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Originally published on RenewEconomy A new Australian start-up solar company believes that the Australian market for rooftop solar leasing for the residential and commercial sectors could reach $100 billion in the next decade. Kudos Energy was one of...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Giles Parkinson | Friday, July 25, 2014
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As noted in an article yesterday, I’ve been very busy in the past month (well, months…) moving into a new home and following the birth of a sweet little cleantech lover. Inevitably, “roundup articles” of important or interesting cleantech news...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The global solar trade wars are myopic at best, and downright criminal at worst. Various countries around the world have been working to bring down the cost of solar power, and that has happened at a very good clip. Chinese solar cell and solar panel...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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As noted in an article yesterday, I’ve been very busy in the past month (well, months…) moving into a new home and following the birth of a sweet little cleantech lover. Inevitably, “roundup articles” of important or interesting cleantech news...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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New data shows that ground-mounted solar installations have surpassed building-mounted arrays in growth since Q1 Ground-mounted Solar Demand Surpassing Bulding-mounted in US Market was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jake Richardson | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Just before finishing up our new home, moving in, and having a little girl make our family of two a family of three, I had the opportunity to get on a call with Sungevity co-founder and CEO Andrew Birch about Sungevity (of course), solar power in general,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Here’s a nice short piece from one of our readers: By Bob Wallace Recently someone was saying that renewables weren’t replacing fossil fuels. I decided how to see how one might clearly demonstrate that they are. I took the market share for fossil...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Bob | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Originally published on Green Building Elements By John Perlin John Perlin’s book, “Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy,” tells of a scheming thirteenth century priest/scientist who tries to convince the Pope to start a solar weapons’...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Important Media Cross-Post | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Look out, gasoline: here comes micro wind. Four US micro wind turbine companies are splitting a new $1.3 million grant aimed at cutting costsMicro Wind Turbines Get $1.3 Million From Energy Department was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Originally published on Rocky Mountain Institute By Laurie Guevara-​Stone Many Native American reservations sit on large quantities of coal. Others are rich with oil deposits. In fact, much of the development that occurred in the American West would...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Rocky Mountain Institute | Friday, July 25, 2014
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I’ve already posted about the biggest highlights of Abu Dhabi Ascent*, at least from what I saw there. Links to those stories are below. However, aside from those stories, here are videos of other highlights from the short event: Greg Barker on Climate...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Originally published in the ECOreport. Offshore wind farms provide seals with a Buffet. The turbines are essentially an artificial reef. They became home to marine invertebrates, fish, crabs, lobsters, fouling animals, and plants. They have also caught...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Microlending service Kiva funds renewable energy projects around the world, all focused on providing appropriate technology to developing communitiesKiva Funds Renewable Energy Projects, Solar Lights and Clean Cookstoves was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jake Richardson | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Originally published in the ECOreport. For the past 15 years, Bruce Ledesma has been working with either solar or financial services. As Executive Vice President and General Counsel of SunPower Corporation, he oversaw that company’s growth from $250...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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After months of financial and regulatory delays, India is back with its latest tranche of solar power project auctions under the ambitious National Solar Mission. This time around, the government agencies will allocate solar photovoltaic projects through...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Google will give you $1 million to win the Little Box Challenge. All you have to do is figure out what an inverter is and then shrink it down to the size of an iPadGoogle’s $1 Million Little Box Challenge: Invent A Smaller Thingy was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The state that made political flip-flops famous has just claimed another victim. But this time the guilty party isn’t a Presidential candidate. It’s one of the largest energy behemoths in the country. Exelon Corporation (which owns utilities in three...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Peter Allen | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Originally published in the ECOreport. The 9th annual Paddle for the Peace was held Saturday, July 12, 2014. This year’s trek was especially important because of the impending decision on British Columbia’s proposed Site C dam. If this project is...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A recognized leader in global residential solar, Sungevity®, Inc., announced today that its Sungevity.org initiative has now provided over $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations. The Sungevity cause marketing program rewards nonprofit partners and...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Sandy Dechert | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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With great appreciation to the Masdar PR crew and to Dr Alejandro Ríos Galván, Director of the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), I was recently granted the opportunity to speak one-on-one with Alejandro on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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As noted in an article yesterday, I’ve been very busy in the past month (well, months…) moving into a new home and following the birth of a sweet little cleantech lover. Inevitably, “roundup articles” of important or interesting cleantech news...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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As noted in an article yesterday, I’ve been very busy in the past month (well, months…) moving into a new home and following the birth of a sweet little cleantech lover. Inevitably, “roundup articles” of important or interesting cleantech news...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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As noted in an article earlier today, I’ve been very busy in the past month (well, months…) moving into a new home and following the birth of a sweet little cleantech lover. Inevitably, “roundup articles” of important or interesting cleantech...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A recent budget agreement passed by Governor Jerry Brown seems to be attracting private investors that could put California's high-speed rail back on trackPrivate Investors Boost California’s High-Speed Rail Ambitions was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A Chevy Sonic EV with a 200-mile range could debut alongside the 2016 Chevy Volt in the not-too-distant futureLG Chem Developing 200-Mile Battery For Sonic EV? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The UK government has announced plans to convert its existing government fleets to plug-in electric vehicles & purchase such vehicles in the futureElectric Cars For UK Government Fleets was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jake Richardson | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Originally published on Climate Central By Brian Kahn The world just experienced its hottest June on record. The heat was driven in large by part by the hottest ocean temperatures since record keeping began more than 130 years ago. That makes this the...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Through May of 2014, just 332 plug-in Opel Ampera plug-in hybrids were sold, feeding rumors that it will soon be cancelled2016 Opel Ampera Cancelled (Probably) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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West Covina, a small city east of Los Angeles, will be the first to get Proterra’s second-generation, 300+ mile electric busCalifornia City First To Get 2nd-Generation Proterra Electric Bus was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Dell's Learning Lab is a solar powered classroom set up for training students in computer technology, even though they're nowhere near a power gridDell’s Mobile Solar-Powered Classroom Brings Computers To Areas Without Electricity was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Global prospects for wind power are rising despite disappointing 2013 numbers, say analysts at Navigant Research. Although the wind industry worldwide added 36,134 MW in 2013, for the first time in nearly a decade, new installed wind power fell below...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Sandy Dechert | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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1Sun4All Not consuming energy is better than buying or producing it—even when that energy is generated by clean, renewable solar, reports Carol Laurie for the Solar Decathlon. That’s the message the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Amber Archangel | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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ZedFactory calls itself a leader in the field of zero-carbon design. If you look at the company's LandARK project, you can see they're serious about that!LandARK Promises Elegant, Ultra-light Mobile Housing was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jo Borrás | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A North Carolina regulatory review could change solar energy's future in the state, with utilities pushing rules to grind new development to a haltAre Utilities About To Kill Solar Energy’s Future In North Carolina? was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Silvio Marcacci | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Indian states seem to have gotten into a race to develop the largest solar power projects. This competition is evident clearly in the case of India’s newest state Telangana and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. The Andhra Pradesh government has announced...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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