Future Fuels

Rising Sun: The Slow Transition to Solar Power

Moving toward a solar energy world is the goal for many environmentalists. But the road to a golden radiation energy scenario is fraught with economic issues. With all the excitement in the industry, the big question remains: Can the long-term promise of renewable energy shift down to common, everyday use by homeowners and businesses? For the most part it can, ...

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Why Generating Electricity from Solar Energy Means Less Consumption of Fossil Fuels

Solar parks, solar panels on rooftops and even solar panel laden streetlights have become common sights virtually all around the globe. Even though solar energy is nearly not as popular as grid power, it is being looked at as a feasible means of acquiring electricity as fossil fuel rates around the world have already begun to soar and global supplies ...

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Environmental Jobs: Universities Get $10 Million for Biofuels

For assistance with your environmental jobs search, check out the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology. There you can get help crafting your resume, tailoring your job hunt, and connecting with employers who will share your values and appreciate your skills. On October 16, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a $10 million grant for universities to research and ...

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Down the Line: The Impact Solar Arrays Have on a Community

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect green job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! Solar power generation affects more of the local community than many may realize. Although there is a variety of ways photovoltaic technologies can be implemented, there is still quite a few common attributes that ...

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Two Potential Opportunities in Algae Biofuels

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect green job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! The energy research firm SBI Energy recently projected that the market for algae biofuels would grow at a 43.1% annual compound growth rate (CAGR) to $1.6 billion in 2015. Driven by government grants, regulatory ...

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Solar Jobs: $50 Million Maryland Solar Project Completed

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect green job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! A solar project begun in September 2011 was recently completed in Emmitsburg, Maryland. As part of the state’s Clean Horizons Initiative, the $50 million project was financed and developed by Constellation Energy, one of ...

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Green Political Spotlight This Week: Top 10 Winners & Top 10 Losers in Green Economy

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect green job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! The political lines in America aren’t just blue and red: There’s green somewhere in there, too. Just as some politicians bleed red and others shed blue, some bleed “green,” while anything environmentally friendly makes ...

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