Solar Technology

Green Crowdfunding—Your Ticket to Launching a Green Business without the Help of Big Banks

Got a green business idea but don’t have the “greens" needed to bring it to fruition? Don’t worry: Just use other people’s greens. This is the premise of green crowdfunding, a niche that has soared in popularity since springing forth around 2005. Through green crowdfunding online, you can actually transform your dream green venture into a reality more quickly than you may have ever thought possible.

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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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Do You Know What The Hottest Top 10 Green Jobs Are?

Green Technology, Jobs

Green Technology is hot and so are green jobs according to occupational expert Laurence Shatkin’s book “200 Best Jobs for Renewing America.”  In the book, Mr. Shatkin weighs in on the top green jobs in the United States while comparing three factors: income, job growth, and job openings. “I looked at green jobs that had to do with energy efficiency, with ...

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Rising Sun: The Slow Transition to Solar Power

Green Energy

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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Lockheed Martin to Create Solar Powered Fuel Cells

In the past, the U.S. Army has estimated that about 70% of the material brought to battlefields, considered by weight, is fuel. That could all change now that Lockheed Martin has won a $3 million contract for solar jobs, creating and integrating solar panels to work with fuel cells. In war zones, the primary way of keeping computers, electronics and ...

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Solar to Attract $20 Billion in Investments by 2016

Solar power’s beginning to pull ahead in the race among energy sources in the U.S. A recent Frost & Sullivan report found that by 2016, utility-scale solar’s going to attract more than $20 billion in investments. That’s great news for green energy and solar jobs across the country. There may still be some uncertainty about the future of solar jobs, ...

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Plant Technology to Be Used in Computers Someday

When you think of solar collection, plants are some of the most efficient of creations. Naturally photosynthetic, plants maximize the solar energy collected in order to develop and grow. What would happen if humankind was to increase the capabilities of a plant by 30-percent due to nanoparticles? Scientists have already began bridging the gap to creating bionic greenery. The researchers ...

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