8 Tips for Finding Government Contracting Opportunities

This article mentions how to improve your firms chances of receiving government contracts. Such advice includes: knowing the rules, make sure to market yourself to the right entities that are not meeting their small business goals.  Despite recent budget cuts, the U.S. federal marketplace remains a lucrative opportunity for small […]

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The Biggest Clean Energy Advances in 2016

A must read article by MIT’s Tech Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603275/the-biggest-clean-energy-advances-in-2016 By James Temple Clean energy made critical strides in 2016. The Paris Climate accords went into effect, the price of solar installations continued to drop, investments in renewable energy soared, offshore wind finally got under way in the United States, and scientists made a […]

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The Time to Invest in America’s Water Infrastructure is Now

Very interesting article from The EPA Blog, Our Planet, Our Home: https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2016/07/the-time-to-invest-in-americas-water-infrastructure-is-now By Jim Gebhardt, CFA Communities across the country are facing the immediate challenges of aging and inadequate drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Most of our country’s underground water infrastructure was built 50 or more years ago, and in some older […]

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American Businesses Installing More Solar Than Ever

Check out this articles from EnergyTechnologyMatters.com: Last week the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a report highlighting the rapid growth in the use of solar energy by American businesses.  According to the study, the top corporate solar users now operate 1,686 solar systems producing 907 MW of electricity, enough […]

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Water scarcity poses economic and security threat around the world

It is no secret that water scarcity poses a threat to population growth worldwide, but water scarcity also has other dire consequences.  Check out this article on the economic and security impacts of water scarcity from The Globe and Mail: Conflict over scarce water resources is as old as human […]

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Court Issues Nationwide Stay on Clean Water Rule

Check out this article on the importance of the Clean Water Rule. On Oct. 9, following an injunction blocking the enforcement of the Clean Water Rule in 13 states, the Sixth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals issued a nationwide stay on the rule. Finalized by the U.S. Environmental […]

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Wind could power a third of America’s electricity by 2050

Wind power in the U.S. has grown significantly over the last decade: Americans use three times as much wind power as seven years ago, and wind now provides about 4.5 percent of the nation’s electricity. The U.S. Department of Energy believes those numbers can grow a lot more, projecting that […]

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Texas city to go 100% solar, wind – because it’s cheaper, more reliable

A city in Texas – home to the “Gusher Age” of American oil – is aiming to become 100 per cent renewable within two years, after finalising a deal with SunEdison to supply it with solar power for 25 years. Georgetown – population 54,000 – will take the output from the 150MW solar […]

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Report: Wind and solar energy have tripled since 2008

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment We worry a lot about the problem of climate change. And we try to fix it — again, again and again — by changing how the country uses energy. What we don’t stop and ponder enough, though, is that the country is changing how it uses energy. It’s certainly […]

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America’s Leading Companies Continue to Invest Big in Solar Energy

Reflective of the growing popularity and increasing growth of solar nationwide, many of America’s leading Fortune 100 companies continue to significantly ramp up their use of clean solar energy, according to the 3rd annual Solar Means Business report, which was released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The […]

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