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Top 10 Green Asset Finance Deals of 2011

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

The green industry admittedly is all about being green – being environmentally focused – but “greens,” as in dollars, also have a lot to do with it. In fact, the top 10 global finance deals in the green technology industry in 2011 totaled billions of dollars, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Here is a list of the companies that ...

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Middle East Gets Failing Grade in Green Tech

The Middle East continues to be at the center of discussions on fuels due to its bountiful natural gas and oil reserves. But when you look at its reserves of green energy sources, there’s absolutely nothing bountiful about it. In the Middle East, oil is king and green power really has no power at all. Renewable energy makes up only ...

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Top 10 Industries to Be Hurt By Green Tech

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

We all think about the new opportunities that green technology affords the United States – new jobs created in areas such as solar power, the wind turbine manufacturing industry and biodiesel fuel. But have you really thought about the industries that actually will take a hit as green technology becomes more rampant – much like the newspaper industry took a ...

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Top 10 Celebrities Promoting Green Tech

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Many celebrities have their own social causes: Think Christina Aguilera and how she was the global spokesperson for 2011 World Hunger Relief, or think Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, who highlights global issues such as hygiene, sanitation and water. But what about the ones who are zeroing in on the ozone layer, focusing on real green technology issues that also affect ...

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Heating and Cooling Companies Getting Green Tech Bug

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

From outdoor heating lamps to solar collectors, many companies in January introduced environmentally friendly products in Chicago – the home of U.S. Green Technology – during one of the largest global expositions in the heating and refrigerating industry. What does this mean? It means that pretty much every industry you can think of is taking green technology seriously: It’s becoming ...

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Green Jobs: The History, Evolution and Future of Hybrid Vehicles

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect solar job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! The following is a guest post from Dale Cooper, a content specialist at Rosetta. Have you ever wondered how much it costs to drive a mile? Depending on your vehicle, automobile insurance policy and other factors, ...

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A Volcano Could Be Your Next Source of Electricity

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

Wind and sunshine are obvious sources of green energy – energy you can convert to electricity without having to rely on fossil fuels, which generate pollution. But you just might blow your stack when you realize another obvious natural source of heat that could have been explored all along to generate environmentally friendly electricity – a volcano. That’s right. Developers ...

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