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September 18, 2012

Plug-in Solar Panels Are Here



Plug-In Solar: Moveable Solar Power For Renters and Do-It-Yourselfers (via http://greenbuildingelements.com)

The promise of plug-in solar panels that simplify solar power installation to the point that nearly any do-it-yourselfer can handle the job has been a long time coming   We are pleased to welcome a new writer to Green Building Elements, David Arthur. The information he provides here about SpinRay…

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May 25, 2012

Interactive timeline on history of solar cells



Interactive Timeline on History of Solar Cells (via http://greenbuildingelements.com)

Matthew Redford has prepared an interactive timeline on the history of solar cells and thinks “this would be a good fit for your blog. I’ve based it on the Wikipedia entry for solar cells.” We agree, this is great information to have available in a user-friendly form. Thanks very much, Matt!

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March 23, 2012

The “What Happened to the Methanol Economy?” Question



The “What Happened to the Methanol Economy?” Question (via http://greenbuildingelements.com)

I posted this article yesterday on Clean Technica and am reposting here because it is an important subject and George Olah’s work is something of immense importance. Methanol was once a potential replacement for fossil fuels. Now it seems to have been relegated to the back shelves at the fuel library…

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February 28, 2012

Earthworms, Anyone?

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Try Earthworms to Practice Sustainability in Action (via http://greenbuildingelements.com)

Want to put an organics recycling crew to work invigorating your lot? Try starting with a colony of worms. I came across this comment on the Twitter feed of Earthwormsinfo: “Starting small, my goal is to get 1000 households recycling with earthworms by the end of 2012. From there on we will think…

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February 16, 2012

24/7 Energy from AORA CSP Hybrid Tulip System

AORA hybrid Tulip CSP system provides 24/7 energy

February 1, 2011

Global 1000 Sustainability Leaders

Filed under: CSR,Sustainability — Tags: , — Glenn @ 1:48 pm

From Justmeans: Top 1000 Global Companies Powered by SmartView Force Rankings

Justmeans Sustainability Top 1000 List

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