Shawn Olmstead-Leahey

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Here's Why the Clean Energy Industry Is Hopeful About Donald Trump

U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to federal …

Meet the entrepreneur solving pollution and homelessness at the same time

Waste not, want not might be an old-fashioned axiom confined to the lexicon of finger‑wagging grandparents, but a 34-year-old from Colombia has turned it into his life mission.<p>Bogota-based Oscar Méndez is, to borrow another saying, killing two birds with one stone.<p>His company, Concepticos …

If you go to Disney Shanghai, Tokyo or Hong Kong

More information if you go to the Disney parks in Shanghai, Tokyo or Hong Kong:<p>THE BEST WAY TO SHANGHAI<p><b>From LAX</b>, United, China Eastern, Delta and American offer nonstop service to Shanghai Pudong International Airport, and United Air China, JAL, All Nippon, EVA and Delta offer connecting service …

Hong Kong

Donald Trump actually has very little control over green energy and climate change

<b>(AP)</b><p>“Market forces, not the government” are responsible for the fact that wind and solar power are replacing coal<p>Emily Schwartz Greco<p>November 20, 2016 11:30am (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>Yes, there are reasons to fear an impending environmental disaster: Donald Trump has …

Natural Gas

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DIY Projects: 10 Ways To Harness Wind Power

Even though our society may be on the verge of collapse, the increased interest in wind power has resulted in some amazing new designs. Rather than …

Cleantech Rebrands as ‘Smart City’ to Attract Venture Dollars

After years as a venture capital pariah, cleantech startups are rebranding themselves to capitalize on the quest to build a smart city.<p>Cleantech …

Startups

3 Solar Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

Solar stocks have been crushed over the past year as an oversupplied industry has put downward pressure on solar prices and investors demanding higher returns have brought the value of solar assets down.<p>What shouldn't be overlooked, however, is that solar energy still has enormous potential for …

SunToWater units produce 40 to 100 gallons of clean water per day from the air

<b>These units, said to be capable of producing 40-100 gallons of clean water per day, can be powered by solar or solar plus grid power.</b><p>Last week, I …

Solar-powered tiny houses take the spotlight in California competition

Some 20,000 people showed up to tour these designs<p>For over a decade, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition has challenged college students around the world to build the most energy-efficient solar-powered house. The biennial event is impressive for sure (just look at last …

Crowdfunding campaign wants to make solar panels less ugly

An Italian company has started making PV material that can pass for stone, concrete and wood<p>The Italian company Dyaqua is getting ready to launch a crowdfunding campaign for what it’s dubbed “Invisible Solar”—a new technology invented by the company to create innovative solar modules that can take …

UGOAT Scout Off-Road Camping Trailer

If there’s one group of individuals that would know how to survive an extended off-the-grid stay it’s the U.S Marines. They’re familiar with some of …

Bill Nye-backed solar company aims to cut the cost of solar by 60%

<b>By using a particle accelerator and Float Zone Silicon, Rayton Solar plans to produce high-efficiency silicon wafers just 3 microns thick, slashing</b> …

Micro Wind Turbine Captures Wind from All Directions to Generate Energy

<b>Micro Wind Turbine</b> proposes an alternative to solar panels that can be unreliable when there’s no sunshine. Electronic devices have played an …

Renewable Energy

Hitchin' a ride: The camping trailers and toy haulers of Overland Expo East

Trailers were really the story at this year's Overland Expo West show back in May, and we found things were much the same on our first-time trip to …

RVs

A Design for Cheaper Wind Power - MIT Technology Review

FloDesign Wind Turbine, a spin-off from the aerospace company FloDesign based in Wilbraham, MA, has developed a wind turbine that could generate …