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  • Energy Quote of the Day: On US Coal Exports to Asia Reducing Global Carbon Emissions favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - With US natural gas production growth and subsequent natural gas price declines coal has been backed out of the power generation fuel mix to some extent. As a result, US coal producers are exporting greater volumes to European and Asian buyers.read more...
  • A Big Summer Story You Missed: Soaring Oil Debt favicon Energy Bulletin (Today) - Last July the government agency, which has collected mundane statistics on energy matters for decades, quietly revealed that 127 of the world's largest oil and gas companies are running out of cash....
  • Climate Scientists Spell Out Stark Danger And Immorality Of Inaction In New Leaked Report favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - The message from climate scientists about our ongoing failure to cut carbon pollution: The catastrophic changes in climate that we are voluntarily choosing to impose on our children and grandchildren — and countless generations after them — cannot plausibly be undone for hundreds of years...
  • Car Eats Self, Solves Lithium-Ion Battery Crisis favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Cannibal cars can solve a global critical materials crisis for the EV market, based on a new process for rendering old tires into lithium-ion batteriesCar Eats Self, Solves Lithium-Ion Battery Crisis was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...
  • London To Test Wireless Hybrid Buses favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - In London, the city has begun trials of four fast-charging wireless hybrid buses that are cheaper to operate and quieter than their diesel-powered cousinsLondon To Test Wireless Hybrid Buses was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+...
  • China To Offer Tax Breaks On Electric Cars, Mostly To Local Brands favicon Scientific American (Today) - China announced on Friday additional policy support for electric car purchases, offering tax breaks predominantly for cars made by Chinese automakers. The list of tax breaks, posted on the Ministry... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com ...
  • Materials Innovation: Designing Better Surfaces for Energy favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - Solid core material is almost a given for technology. But just because the guts are right doesn’t guarantee success. The surface layer, in fact, can hold the key in some applications. Yet its importance is still easy to overlook. This area is where Bilge Yildiz...
  • Chinese Tesla Model S Road Trippers Put Their Route On The Hood favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Some Chinese Tesla Model S owners are taking a big road trip using China’s still-nascent charging network. Actually, they will be installing charging stations along the way. This article about it is in Chinese if you happen to read Chinese. Hopeless with Chinese, I stuck...
  • Lessons from Kyoto: A Vision for Effective Global Action on Climate Change favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - With two decades of experience to draw on, the UNFCCC may be the most influential forum on climate change in the world. The deadline is set for 2015 for an all-inclusive global agreement to halt climate change. But what is necessary to bring 195 countries...
  • Abbott Blindsides Mainstream Media On Renewable Energy favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - RenewEconomy. The Abbott government is about to celebrate its first anniversary in power – and one of its most notable achievements has been its ability to close down the $20 billion large-scale renewable energy industry. Despite its fondness for professing that Australia is “open for...
  • Yingli: Australian Solar Market Has Stalled favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - RenewEconomy. Yingli Solar, the world’s largest solar manufacturer, has warned that the utility-scale solar market in Australia is effectively at a standstill, even while the market is growing strongly in the rest of the world. In a briefing overnight for its second quarter results, Robert...
  • Making Solar Available To Those Who Need It Most favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-​Stone. Here at RMI we love seeing electricity generated by the sun. And while it’s great to see large homes owned by the likes of Woody Harrelson and Will Ferrell being solar-powered, rooftop solar should be accessible to people across the socio-economic...
  • Subsidies Do More Harm Than Good, Says Solar Industry In India favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - A number of stakeholders want the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to do away with subsidies for rooftop PV. You read that right, they would like the subsidies to be removed. But this proposal is not as crazy as you might think....
  • China Considering $16 Billion For New EV Charging Infrastructure favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - China’s fledging EV charging infrastructure may soon be getting a huge boost, based on recent rumblings in the industry. Reportedly, the Chinese government is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in funding to help the expansion of the country’s — currently...
  • Solar Decathlon Leads To Patent-Pending Technology & Career favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - 1Sun4All. Matthew O’Kelly participated twice in the Solar Decathlon—first as the HVAC engineer for The Ohio State University (OSU) 2009 team and then as the project engineer for the OSU 2011 team, according to Carol Laurie for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Since then, O’Kelly has not only established...
  • Proud Celebrity Owners Of The Tesla Model S favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Gas 2. The Tesla Model S has proven a wildly-popular car with EV enthusiasts and celebrities alike. So who are these A listers anyhow? We did some Internet sleuthing and came up with a fairly comprehensive list of Model S owners and fans. Ben Affleck;...
