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Solutions for Green Chemistry
Alternative energy business infrastructure includes innovation, commercialization, finance, partnerships, incentive and compliance programs...and marketing, distribution and sourcing.
Green Jobs in Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
Green jobs in energy efficiency & renewable energy can be technical, communications and outreach, sales, administrative, or compliance-related. Green jobs in energy is one of the fastest growing job sectors.
Finance, Investments, Loans, Grants
Finance, Investments, Loans, and Grants provide organizations with the green to create green!
Carbon tax - Cap & Trade
A carbon tax is an environmental tax that is levied on the carbon content of energy and fuels. A carbon tax can levy taxes on the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and petroleum products such as gasoline in proportion to their carbon content.
Funding of Alternative Energy
Funding of alternative energy installations - for consumers -- and business startup - for commercial ventures, is a major factor in growth of renewable energy capacity. We help businesses and individuals spot solutions and opportunities.
Loan Guarantees for Alternative Energy
Loan guarantees for alternative energy can provide working capital for innovation and commercialization through government agencies such as the DOE and state REC programs.
Innovation of Alternative Energy
Innovation of alternative energy ranges from basic research to applied research, innovation of equipment and processes to installation and financial systems development. Opportunity for innovation has grown with policies addressing pollution, resource shortages and climate change.
Commercialization of alternative energy includes the infrastructure, the energy source, the supply chain and consumer demand generation. We help small businesses and communities find solutions for the value chain.
Training & Certification
Training and certification for job skills and career development in alternative energy sector include general skills, as well as specific compliance, technology and financing strategies that are unique to new technologies.
Purchasing agreements for Alternative Energy
Purchasing agreements for alternative energy can include energy efficiency as well as caps on prices, levels of service and other risk management features that can save on long term costs.
Alternative Energy Insurance
Alternative Energy Insurance applies to wind turbine projects, environmental jobs, as well as professional liability insurance to provide risk management for new technologies are implemented.
Goods movement for supply chains involves transportation, route optimization, warehousing, and compliance with green transportation, fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards. We help bring practical solutions for small business and community health to your attention.
Research & Development
Wind research and development includes a wide variety of energy generation and transmission improvements including Blades, Certification, Components, Computer Modeling, Control Systems, Drivetrains, Dynamometer Testing, Emerging Applications, Manufacturing, Partnerships, Small Wind Turbines, Towers
Events and Training
Alternative energy events and training provide renewable energy, energy conservation, energy efficiency and compliance expertise and networking. The human infrastructure complements the technology infrastructure.
Green Investment Options for the Upturn
Investing in emerging technologies is never easy. But it is an important support infrastructure to make change happen. Check out these investment resources to inform your investment strategies.
NIST Creates Innovation and Industry Services Program
NIST is restructuring its laboratories for a market growth approach.
Are you naked?
How do you calculate and manage your sustainability? Is integrity in your bones, or are you covering your private parts from view?
Corn Alcohol as Fuel, Beef Feed - a History Lesson in $$ Connections
Follow the money. Never take "science" at its word until you look into who makes money from the process, and who is threatened by a specific business sector's success. Knowing your business history is important to our very civilization's direction.
Lithium-ion Batteries that Use Paper
Scientists at Stanford University in California reported on Monday they have successfully turned paper coated with ink made of silver and carbon nanomaterials into a "paper battery" that holds promise for new types of lightweight, high-performance energy storage.
DOE to Invest $18 Million in Small Business Clean Energy Innovation Projects
November 23, 2009 -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $18 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support small business innovation research, development, and deployment of clean energy technologies. In this first phase of funding, 125 grants of up to $150,000 each will be awarded to 107 small advanced technology firms across the United States.
Alternative Energy Requirements in State Policies
States must permit "alternative energy" types of resources to qualify for a standard or separate tier of a standard.
Siemens commits to working with governments and the scientific community to master climate challenges
If we don't understand the factors associated with climate change, we won't be able to respond with appropriate policies or technologies.
Clean Energy Investment ETFs
It's always a delight to find informative resources for specific solutions. CleanEdge.com offers two green energy stock index resources. These company lists could also be used for other purposes -- such as job searches, marketing partners, and products that you would like to buy or carry in your green business.
What is a Certified Green Business?
The Eco-Logical Business Program in Oregon provides an extensive number of resources to small businesses to help them prevent pollution and get certified as a green business. Here is their list of what's involved in their program: