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From Guest Blogger Emma Sturgis: Four Innovative Ways Companies Can Transition from Fossil Fuels to Green Energies

1. Vehicles There are many alternatives to gasoline and diesel even now. There are commercially produced vehicles powered by electricity, solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, hybrids, and biofuels. Converting a standard gasoline engine to use biofuels is not difficult. The

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With This Level of Impact, Is It Still Correct to Refer to Renewables as “Alternative” Energy?

March of 2017 saw solar and wind contribute more than 10% to the U.S. electricity grid mix for the first time in history (up from 8.6% in March 2016). In a very short period of time, renewable energy has gone

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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: Conscious and Effective–What New Businesses are Doing to ‘Go Green’

When launching a new business, you need to find a way to make a splash with your target audience and to differentiate yourself from the competition. Going green, or being environmentally friendly, is an excellent way to stand out from

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Hats Off To Norway

It’s the birthday of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, one of the most important contributors to the repertoire of the Romantic Period of music.  Like Chopin did for Poland, it could be argued that Grieg put Norway “on the map” in

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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: Creative New Ways Your Business Can Go Greener and Increase Profits

By going green, your company can reduce the operating costs that eat into your profits. Projects such as upgrading to more efficient heating, plumbing, lighting and mechanical systems offer a great return on investment. Consider these four easy and creative

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Trump’s Impact on the U.S. Economy Has Lots of Interesting Turns and Twists

What happens when the U.S. elects a president whose sole economic platform is making rich people (and corporations) richer?

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Renewable Energy: For Now, At Least, an Industry Driven by Regulation

Below is a picture I took yesterday at the American Wind Energy Association’s annual WindPower expo in Anaheim (just south of Los Angeles), CA, suggesting something very important about the renewable energy industry at this nascent point in its development:

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From Guest Blogger Dixie Somers: Green Biz–Five Ways Companies Can Face Climate Change

Climate change is a very real threat that is going to change the way we all live in the coming decades. While most workers (except perhaps engineers) don’t have the resources to address climate change on an international scale, every

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New Commitments to Renewable Energy Popping Up All Over the Globe, But, Sadly, Not in the U.S.

Here’s an update on the rapid migration to renewable energy.  This time, it’s Sweden doing something extraordinary.  Who will be next?  

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Sincere Thanks for Your Comments

On the 2GreenEnergy “dashboard” I notice that we’ve had almost exactly 18,000 comments here since our inception in 2009.  Profound thanks to all who have contributed insight, wisdom, great questions and (generally) constructive criticism. I was looking for a photo

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