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The Dark Side of the Sun: Solar Power and Global Electronic Waste

Peter Schwartz | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Peter Schwartz

When complete, First Solar's California Flats project will generate enough electricity to power Apple's Cupertino headquarters complex, as well as its California stores and data centers. Many have hailed this as a first step toward more widespread commercial adoption of solar power.

Apple To Power New Headquarters With Solar Energy

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business

Apple is going green in a big way. CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that the company would power its new corporate headquarters with energy from a 2,900-a...

A Leap Forward for Clean Solar

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 05.01.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Light provides energy without waste or danger for all of nature, a process we are closer now to imitating. Let's just hope the timetable for the next discovery doesn't take another 100 years. We just don't have that kind of time.

The 10 Best Stocks Of The Year

Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

2011 may have been the year of baroque chain-restaurant creations like Denny's Maple Bacon Sundae and Burger King's Stuffed Steakhouse Burger. But in ...

The Worst Performing Stocks Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

What can we learn by looking at the year's 10 worst performers among the S&P 500? That it's not an opportune moment for alternative energy. Some finan...

Buffett's Utility Company To Buy California Solar Plant

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business

* First move into solar for Buffett's MidAmerican * 550-MW plant can power 160,000 average California homes * First Sola...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Important Alternative Energy Companies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall Street: Alternative energy is big business -- and getting bigger. The industry includes hundreds of companies that make a piece of the co...

Innovations that Change the World

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jenny Darroch

I often feel that when an innovation is successful, I can't imagine life without it. I feel like that about many of the products and services from companies that made Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies list.

Grid Parity: When Solar Costs The Same As Coal (Now!)

EcoGeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The holy grail of all renewable is to reach grid parity -- the point at which buying green power is no more expensive (or even cheaper) than buying po...

Venture Capitalists Invest in Green

New York Times Magazine | Jon Gertner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One afternoon last May in Menlo Park, Calif., a venture capitalist named Ray Lane led me from his office to the parking lot, where an automobile had b...

Economic Stimulus Package: No Stimulus for Green Energy

Miranda Marquit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Miranda Marquit

The economic stimulus in question focuses a great deal on a short-term fix, rather than a long-term fundamental change. It's reactionary when it should be visionary.