Better World Club is America’s Only Eco-Friendly Auto Club and a Model for How to Run a Green Business
The Better World Club runs its green automotive
The Better World Club runs its green automotive
Cities are constantly setting goals to increase asset and operational efficiency of their public water utilities. Public-private partnerships may provide the best opportunity to move smart water/ smart city initiatives forward.
Social, cultural, and economic barriers exist that prevent women entrepreneurs in developing countries from joining the drive for clean decentralized energy initiatives.
A new report sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies makes a strong case that collaboration between cities and corporations is necessary to address climate change.
Many businesses and communities have been recent recipients of awards that recognize exceptional green business practices.
COP21 has the potential to impact fuel consumption practices around the world. But how will businesses cope?
Fabric that generates electricity. Sounds like something from The Jetsons, right? Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have brought us a step closer to the future. They’re developing a fabric that can harvest energy from both sunshine and motion.
Women eco-entrepreneurs in the solar energy industry are taking action for empowerment, diversity in careers, and extending access to energy to impoverished areas of the world.
The dirty little tricks that big energy companies use to maintain their stranglehold over their customers, while continuing to pollute the very regions the serve, have now taken on a new twist. Duke Energy, whose operations were responsible for spilling 82,000 tons of coal ash into the Dan River, is now trying to run a […]
One of the key pieces in building systems that are more sustainable is the idea of using waste as a resource, especially those waste products that aren’t avoidable. It’s one thing to reduce the amount of waste that gets produced from processes, but if there really isn’t a way to reduce that waste, which is […]
The recent CBS 60 Minutes documentary, The Cleantech Crash, was an apocryphal tale of wasted government funding and failed companies, and left one feeling sorry for a much maligned Vinod Khosla, deemed to be a prime architect behind the ‘failed cleantech revolution’. Khosla has rallied with a strong and stirring rebuttal in open letter to CBS. Cleantech, (if narrowly […]
If you’ve ever thought that you’d like to own an electricity generating bicycle, well, guess what, now you can. Pedal Power — as the concept has been dubbed — will give consumers the means to create electricity using nothing but their own muscle…
Could cities take one of their standard infrastructure processes, wastewater treatment, and not only reduce the freshwater inputs, but also convert it into a source of renewable energy, as well as reclaim the water and other chemicals that make up municipal wastewater? If Pilus Energy has anything to do with it, it’s not only possible, […]
Currently 80% of the energy we produce comes from carbon emitting sources. Woolard spoke of the need to reverse that equation so that 80% will come from zero carbon emitting sources by 2040. What will it take?
Simpa Networks has a mission which boldly goes where no venture-backed technology company has gone before: to make modern energy simple, affordable, and accessible for all.
The DESERTEC Concept is a development by a network of scientists, politicians, and economists from around the Mediterranean. The sole goal is to provide climate protection, energy security and development by generating sustainable power from the sites where renewable energy sources are most abundant. Energy is available in abundance and we have the technology to use it
Mexico’s Ecology and Sustainable Development Commission (CEDES) has established an agreement with Korean conglomerate LG Corp to install a 100 MW solar park in the state of Sonora.
The use of renewable and clean energy is taking a boom in America, but it is a process that will take decades. But nowadays, other countries are taking advantage of those opportunities and Saudi Arabia has joined the movement of investing in clean energies, especially solar energy.
There has been a lot of recent buzz about both crowdfunding and clean energy. Crowdfunding as the way startups are created in the near future and clean energy as the sustainable method for perpetual energy sufficiency. When brought together, these two could create powerful momentum, which would propel clean energy forward much faster than we have seen it today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 27, 2012) – Representatives of the $250,000 Energy Visions Prize (EVP) competition will attend the Cleanweb Hackathons in NYC, Houston and SXSW Eco in Austin to preview innovative clean energy apps and encourage nominations. The EVP rewards innovative software and video makers who advance clean energy solutions. Based on growing national interest in the competition, the […]