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Does the world need more “Climate Reality”?

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It was a languid and rainy evening, but inside Manhattan Studios, the energy was sparking. People in black suits darted around, grasping tiny earpieces, and someone slipped a yellow band onto my wrist. “You’re about to enter a live set,” another said, reciting a list of rules as he ushered us toward the elevator.

Read More | Sep 26, 2011 |

Wewoka construction advances

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Despite oppressive heat and a lingering summer, the Wewoka Biogas Project in Oklahoma is well under way.

Read More | Sep 8, 2011 |

Sustainable Brands Interview

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What makes NativeEnergy unique? Is sustainability within reach of the mainstream? Tom Rawls, our VP of Sales & Marketing, answered these questions and more at the 2011 Sustainable Brands Conference in Monterey, CA.

Read More | Sep 8, 2011 |

Phantom load: How unplugging can save you $100 or more

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They lurk in corners… they look like everyday objects… and they’re gouging your bank account needlessly. Your appliances may seem idle when you turn them off, but they are still raising your energy bill.

Read More | Sep 8, 2011 |

Irene and climate change: Is there a link?

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When Hurricane Irene descended on Vermont last weekend, Burlington (including the NativeEnergy office) was relatively unharmed, but the rest of the state wasn’t so lucky.

Read More | Sep 2, 2011 |

Just the facts, Ma’am: 24 hours of Climate Reality

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In an effort to bring climate change the attention—and action—that it deserves, Al Gore has announced a new event to raise awareness of the facts. Just the facts, across time zones and continents.

Read More | Aug 23, 2011 |

Ditch your old skis, get $50

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Attention Snow Lovers: RAMP, a new ski and snowboard company, is offering a buy-back program for old equipment. If you mail them your skis or snowboards—whether they are still usable or completely ruined—they’ll give you $50 in store credit.

Read More | Aug 11, 2011 |

Renewing education with renewable energy

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Most high schools don’t have demo wind turbines in their gyms, where students can learn climbing safety and other skills. But that’s the least of the cool technology at Union City Community High (UCCHS), home of the Indiana Community Wind Project.

Read More | Jul 19, 2011 |

Exciting news from our Help Build™ projects

Across America, wind turbines are spinning, landfill gas is combusting, and manure digesters are, well, turning manure into energy. We are grateful that you have helped build nearly 50 projects that are now reducing CO2 pollution and supplying the nation’s electric grid!

Read More | Jul 12, 2011 |

Green washing: 5 ways to improve your laundry

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There’s an invention that can cut your energy use, reduce the risk of a house fire, and make your favorite clothes last longer.

Read More | Jul 12, 2011 |