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Brightening Our Corner - Fall 2015

Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2015 Names Finalists. New Challenge Opens
Hundreds of innovators from around the world engaged in the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) to improve our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Eight finalist team were announced September 30 before traveling to Austin, TX for a special Biomimicry Conference at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on October 4.

A New Kind of Olympics

by John Anderson Lanier
Blog

So what would the Olympics look like in non-sports form? Let’s assume the whole world was willing to gather for some other purpose, sending official delegations, national leaders, support staff and even fans to one city for two weeks. What if that gathering captured the same spirit of hope and enthusiasm that permeates the Olympic Games? Perhaps the focus could even be something as ambitious as solving climate change. Can you imagine that?

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost?

Find out how to correctly figure out how much home solar might cost you.
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One of the first questions someone interested in solar asks is, “How much do solar panels cost?” but it’s important to know there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer to estimating the cost of installing a home solar system.

First for Georgia: Solar Powered EV Station Unveiled at West Point Visitor Information Center

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Ray C. Anderson Foundation Take First Step in Imagining the Highway of the Future
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November 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Hannah Solar, LLC have partnered to install the state’s first solar-powered PV4EV (photovoltaic for electric vehicle) charging station at the state’s Visitor Information Center in West Point, Ga.

SunPower Offers the Most Efficient Solar Panels Commercially Available Today

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As one of the world’s most innovative solar companies, SunPower is proud to design, build and install products that lead the industry in durability, reliability and efficiency.

Let’s take a look at efficiency. When you hear people talking about solar panel efficiency they are referring to the amount of sunlight that is absorbed by a solar panel and converted into power for a home or business.

Chevrolet Bolt EV To Be Developed Through Strategic Partnership Between GM and LG

Engineers from GM and LG Electronics Partner on Critical Components
Press Release

DETROIT, Oct. 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ — General Motors set aside traditional vehicle development in selecting LG Electronics as its partner in developing the next generation Chevrolet Bolt EV (electric vehicle), which can travel more than 200 miles on a single electric charge.

Solar Canopies and a Cost Analysis of Low E Storm Windows

Green Builder Media's October 8, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Solar Canopies: Detached Power Production for Home Patios Residential versions such as NRG's new Solar Haven Canopy bring what was once a commercial-only product down to scale.

New Technology Will Lead in Future Energy Efficiency Savings - The Minute

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Reduction in use has been the key driver in energy efficiency efforts, but that’s about to change. Energy savings from energy efficiency will increasingly be led by new technologies and practices, system optimization, and behavioral approaches. That’s the finding of a new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. The report, “New Horizons for Energy Efficiency: Major Opportunities to Reach Higher Electricity Savings by 2030,” analyzes 18 measures that could, collectively, save 22 percent of total projected energy use in 2030.

Trim Tab Magazine | How Business and Green Chemistry Can Change the Manufacturing Industry

Transformational People
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By Joanna Gangi

The sustainable products industry has garnered new traction recently, as more companies adopt sustainable practices in their operations and in the design of their products. It is encouraging to see this surge in the movement toward a more sustainable manufacturing industry. People like Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation, and John Warner, one of the founders of the green chemistry field, have participated in this movement since its inception and have been integral to its growth. 

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash and More

Green Builder Media's October 1, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash The mainstream media has suddenly turned against the promised land of IOT-enabled future. Here's why they're wrong.

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