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Facebook datacentres’ carbon footprint revealed

Facebook datacentres’ carbon footprint revealed

August 02, 2012 | posted by The Institute

The company has pledged to up the amount of clean and renewable energy it uses


Half of India Crippled by Second Day of Power Failures

Half of India Crippled by Second Day of Power Failures

July 31, 2012 | posted by The Institute

About 600 million people lost power in India on Tuesday when the country’s northern and eastern electricity grids failed.


Residential solar use up with CPS rebate, tax credit

Residential solar use up with CPS rebate, tax credit

July 27, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Solar owners say they’re glad they spent the money to add solar because it helps cut their utility costs, adds to the value of their homes and is a socially responsible choice for generating electricity.


Tesla Motors Buoyant After 2012 Model S Launch, Despite Losses

Tesla Motors Buoyant After 2012 Model S Launch, Despite Losses

July 27, 2012 | posted by The Institute

After nothing to sell for nearly six months, Tesla began official deliveries of its all-electric 2012 Model S sedan just over a month ago.


New App Knows Exactly Where To Put Your Solar Panels

New App Knows Exactly Where To Put Your Solar Panels

July 27, 2012 | posted by The Institute

There’s more to creating a self-sufficient home than just slapping some solar panels on the roof and crossing your fingers


In Philly, high school students learn by doing

In Philly, high school students learn by doing

June 27, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Engineer turned public high school teacher is inspiring kids to stay in school by offering an innovative approach to learning


Energy Finance Company Completes Largest Commercial Solar Power System in San Antonio

Energy Finance Company Completes Largest Commercial Solar Power System in San Antonio

June 14, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Energy Finance Company, through its FUSE Fund, formally activated its 625,000 watt solar power system at a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the projects site located in San Antonio, Texas on May 8th.


NOMADD: The No-water Mechanical Automated Dusting Device

NOMADD: The No-water Mechanical Automated Dusting Device

June 04, 2012 | posted by The Institute

One of the latest Seed Fund winning teams has designed a device that can clean dust from solar panels without using water.


On Clean Energy, Time To Follow Where Google, GE, Buffett Lead

On Clean Energy, Time To Follow Where Google, GE, Buffett Lead

May 29, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Google is backing it. So is Warren Buffett, America’s most-watched investor. GE, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers, is too.


Eagle Ford Shale generated more than $25B in revenue in 2011

Eagle Ford Shale generated more than $25B in revenue in 2011

May 16, 2012 | posted by The Institute

Development of oil and natural gas in the Eagle Ford Shale contributed $25 billion in total economic output to the region in 2011


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