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Bind It or Blend It: Accelerating the Renewable Jet Fuel Market

We would like you to consider the proposition that alcohol-to-jet fuels, known as ATJ to the three-letter acronym enthusiasts, deserve two RINs and two credits under the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard. For cellulosic jet fuels, two gallons under the cellulosic … Continue reading

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Sustainable Women Series: Rethinking the Global Economy with Sustainable Solutions

In 2002, sustainable business guru and Time Magazine’s “Hero of the Planet” Hunter Lovins founded Natural Capitalism Solutions, an organization that helps communities, companies, and countries implement genuine sustainability solutions to change the way business is done worldwide. NCS is a … Continue reading

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National Lab Supports Development of High-Heat Geothermal Drilling Technology

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) and Swedish firm Atlas Copco recently completed a three-year project to develop a new drilling tool that can handle the high temperatures associated with geothermal drilling. Image: Technologist Elton Wright assists as mechanical engineer Jiann Su … Continue reading

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Sustainable Women Series: Solar Power Ubiquity Through Training and Installing: GRID Alternatives

GRID Alternatives is a national 501(c)(3) certified non-profit organization that facilitates solar power implementation and energy efficiency projects between community partners, volunteers and job trainees. Since its beginning in 2001, GRID Alternatives has installed over 24 MW of clean power, provided almost $200 … Continue reading

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Part I: It Ain’t Over Until It’s Over — A COP21 Reality Check

The world is teetering on the brink of a clean energy sea change. The environmental righting of the global ship is motivated by a combination of factors including: growing acceptance of the reality of catastrophic warming; consumer adoption of clean … Continue reading

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Schneider Electric Unveils NEO Network to Help Corporates 'Get Smart' about Renewable Energy

On Tuesday, Schneider Electric introduced its New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network, an online platform that it hopes will help commercial and industrial companies quickly identify and vet renewable energy and cleantech prospects. John Hoekstra, Director of Sustainability and Clean Tech … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy in Canadian North Could Save Enough Money to Pay for Itself

Adding solar and wind power to northern Canadian Nunavut communities powered by diesel generators could save enough money in operating and maintenance (O&M) expenses to pay for the installations, while substantially reducing CO2 emissions in these locations. That’s the conclusion … Continue reading

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UK to Support Centralized Renewable Energy

What’s the future of renewable energy in the UK post-Brexit? There are many variables to consider and the landscape keeps changing every day. However, an initial analysis shows offshore wind will be the biggest winner, while established technologies will have … Continue reading

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PACE Innovators ‘Beat the Street’ with Explosive Growth in Clean Energy Financing

At a time when investors are skittish over market volatility, they couldn’t be more bullish on the economic potential of renewables, in particular a form of clean energy financing known as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). PACE allows residential and … Continue reading

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Efficiency and Renewable Energy are the Only Future We Can Afford

Eduardo Porter, in a recent piece entitled “How Renewable Energy is Blowing Climate Change Efforts Off Course,” demonstrates that one can bend so far backwards to support nuclear energy that one ends up with their head in the entirely wrong … Continue reading

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