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Solar Energy: Chile is Giving Electricity Away

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Solar Energy Thanks to Chile’s major investments in renewables, the Latin American country is seeing an incredible solar boom. In a new Bloomberg report, Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free, solar capacity from the country’s central grid has increased four fold to 770 megawatts since 2013. Another 1.4 gigawatts will be added this year with many solar power projects under development. ... Read More »

Eco-Friendly Roofing, An Introduction

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Eco-Friendly Roofing Being your home’s first line of defence against cold, heat, and various weather conditions, the roof is one of the most important parts of your household. It’s also one of the most expensive things to replace and that’s something that is inevitable considering the fact that traditional asphalt shingles last for 20 years, give or take. Switching to ... Read More »

Power of the Sun, 10 States Harnessing

Power of the Sun Talk about an energy revolution. In 2007, there were no utility-scale solar power plants in the U.S. Today, there are hundreds. It’s not just what this growth means for cutting carbon pollution and fighting climate change that’s so exciting—it’s also what it means for the economy. Solar power is creating jobs almost 12 times faster than ... Read More »

Clean Energy, America Has the Money to go 100%

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Clean Energy IRS asked anyone who might be exposed in the Panama Papers to come forward before they get caught. And for good reason—America is a hotbed of tax evasion. There’s an old myth that we can’t have a comfortable lifestyle—cars, homes, creature comforts—without sacrificing clean water and clean air, because it requires lots of energy and we don’t have ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, 96 Cities Go 100%

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Renewable Energy While countries have dragged their feet for years on meaningful climate action, many cities around the world have forged ahead with sustainability efforts. In July, about 60 mayors pledged to fight climate change at a two-day conference hosted by Pope Francis. Several cities have even made impressive strides to ditch fossil fuels in favor of renewables. Two recent reports have ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, 100% Possible by 2050

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Renewable Energy 100 percent renewable energy for all is achievable by 2050, creating jobs and cutting fuel costs, according to Greenpeace’s latest Energy [R]evolution report. Researched in collaboration with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), the report finds that the clean energy transition—including the electricity, transport and heating sectors—will create 20 million jobs over the next 15 years, and unlike coal will provide energy ... Read More »

Green Up Your Home, 9 Affordable Ways

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Green Up Your Home In recent years, environmental impact became a very frequently discussed topic. However, the blame for everything going wrong with the world is not entirely on politicians and huge corporations. According to a recent analysis published by the Journal of Industrial Ecology, 60%-80% of overall environmental impact comes from household consumption. It is obvious that, if we ... Read More »

EnterSolar Powers Bloomberg in Manhattan

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EnterSolar Solar is having another banner year. Last week, a report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association revealed that the U.S. generates enough electricity from solar to power 4.6 million homes. Now, EnterSolar, a New York City-based solar company, has announced the launch of a landmark project in New York City—the Bloomberg-JFK Airport Park Solar Project. The large-scale solar photovoltaic project ... Read More »

Greener Roads In Residential Electricity

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Greener Roads The growing concern for the environment combined with rising electricity costs has resulted in a lot of effort to make people’s homes greener and energy efficient (greener roads). While in the past, this might have been reserved only for the affluent, nowadays, anyone can apply green measures with little effort and a reasonable amount of money. In addition, ... Read More »

Solar, U.S. to Power 4.6 Million Homes

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Solar Solar energy is on the upsurge, representing 40 percent of all new electric generating capacity brought on-line in the first half of 2015, according to a new report today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The Q2 2015 edition of the U.S. Market Insight Report revealed the U.S. industry installed 1,393 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaics ... Read More »

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