Throughout the United States, the use of clean technologies can only go so far with the private sector pushing for the use of sources of renewable energy and for the adoption of more energy efficient policies. The truth is that the cleantech sector is only as strong as the governor that assists in pushing (more…)
Below is a list of some of the largest cleantech friendly utilities located within the United States. All these organizations, groups, businesses, and companies have in some way, gone above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to promoting renewable energy and energy efficient standards in their city around the United States. (more…)
Quick. What uses more electricity? The American automobile industry or the Internet? Has to be cars and trucks, right?
Not even close. The Internet is a massive user of electricity. One reason for the tremendous need for electricity can be traced to the continuous need for (more…)
Most developers view electricity and other utility costs as a liability, a cost of doing business in real estate. This does not have to be the case. In fact, there has been no better time to use energy management and on-site electricity generation as opportunities not only to reduce operating costs, (more…)
Efforts have been underway for decades to conserve both energy and water, but never in concert. This is unfortunate because energy uses a lot of water and water uses a lot of energy.
Two leading conservation organizations have set out to bring the efforts together. The American Council (more…)
So you consider yourself a fairly ‘green’ person. You may install compact fluorescent light bulbs, monitor your water use, unplug unused household appliances, recycle what you can and even use public transportation or ride a bike to work. Whatever your action of choice, you’re doing your part to reduce (more…)
Mark Stevenson’s book, An Optimist’s Tour of the Future had me wondering in its opening pages. I warmed to the lively engaging style but I didn’t want to read about a scientist’s vision of human lifetimes lasting thousands of years. As I see it generations need to pass and leave space for others to (more…)