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Another Firm Announces Investment in Power-Generating Solar Window Coatings

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 19, 2017 8:50:52 AM

Power-producing windows are about to change the energy equation, especially for large commercial buildings.

SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. a developer of transparent electricity-generating coatings for glass windows and flexible veneers, recently announced plans to develop electricity-generating flexible glass.

SolarWindow scientists and engineers recently applied layers of the company’s liquid coatings on to Corning® Willow® Glass and laminated them under conditions that simulate the high pressure and temperatures of the manufacturing processes used by commercial glass and window producers. The result is a bendable glass ‘veneer’, as thin as a business card, which generates electricity.

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BLM Changes Website Banner From Green Mountains to Big Hunk of Coal, then Backs Down

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 18, 2017 9:58:01 AM

As reported by Cassie Kelly for EcoWatch:

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Earthquake in Ohio Located at Epicenter of Nearby Fracking Operations

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 3, 2017 2:34:28 PM

The 3.0 magnitude quake struck in the Wayne National Forest, in an area with 20 miles of four fracking wastewater injections sites.

MONROE COUNTY, OH - Yesterday, the US Geological Survey reported an earthquake in Monroe County with the epicenter located at 39.6663º N, 81.244º W. The 3.0 magnitude earthquake was located in the Marietta Unit of the Wayne National Forest. Approximately 40,000 acres of the forest are slated for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Britain's Blunder in Cutting Solar Incentives Offers Warning to U.S. States

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Mar 7, 2017 2:06:03 PM

Globally, solar installations are roaring ahead, up 50 percent in just one year, but Britain's installations just dropped by half, thanks to anti-solar policies.

As reported by The Guardian this morning:

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