Green Expo: Are You Green? Find out at informative seminars about building, energy, transportation, environment, agriculture and economics.

Ethical Markets Conferences

The Southern Green Living Expo will offer informative seminars about “being green” during the Southern Green Living Expo, September 14-16, 2012, held in downtown Asheville at the U.S. Cellular Center, formerly known as the Civic Center. Click for more information.

The Energy Storage Market Quadruples in Five Years

kristy Resource Efficiency

LATEST NEWS: Spring’s ComEd Project: 4 Million Endpoints Jeff St. John – February 16, 2012 The smart grid networking startup gets a big boost from long-time partner Commonwealth Edison. Utility Nominations Open for The Networked Grid Staff – February 16, 2012 Who are the top ten utilities in North America? …

Who is the World Leader in CIGS Solar Shipments?

Ethical Markets Greentech

Who is the World Leader in CIGS Solar Shipments? It’s not Stion or Nanosolar or Solibro or MiaSole or any other VC-funded startup. Low Concentration PV Deployments From SunPower and Skyline Solar Less balance-of-system and less exotic than HCPV; perhaps a better LCOE than flat-panel solar? Impressions of the Wind …

President Obama Announces Energy Efficiency Performance Contract Funding Model

kristy Green Prosperity

President Obama Announces Energy Efficiency Performance Contract Funding Model December 3, 2011 2:00PM EST December 2, 2011 On December 2, President Obama, joined by former President Bill Clinton, announced $4 billion in combined private and federal funds to be invested in upgrades to commercial buildings over the next two years. …

The Beginning of the End for ECD Solar?

kristy Greentech

Vermont Electric Cooperative: Pleasing People During Outages How one utility focused on one problem and ended up doing a whole lot more with smart grid. The Beginning of the End for ECD Solar? This is what a solar shakeout looks like. It’s bad for employees and some firms, but good …

Building Energy Efficiency and Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Ethical Markets Resource Efficiency

Accounting for nearly 40% of all U.S. primary energy consumption, the building sector provides significant opportunities for energy efficiency applications. Within the building sector, the mechanical system (HVAC) is the largest source of energy consumption for both gas and electric. Significant reductions in energy consumption by HVAC systems can reduce …