Power Tool Batteryback recycling pilot program has collected almost two tonnes of batteries for recycling since its launch in September 2015.

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Rick Fedrizzi: O’Malley’s Green Legacy & Lessons for Those Who Will Follow

By the time we get to the next Democratic presidential debate in Flint, Michigan, on March 6, we'll have a lot better feel as to who will go forward a...

Read more: Green, Sustainable Development, Martin O'Malley, Rick Fedrizzi, Usgbc, U.S. Green Building Council, Clean Energy, Democratic Party, 2016 Presidential Election, Green News

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