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In a blog post late last week, America's leading solar energy provider SolarCity announced that it would be bringing its residential solar services to Florida, which is certainly related to the rejection of an anti-solar initiative on the ballot last...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Monday, December 5, 2016
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CleanTechnica is largely a consumer-oriented website, so it seemed like we should do one of those "top 10 gifts" thingies. Here's my shot at 10 top cleantech Christmas gifts (or Hanukkah gifts, Kwanzaa gifts, winter is long and cold gifts, etc.) 10 Top...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Connecticut enjoys one of the fastest-growing solar markets among the smaller US states. One reason is because the Nutmeg State actually receives more sunshine than most of the solar farms in Germany, with an average of close to 4.5 hours of direct sunlight...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Aisha Abdelhamid | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The top 20 CleanTechnica articles of the week (in terms of views) Model 3 vs Bolt, Solar Cell Efficiency, Solar Energy Facts, Anti–Elon Musk Lobbyists … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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After years of living in biopharma’s shadow, the cleantech sector is showing encouraging signs of life. New cleantech start-ups are popping up, and angel investors are again interested in investing in the promise of clean energy. According to the Propel(x)...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Nigeria continues to attract foreign investment in its budding solar power market. Dubai-based Phanes Group has announced plans to set up 300 MW of solar PV capacity in the African country over the next three years. The capacity will be divided into...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Monday, December 5, 2016
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General Electric has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nigeria to set up five solar power projects of 100 MW capacity each in the west African country. These projects will come up in the states of Borno, Kebbi, Nassarawa, Niger, and Taraba GE...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Highly competitive bidding has resulted in the revision of feed-in tariffs for solar power projects in India. The Solar Energy Corporation of India has allocated 750 MW capacity in the state of Rajasthan at record-low tariff of Rs 4.00/kWh (US¢5.9/kWh)....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Monday, December 5, 2016
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As of December 2015, there were more than 8,800 wind techs -- guys who climb wind turbines to perform maintenance -- and wind techs are the single fastest-growing job in America, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Trump’s Lies Threaten Wind...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Susan Kraemer | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Borealis plans to build a geothermal industrial park that will initially supply the village of Valemount, in the province's Robson Valley region, with carbon-free heat (substituting for propane gas and diesel). Eventually, GeoPower will also supply the...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Monday, December 5, 2016
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placeholderIn March of 2016, we published a report on the state of rural electric cooperatives in the current electricity market: Re-Member-ing the Electric Cooperative. Below you will find our newly developed presentation based on this report. Forward...
From: CleanTechnica | By: John Farrell | Monday, December 5, 2016
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European Union Member States are making good progress to lowering their energy consumption and using more and more renewable energy, and are well on their way to meeting their 2020 targets for renewable energy, efficiency, and greenhouse gas emissions,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The global wind turbine blade market is expected to deliver revenue of between $6.6 billion and $7.7 billion annually from 2016 to 2025, according to Navigant Research, as well as technological innovations that continue to provide incremental yet significant...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Following several months of intense negotiations and restructuring efforts such as the sale of many of its existing assets, the once-powerful SunEdison has apparently claimed that "there is a strong likelihood" that the company "will successfully reorganise."...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Dakota Access pipeline hit a major stumbling block over the weekend, but developers are expected to continue to fight for their planned route Dakota Access Pipeline Update: It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over (And It Ain’t Over) was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Thanks to a push from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), I ran across this webpage where you can tell Donald Trump how you "want to Make America Great." (Interestingly, "Again" has been removed from the campaign slogan.) Push Trump To Create...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Following the recent approval of INT. 1124 by the New York City Council, the unofficial capital of the northeastern US will soon become home to a new pilot program for the buildout of public electric vehicle charging stations New York City To Get Public...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Nissan and its partner Eaton have begun accepting pre-orders in the UK for its new xStorage Home portfolio of energy storage products. The product line — which includes a total of 6 different product configurations — was developed cooperatively by...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The mayors of 4 of the world's largest cities -- Paris, Madrid, Mexico City, and Athens -- have publicly committed to banning all diesel vehicles from their jurisdictions by the year 2025. The announcements came at the recent C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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While many of us were tempted to postulate that Toyota's recent creation of an electric vehicle division perhaps wasn't a serious move, the recent appointment of company president Akio Toyoda as head of the division seems to contradict that line of thought...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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This week, Anne-Sophie Garrigou, journalist at The Beam, interviewed Dr. Barbara Buchner and Dr. Frank Heinlein. The Beam Interview Series: Barbara Buchner (Climate Policy Initiative) & Dr. Frank Heinlein (Werner Sobek Group) was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: The Beam | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The CEO of GM, Mary Barra, has been appointed to President-Elect Donald Trump's 16-member economic and job creation advisory board — accompanied by the CEOs of JPMorgan Chase, Boeing, Walt Disney, Walmart, and others GM CEO Mary Barra Appointed By...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Also published on EV Obsession and our Electric Car Sales page. The top 5 electric car models continue to dominate US electric car sales … for now. The Chevy Bolt hitting the market is sure to shake things up a bit, particularly as production ramps...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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It's not any sort of news that the top German auto manufacturers have been slow to embrace electric vehicles to date — well, basically all major auto manufacturers have been. The German manufacturers have largely opted to spend the last decade promoting...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, December 2, 2016
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BYD's elevated, layered urban transportation system SkyRail was given its international debut by the company at the recent C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City, according to an email sent to CleanTechnica BYD Gives SkyRail System Its International Debut...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Billions of euros are being invested into Europe's EV market. Most of the industry's best known vehicles are available. The race to build the infrastructure, which can help make them the vehicle of choice, lags behind. Ford, Volkswagen Group, BMW Group,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Quebec-based electric vehicle startup Girfalco has now unveiled its high-performance 3-wheel electric vehicle, the Azkarra — providing us with a few surprises. The model is seemingly deserving of the moniker "high-performance" with its acceleration...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Nikola Motor Company held an unveiling event last night for its zero emissions semi truck concept, the Nikola One — a hydrogen fuel-cell/battery-electric hybrid that will reportedly feature 1,200 miles of range; 1,000 horsepower; and 2,000 lb-feet...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Tesla has now officially launched in Spain. What this means is that those in the country who want to purchase a Model S sedan or a Model X SUV can now do so directly through the company's online design studio, according to an email sent to CleanTechnica...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, December 2, 2016
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