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Five awesome solar projects around the world

Solar energy continues to grow as an area of research for scientists around the world. It is an important renewable energy source and alternative to More...

The Higher ED Blog: From brownfields to green energy? Converting Ontario’s decommissioned coal plants to renewable energy generators

With the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, debates about how to achieve a sustainable future are front and centre. While much More...

Passage of California climate change bill could set global example

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — When California Gov. Jerry Brown visits the Vatican this week for an international conference, he’ll be carrying a resolution from state lawmakers More...

An incubator for innovation

Clean energy investment in Silicon Valley has significantly decreased since 2010 as venture capitalists are not seeing the immediate return on their investment that they More...

Solar jobs roughly equal coal jobs in the U.S.

According to Vox and the Solar Foundation, the 173,000 people currently employed in the solar energy sector is roughly equal to the minors, power plant More...

Is the U.S. ready for 80% reliance on renewable energy?

The United State’s ecological footprint can only be described as colossal. However, technology developments and studies estimate that by 2050 80 percent of the country’s More...

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

Dual Citizen, a U.S. consulting group, has released the latest edition of its Global Green Economy Index, which ranks the environmental sustainability of national economies. The More...

4 signs Africa could leapfrog fossil fuels (and 1 that it won’t)

Sami Grover writes for TreeHugger.com about the the increase in renewable energy in Africa, arguing the increased use and decreased dependence on fossil fuels is a More...

2014: The maturation of clean tech

Clint Wilder shares some interesting arguments on what 2014 holds for the clean tech sector in this blog post on The Huffington Post. According to Wilder, 2014 More...

Steam engine tech could bring cost of solar energy storage down to $100/kWh

While solar energy has a great deal of potential as a sustainable source of power, a lack of affordable storage options is a significant weakness. More...

Australia can go 100% renewable energy by 2030

Australia produces and uses huge amounts of coal. Black and brown coal comprised more than 75% of the country’s electric power generation in 2008-2009. A More...