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'Green News Report' - July 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Toxic algae bloom in South Florida ruins 4th of July for tourism industry...

'Green News Report' - June 30, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.30.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: US, Canada and Mexico sign major clean energy pact; New report finds mill...

The Nigeria Power Situation: Hindsight, Insight and Foresight

Seyi Fabode | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Seyi Fabode

My last post on the Nigeria power industry was a reaction to a Vanguard article by the Minister of Power. It was an article I read while at Murtala Mohammed Airport in the midst of what turned out to be a brief power outage.

'Green News Report' - June 16, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: House Republicans' new agenda calls for rolling back pollution standards;...

'Green News Report' - June 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Welcome aboard to the GNR's newest affiliate partner, The Thom Hartmann Program! IN TODAY'S RADIO...

'Green News Report' - June 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: San Francisco adopts a climate change adaptation tax; Alberta, Canada, ho...

Why The Next Five Years Will Determine Our Clean Energy Future

Tom Werner | Posted 06.06.2016 | Green
Tom Werner

It's critical that we now focus on the important steps that build on existing momentum and embrace new technologies and approaches that lay the groundwork for a clean energy future.

Secrets of an Electrician

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 06.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Adam Levine) Veteran electricians share tricks of the trade they wish their customers knew. Interested in simple and easy ways to save tim...

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Laiza King | Posted 05.23.2016 | Technology
Laiza King

Credit One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-...

'Green News Report' - May 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 2013 West, Texas fertilizer explosion ruled a criminal act; Price of rene...

This New Technology Could Help Batteries Last Much Longer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.23.2016 | Science

Imagine a battery that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times without ever corroding. A team of researchers at the University of California, ...

The Hidden Green in Earth Day

Charlie Saginaw | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Charlie Saginaw

To me, 'Earth Day in Texas' evokes the mental image of cowboys tending to oil derricks and treehuggers advocating to protect polar ice caps from melting.

Breaking Free from the Grips of Coal

Sohara Mehroze | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Sohara Mehroze

When it comes to power generation, Bangladesh faces a tough choice. On one hand the country has a burgeoning population with millions still without electricity coverage and coal reserves available to meet that need; on the other, it is one of the most climate vulnerable nations.

Is the World Bank Snatching Climate Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Carl Pope | Posted 04.11.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

While clean energy is cheaper to buy and operate than fossil, it requires more capital at the front end -- because the benefits of free sun and wind flow over time, while the expenses of turbines, panels and batteries come all at once. 

'Green News Report' - March 31, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.31.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: State Attorneys General unite to investigate ExxonMobil for climate chang...

WATCH: This Invention Is Lighting Up Disaster Zones

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 03.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

When Haiti was struck by an earthquake in 2010, the world came together to help support relief efforts by donating food, water, and medical supplies. ...

'Green News Report' - March 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sea World vows to end captive orca breeding program; Great Barrier Reef i...

INTASAVE Brings Affordable Solar Power to the Developing World

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

In the United States, energy is easy to come by. There are gas stations on most urban corners, nuclear plants dotting the coasts, Teslas on the roads ...

Deepwater Wind and an Energy Revolution

Karl Grossman | Posted 02.26.2016 | Green
Karl Grossman

An energy revolution is happening east of Long Island. In the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Deepwater Wind is constructing the nation's first offshore wind farm -- five wind turbines off Block Island, Rhode Island.

Drought Costs Californians An Extra $2 Billion In Electricity Expenses

Water Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.19.2016 | Science

A new report from the Pacific Institute has tallied how four years of drought has impacted electricity prices and pollution from the electricity secto...

Here's How Power Blackouts in a City Change the Weather Forecast

Inverse | Posted 02.18.2016 | Green
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson Despite covering just three percent of the Earth, cities are home to more than h...

We Went Solar, and So Should You -- Because It's Free

Stafford Betty | Posted 02.11.2016 | Green
Stafford Betty

For years my wife and I have been getting phone calls about going solar, and for years we've ignored them because it was just too expensive. But today 26 solar panels are mounted on the south side of our roof.

Of Mice and Mylar

R.J. Marx | Posted 01.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
R.J. Marx

Last Sunday, we saw the first of the elk entering our property.

There's A Civil War Being Fought On Your Rooftop

Carl Pope | Posted 01.29.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Utilities don't mind that solar is renewable, zero carbon, and enjoys free fuel -- as long as they own it. But solar is also modular and decentralized, which they hate. They don't want to compete with their own customers.

Tech Trends That Will Impact The Utility Sector in 2016

Seyi Fabode | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Seyi Fabode

As is obvious from the list above, these technologies aren't new (even AR is not new) but they are new to the utility industry. These technologies are mature in their applications in other industries and, for those in the utility industry, this is an indication of their reliability.