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industry-news iconRenewables Could Supply 40% of Global Electricity
by Kevin Maddaford on 03/13/2009

By 2050 renewable energy might provide 40% of the world’s electricity supply.

Renewable technologies such as wind turbines, solar photovoltaics and biomass currently produce a small portion of the world's electricity, but with proper political and financial support, they could... [more]

industry-news iconGoogle PowerMeter Displays Electricity Consumption
by Holly Hallowell on 03/11/2009

PowerMeter software integrates into iGoogle platform and shows real-time view of user's electricity consumption.

The prototype for Google PowerMeter, which takes information from a home's smart meter and displays it on a graph, is being tested by Google employees. According to Ed Lu of Google's engineering... [more]

sustainable-business iconThe Marketing of Green Beer
by Megan Brown on 03/10/2009

In the world of craft beer, New Belgium Brewery, is known for its green-conscious corporate culture.

As a leader in environmental responsibility and as the third largest craft brewer in the country, New Belgium is used to getting attention.  Being a leader isn’t always rosy... [more]

industry-news iconWind Riding the Rails
by Kevin Maddaford on 03/06/2009

Siemens sent out its first US shipment of wind turbine blades to be transported by train.

Wind turbine components are generally transported from the factory to the project site via trucks, a process rife with logistical challenges. Moving 148-foot-long wind turbine blades... [more]

industry-news iconClean Energy Corps Proposed
by Kevin Maddaford on 03/06/2009

The U.S. could create a Clean Energy Corps to promote energy efficiency and “green” jobs.

In an effort to address the environmental impact of home energy use and the job losses resulting from the flagging economy, a coalition of groups has proposed the creation of a Clean... [more]

green-lifestyle icon@IdealBite - Do Not Disturb
by Jen Biederman on 03/02/2009

Eco-Friendly Hotel Rooms - Brought to you by Ideal Bite

Want a hotel room that'll leave the earth alone? The Bite: No need to hang a sign on your doorknob. Just opt for a green hotel, where you'll get efficient lighting and water... [more]

sustainable-business iconLoews Green Business Supports Local Farmers
by Megan Brown on 03/03/2009

The hospitality industry has been busy working on building out their green programs.

The hospitality industry has been busy working their green programs. As consumers continue to understand more about the landscape of sustainable... [more]

green-lifestyle icon@IdealBite - Rest In Peace
by Jen Biederman on 02/27/2009

Death: The Eco-Friendly Way - Brought to you by Ideal Bite

Are chems gonna disrupt your eternal sleep? The Bite: Over your dead body they will, if you opt for an eco-burial. Toxic chems and non-eco coffins might be typical... [more]