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HP Announces Renewable Energy Agreement with SunEdison to Support Clean Data Centers in Texas

Latest Initiative Is Expected to Power HP's Texas Data Centers and Help HP Meet Its 2020 Operations Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Ahead of Schedule
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PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of ongoing efforts to lower the carbon footprint of its business, HP (NYSEHPQ) today announced that it has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 112 megawatts (MW) of wind power with SunEdison, Inc. (NYSESUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company.

Greenbacks for Green Ideas

Toyota Research Institute Announces ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship
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ANN ARBOR, Mich., December 22, 2014 /3BL Media/– The Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing of North America (TEMA), in partnership with The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is requesting proposals from young professors and scholars pursuing innovative electrochemical research in green energy technology.
 
The purpose of the ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship is to encourage young professors and scholars to pursue research in green energy techn

Enactus Students Turn Coconut Shells Into Fuel

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Byproduct or product, what do you see?

Enactus students in the Philippines saw a way to turn coconut shells into an alternative fuel for street vendors. They helped 10 vendors raise their incomes an average of 113%. Learn about the project's impact on carbon emissions at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/byproduct-product-see/. #seeopportunity

Women Ecopreneurs in the Developing World

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A wide array of economic analysts are increasingly recognizing the link between economic development and gender equality. Research is showing that when women succeed, developing economies thrive. But what impact, if any, does the increased economic role of women in the global south have in terms of the environment? This week on Sea Change Radio, we feature two stories of women in Asia who are leading the way both economically and sustainably.

Drink Coffee. Give Light.

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Since LIFT’s debut in 2009, Southwest has donated to green-energy projects in coffee growing regions for every pound of LIFT coffee consumed. The Guatemala Light Project, which illuminated isolated villages with renewable energy, was the initial recipient of these donations. Starting in June 2012, we began directing these donations to green energy projects in Peru.

The List: 7 Ways to Incorporate Solar Power Into Your Life

Harness the sun to power a wide range of things you use every day.
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It’s free, it’s easily accessible, and its production is clean… it’s surprising that solar power is not more widely used. Advances in technology mean that it’s easier to manufacture solar panels, which makes them more affordable to consumers, and today’s solar panels can harness more energy with a smaller surface space.

Honda Smart Home US Offers Vision for Zero Carbon Living and Mobility

Project achieves more than 11 tons of CO2 reduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle
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  • Super-efficient “living laboratory” seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes 
  • Project achieves more than 11 tons of COreduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle 
  • Honda home energy management system (HEMS) maximizes the home’s energy efficiency while communicating with the electric utility to improve grid stability 
  • Home surpasses California’s 2020 target for zero net energy residential construction 
  • Member of University of California, Davis community will live in home, drive Honda Fit EV (electric vehicle) 
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  • Super-efficient “living laboratory” seeks to address two major sources of U.S. CO2 emissions: cars and homes 
  • Project achieves more than 11 tons of COreduction per year compared to a conventional home and vehicle 
  • Honda home energy management system (HEMS) maximizes the home’s energy efficiency while communicating with the electric utility to improve grid stability 
  • Home surpasses California’s 2020 target for zero net energy residential construction 
  • Member of University of California, Davis community will live in home, drive Honda Fit EV (electric vehicle) 

Solar Power’s Future Looks Brighter and Brighter

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In the U.S. solar power continues to lead all categories as the renewable energy mode of choice. Last year, it made up 29 percent of all new electricity capacity, second only to natural gas at 46 percent. In 2014, solar power is projected to grow by another 26 percent, according to GTM, a research firm. The Department of Energy expects solar to provide 27 percent of all electricity in America by 2050, a huge increase from its less than one percent total today.

German Companies Go Off the Grid -Energy Minute

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In Germany, one in every six companies now generates its own electricity. 16 percent of all German companies produced their own power last year, according to the German Chamber of Commerce, up from about 10 percent a year earlier. 23 percent more companies are considering joining this trend. Companies as large as Dow Chemical, with a plant that consumes one percent of the entire country’s electricity, and as small as rural, family-owned businesses, are investing in their own power-generation infrastructure.

$20 Million Spent in NJ for Verizon’s Green Energy Plan

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Verizon implemented a $100 million plan to invest in solar and fuel cell technology for green energy and Verizon Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen told NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider that $20 million has gone into the center in Basking Ridge.

Click here to see the full article from the original source, NJ TV News.

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