Energy Policy

Weaving Green Thinking Into Business Technology in Late 2013

Global society has reached a level of energy use that we’ve never seen before. While there are ongoing improvements in technology that are meant to mitigate resource use and push sustainability to the forefront, there are also technology structures that contribute to the downward spiral of our climate and materials. One of the technology models that isn’t as efficient as ...

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Getting Over the Problem of Green Energy in the US

The green sector is challenging in the US. Despite films such as An Inconvenient Truth—Vice President Al Gore’s crusade to halt global warming’s deadly progress—and the endless campaigning of many, renewable energy has received a large amount of opposition from American policy makers over the years. They appear to be under the impression that being environmentally friendly runs the risk ...

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Mauritius: Taking the Green Initiative

With beautiful turquoise water, white sandy beaches, magnificent flora and fauna as well as some stunning hotel resorts, the island of Mauritius is the holiday destination of choice for many travellers. While resting and relaxing under clear blue skies and blazing sunshine, this tropical paradise certainly seems a million miles from home. However, an influx of tourists requires more energy ...

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Massachusetts’ Renewable Energy Industry is Thriving

In recent years, Massachusetts has become a leader in renewable energy policy, strategy and growth.  This past June the state was ranked first by the U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index for its progressive policies and second for technology development and installation. In addition to these accolades, the state has also enjoyed a booming renewable energy job market. Since 2011 renewable ...

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Green Investments & Current Capital Market Trends

The total amount in green investments the US requires for building a low-carbon economy in the coming ten years is higher than what current trends show is actually being invested in the green sector.

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Good or Bad? The Fever for Solar Power Continues

Every year, more and more solar panels are added to homes and businesses across the United States. Despite the anti-renewable energy statements made by many, photovoltaic possibilities are opening doors to a great deal of possibilities. As technologies develop and more efficient manufacturing methods are developed, costs continue to decline. However, is greed and personal belief going to stand in ...

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The Future of Flying: Analyzing Obstacles and Achievements in Aviation

Innovation is what drives the aviation industry forward, and with such high stakes involved, better machines are the key to improved safety and performance across aviation’s many applications. This past year, the aviation industry has celebrated several new and promising innovations; however, the industry has also faced a number of obstacles that might make aviation management students and professionals in ...

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