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Canary Wharf Group Challenges Cleantech Firms for Smart Grid Innovations

Canary Wharf Group Challenges Cleantech Firms for Smart Grid Innovations

Green buildings and smart grids to the fore in latest Canary Wharf clean tech challenge Business Green, February 23, 2015 Canary Wharf’s plan to pilot a host of smart technologies have taken another step forward today, as the company’s Cognicity Challenge announced that 12 more clean tech firms have been selected to take part in

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Q&A: The Future of Clean Energy Project Financing

Q&A discusses the future of renewable and efficient energy project financing with Bryan Garcia, president of the Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority, which is changing its name to Connecticut Green Bank.

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Building Sustainable & Zero-Net Energy Communities in the US

Doing more with less — it’s an axiom the public sector has heard for years. Usually such a call to action is based on rising demand and limited budget. But it also describes what is achievable when communities take committed action to reduce energy consumption.

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10 Techniques to Make Your Thanksgiving More Sustainable

Although every day provides an opportunity for reflection and change, Thanksgiving stands out as the perfect day to kick off a few new habits that will effect the longevity of our planet. If each of us revamped our consumption and waste habits by slightly adjusting what’s already in place, the overall impact could be huge.

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Fraunhofer CSE Introduces ‘Synergy Elevator’

Jane Jacobs wrote that new ideas need old buildings; perhaps that’s why the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems is housed in a top-to-bottom renovation of a 101 year old warehouse building in Boston’s Fort Point Channel distric

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