Green Innovations Archives Sustainable Investment Group

Power Up! for a Plasma Future

April 18, 2011

After two days in sunny Florida, I just returned from the Power Up Energy Expo on the Gulf Coast. The atmosphere was optimistic and I heard  a lot of big ideas with deep green return. The conference was hosted by The Gulf Cost Energy Network [http://www.gulfcoastenergynetwork.org/] , a non-profit organization who develops education outreach programs to […]
Read More »

Simply Refined – New Goals for Smart Growth

March 8, 2011

Taken from Smart Growth Principles for the 21st Century by Kaid Benfield with the NRDC. 1. Foster neighborhoods hospitable to residents with a range of incomes, ages and abilities. 2.Enhance, create and maintain communities that encourage healthy living. 3.Provide walkable access to shops, amenities, and services, including good schools, healthy food, and parks. 4.Accommodate and provide a […]
Read More »

Siemans+ BMW Design A Recyclable Train Car

December 13, 2010

The Siemens Inspiro system uses light-weight aluminum cars to increase recyclability and efficiency. The sustainable train cars were designed for Poland’s new light rail system and aims for a 2012 installation. Siemens, BWM and Poland collaborated on the design. The design is cutting edge and will help divert wastes from the landfill. However, recycled materials […]
Read More »