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Renewable Energy Costs Dropping: Treats, Not Tricks

October 27, 2014 · By Blog Admin · No Comments

The price of utility-scale solar power is 59 percent below where analysts thought it would be at this point back in 2010. The leveled cost of solar power (taking full account for the cost of installation, maintenance, investment, depreciation, and all the other factors in an energy source’s life cycle) is already ...

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No CommentsTags: Clean Energy · Economics · Energy Efficiency · Renewable Energy · Solar Energy

Welcome to the Anthropocene!

October 22, 2014 · By Blog Admin · No Comments

Appropriating 40% of Earth’s land and 25% of global productive capacity for ourselves – combined with our own population growth and the waste/pollution we produce – explains why humans have ...

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No CommentsTags: Climate Change · Critical Thinking · Energy Efficiency · Renewable Energy

Energy Efficiency in the Spotlight

October 16, 2014 · By Blog Admin · No Comments

On Oct. 9, SustainableBusiness.com reported on A First: More Invested in Efficiency Than Renewable Energy. Quoting from the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s Energy Efficiency Market Report 2014 (PDF) and other sources, SustainableBusiness.com wrote ...

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No CommentsTags: Climate Change · Economics

What Scares You?

October 13, 2014 · By Blog Admin · No Comments

As we head into the Halloween season, it is hard to find anything scarier than the latest news headlines.

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No CommentsTags: Critical Thinking · Sustainability

Ecotech Institute Releases Free, Comprehensive Wind and Solar Green Energy eBooks

October 09, 2014 · By Blog Admin · No Comments

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced the release of two free, comprehensive eBook guides to starting a wind or solar energy career.

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No CommentsTags: Green Jobs · Solar Energy · Wind Energy