22 Sep '11, 10pm

On Our Radar: Solar Venture Misses Loan Deadline: First Solar says it is in advanced talks to build and sell its...

The manufacturer First Solar says it will not be able to meet a Sept. 30 deadline to receive a federal loan guarantee for a solar power plant it is building in California. [Reuters] HarperCollins, the publisher of Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World, apologizes for an error in the latest edition suggesting that 15 percent of Greenland’s permanent ice cover was erased between 1999 and 2011. [CBC News] The head of France’s largest natural gas company says that the drilling method known as horizontal hydraulic fracturing, which is transforming the American gas industry, should be improved to protect the environment. France became the first country to outlaw the method last month. [Bloomberg News] The Department of Energy’s annual Solar Decathlon opens on Friday in Washington, with 19 entrants competing to design the most energy-efficient, high-performing, affordable solar ...

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sustainablebusiness.com 22 Sep '11, 5pm

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The Hypocrisy of Solar Energy’s Critics

The Hypocrisy of Solar Energy’s Critics

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An Efficient Solar Harvest: Solar power could be harvested more efficiently and transported over longer distance...

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First Light, Victoria University of Wellington's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 entry, is inspired by the ...

Solar Decathlon Showcases Cutting-Edge Eco Living

sustainablebusiness.com 22 Sep '11, 4pm

The Department of Energy 2011 Solar Decathlon opens to the public today on the National Mall in Washington D.C. The bi-ann...

On Our Radar: Typhoon Lashes Tokyo: The authorities called for more than a million people to be evacuated in cen...

On Our Radar: Typhoon Lashes Tokyo: The authori...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 21 Sep '11, 11am

Reuters A taxi was crushed in Tokyo’s Shibuya district on Wednesday as winds toppled trees. A powerful typhoon lashes Toky...

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Given the latest buzz about possible changes to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing...

Real estate exam deadline extended

channelnewsasia.com 21 Sep '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: Property agents who are struggling with a mandatory industry examination will have another six months to prepar...

Solar Decathlon: Let The Games Begin!: Today, the Solar Decathlon officially opens to the public and the games

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officially opens to the public and the games begin. The competition is organized by the Department of Energy, and 19 teams...

Solar Decathlon 2011: Team Tennessee

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Tennessee seeks to apply global technologies to local contexts. To find the most refined aesthetic expression of these tec...

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Appalachian State University was inspired by traditional Appalachian settlements for its U.S. Department of Energy Solar D...

Solar Decathlon 2011: Team Middlebury: Photos by Michelle Kaufmann This 2011 Solar Decathlon is currently on di...

Solar Decathlon 2011: Team Middlebury: Photos b...

treehugger.com 24 Sep '11, 6pm

Self-Reliance, Middlebury College's U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 entry, is a two-bedroom, ultra-efficien...