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Universities Are Buying Renewable Energy

Nov 26 2014 08:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Universities matter because they are educating the future leaders, and . . . members of our society. Integrating energy efficiency and renewables into a school’s culture, . . . exposes each wave of students to more efficient and sustainable processes,...

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Doi Auctions Offshore Massachusetts For Wind

Nov 26 2014 06:55 PM | eds in Wind Power

742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered, . . . for commercial wind energy development in a January 29, 2015, . . . competitive lease sale. “This sale will triple the amount of federal offshore acreage available, . . . for commercial-scale...

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Usa's 1St "plug-N-Play" Pv Roof

Nov 26 2014 02:45 PM | eds in Solar Power

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE), . . . funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initative, . . . the Plug and Play System will dramatically help reduce, . . . the total installed costs of solar electricity by 2020, . ....

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Solar: Germany Vs Usa

Nov 25 2014 09:05 PM | eds in Solar Power

Germany gets 50% of its electricity from solar for the first time . . . USA 1%. Germany isn't as sunny as most parts of the USA. Germany has encouraged individuals to install solar panels on rooftops, . . . rather than building huge solar farms,...

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Florida: Anti-Solar

Nov 25 2014 08:05 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Florida regulators approve plan to gut energy efficiency goals, end solar power rebates Today's decisions by the state Public Service Commission, . . . would have an impact on energy efficiency programs in Florida, . . . for as long as the next de...

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Free Hot Water

Nov 25 2014 03:50 PM | eds in Solar Power

In Cold Northern USA, FREE Hot Water, is a HUGE Money saver, . . .for Heating Homes and Washing. Sun Bandit® can deliver hot water, even when the grid goes down. . . . It's the simplest solar hot water solution on the market, . . . providing the...

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New England's, Electric Rate Increases

Nov 25 2014 12:50 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

National Grid, one of Massachusetts’ 2 dominant utilities, announced, . . . 37% rate increases over last year. Other utilities in the region are expected to follow suit. New England has seen power plant closer's within the past year: . . . Salem H...

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What Is V2G?

Nov 24 2014 03:50 PM | eds in Green Energy

Los Angeles Air Force Base, . . . will replace its entire non-tactical vehicle fleet with . . . 42 electric vehicles. Each of these vehicles will be able to export electricity from its batteries, . . . back to the electric grid, providing what's ca...

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Why Are Utilities Buying Electric Vehicles?

Nov 24 2014 03:05 PM | eds in Green Energy

70 USA electric utilities have made a commitment to purchase, . . . $250,000,000 worth of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, . . . over the next 5 years. The plan was announced at the White House on Friday. 11-24-2014 Source: Why are Utiliti...

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Solar - Hot Water Furnace

Nov 24 2014 12:00 AM | eds in Green Energy

Aquanta, by Sunnovations, the first networked water heater controller, . . . that easily installs on your existing water heater, and . . . that lets you monitor and control hot water energy use, . . . from your smart device or home networking platform....

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