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College Professor Teaches Class in a Dumpster to Inspire Green Living

College Professor Teaches Class in a Dumpster to Inspire Green Living

Thatcher Michelsen October 15, 2013 0

A professor from Texas will live in a 33 square foot metal box, similar to a garbage dumpster, for the next 12 months to inspire green living. 

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Number of Energy Patents Increase

Number of Energy Patents Increase

Thatcher Michelsen October 14, 2013 0

Today, inventors are filing more energy-related patents than in previous years

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Concentrated Solar Power Can Provide Electricity After The Sun Goes Down

Concentrated Solar Power Can Provide Electricity After The Sun Goes Down

Thatcher Michelsen October 10, 2013 0

A new solar plant in Arizona will significantly increase that state's alternative energy portfolio

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Enerplex Solar-Powered Phone Cases Now Available On E-Commerce Sites

Enerplex Solar-Powered Phone Cases Now Available On E-Commerce Sites

Thatcher Michelsen October 10, 2013 1

One of the ways that consumers can integrate renewable energy solutions into their lives is by purchasing consumer products and accessories that can divert some of the electricity needs away from the grid and

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Palo Alto To Require Electric Car Charging Station On New Homes

Palo Alto To Require Electric Car Charging Station On New Homes

Thatcher Michelsen October 8, 2013 0

Palo Alto, California, will now require new homes be built with electric vehicle (EV) charging stations

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Old CDs Can Be Used For Water Purification

Old CDs Can Be Used For Water Purification

Thatcher Michelsen October 7, 2013 0

Scientists at the National Taiwan University, National Applied Research Laboratories in Taiwan, and the Research Center for Applied Sciences in Taiwan have developed a system that uses old optical discs, such as CDs and

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States Celebrate National Plug In Day

States Celebrate National Plug In Day

Thatcher Michelsen October 3, 2013 0

States across the country celebrated National Plug In Day last weekend, drawing attention to the growing market segment of electric plug in vehicles (EV), both all-electric models such as the Nissan Leaf and hybrids

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Intel Prioritizes Sustainability With Water Recycling Program

Intel Prioritizes Sustainability With Water Recycling Program

Thatcher Michelsen October 3, 2013 0

Intel, the world's biggest manufacturer of semiconductors and computer chips, needs a lot of water

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Student Movement Aims To Divest Colleges From Oil Companies

Student Movement Aims To Divest Colleges From Oil Companies

Thatcher Michelsen October 2, 2013 0

There is a growing movement within college communities that aims to force university endowment programs to divest their interests in oil and gas companies

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