No one will deny that New York City is one of the primary tech entrepreneurship hubs of the United States. Home to the largest population in the nation, it is not only a melting pot of different ethnicities, religions, and races, but also one of the main financial, cultural, and entertainment capitals in the United States (possibly even the world as well). Because (more…)
The label is supported by the UN Global Compact and requires participating companies to obtain at least 25% of their electricity from wind power. A wind turbine (more…)
On the heels of a decision that imposed a tariff of up to 35 percent on some Chinese solar panel manufacturers, the U.S. Department of Commerce has now ruled that wind turbine towers made in China also benefited from unfair subsidies and has imposed duties ranging from 13.7 to 26 percent on those towers. (more…)
BELECTRIC, a German solar power company, has helped the solar industry achieve a historic milestone with the installation of more than 1 GW of photovoltaic solar power. The amount corresponds to the system output of a large conventional power plant.
“This is an outstanding event for BELECTRIC and the (more…)
Palo Alto-based One Million Lights’ mission is to deliver solar power to those people in rural communities who still depend on dirty kerosene for lighting. By giving them solar lights, students can study more at night and improve their prospects. Now the organization has teamed up with SunPower Foundation on a project called One Million Students. The aim of the project is to educate (more…)
Apple Inc. has received approval to build two solar power installations at its main data center in North Carolina, allowing the technology giant to run the center entirely with renewable energy by next year.
Three student housing communities will be powered with solar power thanks to an agreement between Campus Crest Communities, a developer of student housing, and SolarCity, a provider of alternative energy. The student communities are located in Greeley (Colorado), Flagstaff (Arizona) and Las Cruces (New Mexico). They will be fitted with more (more…)
Talk to any financial adviser, and they’ll tell you diversity within your portfolio is important for long-term growth and sustainability. Diversity helps you adapt to changing markets and weather short-term storms to achieve your goals.
The same can be said about energy. Diversity is a (more…)