Tag Archives: US Green Technology

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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Top Five Wind Energy Companies to Work for

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 obvious choice at this point in your career. Even before you jump on the bandwagon of wind job seekers who are pursuing education, try contacting companies to find ...

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Volkswagen Expands Electric Car Choices

With five new electric cars hitting the market during 2014, these are good times for environmentally-aware car owners, according to FuelEconomy.gov. Hybrids are commonplace of course, including a growing number of plug-in models, and diesels are proliferating, but until now, electric options have been limited. With one stylish and very expensive exception (and that’s not the Fisker Karma as production ended with ...

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How to Get Your Company to Accept the Cost of Going Green

Face it: As a project manager, your aim is to ensure that company projects are successful. Black and green are your favorite colors—you want the company to be in the black, and the path to making this happen is completely green. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to save the company some “greens”—or money—by being an efficient project manager, and there’s ...

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Ecotourism Spotlight Kerala, India

In Kerala, India, feel free not to have a care in the world. In this hot ecotourism spot for 2013, you can actually not have a care in the world while still actually caring for the world in “God’s Own Country.” Who knows? With its opulent forests and pristine beaches, you just might become enticed enough to make it your ...

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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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Four Things Green Hiring Managers Are Looking for in You

For many, the job interview is one of the most stressful parts of the job search, and when you are specifically targeting a promising green job, even more pressure exists to not screw up the interview. Getting into the minds of green job hiring managers is a sure-fire way to master the art of speaking their green language and finally ...

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