Renewable Energy

How Solar Energy is Moving India Beyond Coal

How Solar Energy is Moving India Beyond Coal

India Beyond Coal by Chaitanya Kumar Building a movement around climate change requires fighting the strong forces of fossil fuel power. People’s movements world over are taking to creative forms of protest in challenging the status quo. India has a history of peoples movements that have taken on big infrastructure projects impacting their way of […]

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    Green Energy Ohio Hosts Renewable Energy Tour Oct. 1-7

    Green Energy Ohio Hosts Renewable Energy Tour Oct. 1-7

    Green Energy Ohio This 43 kW residential solar array in Lima, Ohio is part of the 2012 Green Energy Ohio Tour. Green Energy Ohio (GEO) joins American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and hundreds of solar-savvy installers and grassroots organizations throughout America to showcase more than 5,000 solar-powered homes, schools and businesses for the 17th Annual […]

    Coalition Slams Duke Energy for Funding Voter Suppression Laws and Dirty Energy Policies

    Coalition Slams Duke Energy for Funding Voter Suppression Laws and Dirty Energy Policies

    Energy Action Coalition A coalition of environmental, democratic reform and civil rights groups released an open letter to Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers today, calling on him to stop funding voter suppression by dropping the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) before the Democratic National Conference. The groups signing today’s letter and launching public petitions include: […]

    Youth Activists Urge Presidential Candidates to Address Climate Change

    Youth Activists Urge Presidential Candidates to Address Climate Change

    Energy Action Coalition More than 50 youth vote activists with the Energy Action Coalition rallied outside of the Obama for America campaign headquarters in Chicago yesterday, calling on President Obama and Mitt Romney to take action to address climate change and support clean energy. The rally coincided with the release of Mitt Romney’s energy plan, […]

    How Crowdsourcing Can Provide Renewable Electricity to People in Need

    How Crowdsourcing Can Provide Renewable Electricity to People in Need

    Crisis Mappers By Aaron LeMieux CrisisMappers.net co-founder Jen Ziemke introducing the nPower® PEG to Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe in Uganda. When a crisis hits, people instinctively reach for their mobile phone. What if crowdsourced clean energy could keep that phone charged? Now it can by giving individuals in need the ability to produce electricity from their […]

    When the Biomass Hits the Wind Turbine

    When the Biomass Hits the Wind Turbine

    Harvey Wasserman Renewable “green” energy will be the biggest industry in the history of humankind. Jay Warmke’s When the Biomass Hits the Wind Turbine is a great way to learn all about it. Jay is blessed with an off-beat sense of humor and a wonderful way of narrating truly earth-shattering history with aplomb and a […]

    Greenpeace Report Shows a Cheaper, Cleaner Pathway for Duke Energy

    Greenpeace Report Shows a Cheaper, Cleaner Pathway for Duke Energy

    Greenpeace USA Today Greenpeace released Charting the Correction Course: A Clean Energy Pathway for Duke Energy. Using modeling performed by Ventyx, an energy consultancy, the report details how Duke Energy can save their customers $108 billion over 20 years by investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency. “Jim Rogers claims that Duke is a green […]

    Long Island Town Builds Unparalleled Energy Park

    Long Island Town Builds Unparalleled Energy Park

    Kyle Rabin The Town of Hempstead’s energy park. Question: What do you get when you cross a majestic 100-kilowatt (kW) wind turbine with a hydrogen fueling station, a solar house, a pair of solar trackers (high-tech solar electric panels that follow the sun’s daily path across the sky), a 60-kW solar field, a solar-powered carport […]