renewable energy

Colleges & Universities Share Advice on Financing On-Campus Renewable Energy Installations at AASHE

At the AASHE Conference campus leaders from diverse backgrounds gathered to share their knowledge, experience and advice on a variety of topics — among them the perennial question of “I want to help my campus adopt sustainable energy practices, but how do I pay for it?”

Reduce Energy Consumption with Eco-Schools USA

Earth Science Week begins this Sunday, a series of events that provides an opportunity to boost energy literacy in the United States.

Clean Energy Victory – Major Wind Project Gets Green Light

Today, Interior Sec. Salazar signed the lease for the Cape Wind energy project . Offshore wind is an important part of America’s clean energy future and the Obama administration’s announcement approves …

Alaska Embraces Renewable Energy for Homes, Businesses

Great news from Jim Adams, Regional Executive Director in National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska Regional Center: As part of National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to limit carbon emissions and move America to …

A Cajun Call for Clean Energy

This past weekend, about 200 residents from the New Orleans area signed a huge banner with bold personal messages to express deep concern over America’s continuing addiction to oil.

White-Collar, Green Tech

By Maryruth Belsey Priebe Green IT is a booming industry, but how can students interested in smart grid or renewable energy technologies distinguish themselves in the field? We asked several …

Tribal Representatives Meet With Senators

On March 22nd and 23rd, more than 30 tribal leaders and representatives from across the country gathered in our nation’s capital to assert the importance of comprehensive climate and clean …

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New Financing Tools Help Push for Clean Energy

For anyone interested in serious reductions in global warming pollution on campus, the new report “Financing Sustainability on Campus,”written by Ben Barlow and edited by Andrea Putman, is an indispensable …

Economic Message of the Week: $600M to Build Renewable Energy Plants

The federal government has announced plans to spend nearly $600 million to help build renewable energy plants. The government will join forces with private companies to establish 19 biorefinery projects across 15 …

Study: Alternative Energy To Produce 1.9 Million New U.S. Jobs

A recent study by three universities provides an estimate of many new green jobs coming from alternative energy development in the U.S. Smart Grid News.com reports: “A collaborative study by …

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