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Thomas Edison Was Right About Solar Power

Famed inventor Thomas Edison brought us electric lights, phonographs, movies, and even the first research and development laboratory.<br>But in 1931, he …

Thomas Edison

HVDC Can Connect Low-Cost Wind to Demand Centers for 2 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour

Clean Line Energy believes it can develop long-distance high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines that will inexpensively move gigawatts …

Renewable Energy

Hawaii flips switch on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion plant, harvesting clean energy from the sea

Hawaii is often the first to roll out new renewable energy projects and for good reason. The island state depends on imported fuel to provide most of …

Renewable Energy

The 411 on Fake Lawns

Internet

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

Marketing

Lessons Learned From Starbucks on Experimenting With Mobile Marketing at Retail

Up to 60 percent of consumer's time spent online is spent on mobile devices, presenting a vast opportunity to engage your customers on mobile as they interface with your retail locations.<p>This type of marketing is still developing, but learning first how to effectively experiment with different uses …

Customer Experience

5 Ways to Simplify Your Business Plan and Almost Anything Else

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Complicating things is always a bad idea. If you complicate your business plan, you’ll go in too many different directions and you’ll never specialize in one key area. If you complicate your sales strategy, your sales force will operate …

High Level

How Sustainable is PV Solar Power?

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems generate "free" electricity from sunlight, but manufacturing them is an energy-intensive process.<p>It’s generally …

3 changes in the social media landscape small business owners need to know

In North America roughly 1.3 million small and medium-sized businesses account for a jaw-dropping $5.5 trillion in annual revenue and a whopping 81 …

Small Business

Tesla says battery storage already makes economic sense for Australia consumers

<i>Tesla says battery storage already makes economic sense in Australia, based on tariffs, as it outlines more details of its Powerwall product.</i><p>Tesla …

Personalizing Ads Can Boost Marketing for Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each year, Small Business Week gives small business owners the opportunity to flex some muscle and show consumers what they have to offer. With more small businesses competing for attention, it’s important that entrepreneurs take every …

Small Business

Renewable energy deal close but not quite

The clean energy sector is warning against investment-risking "messy" negotiations, after the government and Labor agreed in part to a pared-back …

Renewable Energy

Revolutionary Tesla battery heralds end of fossil fuels

<i>'Coal-lovin' Abbott is caught with his "budgies" down as revolutionary "Powerball" batteries look to tip King Coal off his throne. Professor John</i> …

Tips For Small Business Owners to Leverage LinkedIn

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>As a small business owner, growing your business contacts and networking is central to your business success. With over 10 million MENA …

Small Business