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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 requires thorough... [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 Energy Corps... [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 fixtures,... [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 alternatives,... [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 graveyard fare,... [more]

green-lifestyle iconPower Shift '09 Brings Climate and Energy Issues to D.C.
by Heather Philipp on 02/27/2009

Building on Campus Climate Challenge momentum, youth demands clean energy.

Starting today, thousands of youth leaders across the U.S. are converging on Washington D.C. to demand more rigorous clean energy policy, climate change reduction efforts, and green... [more]

industry-news iconSmart-Grid Technology Optimizes Use of Renewables
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/02/2009

A project in Denmark looks to utilize wind power for charging electric vehicles via a smart grid.

Denmark generates one-fifth of its electricity with renewable technologies, and now a joint Danish-IBM research project is trying to maximize the use of this power, specifically wind... [more]

green-lifestyle icon@IdealBite - Chaps Be Gone
by Jen Biederman on 02/26/2009

Eco Lip Balm - Green Living Tip Brought to you by Ideal Bite

Lips feel like worn leather? The Bite: Use eco lip balm on your next prairie rustle. While conventional balms are made with petroleum (yep, that petroleum), plant-based options... [more]