22 Apr '11, 10pm

Earth Day 2011: Soda Bottle Suits, Energy Star Hospitals

Earth Day 2011: Soda Bottle Suits, Energy Star Hospitals

OAKLAND, CA — Looking for a little light reading this Earth Day? Why not peruse some of the environmental reports that numerous companies flung out today? If you're already too busy planting trees, here are some tidbits from a few of the reports, along with our last edition for the year of Earth Day news bits. Renew It Duke Energy announced it increased its wind energy capacity to 986 megawatts with the completion of two projects in 2010, and has about 5,000 MW in wind projects in development. It also owns 16 MW in commercial solar capacity though three projects finished last year. To put that in perspective to Duke's other energy generation, the utility runs about 27,000 MW worth of coal, nuclear, natural gas and hydro power through its U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas segment. Duke is aiming to have 3,000 MW of solar, wind and biomass energy generation by 2020. Another w...

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What is Your Company Doing for Earth Day 2011?

What is Your Company Doing for Earth Day 2011?

greenbiz.com 22 Apr '11, 1pm

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Have a Great Earth Day 2011: I hope you’re enjoying Earth Day and taking it all in with an open mind. For many...

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jetsongreen.com 23 Apr '11, 7am

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Google Earth Day Logos – 2011 Edition

Google Earth Day Logos – 2011 Edition

ecorazzi.com 22 Apr '11, 7pm

Hooray for Google’s 2011 Earth Day logo – the first animated commemorative artwork since the search engine company started...

Earth Day 2011: What Works, and What Doesn't, to Engage Employees

Earth Day 2011: What Works, and What Doesn't, t...

greenbiz.com 22 Apr '11, 1pm

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U.S. EPA: Be an Energy Star

U.S. EPA: Be an Energy Star

earth911.com 25 Apr '11, 5pm

Last week the U.S. EPA launched the “Be an Energy Star” video challenge, urging Americans to document the energy-efficient...

Alicia Silverstone's Earth Day 2011 Tips

Alicia Silverstone's Earth Day 2011 Tips

ecorazzi.com 22 Apr '11, 1am

Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd and who better to help us ring it in with style than eco-activist and vegan goddess, Alici...

Does Earth Day Matter? Taking Stock of Where We Are in 2011

Does Earth Day Matter? Taking Stock of Where We...

triplepundit.com 22 Apr '11, 9am

Most people assume that I share the same opinion about Earth Day. When asked about it recently, I had a hard time immediat...

Hollywood Celebs Celebrate Earth Day 2011

Hollywood Celebs Celebrate Earth Day 2011

ecorazzi.com 20 Apr '11, 6pm

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Earth Day 2011 - for individuals, AND for busin...

enn.com 25 Apr '11, 10am

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greenbiz.com 22 Apr '11, 1pm

OAKLAND, CA — It's Earth Day, and the promos are streaming in. Here is Part 2 of our 2011 Earth Day round-up. You can read...

Earth's Magnetosphere [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Apr '11, 10pm

You've seen the pattern in science class when you laid bits of iron around a bar magnet. The invisible force field around ...

ACEEE | Six Simple Energy Saving Tips to Celebr...

aceee.org 24 Apr '11, 2am

In honor of this year’s Earth Day theme: “A Billion Acts of Green,” ACEEE suggests six energy-saving tips that will not on...

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renewableenergyworld.com 22 Apr '11, 10pm

"The fact that wind is adding 35 percent of all electric capacity since 2007 is something to celebrate this Earth Day,” sa...

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treehugger.com 22 Apr '11, 10pm

As sure as Earth Day comes around every year, so to does the annual tradition of dumping on Earth Day. I did a fair share ...

Earth Day: Energy from Champagne, Recycled Flip-Flops

Earth Day: Energy from Champagne, Recycled Flip...

greenbiz.com 20 Apr '11, 11pm

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