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Energy Generation Uses Natural Resources
Hydroelectric energy generation affects water supplies for cities, agriculture and environmental systems. Solutions start with long term planning for diverse water usage.
Bill Gates Innovates Ideas about Energy and Climate
How do we get to zero? What innovation is needed?
Energy Webinars by Industrial Technologies Program - Every Thursday
Department of Energy webinars cover smart grid, smart metering, energy management...and more.
Womens Energy Matters organizes energy and energy efficiency strategies
Women are the primary providers of renewable resources in our communities -- and strong proponents of renewable energy, energy efficiency and even organic agriculture, which uses natural energy. WEM help women learn what they can do about our energy crisis.
Microturbines for Energy Management Solutions - Capstone
Capstone Turbine Corp. is reporting increasing sales of its higher-margin, low-emission microturbine systems.
Low-emission Microturbine Systems from Captsone and CPS
Microturbines recover energy in a wide variety of consumer, commercial and industrial applications.
Solar Thermal is Industrial Scale Investment in Green Energy
Electricity generation is becoming the defacto renewable energy infrastucture and industrial-scale solar thermal generation is projected to grow rapidly through 2020.
UC Berkeley Energy Symposium Accepting Poster Submissions for March 2010 Event
Marketing of new technology starts with research and policy awareness. UC Berkeley makes your innovation visible to their conference attendees. And it's free.
RETROFIT, a Game to Learn About Energy Efficient Buildings
Games help players experience options in making buildings greener and more energy efficient.
Google PowerMeter is Free Consumer Electricity Software
Giving people energy usage information can save up to 15% of their energy usage and costs. That reduces climate change. And now consumers have free access to power meter monitoring.
Open Energy Information Website Makes DOE Resources Available
Energy innovation requires up to date information about government energy policies. DOE is making more energy and energy efficiency information available for innovation and best practices.
Innovation in Energy and Energy Efficiency Spurred with DOE Data
DOE sponsored VIBE and National Assets provide timely data for innovation in energy and energy efficiency.
The Renewables and Efficiency Deployment Initiative (Climate REDI) goes Global
An international plan will deploy clean technology in developing countries, a $350 million, five-year effort that will include everything from putting solar lanterns in poor households to promoting advanced energy-efficient appliances worldwide.
Renewable Distributed Energy Collaborative (Re-DEC) Kick-off December 9, San Francisco
Re-DEC, a working group that will bring together utility grid operators, renewable DG project developers, and renewable DG technology experts
Teleconference on the coming decline in U.S. carbon emissions
Learn about the tipping point of energy use in the US. We're making progress!
Khosla Ventures' Green Fund Tops $1 Billion
It's reassuring to see that Calpers, California Public Employees, are investing in reinvigorating the state's economy by investing in cutting edge clean technology companies.
$3 Billion in Recovery Act Funds for Renewable Energy Projects
Cash Assistance Will Increase Economic Development, Promote Renewable Energy Use Program Guidance Now Available to Businesses to Facilitate Swift Implementation
Venture Capital Moving to Energy Efficiency from Clean Fuel
Venture capital is following the money -- the ARRA money into energy efficiency investments such as meters and homeowner financing companies for shorter timeframe ROI.
Empire State Building is now a Green Retrofitted Building with 38% Energy Savings
Energy efficiency, indoor environment, and carbon footprint are improved by the Empire State building's recent retrofit that will reduce costs over the long term, increase value and competitiveness and reduce carbon impact.
How to Save Money with Energy Efficiency
Practical solutions for energy efficiency at work and at home.
Useful Energy Efficiency Links For Residential Construction
Energy efficient building links for California energy efficient resources
Electricity Demand Bidding Program for Summer Savings -- SoCal Edison
Southern California Edison provides online energy management software tools to help companies monitor, measure and manage energy usage. Online tutorials are available here.
2020 Renewable Sources Increased by California Executive Order
Additional 10% bump in renewable energy generation to meet 2020 goal for the state's renewable energy portfolio standard.
Plan Ahead for the Commercial Sector in 2030
Planning ahead for urban, commercial sector energy use and conservation requires broad knowledge of compliance regulations, technologies and economic factors.
Google and GE Collaborate on Smart Grid for US Energy Distribution
The electrical grid is a major challenge for renewable energy distribution and stable grid functioning. GE and Google team up to seek policy and technology solutions.
California’s Prison System Announces 16 Major Energy Saving Projects and Wasco Solar Fields
Energy efficiency programs in the California prisons are authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission, in response to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Executive Order S-20-04 which sets a goal of a twenty percent reduction in grid supplied electricity. Energy efficiency improvements are a top priority for CDCR as a way to meet the reduction goals.
SoCal Edison Set to Install Smart Electric Meters to Conserve Energy
Smart electric meters will help Southern California Edison customers conserve electricity with knowledge and scheduling options outside peak hours' high costs.
Coal-Burning Power Plant in Four Corners Area, NM, Approved by EPA
1,500 megawatt Desert Rock Energy Facility to be located on the Navajo Nation, approximately 25 miles southwest of Farmington, New Mex., in the Four Corners area
International Renewable Energy Conference 2008 - Materials
Downloadable conference materials for renewable energy field
Demand Response Programs for Energy Savings
Demand response programs to retrofit buildings for energy efficiency and savings
Edited by Carolyn Allen, owner/editor of California Green Solutions