Iceland has one of the highest per capita energy use in the world, and yet the vast majority of its energy (both heating and electricity) is generated using sustainable resources. Fortunate to be sitting atop a renewable resource called geothermal energy, Iceland is able to directly heat its homes, businesses, and industry using this naturally occuring heat, as well as harness the resource to generate electricity for the nations electrical needs.

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Manufacturing is the heart of many economies and their communities. But what happens when this heart slows down? In his book The Green Collar Economy, Van Jones suggests that a shift in traditional manufacturing may actually be an opportunity for a new ‘green collar’ economy to be created through the advancement of the renewable energy sector.


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