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Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

Electrek green energy brief: Residential solar myth debunked (again), Navy calls out Carolina politicians, and more!

Residential solar doesn’t affect electricity rates – Actually, the report says that at current average penetration levels – the cost to the grid is plus or minus $0.0003/kWh (that’s 3/100ths of a penny). Additionally, at penetration levels lower than 10% there is a cost of plus or minus $0.005/kWh …

Solar Power and Clean Energy Innovation | Council on Foreign Relations

The cost of solar energy has plummeted in recent years, and solar is the fastest growing energy source around the world. Experts discuss innovations …

Council on Foreign Relations

Breaking Free From Fossil Fuels: Costa Rica Has Been Powered By Renewables For Over 250 Days

Costa Rica has long been a tropical hideaway, a lush paradise of incredible wildlife. It’s also one of only a few countries on this planet with …

Renewable Energy

Moixa trial at Oxspring to see if UK-made home batteries can store and use local solar power for longer, bypass National Grid and cut energy bills<p>The bungalows of Oxspring may look an unlikely testing ground for a new technology billed as a way to help renewable power, stymie energy price rises and …

Northern Europe

The Global Solar Boom: How Solar Is Finally Moving Beyond Boom and Bust

The past decade of solar energy has been all about a series of boom and bust cycles. Germany's generous solar tariffs drove the industry for most of the 2000s before the country cut subsidies to the bone. The U.S. investment tax credit (ITC) has helped drive a boom in installations, but its …

Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the …

The Winds of Green War

Turbines in North Carolina threaten a crucial military radar.<p>Donald Trump has encouraged his cabinet nominees to take the initiative as soon as they’re on the job, and one area ripe for action is reversing the Obama Administration’s habit of letting its green-energy obsessions interfere with …

Obama Administration

Energy storage batteries face biggest test in California

From the perspective of both renewable-energy advocates and electric utilities, grid-scale energy storage offers many potential benefits.<p>By storing …

Energy is the new new internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. We’ve seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There’s massive economic opportunity ahead. How massive? Imagine standing in 1992, knowing that Google, Akamai, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, BuzzFeed and Uber lay ahead.<p>This …

Electrek green energy brief: 97% efficient solar thermal, 10 years of solar growth, Bhutan carbon negative and more!

97% efficient solar thermal technology developed in Australia – The goal of the designers is to get the technology to 12¢/kWh – and with such high amount of energy efficiency when considering land space, even at that ‘higher’ price, I would expect it to get some sales. Being able to use nearly 100% …

Fund urges float of Green Investment Bank over sale to Macquarie

One of the bidders for the Government-owned Green Investment Bank (GIB) has backed fresh plans to float the lender rather than complete a controversial sale to the Australian investment bank Macquarie.<p>Macquarie was selected as the Government’s preferred bidder late last year, but alternative plans …

sun, wind + hydrogen to power energy observer boat

apr 25, 2018<p>cecilie manz and kalle nordbo, designer and concept manager of the speaker, explain how the beoplay P6 innovates in terms of sound, …

85 year-old Carmen Dell'Orefice takes to the catwalk at Guo Pei- and more fabulous looks from this week's couture shows

Why green real estate is the way forward

<b>Going green has gone from being a luxury option to a necessity for the built environment sector today.</b><p>For cities around the world it has a key role …

How Businesses Can Be Net-zero by 2050

Every business wants to cash in on the green trend these days. But those who are serious about the environment often do it through site-specific …

You Can Embrace Green Building Without Breaking the Bank

Tenants can affect real change by making the most of existing spaces. Smart retrofits could be as simple as installing energy-efficient lighting and upgrading to functional furniture solutions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sustainable buildings appeal to commercial …

The Story Behind The Classic Beauty Of Ginger Jars

Ginger jars are very appreciated by porcelain collectors who cherish them for their beautiful and intricate designs. But ginger jars weren’t always …

Revolutionary flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbirds to produce clean energy

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. Until recently, scientists have been limited …