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Solar Roadways - if you haven't seen this yet, you should

by Salvatore Schiano // RIG Intern

Check out the video for Solar Roadways if you haven't seen it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlTA3rnpgzU It raised over 2 million from an Indiegogo campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/so

Filed under: Solar Energy

Related to: Solar Energy

Keywords: Solar,Renewable Energy,Transportation

1 replies | 657 views | Posted on: 03/17/2015 | Last updated: 01/10/2017

Introducing PACE - Property Assessed Clean Energy - July 15, 2-3:30 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Energy Alliance of North America - Michigan will be reviewing Property Assessed Clean Energy financing on July 15, from 2 - 3:30 pm. PACE financing can help businesses afford energy efficienc…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,Property Assessed Clean Energy - PACE

0 replies | 479 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Does the Department of Energy have a bias against Renewable Energy?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Via Credo Mobile: Tell the Department of Energy: Stop the bias against renewable energy. Every year, the US DOE releases the Annual Energy Outlook, a report about the future of energy in America. I…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Department of Energy,Fossil Fuels

0 replies | 709 views | Posted on: 07/14/2015 | Last updated: 07/16/2015

Governor Cuomo announces Shared Renewables green energy program for NY

by Chelsea W. // Student

Last week Governor Cuomo announced a new energy program that gives more homeowners the ability to use renewable energy. This is a huge step in the right direction for NYers! After the disastrous effec…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Government Agencies and Initiatives,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Renewable Energy,New York,Government Policy

0 replies | 672 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Here's How NY Wants to Lead the Renewable Energy Revolution

by Chelsea W. // Student

An article by The Washington Post takes a closer look into what NY's plans are for becoming one of the leading states in what many call the "Renewable Energy Revolution". The solution: local micro pow…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Sustainable Communities and Developments,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Renewable Energy,New York,Government Policy

0 replies | 671 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Electric Pride - Aspen Colorado is the Third U.S. city to reach 100% Renewable Energy!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Inhabitat reports from the Aspen Times that Aspen has succeeded in powering itself with 100 percent renewable energy. The city has worked for more than a decade to reach this milestone. Technologies…

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Colorado,Aspen,Geothermal

0 replies | 591 views | Posted on: 09/07/2015 | Last updated: 09/07/2015

90+ Organizations Announce MA Power Forward to support and promote Clean Energy Policies for People and Planet

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Together with over 90 Founding Partners, Toxics Action Center and Clean Water Action are launching Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local ren…

Filed under: News

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Pollution,Massachusetts Power Forward

0 replies | 675 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

Massachusetts Residents: Send a Letter to Support the new Mass Power Forward program!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Send an email to Governor Baker and your State Representatives to support Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local renewable energy, keeps ener…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Related to: Services

Keywords: Climate Change,Renewable Energy,Mass Power Forward

0 replies | 583 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

TONIGHT 9/10 - Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 7 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7pm Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music Admission: Sliding Scale- Pay what you can Can't attend -…

Filed under: Climate Change

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,Renewable Energy,Bill McKibben,Naomi Klein

0 replies | 749 views | Posted on: 09/10/2015 | Last updated: 09/10/2015

California Passes Legislation to Procure 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

On September 11, the California legislature made history by passing SB 350, a plan to to procure at least 50 percent of the state's electricity from renewable energy sources, including wind and solar,…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,California

0 replies | 758 views | Posted on: 09/16/2015 | Last updated: 09/16/2015

Boston Globe Editorial - Save the Solar Incentives

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

It was great to see the Boston Globe supporting solar incentives in an editorial this Sunday. The Globe points out that the town of Easton generated $200,000 for schools and roads when they put solar …

Filed under: Energy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Solar Power,The Boston Globe

0 replies | 552 views | Posted on: 10/09/2015 | Last updated: 10/09/2015

Sweden to Become One of World’s First Fossil Fuel-Free Nation​s

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven stated to the UN recently: “We are the first generation that can put an end to poverty. And the last that can put an end to climate change.” Ahead with ov…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Fossil Fuels,Sweden

0 replies | 403 views | Posted on: 10/21/2015 | Last updated: 10/21/2015

Renewable Energy and Battery storage quickly gaining momentum

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

Renewables and Energy storage are fast becoming the revolutionary innovation that could eliminate the need for existing energy power plants. The possibility of solar plus battery storage is an innovat…

Filed under: Energy

Related to: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Building,Renewable Energy,Energy Storage

0 replies | 364 views | Posted on: 11/23/2015 | Last updated: 11/23/2015

Massachusetts Could be Leader in Making a Fossil Fuel Free United States - The Solutions Project

by NSchepis // Student at Bridgewater State

If the world is to prevent a global catastrophe some important things need to happen. Most importantly we need to stop using fossil fuels. All of the known remaining fossil fuel reserves should stay i…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Renewable Energy,Fossil Fuels,The Solutions Project

