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Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

“Bridging Energy Gap” Forum Brings CA Energy Leaders Together

HelioPower’s Ty Jagerson joins the panel for The EcoGreen Group’s Sustainability Forum “Bridging the Energy Gap,” tonight at the Cisco Building in San Jose, CA.  The program starts at 5:30 pm and features California energy leaders and new technology entrepreneurs. Moderated by Eric Wesoff of Greentech Media, the panel includes Mike Arenson, President, Arenson Solar;…

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Never Forget The Environment

By Derek Girling HelioPower Solar Energy Consultant Like most of my colleagues at HelioPower, I joined the solar industry because of my concern for our environment.  As a recreational outdoorsman, I appreciate the need to escape the city and spend time in our undeveloped wilderness areas as often as possible. The more I understood the…

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Award-winning economist addresses energy crisis

Today from the Contra Costa Times, reporter HEATHER HACKING The world is poised for the third industrial revolution, said economist Woodrow Clark, a keynote speaker at Butte College’s third annual Sustainability Conference, which continues today. Clark was among members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former…

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Energy Use in Average Home, $$$ to Cut Use will Bring Jobs, Green Prosperity

Reporting from Environmental Leader and Bloomberg, “$500B Plan for U.S. Green Building Retrofits Touted.” The United States can build a low-carbon economy by retrofitting existing homes and businesses for energy efficiency, which would reduce waste and pollution, jumpstart an economic recovery, create good jobs and deliver energy cost savings, while reducing global warming, according to…

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Home Energy Upgrades That Pay

Writer Richard Crume, of Solar Today Magazine, brings us this excellent review of home energy upgrades that pay in their March 2009 issue.  Solar Today is the publication of the American Solar Energy Association. Here is an excerpt, click here for the full article. Are homeowners making good choices when it comes to reducing home…

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“Porsche Makes Solar Sexy”

  GVI’s Craig Keyes and Deniene Husted Present Recognition Award to Porsche On Thursday, March 19, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. hosted a dedication ceremony to celebrate the installation of a new solar panel system at the Porsche Logistics Center in Ontario, CA. The solar power system was designed and installed by HelioPower at 5100 E.…

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Breaking Down the “Energy” Projects in the President’s Stimulus Bill

Fast Company Magazine brings us an excellent resource to review the projects, including energy, in the Stimulus bill and how the list was generated.  View writer, Chris Dannen, full artile here, “Breaking Down the “Energy” Projects in the Stimulus.” Commercial Solar Power Installation in Poway, CA by HelioPower Here is an excerpt: Most of the projects…

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Why clean energy is still a good bet

Marc Gunther, Senior Writer at Fortune Magazine, logged today’s media article, “Why clean energy is still a good bet.” Despite falling oil prices and the credit crunch, green technology investors remain bullish. Here is an excerpt from his excellent article, for the full piece click here. Chico, CA retail building installation by HelioPower (Fortune) —…

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US Senate Passes Renewable Energy Tax Credits, House Could Pass Bill This Week

Breaking news, Wednesday, September 24, 2008 from RenewableEnergyWorld.com: “US Senate Passes Renewable Energy Tax Credits, House Could Pass Bill This Week:” HelioPower commercial installation for Dos Molson in Poway, CA The United States Senate on Tuesday voted by an overwhelming majority to extend the Production (PTC) and Investment Tax Credits (ITC). The tax measure was…

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Why Reuse Trumps Recycling and Reduce Trumps ‘em Both, Part 2

By Scott Gordon, Director of Sales, HelioPower So it seems clear that while recycling is ok and clearly better than tossing refuse into a landfill, it’s not exactly an environmental panacea and may in fact promote the very behavior it’s intended to eliminate – egregious wastefulness. A far superior alternative is Reuse. Why not take…

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Solar’s Convention In The Sun

This in from Forbes.com writers Joshua Zumbrun and Brian Wingfield, in their piece “Solar’s Convention In The Sun”: Beneath the blazing August sun, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. took the stage in front of Coors Field’s outfield bleachers and said that importing energy “is the principal drag on American capitalism and American prosperity.” The solution to…

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