Google has poured hundreds of millions of bucks into clean power over the last few months. But their newest announcement isn't about utilities, it's about getting solar panels on as many houses as possible.
Before getting into energy efficiency, Adam D. Ganz worked in real estate. Since getting his MBA, Adam has taken on the role of Energy Efficiency Program Manager at Willdan Energy Solutions. Read about how he changed his career path to a green one with an MBA in sustainability.
Within five years, something like 5% of the world's cell phone tower base stations will be powered by one form or another of green energy. If that doesn't sound like much, the figure's just 0.11% today. And with cell phone use growing, the number will be significant.
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Despite the gridlock in Washington over climate change legislation, and the world's economic downturn, 2009 was a year of growth for the emerging Enterprise Carbon Accounting (ECA) software market. The number of corporations disclosing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) increased significantly in 2009 and Groom Energy predicts that ECA software purchases will increase 600% by 2011.
The good news: The unemployment rate in the U.S. isn't rising. The bad news: It's still holding steady at 10%, and 85,000 jobs were lost just in the past month. The nation's luck might turn around, however, with news today that the Obama administration is giving out $2.3 billion in clean energy manufacturing credits—a move that will create 17,000 green jobs.
George Soros is going to put a billion dollars of his business fortune into clean energy. But will the cash go to change the political attitude toward global warming or is it offset by recent figures that seem to suggest evidence of Global Cooling?