Monthly Archives: May 2011

Top Ten Green Utilities, Top Ten Green Power Customers and Top Five Cleantech Countries

U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced the top ten utilities selling green power. They are: Austin Energy Portland General Electric PacifiCorp Sacramento Municipal Utility District Xcel Energy Puget Sound Energy Connecticut Light & Power National … Continue reading

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Relative Strength Pushes Oil Prices Back Above $100 Per Barrel

Much news was made of the May 6 drop in oil prices and projection of falling gasoline prices. Like any globally traded commodity oil will see periods of price decline. It happened in the 1980′s and again in the 1990′s. … Continue reading

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Staples 3 Best Practices For Making Money By Going Green

Can you name the number two online retailer, second only to Amazon.com? How about a company that has been working on incorporating sustainability into their products for over eight years? I was more than a little surprised to learn that … Continue reading

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Relative Strength: Regulatory Tax Risk Plus Higher Insurance Premiums Confronts The Economics Of Unsustainable Fuels And Technologies

“Ice loss in Antarctica increased by 75 percent in the last 10 years due to a speed-up in the flow of its glaciers and is now nearly as great as that observed in Greenland, according to a new, comprehensive study … Continue reading

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Relative Strength: Small Car Sales Boom Due To $4 Gasoline Prices Creating Sustainable Future For U.S. Economy

It might not feel this way when you are pumping $4 gasoline but the path to a sustainable U.S. economy is in full swing from our car buyers aggressively shifting from gas guzzlers into more efficient cars and trucks. The … Continue reading

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Kate Swann, COO Of Frog Design On How Consumer Life Cycle + Life Cycle Analysis = Sustainable Product Design

OgilvyEarth’s recent study entitled “Mainstream Green: Moving sustainability from niche to normal” found that “82% of Americans have good green intentions but only 16% are dedicated to fulfilling these intentions.” Kate Swann, COO of Frog Design may have the answer on why … Continue reading

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Relative Strength: 138 Million Electric Cars By 2017 And New Study On Green Building Material Use Validates Earth 2017 Projection For A $10 Trillion Sustainable Global Economy

Pike Research latest study estimates the global number of electric motorcycles and scooters will increase from an estimated 17 million in 2011 to 138 million by 2017. A new study by The Freedonia Group, Inc projects green building materials in … Continue reading

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