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9 years 2 days ago

<p>US technology research firm iSuppli, released a report with an optimistic forecast for the solar industry:<br /> <br /> <em>Worldwide investments in the production of Photovoltaic (PV) cells will rise to the same level as those for semiconductor manufacturing by 2010, due to booming demand for solar energy, according to iSuppli Corp. <br /> <br /> Global production of PV cells is expected to rise to as much as 12 Gigawatts (GW) by 2010, up from 3.5GW in 2007. By 2010, as many as 400 production...

9 years 3 days ago

Alla Weinstein, a renewable energy entrepreneur, discusses AquaBuOY, a technology that converts energy from waves.

9 years 4 days ago

<p>This is my first post, so I want to start by saying a bit about who I am, and why I&rsquo;m writing this.&nbsp;Second, I want to describe a looming puzzle about microfinance. First, about me: I&rsquo;m a <a href="http://wagner.nyu.edu/faculty/facultyDetail.php?whereField=facultyID&amp... at NYU</a>, where I teach in the <a href="http://wagner.nyu.edu/">Wagner Graduate School of Public Service</a>.&nbsp;NYU is fueled by the energy of downtown New York.&nbsp;The ethos is very entrepreneurial, and my colleagues share commitments both to ideas and to action....

9 years 1 week ago

<p class="MsoNormal">As corporate competition rises companies are constantly looking for solutions to increase efficiency at manageable costs.<span> </span>Several companies have discovered that outsourcing certain operations of their business has provided these solutions and allowed them to leverage their competitive edge.<span> </span>The idea behind it is to outsource secondary operations that are not core skill areas of your company.<span> </span>This effectively allows your staff to focus on key, income generating areas of operations.<span> </span>Of course there are costs of outsourcing the secondary services, but they can be significantly offset by revenues generated from your staff spending more time on primary services....