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Top 5 States for Solar Jobs

Solar Jobs

Looking for a little light to finally shine down on you in your work life? You don’t have to look very far if you live in one of the top five states known for providing jobs in the solar industry. Something about the sun simply makes people happy: a better day almost is inevitable if the sun is shining, and ...

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Five Trends in Green Advertising

Green Marketing, Green Technology

Advertising has come a long way from the introduction of the radio in the 1920s to now the introduction of smartphone apps. In the business world, the idea of becoming more environmentally sustainable is gaining popularity, and companies in the advertising sector are taking note. Five trends in the green advertising industry are expected to rock the business arena this ...

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Dept. of Defense Drives Clean Energy Market

Quick—who’s the largest consumer of energy in the world? China? Europe? None of the above. It’s the U.S. Department of Defense. Our military’s consumption of energy makes it a prime candidate for going green, saving money, reducing our country’s environmental footprint, and creating more energy jobs. The DOD isn’t blind to this fact. It’s going to accelerate it’s green technology ...

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Surefire Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home

Are you struggling with high energy bills each month? If so, then there are easy and environmentally friendly ways that can help you bring them down to a reasonable figure. High energy bills are always attributed to posh lifestyles and ignorance, but it doesn’t mean that you have to live an austere life to help you cut down them down. ...

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What is Germany Doing that the U.S. Isn’t?

Germany is on the same latitude as Maine. That’s nowhere near the latitude of Arizona, which gets more direct sunlight (insolation) than any other state including California, yet Germany leads the world in solar production with more than 17,000 MW. By contrast, the U.S. generates nearly 3,000 MW. So what’s Germany doing right that the U.S. isn’t, which could create ...

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Solar Flight to Florida Could Cost Less

Solar Impulse

Sustainability in Aviation: Could Your Flight to Florida Cost Less in the Future? One of the main contributing factors to airline tickets is the cost of fuel that is consumed for even the shortest of trips. In 2013, the Solar Impulse broke numerous aviation records as many watched its flight across the United States. Almost a year later, the Solar ...

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Three Green American Cities

Many high rises now seek LEED certification and integrate ecologically sensitive features into luxurious design. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is changing the way people think about the design, construction, maintenance and management of individual buildings and entire communities, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. Factors include air and water quality, efficient recycling and waste ...

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