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  • Amidst International Turmoil, America's Shale Energy Provides Security favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - Current events have only underscored the urgent need for greater diversity in global LNG and crude oil trade, and in particular the need for greater international oil and gas supplies from stable countries—a long-standing goal of U.S. energy policy.read more...
  • 2015 Kia Soul EV Gets Ready To Rumble, Fast-Charging Style favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - You've seen the dancing hamsters, now check out the new DC fast charging network Kia Motors has in the works for its hotly anticipated 2015 Kia Soul 2015 Kia Soul EV Gets Ready To Rumble, Fast-Charging Style was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more...
  • Denza EV Production Begins, Will Launch Soon favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - The product of Daimler and BYD is the Denza EV, and production has already begun in order to hit a launch date later this monthDenza EV Production Begins, Will Launch Soon was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...
  • Fossil Fuel Divestment: A $5 Trillion Challenge or Opportunity? favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - Skeptics dismiss divestment as a peripheral threat to fossil fuel’s dominance, but it’s a major opportunity in the fight to decarbonize our society and slow the expanding impacts of climate change. In theory, divestment works; in practice, at least so far, divestment has proven tricky.read...
  • Dept. of Energy Report Shows How Far U.S. Wind Energy Has Come and the Challenges Ahead favicon The Energy Collective (Today) - For U.S. wind power, last year was both the best of times and the worst of times. That's the conclusion from the new Wind Technologies Market Report released last week by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and prepared by DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...
  • Hawaiian Utilities Want To Triple Rooftop Solar Capacity favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - RenewEconomy. Just months after being ordered to lift their game on distributed, grid-connected solar, Hawaii’s investor-owned electric companies have revealed plans to triple the amount of rooftop solar installed on the island state by 2030. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, collectively known as...
  • Why Peak Oil Refuses to Die favicon Energy Bulletin (Today) - Peak oil and climate change are two sides of the same coin. The coin itself represents our reliance on fossil fuels and their unique energetic benefits....
  • Batteryless cardiac pacemaker is based on automatic wristwatch: Powered by heart motion favicon ScienceDaily (Yesterday) - A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion has been presented by researchers. The prototype device does not require battery replacement....
  • Tesla's China Strategy Charges Up At Unicom Outlets favicon Alternative Energy Stocks (Yesterday) - Doug Young Tesla plugs in with Unicom Despite disappointing progress in China’s plan to put hundreds of thousands of new energy vehicles on its roads by next year, American electric car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA)has made remarkable progress despite its late arrival to the market....
  • Vivint Solar IPO Rundown favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Solar Love. Vivint Solar announced last week that it’s putting forward a $200 million IPO to the Securities Exchange Commission to finance future growth. The Vivint Solar IPO is an interesting one for many reasons. Currently number two, behind SolarCity, in US solar PV installations, Vivint Solar’s...
  • How Much Do You Really Spend On Energy? favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - By MichaĹ‚ Bacia How your day-to-day decisions affect the climate is hard to access and measure. How your day-to-day decisions impact your finances is significant, direct, and can be measured precisely. Our focus will now be on money, your money. If you are connected to the grid,...
  • Germany Has Obtained 31% Of Its Electricity From Green Sources This Year (Through July) favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Originally Published in the ECOreport Germany’s wholesale electricity prices have been declining for years. Look at the graph above and you will notice they have not been this low since 2002. If that appears to contradict some of the stories the media has been circulating,...
  • Charge Ahead California Opens A Portal To America’s Future favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Several models of electric cars are now affordable, with post-incentive prices under $20,000 for a few of them. When you consider the fact that driving on electricity is like driving on $1/gallon gasoline, that can equal big savings. It appears many Californians have figured this one out, as it...
  • Indian Tribunal Rejects Call For Retrospective Cut In Solar PV Tariffs favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - India will not follow several European countries & retrospectively cut solar PV tariffs, according to an Appellate Tribunal for Electricity rulingIndian Tribunal Rejects Call For Retrospective Cut In Solar PV Tariffs was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...
  • Germany Obtained 31% of its Electricity from Green Sources July YTD favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Originally Published in the ECOreport Germany’s wholesale electricity prices have been declining for years. Look at the graph above and you will notice they have not been this low since 2002. If that appears to contradict some of the stories the media has been circulating,...
