Jump to content

Create a Free Account or Sign In to connect and share in green living and alternative energy forum discussions.

Energy & Environment - Green Blog


#follow The Money: $6.5 Trillion

Sep 20 2017 04:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

300+ Companies have signed up to the . . . Science Based Targets initiative, currently represent an estimated . . . $6.5 trillion in market value . . . . (that’s roughly the equivalent of the NASDAQ stock exchange) are responsible for . . . 750...

Read story →    comment    -----

#batteries: Stacking Energy Storage Values

Sep 19 2017 05:50 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

Most of the existing energy storage research, . . . focuses only on isolated applications of batteries. The economists identified costs for utilities, and others, . . . to acquire certain services, including: . . . . . . energy, . . . .. . capacity, a...

Read story →    comment    -----

#apple: Engineers + Psychology

Sep 18 2017 11:50 PM | eds in Health

People are using Siri as a therapist, . . . so Apple is seeking engineers, . . . who understand psychology. The position requires a unique skill set. . . . Basically, the company is looking for a: . . . . . . computer scientist . . . . . . . . . who k...

Read story →    comment    -----

#future Grid: 2-Way

Sep 18 2017 01:00 PM | eds in Electric

Duke Energy Florida, . . . has plans to re-make its grid into a two-way grid that incorporates: . . . . . . renewable energy, . . . . . . storage, . . . . . . electric vehicle charging stations, . . . . . . smart meters, and . . . . . . boosts resilien...

Read story →    comment    -----

#book: Solutionary Rail

Sep 17 2017 01:40 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

Electrifying the US rail system, . . . Installing electrical transmission lines alone railroad right of ways, . . . that serve to transport electricity from capillary generation sources to: . . . . . . . . . the destination of most rail traffic — u...

Read story →    comment    -----

#follow The Money: Jpmorgan Chase

Sep 17 2017 12:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Global banking giant,JPMorgan Chase, . . . announced a major drive to reduce the energy use in its portfolio of over . . . 5,500 properties in 60 countries, and a commitment to source . . . 100% of its energy from renewables by 2020. As buildings acco...

Read story →    comment    -----

#grid Battery Backup System

Sep 16 2017 02:00 AM | eds in Green Living

The less you consume, . . . the more feasible it will be to install a solar panel battery bank. 1) Reduce your daily electricity usage. 2) Weatherize, and insulate your home. 3) upgrade to energy efficient appliances. 4)installing a smart thermosta...

Read story →    comment    -----

#wind: Texas

Sep 15 2017 01:25 PM | eds in Wind Power

Kimberly-Clark Corp., the maker of: . . . . . . Kleenex, . . . . . . Huggies, and . . . . . . Depend, says it will purchase, . . . 245 MW of output from . . . new wind power projects located in: . . . . . . Texas, and . . . . . . Oklahoma. “These agre...

Read story →    comment    -----

#100% Carbon Neutral Energy Goal

Sep 14 2017 01:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Senate Bill 100 commits California to using . . . 100% renewable, or . . . carbon neutral energy, . . . by 2045. If the bill is approved, . . . California, would join . . . Hawaii, as the only other state to set the . . . 100% carbon neutral energy go...

Read story →    comment    -----

#nuclear: Follow The Money

Sep 14 2017 01:05 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Global nuclear power industry, . . . is facing major hurdles, . . . as bankruptcy of 2 leading groups halts programs. Toshiba Westinghouse, . . . filed for bankruptcy protection of its American subsidiary, . . . AREVA, went technically bankrupt, . . ....

Read story →    comment    -----