Shelton Green Alpha Fund Conference Call – Investing for the Next Economy (Thursday, December 19th, at 9 AM Pacific)

Green Alpha Advisors (sub-advisor to the Shelton Green Alpha Fund) believes the green economy is the economy of the future.  Green economy companies work to improve human well-being, while reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. Learn more about Green Alpha Advisors’ unique investment philosophy and outlook on the green economy by joining …

Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Shawna Seldon [email protected] 917 971 7852   Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually   Benefits of geothermal energy touted in air emissions analysis   WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2013) – The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has released an Air Emissions Comparison and Externality …

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger A ‘realistic’ legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions needs to be agreed for 2030 if the EU is to achieve its ambitious aim of zero emissions by 2050, the EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger said today as he launched the …

Update to U.S. smart grid framework released and this week’s alternative energy headlines

Update to U.S. smart grid framework released State urged to beef up clean energy policies to create jobs The Power of.. Solar Power (Infographic) Global businesses support increased investment in renewable energy Street Talk: What Innovations Would Make Cities More Livable? China to Invest $90 Billion In Smart Grid Technologies …

Iceland Home to World’s First Zero-Emissions Data Center

UK telecoms and IT services provider Colt is well on its way toward building the world’s first zero-emissions data center, in all of four months. Being built for data center developer Verne Global, the plant will be built on a former NATO base in Keflavik, Iceland, where geothermal and hydroelectric …

Better Place Argues That EVs Need Central Planner, Like Better Place

Better Place Argues That EVs Need Central Planner, Like Better Place A new study suggests that central charging is the only way to keep costs down and minimize grid impact. Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan The 170-employee startup is installing one megawatt per month. New Jersey …