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Social Media for Startups

One of the biggest challenges for a new or evolving company is developing a strong social media brand. What platforms should you use? What should you say? How do you make strong connections and build an audience? Honestly, tackling social media is a lot like your first day of college—you might feel lost at first, but the sooner you jump …

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Industry Spotlight
Ocean Vodka

When Life Hands You Salt Water, Make Vodka

Any business that incorporates sustainable practices gets a gold star in our book. But a solar powered vodka distillery using organic sugar cane and deep ocean mineral water? Bring out the gold medal, because that sounds like a winning combination to us. Hawaii-based Ocean Vodka is the mastermind behind this dazzling business, and given its innate intrigue, we caught up …

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Climate Change

Growing Clamor about Liabilities in Climate Crisis

The aftermath of the overwhelming storm that killed thousands in the Philippines resulted in a global climate change conference wherein emerging countries demanded compensation from heavily polluting countries.  Some are saying this pollution and resulting climate shift is responsible for the devastating storm.  Poor countries now are insisting on a new effort that goes beyond decreasing emissions and adjusting to a …

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Recent Industry News
Solar Farm

Google Adds 17th Renewable Project

Google Inc. is investing $145 million into Sun Edison’s newest solar power project, Regulus. The 82-megawatt project will power 10,000 homes and bring 650 jobs to Kern County, California. Regulus is being built for Maryland-based TerraForm Power Inc., which owns and operates solar plants around the world. Sun Edison owns a majority stake in TerraForm, whose renewable energy portfolio totaled …

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Hillary Lays Green Framework at Las Vegas Convention

At Sen. Harry Reid’s National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote address, calling climate change “the most consequential, urgent, sweeping collection of challenges we face as a nation and a world.” While avoiding divisive topics, such as the Keystone Pipeline, Clinton delivered an impressive framework of her stance on climate change, alternative energy incentives and …

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It Ain’t Over Until the Crude Oil Sings

With the recent downward slide of crude oil prices, the energy sector has been underperforming for the past several weeks. In fact, the energy sector has been the worst performing sector over the last month. While many investors may see this and decide to throw in the towel on their energy shares, Carter Worth of Sterne Agee actually believes the sector …

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Green Consumer Tips
Bedol Water Clock

Save While You Sleep

Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that make the biggest impact. Or at least that’s what Bedol thinks. They create a wide variety of water-powered clocks, including alarm clocks. While most people don’t think about their clocks as non-environmentally friendly, switching to water power can save batteries and unnecessary energy usage. Furthermore, they are highly efficient and can run for …

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