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Are Supermarkets Cheaper Than Farmers' Markets?
Business  (tags: Grocery, Organic, Farmers Market, Produce, Price, Sustainable, Local, Healthy, Economy, Economics, Savings, Value, business, consumers, corporate, environment, ethics, farming, money, wal-mart, Walmart )

Syd
- 4 days ago - threespringsfarm.com
We selected 3 area supermarkets with which to compare our farmers' market prices: an organic/health food chain, Wild Oats, as we grow organically (though not certified); the most widespread grocery store in town, Albertsons; and Wal-Mart...
More Solar Projects in the Forecast Monday, March 31, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, ecosystems, conservation, U.S.A., americans, business, GoodNews, Entrepreneurs )

Ruth
- 21 days ago - seia.org
"Under the community solar model, any Green Mountain Power customer can purchase panels in the solar array and the credit the panels generate are used to pay for the electricity that is consumed in the customer's home or business." WONDERFUL!
Our Opinion: A Bright Future With Solar Friday, July 26, 2013
Business  (tags: sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, energy, ecosystems, U.S.A., americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Development )

Ruth
- 21 days ago - seia.org
"Fortunately, most of the feedback the board received on the project was positive, and it reaffirmed our faith in fellow Vermonters as forward-looking people who are genuinely concerned about both the local and the global community." GOOD CHOICES!
CPUC Decision Provides Key Safeguards for California Solar Consumers Friday, March 28, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, environment, ecosystems, energy, conservation, americans, business, Entrepreneurs, ethics, greenbuilding, U.S.A., Good News )

Ruth
- 21 days ago - seia.org
"By ensuring that all California customers who install solar under the current NEM program will continue to receive full retail, as well as fair credit, for the clean energy they send to the grid for 20 years, the Commission has shown a commitment to...."
CA Farmers: Drill, Baby, Drill (for Water, That Is)
Business  (tags: CA Farmers, water, drought, food, vegetables, environment, sustainable, non-sustainable )

Roseann
- 21 days ago - motherjones.com
California is in the midst of an epic drought--and yet produce aisles still brim with reasonably priced fruits and veggies from the Golden State. So how can California keep providing half of US produce under such parched conditions?
Leaf In The Wind - After All The EV Niche Is Trying Its Best By Rick Carlton | March 26, 2014
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, eco-friendly, design, ecosystems, energy, business, Entrepreneurs, ethics, americans, usa, business, consumers, finance )

Ruth
- 21 days ago - theautofuture.com
"...the new car segment is on track to sell better than 15.6 million units by the end of 2014...the Nissan Leaf has just managed to hit a global sales milestone of 100,000 units after nearly three-and-a-half years worth of production;.."50% in U.S.
Nissan Expanding Quick-Charging Capabilities in United States By Nicholas Katers | February 6, 2013
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, travel, water, world, conservation, design, energy, CoolStuff )

Ruth
- 21 days ago - greenerideal.com
"...development of clever plug-in vehicles might attract attention...Commuters might be able to drive to and from work each day without charging but many won't touch plug-ins until public chargers are widely available." {Plug in to Solar}
Black Rock Solar Shines By Kelly Davidson 10/26/13
Business  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, energy, environment, sustainable, technology, water, world, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, ethics, SustainableDevelopment, usa )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
"The duo devised a plan to provide free or low-cost PV systems through the rebates and other public funding. They founded the Reno-based nonprofit Black Rock Solar (BRS, blackrocksolar.org), assembled a crew of volunteers,..." 3 megawatts PV installed !
A Diamond in the Rough By Kelly Davidson 02/25/14 (Solar Installation)
Business  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, ecosystems, conservation, sustainable, technology, water, world, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, SustainableDevelopment, GoodNews, usa )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
"Mathis utilizes each solar installation in town as a training opportunity, inviting local contractors and electricians to participate. He also recruited several volunteers from a green-construction training program run by...."
Networking Community Power By Kelly Davidson 08/21/13
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, eco-friendly, ecosystems, water, world, sustainable, technology, americans, business, consumers, usa )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
'What began with one Washington, D.C. neighborhood has grown into a national network committed to building community renewable energy systems across the country.'
Tracking PV in Washington State 08/21/13 (Solar Installation)
Business  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, sustainable, technology, water, world, conservation, Entrepreneurs, americans, business, consumers, environment, ethics, SustainableDevelopment, usa )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
'We measured the area for a 9.12 kW array. To capture the highest incentive rate, we needed to use Washington-made equipment, which meant using 38 Itek Energy 240 W modules and Altenergy Power System (APS) microinverters.'
Backed Up in the Rocky Mountains By Kelly Davidson 02/25/14
Business  (tags: sustainable, technology, eco-friendly, energy, water, world, conservation, design, americans, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, usa )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
'The roof accommodates a grid-tied 10.92-kilowatt PV system wired to a 48-volt, 2,490-amp hour battery bank and 20 kW generator housed in the workshop's electrical room. "The system solves two needs--it generates renewable electricity and provides backup.'
Off-Grid Upgrades Claire Anderson 12/27/13
Business  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, ecosystems, sustainable, technology, water, world, conservation, CoolStuff, environment, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, labor, SustainableDevelopment, usa )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
"During the 27 years that they've been at their property, they've successfully lived with renewable energy--and without grid power."
Students, Science and Solar 12/24/13
Business  (tags: eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, water, world, energy, conservation, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
'The building taps into the sun with a 20.4-kilowatt batteryless grid-tied PV system, which produces all of the building's electricity. The microinverter-based system allows students to participate in real-time monitoring of the solar power production...'
Soaking in the Sun By George Blakey 04/20/12
Business  (tags: eco-friendly, sustainable, technology, water, world, americans, usa, business, consumers, energy, GoodNews )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - homepower.com
'Passive and active solar heating, combined with energy efficient building materials, give this Colorado-based aquatic center an edge on energy savings and long-term sustainability.'
 

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