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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

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…


May 25, 2012

Interactive timeline on history of solar cells

Interactive Timeline on History of Solar Cells (via

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!


March 23, 2012

The “What Happened to the Methanol Economy?” Question

The “What Happened to the Methanol Economy?” Question (via

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…


February 28, 2012

Earthworms, Anyone?

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Try Earthworms to Practice Sustainability in Action (via

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…


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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