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Millennials in Search of a Different Kind of Career

According to a new poll, younger workers do in fact care less about money and more about fulfillment.<p>There have been many labels thrust upon the Millennial generation, especially when it comes to their work ethic. The group has been called lazy, entitled, and spoiled—but at the same time the …

Demographics

Startup creates renewable hydrogen energy out of sunlight and water

California startup HyperSolar and University of Iowa researchers have teamed up to make renewable energy in a way that draws inspiration from plants. …

Clean Energy

The Most Popular Netflix Show in Every Country

A section of America’s most famous highway is going green, <i>The Christian Science Monitor</i> reports. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

30 Ways To Eat More - How To Lose Weight

I came home to find my roommate, Rachel, sitting motionless at the kitchen table. It didn’t take long to realize why she looked so miserable. Her …

Nutrition

Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect By The Year 2100

The future is an odd place<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what …

This startup combines solar, lighting, WiFi, energy storage, and EV charging into a single unit

<b>Totem Power's platform takes the concept of a utility pole to a whole new level.</b><p>Would the transition to renewables happen faster if the installations …

US DOE Aims To Cut Costs Of Solar To Just 2¢/kWh

<b>Published on</b> November 17th, 2016 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>0<p>November 17th, 2016 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>Originally published on <i>RenewEconomy</i>.<br>By Sophie …

Solar Power

Scientists Accidentally Discovered an Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

Whoops! Figured out how to help revert climate change!<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal</i> …

Want a truly resilient smart city? Then let's talk microgrids

11/17/2016Connecticut was hit hard by massive storms (including Hurricane Sandy) that caused major power outages and extensive property damage a few …

Smart Cities

This Gorgeous Electric Bike Plays Music and Charges Your Phone

When faced with riding a bike or carrying a boombox, most people are going to choose the bike. Mostly because, who the hell still uses a boombox?<p>But …

Why First Solar Is An Outstanding Buy Now

As most probably know, First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through two …

A Sea Of Green Power Beneath The Waves? Tidal Electricity Is Becoming A Reality Off The Coast Of Wales

Britain’s coast is way more than white cliffs, cold beaches and crisps-stealing seagulls. It also boasts some of the highest tidal ranges in the …

Sustainable Business Will Move Ahead With or Without Trump’s Support

If we take the incoming president of the United States at his word, things look dire for the cause of sustainability. Donald Trump and many of his advisers appear hostile to action on climate change and to progress on many social issues that companies have already embraced, such as diversity and …

Is the moon the answer to all our solar problems?

The moon may not have appeared quite so far off this week, but its potential as a solar farm site still feels distant. But is that accurate? We are …

Canadian Solar: Time To Buy?

Exactly three months ago, Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ) had released outstanding quarterly results as it had beaten Wall Street's earnings estimate by …

Solar Energy: Make It Work For You

People are moving away from fossil fuels for energy.Solar energy will play a result. This article can definitely help you great tips on using solar …

The Enormous Opportunity Of Renewable Energy

There is no greater challenge than tackling climate change. But there is no bigger economic opportunity than renewables and clean technology. To stimulate new jobs and prosperity, the clean energy revolution is the way to go.<p>We are now a year on from the Paris Agreement, a wonderful commitment to …

Batteries May Soon Store Five Times More Energy, Thanks to the Human Gut

From A Reliable Design<p>In a paper published in <i>Advanced Functional Materials</i>, scientists from the University of Cambridge describe their lithium-sulfur …

BBC World Service - CrowdScience, Home Power Storage

How much electric energy storage would it take to run the average home for 24 hours? Also: When will it be economical to locally store several days of electric energy for our home? Listener Gus in Texas, USA, wants to know – especially because he’s one of many people around the world who sometimes …

The Blockchain Energy System Is Going To Be Great For Consumers

Several startups are now working on the trading aspect, including Power Ledger in Western Australia. It’s launched trials based on blockchain …

Blockchain

7 Top Energy Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Let’s face facts. No matter how much we try to conserve energy and burn cleaner fuels, at the end of the day, the planet consumes a lot of energy. …

She basically turned cauliflower into mac ‘n cheese, you guys. Pure genius!

The slow cooker is your best friend all year long, but especially around the holidays when you’re short on oven and stovetop space. Simply add your …

Living off the Grid, on Water Power

When you think of living off the grid, you often think of solar power. But if you’ve got a good head, and enough flow, water power can provide a much …

Washing Machines

2016 Rewind | Tesla's new home energy products will free your home from the power grid

The company unveils a complete home energy solution.<p>Tesla's increased its home energy efforts with some big moves into residential solar power.<p>Tesla …

How The Power Grid Actually Works [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you ever wondered about how electricity actually makes it to your household outlet?<p>It’s actually quite miraculous: millions of tiny electrons …