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- October 30, 2014

Get Out Your Carving Kits: DOE Offers Renewable Energy-themed Pumpkin Designs

The DOE is always looking for ways to make renewable energy appealing. To that end, they’ve proffered up some ideas to incorporate green energy into the classic Halloween tradition...

- October 28, 2014

Gourmet Greenies Rejoice:Cook Anything Under the Sun

Whether you’re an avid camper or just support solar practices, this solar powered cooking technology by SolSource will make you smile while you sear, steam, bake, boil and fry. The...

- October 24, 2014

Despite Crude’s Plummet, Solid Energy Plays Still Exist

By many measures, energy stocks are at an all-time low. According to Tim Guinness, manager of the Guinness Atkinson Global Energy fund, “My view is we’re at the bottom, and this is...

- October 09, 2014

Hannon Armstrong: Paving the Way for a Low-Carbon Economy?

Maryland-based Hannon Armstrong may be clearing the way toward a transition to a low-carbon economy through its equity raisings, REIT structure and asset-backed securitisations. The...

- October 01, 2014

SunEdison to Launch Second YieldCo

Recently, Missouri-based SunEdison (SUNE) announced plans to launch a second yield co focusing on clean power generation in emerging markets, such as Africa and Asia. Terms for the...

- September 30, 2014

U.S. Poised To Be Global Solar Leader By 2016

When it comes to the solar market, the U.S. has proven that “slow and steady wins the race,” according to clean energy entrepreneur Jigar Shah. Shah, who recently served as keynote...

- September 26, 2014

CO2 Rising at Much Faster Rate, Report Finds

In spite of the recent EPA Climate Action Plan passed over the summer, levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases rose at a record-shattering pace last year. The surge in greenhouse gases...

- September 19, 2014

Hullabaloo, Thy Name is Yield Co

Over the past year, yield cos have been breathing new vigor into the green energy investing space. Many of the renewable heavy hitters, such as NextEra and SunEdison, have jumped on...

- September 15, 2014

Google Adds 17th Renewable Project

Google Inc. is investing $145 million into Sun Edison’s newest solar power project, Regulus. The 82-megawatt project will power 10,000 homes and bring 650 jobs to Kern County, California....

- September 05, 2014

Hillary Lays Green Framework at Las Vegas Convention

At Sen. Harry Reid’s National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote address, calling climate change “the most consequential, urgent, sweeping collection...

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