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A study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) in Australia has discovered that renewable energy is cheaper to produce than the old conventional fossil fuel sources, and that is without the subsidies. The study shows that electricity can be supplied from a new wind farm at a cost of AUD ... keep reading
Vancouver, CANADA – The 13th edition of the GLOBE Series of events, a leading sustainable business summit, has unveiled its keynote speakers for the upcoming event being held March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. Framed around the thematic concept of ‘Building Business Resilience through Sustainability Strategies & Innovation’, the GLOBE 2014 agenda ... keep reading
Written by Lindsey Horne in December 2013, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Smart Growth, Water
Last month we reported that Ethiopia had just opened the largest wind farm in Africa. A third of Ethiopia, the continent's second most populous nation, conducts their day to day without any access to electricity. The new wind farm has the potential to change the lives of millions. Ethiopia ... keep reading
Recently there have been many reports about the negative sides of ploughing. The productivity of our soils has constantly increased thanks to the invention of the plough millennia ago, but now ploughing could be a cause for the decline in soil productivity. Dr John Baker, an international soil scientist who ... keep reading
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The annual report is an important assessment of U.S. energy statistics for 2012, including renewable electricity, worldwide renewable energy development, clean ... keep reading
Imagine standing on a street corner in Manhattan, in need of a taxi to take you from Union Square up to Columbia University. You punch your destination into an app on your phone, which tells you the cab should be there in 30 seconds. A car pulls up as promised ... keep reading
The US solar industry is undergoing some serious growing pains, with bankruptcies and mergers a necessary part of that process; meanwhile, competition from Chinese solar panels has many believing that American solar simply cannot compete. Not so. Solar's track record is certainly not inspiring: The past couple of years ... keep reading
DRIVE-BY THERMAL IMAGING HELPS SAVE ENERGY LOSS AND LOWER COSTS By Lamya Hussain on March 28, 2012 in Share2 Essess is a SAAS-based provider, which collects data and analyzes the overall building energy efficiency performance. Essess products mainly focus on energy loss detection, diagnostics, artificial intelligence and physical modeling ... keep reading
The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2012 has been awarded to the Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg and the Departments of Transportation, City Planning and Parks and Recreation for orchestrating the remarkable transformation of the city. Chairman of the Prize Nominating Committee, Kishore Mahbubani said: "The City ... keep reading
Despite the noticeable upward trend in sustainable business practices, many companies are still hesitant to take this leap. Incorporating sustainability into a vision statement often demands sweeping changes to the financial, social and environmental objectives of an organization. Companies such as Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, and Johnson & Johnson are proving that implementing ... keep reading
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