Archive for March, 2012

A Renewable Germany

March 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Renewable Germany

The goal of the German government is to achieve a modern, climate-friendly, sustainable and secure energy supply for Germany. For this purpose, the use of renewable energies will be expanded rigorously and energy efficiency will be further increased with the aim of renewable energies contributing the main share to the energy supply -          German Federal […]

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CityPerk: Small Business Makes Big Movement Towards Sustainability

March 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
CityPerk: Small Business Makes Big Movement Towards Sustainability

CityPerk has been extremely active in passionately doing what they can for a better environment, and is the first entry into our small business spotlight. Not only do the owners of CityPerk run a successful corner coffee shop and bakery, but they have carefully scrutinized every aspect of their operations to ensure that they use as little energy as possible. For these owners though, the search for better ways to use less energy or to use renewable energy is never ending. They also actively participate in Aliso Viejo “Green City” planning meetings, eager to help wherever they can.

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Reducing School Energy Use, Part 1: Goal Setting

March 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Reducing School Energy Use, Part 1: Goal Setting

  My energy club has decided to take action to reduce the amount of energy used at our school. I am journaling our steps and progress here at the IEA website to possibly serve as a template that can be used by others who would like to do something similar at their schools. If you are […]

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Aliso Viejo approves grant pursuit for Green Initiative

March 1, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Aliso Viejo approves grant pursuit for Green Initiative

Great news for the city of Aliso Viejo! The Aliso Viejo city council voted to allow its urban planning staff to pursue grant funding that would help pay for implementation of various Green Initiative measures. The grant proposal is to be written by the urban planning staff and should be about ready to submit at […]

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