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Instead Of Buying Electricity From The Power Company, What If You Bought It From Your Neighbor?

“Our bigger purpose is to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable energy society by allowing everyone to access clean energy, including …

Renewable Energy

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Trump Can't Stop the Energy Revolution

The planet is warming, dangerously so, and burning more coal will make it worse. President-elect Donald Trump thinks man-made climate change is a …

20 color ideas for your dream kitchen

There is a tendency to believe that for functional spaces like bathrooms, utility rooms & kitchens, the associated ware & fittings are sufficient and …

How to cut energy and mortgage costs by going off the grid

General practitioner Andrea Ray was not particularly green before she built her dream home in a semi-rural location outside Adelaide, and she …

5 Steps to a Killer Small Business Marketing Strategy

<i>By Peter Daisyme</i><p>As the saying goes, "If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail." When it comes to creating and implementing a marketing strategy for small business owners like myself, this couldn't be any more true. When I first launched my company, I had daily fires to put out, and I found it …

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Maine's First 'Community Solar' Project Generating Green for Investors

<i>This story is the second installment of Beyond 350: Confronting Climate Change.</i><p>SOUTH PARIS, Maine - The sun unexpectedly popped out in parts of Maine …

How to develop a laser-like focus on building your new business

If you want to build a successful business, you're going to do battle with the demons of distraction. The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.<p>What's their secret?<p>It's a matter of focus, and it's critical to business …

Coffee Power: London Entrepreneur Uses the City's Coffee Waste for Fuel

Bio-bean, a London-based enterprise, takes coffee grinds and turns them into fuel.<p>Arthur Kay trained in architecture at University College London. While developing a blueprint for a coffee roaster he saw the potential in turning the business’ waste into energy.<p>Given London produces 200,000 tons of …

Coffee

Articles about 7 dream kitchens inspire your renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>In this …

Kitchens

Obama's split personality on oil

The president infuriates greens, baffles industry.<p>When it comes to oil, President Barack Obama wants to have it both ways.<p>He’s enjoying the political benefits of $2 a gallon gas, yet he’s pushing an executive action to seal off 12 million acres of Arctic land from drilling. He’s in a showdown with …

Cost of Solar PV Less Than Grid Electricity in 42 of America's 50 Largest Cities

It wasn’t that long ago that the dream of affordable home solar electricity was really just more for the upper class, and for the ultra-technical and …

Life Tips From The Ph.D. Who's Discovering How Meditation Changes Your Brain

Britta Hölzel is not your typical yoga teacher. Or your typical Ph.D. neuroscientist.<p>In recent years, during fellowships at Harvard Medical School and elsewhere, Hölzel has co-authored a range of studies focused on the intersection of two great passions of her life, how meditation and yoga affect …

Mindfulness

Carbon pricing coming to Ontario, strategy to be unveiled this year

The Ontario government is closing in on a plan to put a price on carbon emissions after nearly seven years of delays.<p>The Liberals have promised to make corporations and consumers pay for burning carbon – an effective way to battle global warming – since 2008, but have put off making a decision. …

Look At The Crazy Designs For The World’s First Underwater City

The Ocean Spiral, a futuristic concept for a self-sufficient city designed to float in the middle of the ocean, uses the sea to run infrastructure …

Why Falling Oil Prices Don't Hurt Demand For Renewable Energy

<i>By Victor A. Rojas and Paul Stinson</i><p>It’s understandable that many people would look at falling oil prices and wonder what it might mean for clean, renewable energy sources. Some recent headlines even suggest that cheaper crude might spell doom for the burgeoning clean energy economy.<p>Over the last …

SOLAR CITIES

Culhane's Solar CITIES Presentation to the National Science Teacher's Association conference in Nashville, April 1 and 2, 2016<p>Hi I’m T.H. Culhane, a …