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Clean, Smart, and Cheaper than Coal: New England’s Wind Power Decisions Keep Getting Easier

9/26/2013 // By Amber Hewett

A headline in the Boston Globe’s business section on Monday deserves serious attention: “Wind Power Now Competitive with Conventional Sources” Where to begin? This is huge. Wind power’s biggest hurdle has always been its price tag, but last week Massachusetts […] Read more >

Next Step? A Clean Energy Jobs Race to the Top

1/24/2013 // By Zoe Lipman

Empowering states to capture clean energy opportunity I know I’m not alone in feeling growing anxiety about the changes to the natural world I’ve seen in my lifetime, or in my rising concern as I flip through the newspaper and […] Read more >

Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline runs under the straits of Mackinac. Photo: MDOT Photo/Video Unit

Time to Choose not to Spill or Explode

10/22/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Candidates, Voters: Time to choose your energy future It was all about the future of energy at an event at the Center for American Progress here in DC Friday morning when CAP released their  new report:  “Regional Energy, National Solutions:  A Real Energy Vision […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Sowing Seeds for Cleaner, Smarter Technologies

6/1/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy June Capsule readers! Things are heating up here in DC, and for once I really do mean the heat.  Yesterday’s 94 degrees tied the record 1991 high at Dulles and the rest of the week isn’t looking any different. […] Read more >

White-Collar, Green Tech

3/30/2010 // By NWF

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 experts to describe the way forward in the land of […] Read more >

Copenhagen Day 1 (EPA’s Lisa Jackson, Smart Grids, Weatherization)

12/14/2009 // By Carly Queen

Wednesday, December 9 (Day 1) McNair Wagner, Robert Boyd and I woke up very early this morning (7am CET = 1am EST), put on our warmest clothes and made our way to the Bella Center for the U.N. Climate Conference. […] Read more >

The “Demand” Response—Training Wheels to Energy Efficiency

9/30/2008 // By NWF

American universities and colleges, much like commercial and industrial facilities, are often poorly equipped to assess their own energy use. Less than one percent has any sort of real-time monitoring system. “It’s like getting your phone bill and not being […] Read more >

LEED: Prioritizing Energy Efficiency

9/7/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the first and largest certifier of green building, is by now familiar to anyone who works with buildings or campus planning. Another LEED (for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building is registered, completed, […] Read more >