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  • 5 Sustainable Innovations in 2014 You Probably Didn't Know About

    Each year, technology and innovative advancement brings humanity a step closer to a much more sustainable existence. From renewable energy to improved methods for cultivating food and consumer products, science is lending a hand to enhance humanity’s way of life. Although many are aware of the developments of the recent past, there are many sustainable innovations […] More

  • Hess Collection Winery Adds 2,200 Solar Panels

    The Hess Collection, already a leader in sustainability, just upped their green game with the addition of a new roof-mounted 2,200 panel winery solar power system in American Canyon, California.  The massive new solar system lives on top of Hess’ Green-certified winery and warehouse — where Hess Select wines are produced — and covers 44,555 square […] More

  • The DIY Solar Electric Car

    Think you could build your own car? This Nigerian student built his own solar electric car with an old VW and a solar panel. More

  • Solar News Roundup

    News of recent solar business expansions and installations around the world… More

  • "The Sun Rises, and the Sun Sets": 14 Religious Communities Using Solar Power

    If I asked you to provide a one or two word answer to the question “What do you call a group of people who live together, share work and living space, and power their lifestyle with renewable energy?” you’d likely answer with “commune,” or “ecovillage,” or maybe even “intentional community.” “Monastery” or “convent” probably wouldn’t […] More

  • Sustainability Hits the Fan: 15 DIY Projects from Preppers

    I’ll be honest: for years, I never considered the survivalist/prepper crowds as target audiences. I mean, we’re on totally different ideological wavelengths, right? I’m not into shooting things, and they likely think I’m a touchy-feely hippie who wouldn’t survive a week after SHTF. What could we possibly have in common? Quite a bit, it turns […] More

  • Sungevity Solar $20K Non-Profit Grant – Apply Now

      Do you know a worthy non-profit with a strong grass-roots following? Sungevity Solar may have $20,000 for them through a new non-profit grant contest. Sungevity Solar is kicking off their first “giving contest” this holiday season. Any non-profit organization can apply to compete for a $20,000 grant. Organizations need to write 140 characters on how they […] More

  • SunOven: the Ultimate Off-the-grid Cooking Tool for Post-apocalyptic Foodies (w/ video)

    Solar ovens are long-lasting, zero-emission cooking tools that use no fuel – making them perfect for both off-the-grid cooking and developing countries that don’t have access to a reliable grid to begin with. In an effort to get healthy, well-cooked food to these nations, the American SunOven company has put together a series of initiatives […] More

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