16 Mar '12, 9pm

How to change the electric market in 8 words or less: The chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, alo...

How to change the electric market in 8 words or less: The chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, alo...

The centerpiece of the VERGE concept -- the one thing, if you can call it that, that will bring together the already-happening convergence of energy, buildings, IT and vehicles -- is the smart grid. Rather than our long-established, one-way, utility-to-customer model, VERGE relies on the creation and widespread adoption of a two-way grid, and one that connects not just businesses and homes to their energy providers, but connects utilities, businesses and individuals to the energy-using devices within their four walls. So it's fitting that the kickoff to the final day of our VERGE DC event centered around utilities. Jon Wellinghoff, the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, began the morning in conversation with Joel Makower, and the two were then joined by three other experts, from utilities and green power purchasing companies: Chris Gould, the Senior Vice...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/03/16/how-change-electr...

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Is Less the New More? Book Giveaway!

Is Less the New More? Book Giveaway!

care2.com 17 Mar '12, 12pm

I went to a networking event for “green” businesses recently in Boulder, Colorado. I was feeling very timid when I arrived...

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Zero Net Energy Buildings Emerging as Market Driver for Solar

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renewableenergyworld.com 16 Mar '12, 6pm

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Romanian inventor looking to bring “butterfly” hydro device to market #energy #renewable #hydro

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renewableenergymagazine.com 16 Mar '12, 12pm

Bogdan Andrei from Romania is an inventor who describes himself as “a non-conformist thinker, which allows him to find sol...

Study Claims Millennials Are Less Green

Study Claims Millennials Are Less Green

care2.com 19 Mar '12, 5am

Members of the Millennial generation (aka Generation Y, born 1981-2000) are showing less commitment to environmental cause...

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ecorazzi.com 16 Mar '12, 3pm

With a slew of awards from magazines all over the country, Hotel Terra calls themselves the “new generation of hotel.” Loc...

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Listed Off Market: Jason Pomeranc

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ecorazzi.com 17 Mar '12, 11pm

With a slew of awards from magazines all over the country, Hotel Terra calls themselves the “new generation of hotel.” Loc...

How to make words become action for sustainable business

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greenbiz.com 07 Mar '12, 1pm

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[Princessa's Diary] What are the first four words you see?

[Princessa's Diary] What are the first four wor...

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I saw a lot more than four at the first glance: Witty, Thoughtful, Elegant, Peaceful, Sentimental, Passionate, Naive, Kind...

Phoenix, Insyde and AMI competing for adoption of UEFI BIOS in Windows 8

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digitimes.com 14 Mar '12, 9am

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#SWRBC Finals In Words and Video

#SWRBC Finals In Words and Video

sprudge.com 14 Mar '12, 10pm

One of two competitors from Verve to reach the finals, Lizzy Sampson’s routine stood out for a couple of reasons. She was ...

In 2011, Coal Produced Less than 40% of US Electricity for First Time in 30 Years

In 2011, Coal Produced Less than 40% of US Elec...

treehugger.com 09 Mar '12, 7pm

Danny K Boyd via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 The percentage of electricity generated in coal-fired power plants fell to its lowest l...