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SOLAR 2013: NREL Tool Estimates Economic Impacts of RE

SOLAR 2013 kicked off this morning in Baltimore with nine tracks of parallel sessions that included a forum about the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s JEDI models. JEDI, which stands for Jobs and Economic Development Impact, is a series of free online calculators for estimating employment and other impacts that result from investment in new power generation or fuel production.

Are Humans Sustainable?

At home or within our places of business it is necessary to live within our means and do our part to reduce our consumption of natural resources, reuse things instead of throwing them away into a landfill, and recycle materials so that they can be reused in another product. An Ignite presentation at WREF 2012 featured different presentations on how to make this happen.

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Where’s the Wind?

Wind power is an important sustainable energy source. A wind map can help know where it’s strongest.