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To Help Light Up Africa, Many Drops in the Bucket

A type of crowdfunding in which investors can recover their principal is helping to finance solar power projects in Africa and Asia.

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For Sacramento, Energy Upgrades With No Upfront Costs

Owners of homes or commercial buildings can pay back the financing through the local property tax system.

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For Sacramento, Energy Upgrades With No Upfront Costs

Owners of homes or commercial buildings can pay back the financing through the local property tax system.

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At U.S. Embassies, an Incentive to Conserve Every Drop

In countries with limited access to drinkable water, runaway consumption could be seen as a negative political statement.

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A New Way to Foot Efficiency Upgrades

A commercial property owner in California will be able to avoid large upfront costs by paying regular installments on a utility bill. In a twist, the payments will continue even if the property changes hands.

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In California, High Gas Prices and Incentives for Fuel-Efficient Cars Go Hand in Hand

Significant discounts on the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt and other advanced-powertrain vehicles are making high gas prices easier to bear for some Californians.

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Larry Gibson, 66, a Foe of Mountaintop Mining, Is Dead

Larry Gibson died on Sunday of a heart attack at his home in West Virginia

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Cooling a Computer Server With Mineral Oil

In a yearlong trial, Intel found that substituting oil immersion for the circulation of air reduced its energy costs by 10 to 20 percent.

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Q. and A.: Greening the London Olympics

From sustainable timber to recycled steel pipes, planners sought sustainable ways of creating the venues for the games.

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RelayRides and OnStar Inaugurate Car-Sharing Program

Owners who enroll their OnStar-equipped cars in the peer-to-peer service receive enhanced security and convenience features.

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