Sustainability | Renewable Energy

Sustainable Energy Infrastructure

Clean Energy Transition - GREEN Infrastructure Updating Infrastructure for Developing Renewable Energy in Cities |  People-centered smart cities are cropping up worldwide. They only account for 2% of the world's landmass but are home to most of its population, energy use, and economic activity.  Cities...

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Clean Hydrogen Power

Clean and GREEN H2 | Hydrogen and the Clean Energy Transition |  Hydrogen is one of the most promising emerging energy technologies to fill the rising global demand for clean low carbon and emission-free energy sources. The recent global societal shift towards environmental sustainability, and...

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Profiles in Sustainable Cities – San Diego, California

San Diego, California - America's Cleanest City | [caption id="attachment_41680" align="alignright" width="520"] San Diego skyline[/caption] Sustainable cities, like San Diego, have eco-city designs that prioritize consideration of social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate mitigation policies, and implementation of sustainability policies. Green cities also prioritize resilient,...

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Renewable Energy Jobs are UP, and RE cost is down

[siteorigin_widget class="QT_Recent_Posts"][/siteorigin_widget]The Shining Future of the GREEN Economy ♥♥  Employment in the clean energy sector features, first and foremost, jobs in energy efficiency; including jobs in EnergyStar, in producing LED and CFL lighting, and manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs). Jobs in smart grid, maintaining smart meters,...

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Reforestation

deforestation

Climate Solution - Forests Deforestation and solutions; including reforestation Deforestation of our planet, for centuries, has led to issues such as - loss of wildlife habitat; as well as land, water, and air pollution. Clearing forests results in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from the practice...

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Renewable Energy – Breakthroughs in Wind Energy

wind turbines

Latest trends in global wind turbine technology Onshore Wind Farms - Cheap and Clean Energy | Onshore wind farms now provide the least expensive form of energy, renewable or non-renewable, once the wind farm is fully constructed and operational. Among energy sources used to power...

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Economy vs. the Environment

GREEN, Healthy Environment = GREEN, Healthy Economy Economic growth does not have to come at the expense of the environment. Sustainable technologies (such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable mass transit, electric vehicles) are also extremely beneficial to the economy. For example, the renewable energy...

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Plan for Smart Meter Deployment in all 50 States

smart meters

Modern SMART Meters |  Many buildings in America today still rely on inefficient energy infrastructure, such as older models of energy meters, instead of modern, cost-effective, energy efficiency technology such as smart meters.[1] Smart meters are energy meters with digital, high-speed, real-time, two-way communication, and...

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Ride-sharing our way to saving the planet

Can carsharing help save the planet? Sustainable Commuting |  Carsharing (a.k.a. ride-sharing) services provide an opportunity to reduce emissions from cars, reduce congestion on roads, and provide economic savings. With customers’ access to low rates on fuel and insurance, as well as the ability to...

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