Design Science Planning Process The Design Science Planning Process is a method by which individuals or small groups can design alternative paths for themselves and society as a whole. - Marshall Lefferts
Along with US Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program, the 30% ITC blazed a sudden bright comet of big solar onto the US grid.
More than half went to California to meet its ambitious mandate for 33% renewable energy by 2020. Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the state's big three Investor-Owned Utilities (IOU)s; PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E now include most of the world’s largest solar projects. ... Read more about California PPAs to Take Different Shape
Feldheim (Germany) (AFP) - If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim -- population 150 -- is at its vanguard.
The hamlet near Berlin is Germany's first to have left the national grid and switched to 100 percent local, alternative energy, swearing off fossil fuels and nuclear power decades before the rest of the country plans to near the same goal.
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
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