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An Example of Franchise Fee Incentive for Local Energy

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http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2014/09/a-rarely-tapped-city-strategy-for-boosting-local-renewable-energy?cmpid=WNL-Friday-September5-2014

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Click here to see the full article "A Rarely Tapped City Strategy for Boosting Local Renewable Energy," describing how local governments can help the city move towards the development and usage of local renewable energy ... Read more about An Example of Franchise Fee Incentive for Local Energy

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Net Zero Is The Next Wave Of Green Buildings

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Vani Bahl
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Ready or not, the next wave of green buildings, Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) is here. Technologies are being directed to achieve net zero energy consumption and net zero carbon emissions (per year) in the new evolving green building landscape. Buildings that produce a surplus of energy over the year may be called ‘energy-plus buildings’ and buildings that consume slightly more energy than they produce are called ‘near-zero energy buildings’. ... Read more about Net Zero Is The Next Wave Of Green Buildings

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Net Zero Home in Upper Pennsylvania

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One couple in Deerton took matters into their own hands and built a totally energy efficient home to reduce their carbon footprint. ... Read more about Net Zero Home in Upper Pennsylvania

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A First: Net-Zero Manufacturing

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Jim McMahon
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OPEX Corp., which makes automated mail handling and package-picking equipment, occupies a 30-acre campus five miles east of Philadelphia, in New Jersey. Their PV system is the largest for a privately held company in the state. They have successfully reached net-zero and practice sustainability in their workspace. ... Read more about A First: Net-Zero Manufacturing

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Net-Zero-Energy House Demonstrates Efficiency

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Environmental Leader
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A net-zero-energy house built by researchers in Maryland has produced more energy than it used last year and also demonstrated approximately 60 percent more energy efficiency than a similar house built to 2012 International Energy Conservation Code requirements. ... Read more about Net-Zero-Energy House Demonstrates Efficiency

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The Green Home of Tomorrow

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An enterprising team of Stanford students has designed a low-cost, solar-powered home that could lead the home-building industry to a more sustainable future and guide homeowners toward greener behavior. ... Read more about The Green Home of Tomorrow

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Energy Savings Performance Contract for Fort Buchanan

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Julia Bobick
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 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first and only Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) to include wind power generation is nearly complete at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. ... Read more about Energy Savings Performance Contract for Fort Buchanan

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