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  • How Much Do You Really Spend On Energy? favicon CleanTechnica (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - “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 (Today) - 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 (Today) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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...
  • No Solar Panel Supply Shortage Coming, According To IHS Technology favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Despite some talk to the contrary, there will be no solar module supply shortage next year, according to a recent report from IHS Technology. While most of the main players in the solar industry are expanding, current capacities are still sufficient to meet the projected 2014...
  • Wind Energy Economic Benefits Highlighted In AWEA Infographic favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - A new infographic from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) highlights US wind energy economic benefits ahead of Congress’ return. Highlighted on its Into The Wind blog, the graph shows how important wind power is in terms of the economy and energy independence. This summer, AWEA has hammered home...
  • Cheaper Solar Cells with a New Salt favicon Scientific American (Yesterday) - Cadmium chloride is dangerous—and expensive -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com ...
  • Energy Quote of the Day: Turning to Renewable Energy to 'Become Better Warfighters' favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - It’s no secret the US military seeks to increase its renewable energy production capacity as a way to reduce reliance on the sometimes unreliable civilian power grid while decreasing liquid petroleum consumption which is expensive and dangerous to transport.read more...
  • How US Territories Can Kick Their Oil Addiction favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - The 4 million inhabitants of US territories (3.6 million of which live in Puerto Rico) power their islands almost entirely with petroleum. And because the price of oil is relatively high, residential electricity prices in the territories are three to five times the price of...
  • First Solar Announces 250 MW Worth Of New Projects In Japan favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - 250 MW of new solar PV projects are currently being developed in Japan by First Solar, according to recent reports. The company is reportedly expecting its rooftop sector in the country to eventually grow to be even larger than its commercial-scale segment — with some...
  • Suntech Targeting Brazilian, Mexican, & Chilean Solar Markets favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Once the leading solar panel company in the world (before some scandal and bankruptcy), Suntech has regrouped and is now setting its sights on the potentially very lucrative solar markets of Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, according to recent reports. Considering the rapid growth in solar energy development in...
  • Even in Deepwater Canyons, America's Corals At Risk favicon The Energy Collective (Yesterday) - At the beach this summer, gazing out over the waves from the shoreline, it's hard to imagine the underwater world that lies just below the blue expanse: Partly because it’s so other-worldy, and partly because we just don't know very much about it.read more...
  • Build Clean While Banking Green favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - I interviewed Ken a couple of years back as First Green Bank was finishing its LEED Platinum Bank. The first bank to go platinum on the east coast, First Green Bank and Ken have turned their eyes towards making central Florida a solar hot spot. Unfortunately,...
  • 55 Million Electric Motorcycles & Scooters By 2023 favicon CleanTechnica (Yesterday) - Cumulative worldwide sales of electric motorcycles and electric scooters during the years of 2014 through 2023 will top 55 million units, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report – Electric Motorcycles and Scooters — provides an overview of expected trends in the e-motorcycles,...

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