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Podcast: What’s Next for Green Energy?

Here’s why diversity is the best path forward for alternative fuels
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Today’s infrastructure, with its aging roads, bridges and ports, is arguably the largest hurdle for alternative fuels and the energy sources of tomorrow. Efficiency, technology and scale are also major barriers to the wider adoption of green energy.

$110K Donation from Reliant Supports Solar Installation for No-Kill Animal Shelter in Houston

Friends For Life Now Powered by Solar to Help Save More Animals’ Lives
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Reliant powers, protects and simplifies life, now for both people and animals alike. Today the company announced the donation of $110,000 to Houston’s Friends For Life, the only no-kill, LEED-certified animal rescue shelter and adoption organization in Houston. The donation supports the installation of rooftop solar and solar on the nonprofit’s Mobile Adoption Vehicle.

Climate Change and Women’s Rights: The Opportunity for Action

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by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation

Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!

How Solar Energy Will Power the Future

A Q&A with UPS Director of Facilities Procurement Bill Moir.
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Bill Moir | UPS 
 

Climate Change Goes Primetime for National Geographic's First-Ever Earth Week

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For six consecutive nights this fall, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic devoted its primetime television slate to programming that addressed the topic of climate change. Between Sunday, October 30, and Friday, November 4, 2016, viewers followed Leonardo DiCaprio across five continents to explore the effects of climate change on our communities in Before the Flood; they journeyed to India with David Letterman to understand the country’s energy challenges in the season premiere of Years of Living Dangerously; and they joined dozens of National Geographi

Joining the North Carolina Solar Boom

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Today we’ve got Carolina on our minds.

Our solar team is pleased to announce that our first solar farm in the Tar Heel state — the MC-1 solar project in Williamston, North Carolina — is now online and operational.

The 6.5 Megawatt (MW) DC (5 MW AC) solar photovoltaic facility is providing clean, renewable energy for residents and businesses in North Carolina.

Mccrone: If Interest Rates Turn, Clean Energy Will Find it Tougher

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Originally posted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

By Angus McCrone
Chief Editor
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The last time U.S. interest rates were on a sustained upward trend was just over 10 years ago, in summer 2006. George W Bush was president, ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ by Shakira was at the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and no one had heard of Justin Bieber.

Donald Trump Could Slow Clean Energy’s Hard-Won Progress

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Originally posted on Huffington Post.

“A Trump presidency would probably not be the worst disaster, given that support is grandfathered in at the federal level,” said Jenny Chase, head of global solar analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

As Seen on The Guardian: What Will the Highway of the Future Look Like?

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Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has always been fascinated by public spaces. That’s why, as automakers dedicate more resources to the production of smarter, environmentally friendly vehicles, he’s on a related mission: to reimagine the roads on which those cars of the future will drive.

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