  • India Drops Proposal To Levy Anti-Dumping Duties on Solar PV Modules favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - After threatening to do so, the Indian government has decided not to impose anti-dumping duties on solar modules from the US, China, and other countriesIndia Drops Proposal To Levy Anti-Dumping Duties on Solar PV Modules was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,...
  • SolarCity’s Planned 1 GW Solar PV Plant Will Cost Up To $450 Million favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - While SolarCity’s recent acquisition of the solar PV panel manufacturer Silevo has certainly opened up a number of interesting options for the company, none of them are likely to be cheap. According to recent reports, SolarCity’s newly planned 1 GW integrated PV manufacturing plant for Silevo’s...
  • One Planet Communities: The Earth’s Greenest Neighborhoods favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - Read the rest of One Planet Communities: The Earth’s Greenest Neighborhoods Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "energy efficiency", "solar energy", "sustainable architecture", alternative transportation, Architecture, carbon-neutral, Eco Architecture, eco design, green architecture, Green Building, green design, green development, green home,...
  • What The Falling Price Of Wind Power Means favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - AWEA Blog. Peter Kelley. Wind energy has never been more affordable, the Department of Energy’s Berkeley National Laboratory announced recently in releasing its new 2013 Wind Energy Technologies Market Report and a companion slide presentation. Wind means lower electric bills for millions of Americans across the wind-rich states....
  • 22.6% Of Homes Use Solar In South Australia favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - RenewEconomy. Nearly one in four homes in South Australia now has rooftop solar, as the share of renewable energy in the state neared 33 per cent in 2013/14 – delivering the state’s ambitious 2020 target six years ahead of schedule. Official data released by the...
  • Encouraging Cleantech With Investment favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - By Patrick Foot, financial markets writer at IG – a leading provider of CFD trading, spread betting and live forex prices* This earnings season has seen several major stories play out, with battles raging in several technological sectors and Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, and Google all taking...
  • Fracking’s Impact On Water Quality favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Originally Published in the ECOreport Dr Allan Hoffman recently compared the fracking boom to the market for illegal drugs. Regardless of the problems, there is simply too much money to be made, and he expects the boom to continue for several decades. Together with Professor...
  • Labor Day Report: 12,500 U.S. Clean Energy Jobs Announced In Second Quarter; Solar, Electric Vehicles And Wind Biggest Growth Sectors favicon InvestorIdeas (Yesterday) - August 28, 2014 (Investorideas.com renewable energy stocks newswire) Top 10 States for Clean Energy and Clean Transportation Job Announcements in Q2: Arizona, California, Michigan, Utah, Mass., New York, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota and North Carolina...
  • Greenland And West Antarctic Ice Sheet Loss More Than Doubled In Last Five Years favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - A new study finds that both the Greenland ice sheet and West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) have seen an astonishing increase in ice loss in just the past five years. This first-ever extensive mapping of the two great ice sheets using the CryoSat-2 satellite confirms...
  • Let's Keep Florida Breathable favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - Last week former environmental officials released a statement supporting Governor Rick Scott’s “Let’s Keep Florida Beautiful” conservation plan. While conservation is a worthy goal, it will mean very little if state leaders don’t also develop a plan focused on addressing climate change.read more...
  • Yingli Solar Reports Solid Yet Unexciting Second Quarter favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - One of the world’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers, Yingli Solar, announced its second quarter 2014 results on Wednesday  — figures which, while solid, represented the general malaise affecting the global solar industry at the moment. The company announced a net revenue of $549.5 million,...
  • Puerto Rico’s 1st Nissan LEAF (VIDEO) favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - News from San Juan, Puerto Rico, is that the first delivery of the all-electric Nissan LEAF (two of them, actually) makes history with their arrival on the island. The appreciative new owner is a family-owned business devoted to renewable energy projects. It follows naturally that this family...
  • Smart Grid Service Revenue To Reach $11.2 Billion By 2023 favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Smart grid as a service (SGaaS) solutions allow utilities with financial constraints to spread the cost of their projects out over a period of several years, and according to new research from Navigant Research will see strong growth over the next 10 years. According to...
  • Renewable Energy Provides 100 Percent of New Electrical Generation in July favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - Data from the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report just released from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects shows that 100 percent of new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service for July came from renewable energy sources.read more...

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