Tag Archives: Energy

6 Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

eco friendly landscaping ideas

Eco-friendly landscaping has gained popularity in the past few years for obvious good reasons. Among the good reasons is that it significantly reduces maintenance costs, limit your exposure to harmful toxins from pesticides and fertilizers and also conserve excellent resources. Eco-friendly landscaping is one way to start saving the environment right from your small backyard. Eco-friendly landscaping can take you ...

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Could Alternative Energy Be the Next Big Thing for Venture Capitalists?

When taking care of the environment became trendy about a decade ago, venture capitalists shifted large amounts of investment dollars from software and the Internet to “cleantech,” anointing it as the next big thing in investing.

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Solar Jobs Now Employs the Most American Workers in the Energy Sector

According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), solar employment now accounts for the largest share of workers in the U.S. power generation field, having surpassed the likes of coal, gas and oil.

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Wind Jobs – Top Five Wind Energy Companies

Wind Jobs

If you’re tired of watching your boss blow hot air and finally want to get into a career that will add some more wind to your sails, then wind jobs are an

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Green Technology to Make Energy Work

Green Technology

Making the world greener is not a solo act—it requires a collaborative effort, one that will set the stage for Mother Earth to remain vibrant for years and decades to come. That’s why 500 people representing three countries and 20 different states recently gathered in North Carolina to discuss sustainable energy—including U.S. Green Technology’s very own president, John Courtney.

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Cook County Cooks up Plan to Go Green

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Cook County—the home of U.S. Green Technology—has been cooking up a plan to make this popular county greener than ever before. The county’s leaders are investing in sustainability in a major way by implementing a creative approach to managing energy and financing. One of the best things about the county’s “green" approach? It doesn’t involve taking a bite out of local taxpayers’ “greens."

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Two Chicago-area Hospitals Leading in the Green Movement

Green Movement

Two Hospitals in the Chicago Area Are Taking Extra Steps to go Green

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