0 replies | 531 views | Posted on: 02/01/2016 | Last updated: 02/01/2016

Policy Podium: Panel Discussion on Energy with Legislators and Industry Pros, March 14, 6 pm @USGBC MA

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Policy Podium: Panel Discussion on Energy with Legislators and Industry Pros March 14t, 6-7:30pm 50 Milk St 17th floor, "Milky Way" conference room Boston, 02109 Want to connect with one of t…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: clean energy,Renewable Energy,USGBC Massachusetts

0 replies | 477 views | Posted on: 02/21/2016 | Last updated: 02/21/2016

Natural Gas - A Casualty of California's Renewable Energy Boom?

by JackSawyer // Student

After California's 2000 and 2001 energy crisis the state decided to install natural gas plants to help support energy demands, as well as offer a somewhat cleaner and more environmentally friendly alt…

Filed under: Energy

California Green Building

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Natural Gas,California,reuters

0 replies | 1568 views | Posted on: 06/10/2016 | Last updated: 02/13/2017

Is Apple Going Into the Renewable Energy Industry?

by JackSawyer // Student

Apple has recently formed a subsidiary called Apple Energy, it plans to focus on Apple's renewable energy initiatives as well as potentially open up new business ventures for the tech giant. Apple has…

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,clean energy,Renewable Energy,Apple,Utilities,Waste,facebook,google,Apple Energy

0 replies | 766 views | Posted on: 06/17/2016 | Last updated: 06/17/2016

Will The Sun Shine on Tesla’s Acquisition of SolarCity?

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The cleantech-savvy vanguard, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors, recently offered to buy his cousin Lyndon Rive's company, SolarCity, in an unexpected deal that values the solar installer at more than $2.5 bi…

Filed under: News

Related to: Information and Resources

Keywords: Cleantech,Solar,Renewable Energy,Tesla,Elon Musk,SolarCity,Green News

0 replies | 2114 views | Posted on: 06/22/2016 | Last updated: 06/22/2016

Post-Brexit: The UK Must Continue To Fight for Environmental and Climate Progress

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Ever since the term Brexit, the decision of whether the UK should leave the European Union or not, was coined June of 2012, green groups have been warning voters that the decision to leave will have d…

California's Nuclear Energy Coming to a Close

by JackSawyer // Student

PG&E, one of California's largest energy utilities, announced on June 21st that it will be closing its last running nuclear power plant in California, the Diablo Canyon, within the next decade! This i…

Filed under: Energy

California Green Building

Keywords: clean energy,Renewable Energy,Nuclear Energy,Power Plants,California,Utilities,Nuclear,Goal

0 replies | 828 views | Posted on: 06/26/2016 | Last updated: 06/27/2016

Norway Plans to Ban All Fossil Fuel Based Vehicle Sales by 2025

by Higgins_James // Student

Norway plans to ban all fossil fuel based vehicle sales and production by 2025. The country’s four main political parties have agreed to formulate a policy and to work together on this matter. Norwa…

Filed under: Environment

Keywords: eco friendly,clean energy,Renewable Energy

0 replies | 772 views | Posted on: 07/06/2016 | Last updated: 07/06/2016

A Group of Companies, Including Amazon and Target, Pilot Tesla's New Powerpack Battery System

by Higgins_James // Student

As part of a select group of companies, Amazon has launched a pilot of Tesla Energy’s new stackable battery units to supplement older data center power capacity units. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has …

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: clean energy,Renewable Energy,Sustainable Energy

0 replies | 1085 views | Posted on: 07/07/2016 | Last updated: 07/07/2016

SunEdison: Where Did It All Go Wrong? Lessons and impacts from the collapse of the world’s largest clean energy company.

by aahassonjee

SunEdison: Where Did It All Go Wrong? Lessons and impacts from the collapse of the world’s largest clean energy company. Just six months in, 2016 has been quite an exciting year: countries have …

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,SunEdison

0 replies | 2500 views | Posted on: 07/09/2016 | Last updated: 10/08/2017

Solar Power Hour: Solar Bloomington-Normal - July 12 6:00 PM-7:00 PM FREE!

by Higgins_James // Student

Solar Bloomington-Normal is a grassroots residential and commercial group purchasing program for solar. Solar Bloomington-Normal is a community-wide residential and commercial discount program for …

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: clean energy,Renewable Energy,Solar Energy

0 replies | 234 views | Posted on: 07/11/2016 | Last updated: 07/11/2016

What is in Store for Elon Musk's Second Master Plan

by JackSawyer // Student

Elon Musk announced via Twitter this Sunday (July 10th, 2016) that he plans to unveil his second master plan for Tesla. His first master plan involved four general goals, those being; build a sports c…

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Tesla,Electric Vehicles,cars,Elon Musk,SolarCity,Solar Panels

0 replies | 830 views | Posted on: 07/11/2016 | Last updated: 07/14/2016