Programme to be axed by Trump saves energy | Daily Mail Online – Daily Mail

By Afp Published: 18:03, 28 March 2017 | Updated: 18:03, 28 March 2017 The Energy Star certification scheme under threat from the Trump administration offers tax credits, rebates and other incentives to commercial building owners to improve energy efficiency Voluntary efficiency programmes — including one targeted for elimination by the Trump administration — have led […]

Solar Energy's Dividend King Comes Through Again – Motley Fool

When 8point3 Energy Partners (NASDAQ:CAFD) launched in 2015, it was built to be a dividend stock investors could rely on for the long term. The company primarily buys large, utility-scale solar projects with long-term contracts to sell energy to utilities, and the sun that powers its projects is highly predictable as an energy resource. With First […]

Nomadix Eco-Friendly Towels Available at REI Stores Nationwide – Shop-Eat-Surf.com

Nomadix, an eco-friendly active lifestyle and outdoor company, today announced the availability of its multi-purpose towels at REI stores nationwide. Nomadix towels feature unique travel-inspired designs, and are made with 100% recycled material. Created with a proprietary poly-nylon blend, the towels are soft and comfortable, super absorbent, anti-microbial, slip-resistant, lightweight, packable and won’t lose shape […]

Refuge Notebook: Making a more sustainable landscape on the Kenai Peninsula – Kenai Peninsula Online

If you’re a Kenai Peninsula resident, here are some important events that I’m guessing you don’t know. Do you know that management of public lands on more than half of our 6-million-acre peninsula is currently being updated? Chugach National Forest is in the middle of revising its Forest Plan. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]

Solar energy company plans to hire 200 in Jasper County – Island Packet

A Virginia-based energy company is looking to invest $ 100 million in Jasper County before the year is out. Dominion, which owns Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, announced plans on Monday for two solar energy projects near Ridgeland to be completed and operational in 2017, according to a company news release. The company plans to build […]

General Mills boosts eco-friendly grain Kernza – The Denver Post

By Steve Karnowski, The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A sweet, nutty-tasting new grain called Kernza is getting a big boost from food giant General Mills, which is intrigued by the potentially big environmental benefits of the drought-resistant crop with long roots that doesn’t need to be replanted every year. General Mills on Tuesday announced partnerships with […]

ACU to host sustainable landscape workshop – KTXS

ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Christian University is offering free classes Saturday to those who want to improve their green thumbs. The Big Country Master Gardener Association, ACU’s Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a special sustainable landscape workshop at the ACU McDaniel House. The workshop will […]

Remington solar energy farm project on track – Fauquier Now

Peering through jet-black safety sunglasses, the veteran Dominion Virginia Power project manager liked what he saw Thursday afternoon. Under a picture-perfect sunny sky, about 70 contract workers methodically — and quietly — went about the business of building the long-awaited solar energy farm on Lucky Hill Road in Southwestern Fauquier. “Creating jobs; creating green power; […]

Couple raffling off eco-friendly lodge in Ecuador – ABC News – ABC News

One environmentally conscious couple is giving away the prize of not just a new home, but a new lifestyle. Rebecca Greenshields and her husband are raffling off an eco-friendly lodge in Ecuador, along with $ 10,000 to assist the winners with airfare, visas and other expenses. “You are not just winning a prize,” Greenshields told […]