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Top 10 Green Business Watch Posts in 2012

Out of the hundreds of posts published on Green Business Watch during 2012 we have chosen 10. From tax incentives to movies about fracking, from rivers catching fire to recycling plastics, our top 10 covers our most popular green business topics. Continue reading

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Benefits of Solar Energy for Your Business

Many business owners are looking for ways to save money without impacting quality. A popular ‘green’ way to cut costs is to have a solar system provide their energy needs. Solar energy can lower your energy costs and also appeal to environmentally-conscious customers. Continue reading

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Solar Panel Costs Dropping in US

The cost of solar panels and installation is dropping and will continue to do so. This is the finding of this year’s report, Tracking the Sun, from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The price of panels has been falling for some time, now the industry is succeeding in lowering overall system costs. Continue reading

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Be an Eco Early Adopter

We were inspired to tweet a CleanTechnia post this week reporting research telling us that if our neighbors are using solar then we are more likely to. It is so much easier for me to understand that solar is a real option if I can talk to my neighbor who has it installed. Perhaps there are other areas we can be eco early adopters. Continue reading

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New Solar Policy for India’s 4th Largest State

Tax incentives and transmission fee exemption included in new Solar Policy for Andhra Pradesh, India’s 4th largest state. Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Pledges $30+ Billion in Environmental Investments by 2020

Wells Fargo announce significant increases in their commitment to a ‘greener economy’. A month after publishing their Environmental Finance Report for 2011, they have released news that they plan to invest over $30 billion in green business between now and 2020. Continue reading

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Solar Power is Cheaper to Produce Than We Are Being Told

“The public is being kept in the dark about the viability of solar photovoltaic energy…..” A recent study at Queen’s University, Canada has found that in certain locations solar PV has already achieved grid parity. This is not the message that most comparison reports have been giving us and the Queen’s University report is highly critical of methods used to make those comparisons. Continue reading

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