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How Saudi Arabia’s $500-Billion Megacity Could Be the Future

By | Nov 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Saudi Arabia announced plans last month for a futuristic city running entirely on renewable energy sources and operating like “startup the size of a country.” The price tag: $500 billion. Here’s how the city, termed “NEOM,” will run and why it represents an ambitious step towards…

Energy

London

The Cost for Building Offshore Windfarms Has Never Been Lower

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Those who doubt the benefits of renewable energy sources typically cite their costs, calling them prohibitive. But the same attitude misled many back when computers were the size of an entire room: The massive computer cost meant no one would ever get a personal…

Gear & Gadgets

Salt Lake City

Stay Charged With Goal Zero’s Portable Nomad 7 Plus Solar Panel

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While a certain somebody in a big white house may not feel that renewable energy is important, try making the same argument for hikers and campers. Unless I’m mistaken, you won’t be finding too many trees with outlets on them out in the middle…

Energy

4 Renewable Energy Startups to Watch in 2017

By | May 1, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Businesses are often wrongly generalized as commercial organizations that only seek profits. But in this new age of entrepreneurism, startups are rising not only for financial gain, but also for the betterment of the less fortunate and the planet as a whole. Aside from…

Energy

Las Vegas

How Technology Influences the Future of Energy Management

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

By 2018, 70 percent of utilities are predicted to launch major digital transformations in response to the challenges faced in their current business model. For utilities, vendors, and regulators, the challenge is not just to examine and optimize existing processes, but also finding entirely new ways…

Energy

How are Solar Panels an Eco-Friendly Energy Option?

By | Oct 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The energy crisis is not an American problem, but a global one which has the potential to impact every facet of our daily lives. The nations of the world have been working round-the-clock for solutions that will allow them to keep energy supplies endlessly…

Energy

The Ever-Changing Environmental Role of Technology

By | May 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Tech entrepreneurs have been widely responsible for creating some of the best and worst technology from an eco-friendly perspective. Fortunately, many tech companies are now much more sensitive to the needs of the environment, and many cater to a green audience. As a result,…

Ecosystems

Austin

Startups to Smart Grid: Austin’s Cleantech Economy

By | Jun 8, 2015 at 9:00 am

Long known as the dot of blue in a red state; Austin, Texas has always been a little more “down to earth”. With an economy with deep technology roots dating back to Dell’s early days and the semi-conductor boom in the 1990s, following the…

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Albuquerque

SunPort is the Manifestation of Solar Credits [VIDEO]

By | Dec 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Identifying renewable forms of energy is becoming a high priority for most nations around the world. From solar power to windmills, startups are looking at new ways for us to power everything in our life. One Albuquerque, NM-based startup, SunPort, is fully embracing the…

Crowdfunding

How Crowdfunding Can Scale Up Renewable Energy Resources

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 8:00 pm

When discussing the scale of the energy challenge around the world, some huge numbers come up. Getting a steady supply of electricity that is secure, affordable and low in carbon is going to cost a pretty penny. Many energy companies are scrambling towards global…

Trends

5 Solar Energy Technologies Changing the World

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 10:00 pm

With the way we’re depleting the Earth’s natural resources, there have been many who claim that renewable energy is the future. After all, what better source of energy to harness than the sun, which is freely available for about 12 hours every day or…

Entrepreneur

3 Entrepreneurs Explain What Inspires Them, What the Future Will Hold and How the Government Can Help

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm

What inspires innovation? Some entrepreneurs have an “aha” moment that leads them to their newest venture, while others wait years for the right ingredients to come together and bring their innovative designs to life. I talked to three entrepreneurs from disparate fields – clean…

Business

How Solar Panels Can Help Your Business Get Ahead

By | Nov 28, 2014 at 7:16 pm

With use of solar energy increasing and a climate-induced doomsday looming, you might have considered powering your business with solar panels. The benefits for business is two-fold – solar power can reduce costs and help a business align themselves with consumers who are increasingly…

Business

A Case for Renewable Green Energy

By | Oct 5, 2011 at 1:30 pm

There are so many reasons why America needs to break the shackles of big oil interests and move to renewable green energy. It isn’t just about saving the environment, and it’s not about wordsmithing and morphing global warming to the more energy company-friendly term…