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    Robyn Beavers

    Clean Energy Innovator

    Robyn Beavers was an energy efficiency consultant before joining Google in 2004. Beavers went on to found Google’s Green Business and Operations Strategy Group, the first business unit focused on sustainability strategy at the company. In 2009, she served as a Recovery Act Fellow for the Department of Energy. Beavers also helped create the global NGO WindMade and served as director of commercialization for distributed power and water products for Dean Kamen’s DEKA research. In 2013, Beavers joined NRG Energy to create the Station A Group, an internal innovation team focused on advancing microgrid strategy for NRG.

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    Monday, Oct 12 2015

    12 PM

    It takes over 700 pounds of coal to power a single light bulb for a year. Compare that to the typical wind turbine, which has been calculated at... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Morningstar

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