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A Solar-Powered Green Christmas

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So, nowadays as the trend is “going green”, it is not surprising that more homes and businesses prefer the use of solar powered Christmas lights when decorating for the holidays. During the holiday season, every home is busy buying and decorating for Christmas.

Flipo Solar LED Christmas Lights

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WE’ve been waiting a long time for a good set of solar-powered Christmas lights – and these red and green LEDS from Flipo do exactly that. Solar technology is becoming more and more efficient, and more and more handy around the house!

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Solar Jobs on the Rise in the US

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Solar jobs are growing steadily, along with a number of other green jobs. Even though the economy in the US is in a slump, there is one job market that seems to be on the up and up.

Lease or Buy Solar Panels, That is the Question!

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With the ever growing popularity of ‘going green’ or ‘going solar’ as well as improved solar cell technology many find themselves asking if it’s time to finally dig in to this idea and see what the panel + install cost and grid savings factor looks like.

Lease or Buy Solar Panels, That is the Question!

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With the ever growing popularity of ‘going green’ or ‘going solar’ as well as improved solar cell technology many find themselves asking if it’s time to finally dig in to this idea and see what the panel + install cost and grid savings factor looks like. Well, summer is nearly upon us and there’s no better time to save money with solar panels.

Tûranor PlanetSolar Launches at 2012 World Future Energy Summit

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The boat wanted to prove that there were ways for the shipping industry to reduce the amount of green house gases that boats emit into the atmosphere. A solar powered boat docked in Abu Dhabi just before the 2012 World Future Energy Summit has made a 48,000 kilometer voyage entirely on electrical power to get there. The PlanetSolar may not have been designed to carry a large amount of cargo but as a concept ship, the vessel has completed its mission.

Philadelphia Eagles Stadium Going Solar

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The Philadelphia Eagles are taking a giant green step in the right direction by converting their Lincoln Financial Field to one that will allow the stadium to generate all its own electricity from renewable sources.

Wells Fargo to Fund $100M in U.S. Solar Projects

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“With our continued commitment to bring green power to life and this provision of new capital, we stand ready to invest in the solar business and create more job opportunities in the U.S.” Wells Fargo today announced a joint program through which Wells Fargo will invest over $100 million by the end of 2011 to fund the development of solar photovoltaic power projects throughout the U.S. by GCL-Poly subsidiary GCL Solar Energy Inc.

Video: Solar Power Reinventing Toledo

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While like so many other manufacturing hubs if the US, jobs have been lost en mass, the solar power industry has helped mitigate these losses as it’s proving to be fertile, green ground for economic development. Solar Power is having a dramatic impact on the foundation of the Toledo economy with a confluence of industry, academia and government.

Steven Chu Announces $200M for Clean Solar

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clean-energy manufacturing base is an important part of the Administration’s goals to diversify electricity supply options, increase national security, and accelerate green jobs development,” said Secretary Chu. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that the Department will invest more than $200 million over five years to expand and accelerate the development, commercialization, and use of solar and water power technologies throughout the United States.

Solar-Powered CommonWealth Games 2010

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Thyagaraj Stadium is planned to be a model green stadium and will host Netball competition in the upcoming games. Reliance Industries, an energy company, released a statement that said it has commissioned the country’s first one-megawatt solar plant to power a stadium to be used in the upcoming CommonWealth Games.

Chevron Testing Solar-Powered Oil Fields

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In news that is both good and unsettling, Chevron has decided to add a slightly green tinge to their day-to-day dirty brown operations. By installing 7,700 solar panels generating about 740 kilowatts of electricity – to help power their oil refineries.

List Of Solar Energy Government Tax Breaks

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Tax-exempt Financing for Green Buildings, Renewable Energy & Brownfield Redevelopment. Green Power Purchasing/Aggregation: Federal Government – Green Power Purchasing Goal. American solar energy incentive programs are increasing every year. California’s Million Solar Roofs initiative is the latest of a number of solar energy tax breaks being legislated in the US. You can read about state and local incentives on the DSIRE database.

Solar Plant Opens In Salem, Oregon

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Sanyo Solar has just opened in Salem, Oregon, bringing with it the promise of 200 new green jobs. The $84 million facility is the first piece of what will become the Salem Energy and Technology Park. The new plant produces core materials for the manufacture of solar cells used in solar panels. Governor Ted Kulongoski was there for the opening this week.

Solar Christmas Lights and Party Lights Strings

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They charge up during the day, automatically illuminate at dusk and switch off at dawn (or until discharged) when the process starts all over the next day.The colors of the lights are a set of all white or a set of multi-color (red, blue, green & amber). Ideal for use as a solar powered festive lights decoration at Christmas time or use all year round to decorate trees, shrubs, garden decor, etc. Perfect for areas where electricity is unavailable or difficult to run wiring.

