Tag Archives: Sustainable energy

A Misleading Tale About Green Sustainability

Green Sustainability

Beware of the information you receive; you might have just been fed with the wrong one. For years, America has embraced and adopted pro-environment practices in almost every aspect. Just recently, one of Hollywood’s most prestigious events, the Oscar’s has given seven consecutive years towards a green sustainability theme through energy efficient designs. Indeed, green sustainability has come a long ...

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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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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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Sustainable Landscaping: Lower Energy Costs, Help the Environment

When was the last time you considered how much your landscaping was actually costing your family? Sure, it might look luxurious and colorful, but is it sustainable? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), at least 30 percent of American water use is solely for outdoor irrigation. Maintaining an energy-efficient backyard could not only cut water usage, but also ...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Energy Job Hunt

It’s back to the old drawing board. You just got turned down from what you thought would have been an ideal fit for you in the energy job circuit. So, what exactly did the hiring manager not see in you? Perhaps, you are not marketing yourself well enough: It’s one thing to have the skills; it’s another to advertise it ...

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New Ways to Conserve Energy and Water Use

Learning how to effectively save energy is an ongoing process, one that you will probably need to consider throughout your lifetime. Technology continues to change, giving you more tools to work with in your energy reduction efforts. Regularly analyze what you can do to reduce your home energy usage. Even as energy awareness grows, the outlook for energy usage is still fairly ...

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Both Oil and Green Energy Can Shake Hands for the Sake of the Economy

Oil has always been pitted against green energy in a battle between black gold and “green” gold. Still, experts say that in light of the recent U.S. presidential election, maybe it is time for both green energy and black energy to unite under the new president so that the benefits of both can finally shine through—both on the save-Mother-Earth front ...

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