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Congress can while away the hours debating over EPA regulations. It seems to be the plan of some congresspeople who would rather see a broken government than a useful one. However, they should note that a strong majority of Americans support strict limits...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Two thirds of new US electricity generation capacity were from the wind sector in October. Five wind farms, with a cumulative capacity of 547 MW, went online. There were also 102 MW of biomass and 31 of utility-scale solar power. This is becoming a...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Floating solar is “the new solar” these days. Everyone wants blue panels on top of water reservoirs. If you have been following our posts regularly, you would have seen both India and Japan stake claims at building the world’s largest floating...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Anand Upadhyay | Monday, November 24, 2014
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For the solar obsessed, here’s some more good solar news and views from around the interwebs. 1. The US Could Generate 100 Times Its Electricity From Solar Power 2. Nearly 6,000 Homes To Get Solar Power In San Diego Area 3. SolarCity & NREL...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Read all about it! Read all about it! The top cleantech news around during the past 7 days is here: 1. Tesla Model X Reservation Holders Get An Email (Tesla is tops, of course, and just for sending a simple email about a vehicle that has been delayed...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Private sector power companies in India seem to have realised the business case behind the fuel cost advantage of renewable energy projects over conventional power projects and are now looking to expand their renewable energy portfolios. The second-largest...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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State governments across India are implementing highly ambitious plans to rapidly expand solar power generation capacity. While a few are roping in private sector companies, most are opting for large government-owned companies with proven track records...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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While we have reported recently that India has hiked its solar power capacity target by five times and seeks to install 100 GW capacity by 2022, we’ll now consider some of the aspects of this enormous target. India’s recently announced target to...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A new report published Monday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shown that China can increase its use of renewable energy from 13% to 26% by 2030, representing a nearly fourfold increase if the economic powerhouse is able to pull...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Bicycling is splendid for the health. It is emits zero emissions. It increases economic activity and local jobs… particularly in Europe. Employment in Europe’s cycling industry is up and is reportedly outdoing other major industries. It follows...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Originally published on EVObsession. Last week Bob Lutz’s plug-in truck maker VIA Motors received certification for sale from the EPA for its eREV van. VIA’s plug-in hybrid vans are now cleared for sale across the country, allowing its Mexican factory...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Christopher DeMorro | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Originally published on EVObsession. What’s the greenest new car of the year? A BMW electric car. The BMW i3, a wonderful entry electric car from BMW, was just announced the 2015 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal. With carbon fiber, aluminum,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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If you were asked whether solar hot water systems or solar PV systems were more economical at heating water, what would you say? Your first guess would probably be that solar hot water systems were more economical, right? Well, it turns out that maybe...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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The UK Green Investment Bank announced last week that it had teamed with Foresight Group to invest in the construction of a new waste wood Combined Heat and Power (CHP) facility in Widnes, Merseyside, in the North West of England. The 20.2 MWe and 7.8...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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The Interior Department has just announced its biggest ever offshore wind energy lease, tripling the federal acreage for offshore wind energy development Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Energy Auction, Up To 5 Gigawatts was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Trina Solar announced its third quarter earnings on Monday, with increased revenue but also a drop in guidance for fourth quarter shipments due to the cancellation of a 130 MW solar project in Mongolia. The company’s revenue increased 18.8% this quarter,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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A new startup, the Solar Cloth Company, has developed a lightweight solar cell “cloth” that can be used to “cheaply” and easily harness solar energy while stretched across sports stadiums, parking lots, etc, as per recent reports. The startup...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Originally published on RenewEconomy. It’s the big question facing energy utilities around the world: How quickly will rooftop solar and battery storage change the nature of the energy market, and how long can those who currently dominate the market...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Giles Parkinson | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Chinese solar manufacturing company Hanwha SolarOne  has announced disappointing third quarter earnings, blaming “prevalent industry trends” for the less than stellar report. Total revenue for the third quarter was up on Q2’14 figures, increasing...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Many electric vehicle owners in the city of Chicago, and also in the state of Indiana, will soon have access to free EV charging, as per a number of recent press reports. First of all, the electric utility for the northern part of Indiana — Northern...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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For some background, in case you missed it, Elon Musk and the Tesla Motors crew announced during the company’s quarterly financials call ~2½ weeks ago that the Model X would be delayed… for (I think) the 4th time (it’s hard to keep track). A...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Originally published on EnergyPost. By Karel Beckman A Power-to-Liquids (PtL) demonstration rig, which is the first of its kind in the world, was officially inaugurated on 14 November by Dresden-based sunfire GmbH. The ceremony was attended by German...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Originally published on EV Obsession. Volt owners in Los Angeles got a sneak peek of the 2016 Chevy Volt at an event last week. Of course, this is a teaser leading up to its full unveiling at the Detroit Auto Show in January. We don’t have much, but...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Originally published on Planetsave. As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, as a percentage of total car sales, no auto manufacturer is selling more electric cars than BMW (not counting 100%-electric companies like Tesla Motors). The percentage (4.9%) is even...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The US Air Force has just nabbed bragging rights to the world's biggest fleet of electric vehicles with full V2G (vehicle to grid) capability. Keystone, Schmeystone Part II: Air Force Nails Biggest V2G Fleet In The World was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Check out this great Tesla and other EV news and commentary from around the interwebs: Tesla Gold Will The Modified Saleen Tesla Model S Ever Be Built? Tesla Owner Problems… Tesla Shows It’s The Leader In PPS Other 100% Electrics BMW i3 = 2015 Green...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Nestle’s Fawdon-based confectionary factory has installed a 200 kW power generation unit that converts leftover chocolates and residual raw material used for making confectionaries into electricity. The unit is based on anaerobic digestion that generates...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The Canadian lithium-ion battery maker Electrovaya was recently presented with a $1.3-million grant, with the purpose of the grant being to aid the company in the production and delivery of multiple Intelligent Energy Storage Systems (IESS) to a number...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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