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First Tidal Energy Turbine with Lockheed Martin Technology Deployed Off Scotland Coast

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PENTLAND FIRTH, Scotland, February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlantis Resources Limited has deployed the first AR1500 tidal energy turbine with new Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) technology off the coast of Scotland. The installation is the latest development in the MeyGen project designed to harness the motion of the tides to provide clean, sustainable, predictable power for up to 175,000 homes in Scotland.

A Different Perspective on “Solar Power”

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By one definition, the United States generated 79.9% of its electricity from solar power in 2015. Should we be celebrating that fact? Not really.

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By one definition, the United States generated 79.9% of its electricity from solar power in 2015. Should we be celebrating that fact? Not really.

Near-record Growth Propels Wind Power Into First Place as America’s Largest Renewable Resource

Texas first in the nation in wind capacity, wind jobs
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ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — American wind power just achieved its second strongest quarter ever for newly installed energy generating capacity according to a new report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Wind surpassed hydropower dams to become the largest source of renewable electric capacity in the U.S., and the fourth largest overall. 

DONG Energy to Stop All Use of Coal by 2023

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DONG Energy has decided that by 2023, coal will no longer be used as fuel at the company's power stations. The decision goes hand in hand with the aim to reduce CO2 emissions in power and heat generation with 96% as compared to 2006. Read about how they are working to materialize this vision in their 2016 Sustainability Report “Energy for a sustainable future”. 

GM and Honda to Establish Industry-First Joint Fuel Cell System Manufacturing Operation in Michigan

Advanced fuel cell technology will be applied to each company’s future products
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DETROIT, January 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) today announced establishment of the auto industry’s first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future products from each company.  

Land Conservation, Wildlife Habitat to Benefit from Nearly $1.4 Million from Duke Energy

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Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

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Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

A Choice of Progress

Given the results of the election, our sustainability work has become more important than ever. Now is the time for us to step up and fulfill our duty as a group of tireless change-makers that do not shy away from any kind of challenge.
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The team at Green Builder Media, in partnership with friends and colleagues around the world, have worked assiduously for over a decade to affect positive change within and beyond the building industry.  With the Presidential election results, the urgency and significance of our work has increased exponentially.

It’s more important than ever that we take a bold stance to inspire climate action, challenge conventional models, and conquer complacency. 

Renewable Energy Makes Its Mark

by Adam Bonislawski
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Renewable energy is on the rise.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s International Energy Outlook 2016 report, renewables are the fastest growing energy source, growing globally at a rate of 2.6 percent per year. At that pace, they are expected to meet 29 percent of the world’s energy needs by 2040, up from 22 percent in 2012.

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