  • European Energy Efficient Building Spending To Total Nearly $800 Billion favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Spending on buildings is a vital part of any country’s or region’s attempts to increase their energy efficiency, and maybe none more so than in Europe, where buildings account for 40% of the region’s final energy consumption and takes up 23 billion square meters of...
  • China Could Reach 100 GW Of PV Capacity By 2018 favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - It was announced in the middle of August that the UK had surpassed 5 GW worth of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, just the sixth country to have done so. However, Michael Barker, a senior analyst for NPD Solarbuzz, has written in a blog post that...
  • MIT Takes a View on a New Climate Agreement favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - A new MIT report, Expectations for a New Climate Agreement, looks at the prospects for the expected Paris COP21 agreement actually changing the current global emissions pathway. The findings don’t give a lot to be hopeful about, but nevertheless are worthy of further review.read more...
  • Tesla To Build 400 New Charging Points In China favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - As China’s government is readying a $16 billion investment in EV charging stations, Tesla has announced plans to install 400 of its own charging stationsTesla To Build 400 New Charging Points In China was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over...
  • Peak Oil Review - Sept 1 favicon Energy Bulletin (Yesterday) - A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs...
  • Renewables and Resiliency Help Reverse a 30-Year Decline in US Transmission Investments favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - America has fallen behind when it comes to investing in new energy infrastructure. According to the latest report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers, energy companies have chronically under-invested in the electrical grid, oil and gas pipelines, and storage facilities for fuels. The...
  • Chile Carbon Tax Coming Up This Week favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - This week, the government of Chile holds a final vote on its first carbon taxation scheme, also the first in South America, a measure to make fossil fuel generators pay for emitting greenhouse gases. The Chile carbon tax is part of a larger program of wide-ranging tax...
  • Renewables Benefit Island Tourism, Says New IRENA Report favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - With the local tourist season ending this Labor Day, it’s time for a look at how renewables can benefit island  tourism, which stays open year-round. Island policy makers, private sector investors, international financial institutions, renewable energy companies, power utilities, operators of hotel chains, and tourism businesses...
  • Renewable Energy Now Accounts For 80% Of New Generation (What’s The Catch?) favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - According to the latest IEA report, renewable energy now accounts for 80 percent of new generation among the 34 developed countries in the OECD groupRenewable Energy Now Accounts For 80% Of New Generation (What’s The Catch?) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from...
  • Volkswagen Plans A Four-Door XL1 favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Originally posted on GAS2 Now that the super efficient Volkswagen XL1 is in limited production, the company is prepared to tackle a new challenge by giving it two more seats and adding a pair of rear doors, reports AutoCar. The XL1′s mission is to go...
  • Is Coal Really "Peaking" in China? favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - “While uncertainty over the changes in coal stockpiles still exists, we’re confident that the unbelievable may be at hand: peak coal consumption in China.” So concludes a recent blog post from Justin Guay and Lauri Myllyvirta. What does this recent (possible) dip auger for future...
  • Batteryless cardiac pacemaker is based on automatic wristwatch favicon ScienceDaily (Yesterday) - A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion has been presented by researchers. The prototype device does not require battery replacement....
  • EPA's Clean Power Plan: Texas's Last Stand or Last Hope? favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - The CPP will limit – for the first time ever – carbon emissions for existing power plants. Texas, the number one polluter in the country, needs to cut 195 billion pounds of carbon in the next 18 years, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. However,...
  • California Bill Allows Renters To Install Electric-Car Charging Stations favicon CleanTechnica (2 days ago) - Governor Brown’s goal of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles by 2025 just got a boost. Assembly Bill (AB) 2565 will allow renters to install electric-car charging stations. The amount of electric vehicles (EVs) on our roads more than doubled in the last year. With over 220,000 electric...
  • Tesla Model S Rentals In UK Ain’t Cheap favicon CleanTechnica (2 days ago) - Considering renting a Tesla Model S next time you’re in the UK? Well, you might want to reconsider, based on the current going rate. Or maybe just deal with the high price and say that you’re doing it to reduce your carbon emissions, right? The...

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