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After Massachusetts, California is the next state to introduce a bill to derive 100% energy from renewable sources. A new bill introduced by state Senate leader Kevin de León would require the state to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045. With the falling costs for solar and wind power, this might be an achievable goal […]

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As the threat of climate change becomes more real with every passing day, global pressure on industrial and manufacturing facilities has increased, prompting them to implement air quality systems to comply with clean air standards. The demand is escalating further because economies are expanding and the resulting increase in housing and construction, all of which use iron […]

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In its new sustainability initiative, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has pledged to reduce its greenhouse emissions by 25% by 2025. The IT giant plans to achieve its target in three phases: Optimizing energy efficiency in its operations and buildings Moving towards less GHG-intensive energy sources, including increased use of on-site renewable power Acquiring or generating off-site renewable power […]

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In yet another effort towards a sustainable future, Pueblo, Colorado and Moab, Utah, this week became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. On Monday, the Pueblo City Council approved a measure to power the community entirely with renewable sources of energy, such as wind […]

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In an appreciable move towards sustainability, Indian Minister of Finance, Mr. Arun Jaitley announced that the government plans to go ahead with the second phase of its solar power park program, doubling the planned capacity in the program from 20 gigawatts (GW) up to 40 GW. For a country that is grappling with high levels of pollution, […]

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Nearly 38 years after Mr. Jimmy Carter installed solar panels at the White House, the former American President yet again lent his support to clean energy by leasing 10 acres of his family’s farmland for a massive solar project. This 1.3-megawatt solar farm in his hometown of Plains, Georgia is projected to produce more than 55 million kilowatt-hours of […]

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Regardless of what one fossil fuel-loving president might like, renewable energy is flourishing in the United States. A new survey from nonprofit The Solar Foundation reveals there are more than twice as many workers employed in the solar industry as there are in coal. The solar industry employs over 260,000 people, and pays a median […]

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The first Wattway solar road pilot in America has popped up in rural west Georgia. The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, named for sustainable manufacturing pioneer Ray Anderson, is testing renewable technologies along an 18-mile stretch of road, and recently installed 538 square feet of Colas‘ Wattway solar road system near the border between Georgia and […]

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People with higher incomes and better education no longer dominate demand for the domestic solar market in Queensland with a new QUT study revealing the highest uptake in solar PV systems comes from families on medium to lower incomes. Over the past decade the profile of Queenslanders acquiring solar PV has changed significantly based on […]

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America’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in New York State got approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) reiterating the state’s commitment towards clean energy. The project would be located in the waters off Eastern Long Island. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s historic commitment earlier this month to generate enough wind power to light 1.25 million New York homes […]

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