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September 5, 2011

Photos from a visit to the solar installation at Republic's Hickory Ridge Landfill on the south side of Atlanta. It is the largest solar facility in Georgia and the largest solar landfill installation in the world.

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August 29, 2011

Five North American cities have been named the greenest of green communities in the U.S. and Canada Green City Index from the New York-based research and analysis firm the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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August 23, 2011

Myriad opportunities exist to drive down energy usage in your plant and across your enterprise. That's good for your bottom line and good for the environment.

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August 16, 2011

The move to smart grids isn’t only a network challenge – energy providers need to reinvent how they create services and bill customers, including shifting meter reading from once-per-month to once-every-fifteen-minutes, says billing vendor Orga Systems.

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August 8, 2011

The whole lighting industry, and the broader electrical and construction and design and energy-efficiency markets of the world as well, are all waiting and watching for the light-emitting diode (LED) of their dreams — the one that will finally make incandescent, fluorescent, HID and all the other incumbent lighting technologies obsolete — to emerge onto the market in a blaze of light.

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August 2, 2011

The top five challenges and solutions for education institutions that are upgrading kitchens.

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July 25, 2011

As the battle over ethanol heats up, the next generation of biofuels waits for its moment in the spotlight.

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July 17, 2011

New opportunities to reduce energy costs are emerging each year. Demand response, for example, offers financial incentives direct to energy consumers in consideration for willingness to shape their energy usage differently over time, in a way that reduces the need for utilities to add very expensive new generating capacity.

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July 12, 2011

In a letter sent to customers, Philips announced it is raising the price of CFLs by an average of 25% effective Aug. 15, 2011. Other suppliers have also announced hefty price increases, including GE and Sylvania.