Benefits of a Green Home

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Benefits of a Green Home. green building green construction green remodeling Benefits of a Green Home

Green Senior, Green Soldier

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Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. This influence is something that perpetuated forced green living which for many has carried over beyond the forced part. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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Greening Up an Old House.

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Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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8 Green Items Every Home Should Have

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8 Green Items Every Home Should Have. Greening your home can be a daunting process. Green cleaning products. Reducing waste is one of the most important goals of going green, and composting is an easy way cut down on your trash haul. Green lighting.

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3 Companies “Greening Up” the Workplace

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Green Building Council reports that 41 percent of commercial construction in 2012 was green and predicts that it will rise to almost 50 percent in 2015. States with the most green office […]. green living green work habits green companies Green Workplace More and more companies benefit from eco-friendly building that increases property value, decreases operating costs and pays back within seven years. The U.S.

A Guide to Green Flooring

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A Guide to Green Flooring. And no matter what kind of carpet you chose, keep it clean with a green carpet shampoo and regular steam cleaning to help control allergens.

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5 Ways to Save Green While Going Green This Summer

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Fortunately, there are several tips homeowners can try that can help them to stay as green as possible, even when […]. green living how to go green saving energy saving money going green and save money how to go green and save money save energy save money

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United wins green award

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” “This is a great honor for United and reflects the growing importance of sustainability to our corporate customers,” says Angela Foster-Rice, United’s […] United wins green award is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Make Your Smart Home a Green Home

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green home green living saving energy saving money saving water Smart HomeYour current lifestyle depends on the usage of energy; however, with a rise in population and a decrease in natural resources, energy costs are growing exponentially.

5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom

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5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom. Green your bed! It’s easy to overlook the bedroom when you’re trying to go green – what’s the point if you’re asleep in there the whole time anyway? To get you started, here’s a list of five ways you can keep your bedroom safe, clean, and green.

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Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

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Now that the Boomers are retiring and experiencing the “empty nest” syndrome, the half-century dream of living in a “green community” is re-emerging. Green Living commune community living ecofriendly ecovillage going green green building green living intentional communities SUSTAINABLE

Green Lunches for Schools

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It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying. Filed under: Eating Well Tagged: bulk purchasing , COMPOSTABLE , ecofriendly , going green , PTA , RECYCLED-UPCYCLED , school lunches , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.

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5 great green hotels in Canada

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| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

Green Small Business Startup Ideas

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If you own a small business you probably already know how important it is to embrace and incorporate some sort of green initiative into your business model. It is green re-using at its finest. Green Goats. Go small business green and feel good about keeping it real.

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Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

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Find out how you can act smart, buy smart and go green without losing the convenience you need. However, if we sub-consciously make an effort to use less energy in our home in combination with green appliances, together, we can conserve a great amount.

Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

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Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green)

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While […] Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green) is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | A New Eco-Hotel in a Revitalized Arts District | I grew up an hour south of Santa Barbara, and have lived there twice over the last two decades.

Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

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| Green? I suppose someone chooses this epicenter of American hedonism as a basecamp for exploring the natural wonders of the Nevada […] Winning some (eco) green in Vegas is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Wanna Bet? |

Manila, the Philippines: green takes root

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Yet Manila, the sprawling metropolis that is her capital, poses somewhat more of a challenge for a green-conscious traveler. Once known […] Manila, the Philippines: green takes root is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Prissy Green

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Karissa from Prissy Green has taken her life. She was an extremely valuable member of the Green Eco Blogosphere. She was quite talented as a writer and had a huge fan following on her blog, Prissy Green. If you read here, you must have seen her blog. Not much information is known. I will keep you updated if I come across anything, such as information on where to send condolences to the family, but you will probably be able to get that information first from MomDot.

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5 great apps for green travel

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| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener? Community Xtras eco-friendly travel apps green travel apps mobile apps for eco travel mobile apps for ecological travel

How the Construction Industry Is Going Green

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green building green constructionIn the United States, 39% of total carbon emissions are due to buildings. In other words, over a third of carbon emissions in the U.S. stem from the construction, operation, and demolition of buildings – everything from homes to high-rise office towers. What if those emissions could be reduced just by using the right materials […].

Bedroom Green: 6 Eco-Sexy Tips

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And while you are finding the time and energy to steal away with your lover, why not incorporate some green tactics to make even the most intimate of intimates another step in lowering your carbon footprint and/or helping heal the planet? Thwart the Swimmers with Green Sense.

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Why Green Roof?

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I know that green roofs cut down on CO2 and filter pollution and contaminants out of the air in cities, etc, etc. Building a green roof isn’t cheap; will I benefit directly in any way? In fact, it’s estimated that a green roof will last twice as long as a conventional roof.

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