Yearly Archives: 2014

16 12, 2014

Adelphi University Earns A National Leadership Award As A Green Power User By The EPA

By | December 16th, 2014|News|

      December 16th, 2014 | Posted on www.longislandexchange.com Long Island, NY- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Adelphi University as No. 29 on its Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users among higher education institutions in EPA’s Green Power Partnership for the second year in a row. Adelphi is [...]

16 12, 2014

Hands On Children’s Museum First In Western United States to Earn Gold Building Certification for Sustainability

By | December 16th, 2014|News|

December 16th, 2014 | Posted on www.thurstontalk.com The Hands On Children’s Museum is now the first children’s museum in the Western United States awarded a GOLD rating by the U.S. Green Building Council for its sustainable building located on Olympia’s East Bay waterfront. The museum joins four other children’s museums worldwide with the GOLD rating. Hands [...]

11 12, 2014

Government unveils plans for UK's first renewable energy college

By | December 11th, 2014|News|

ClickGreen Staff | December 11th, 2014 | Posted on www.clickgreen.org.uk The Government has announced plans to develop a National College for Wind Energy, the UK’s first further education centre dedicated to renewable energy. Business Secretary Vince Cable said the national college will be based in the Humber area and will provide a ‘hub’ for skills, [...]

5 12, 2014

Top 10 Tips for a More Sustainable Holiday Season

By | December 5th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

More waste is generated between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than any other time of year, and studies repeatedly show that most of us would welcome less gift-giving and stress at the holidays. Here’s Renewable Choice Energy’s essential list of Top 10 Tips for a More Sustainable Holiday Season. Tip #1: Minimize gift giving, and when [...]

2 12, 2014

Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels

By | December 2nd, 2014|News|

Diane Cardwell | December 2nd, 2014 | Posted on nytimes.com For the solar and wind industries in the United States, it has been a long-held dream: to produce energy at a cost equal to conventional sources like coal and natural gas. That day appears to be dawning. The cost of providing electricity from wind and [...]

25 11, 2014

A Reflection on Gratitude

By | November 25th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

As Thanksgiving rolls around this week, it’s an excellent time for all of us at Renewable Choice to reflect on what we’re grateful for. This week, we’re thankful that the Keystone XL pipeline project has been postponed, at least temporarily. This is a win for the climate, and we’re hopeful that the momentum developed by [...]

20 11, 2014

Renewable Choice Energy Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award

By | November 20th, 2014|News|

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 20th, 2014 - Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has received a 2014 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country’s leading green power suppliers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power [...]

18 11, 2014

Major Wind Acquisition Makes SunEdison World's Largest Renewable Energy Developer

By | November 18th, 2014|News|

William Pentland | November 18th, 2014 | Posted on forbes.com SunEdison, the St. Louis, MO-based solar power juggernaut, said today that it would acquire First Wind, one of the largest wind power developers in the United States, for $2.4 billion. The acquisition of First Wind, which is based in Boston, MA, will make SunEdison the [...]

14 11, 2014

Wind energy fellowships

By | November 14th, 2014|News|

  Diane Kukich, University of Delaware | November 14th, 2014 | Posted on www.udel.edu The wind turbine on the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes has yielded many benefits in its first four years of operation, including generating clean energy for the campus and community, helping train students in turbine maintenance, testing [...]

12 11, 2014

U.S. and China Reach Climate Accord After Months of Talks

By | November 12th, 2014|News|

  Mark Landler | November 12, 2014 | Posted on www.nytimes.com BEIJING — China and the United States made common cause on Wednesday against the threat of climate change, staking out an ambitious joint plan to curb carbon emissions as a way to spur nations around the world to make their own cuts in greenhouse [...]