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How much wind could the East Coast take if its power grid could take wind?

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8 mentions4 weeks ago
How much wind power a system can incorporate is a significant problem in power grid management. At a basic level, grid operators can’t control when the wind blows, and the ...

5 Sustainable Cities & What They Are Doing To Fight The Climate Crisis

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6 mentions13 hours ago
March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Find out what these five cities are doing to fight the climate crisis and improve the lives of ...

Electric Vehicle Purchase Incentives Under Fire In Many States Courtesy Of Big Oil

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6 mentions6 days ago
March 21st, 2017 by Kyle FieldWith the early introduction of affordable, long-range EVs like the Chevy Bolt (with 238 miles of range) and the Tesla Model 3 (slated to move ...

NATO Renewable Energy To Penetrate Into Russian Petro-State

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5 mentions1 month ago
February 23rd, 2017 by Susan KraemerRenewable energy companies from three EU member nations, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands have just announced they will finance and build a total of 735 ...

European firms eye artificial island for North Sea wind and solar farm

6 mentions2 weeks ago
Of all the opponents of wind turbines, few are as vociferous as the loose collective that planners and developers deride as “Nimby” – an acronym for “not in my backyard.” ...

9 electric SUVs arriving by 2020

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8 mentions3 weeks ago
At a time where sedan sales are falling, larger SUVs remain popular among consumers. Automakers— including Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, and more — are following suit and opting to build ...

It’s Alive! US Energy Department Promotes Solar, Wind, Storage News

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9 mentions2 days ago
March 21st, 2017 by Tina CaseyAll of those folks who were cautiously optimistic about former Texas Governor Rick Perry as head of the US Department of Energy might be feeling ...

Artificial Island To Power Homes As Europe Pushes Renewable Energy

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Several countries in Europe took steps toward a more sustainable future by way of an artificial island. Energy companies in Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany planned to build a two ...

GE Renewable Energy To Supply First US Integrated Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

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9 mentions4 weeks ago
February 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillGE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply wind and solar components for the first ever US commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid project. While the ...

WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

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5 mentions2 months ago
Western Australia remains one of the few Australian states seemingly in lock-step with the federal government on renewable energy and climate ambition, but a new study has found the state ...

Renault-Nissan Alliance Extends Electric Vehicle Sales Record

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4 mentions1 month ago
February 9th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanThe Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced that it has stayed at the top of the EV charts globally, especially with Mitsubishi Motors and its Outlander PHEV ...

Japanese Floating Solar Farm Helps Apple In Its Push For 100% Renewable Energy

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8 mentions6 days ago
March 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Apple has committed itself to using only clean renewable energy to operate all of its stores, data centers, and manufacturing ...

Wind Power Becomes America's Largest Renewable Resource

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12 mentions1 month ago
Wind power overtook hydropower to become the biggest source of renewable electric capacity in the U.S. in 2016 and is now the nation's fourth-largest energy source overall, according to figures ...

India triples solar power capacity in three years

10 mentions1 week ago
India’s solar power capacity has exploded over the past three years, growing from just 3,000 megawatts in 2014 to an installed capacity of 10,000 MW in 2017. And that’s just ...

China's solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

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59 mentions2 months ago
BEIJING China's installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said ...

Why fossil-fuel giants underestimate electric cars, renewable energy

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2 mentions1 month ago
—Mass adoption of electric cars and renewable energy could significantly decrease global consumption of fossil fuels. But does the established energy industry view these new developments as a threat? In ...

Pininfarina & Hybrid Kinetic Sign Joint $80 Million Electric Car Pact

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5 mentions4 weeks ago
March 1st, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Internationally recognized automotive design firm Pininfarina and Hong Kong-based Hybrid Kinetic have signed a contract worth $80 million to jointly develop ...

Texas GM factory commits to wind energy

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6 mentions1 month ago
The General Motors plant in Arlington, Texas makes more than 1,000 SUV’s a day. While these vehicles tend to burn more gas, the plant where they’re made will be entirely ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions4 weeks ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

Australia positioned to be renewable energy superpower

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23 mentions1 month ago
The old joke says the questions in economics exams don't change from year to year, but the answers do. Welcome to the economics of energy and climate change, which has ...

Here comes the sun: solar power finance for the 21st century

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6 mentions1 week ago
Solar power, along with other renewables, needs better access to finance if it is to meet its potential as a facilitator of decarbonisation and climate change mitigation. But in the ...

Unstoppable: Why The Next Decade Belongs To Renewable Energy

2 mentions2 weeks ago
The greatest challenge for mankind in the 21st century is powering the planet, while at the same time drastically reducing carbon emissions and continuing to lower the cost of energy.

NASA Takes Solar Power Generation To A Whole New Level

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
Fossil fuel reserves are finite, all but gone and it’s only a matter of before they run out. But as world population continues to grow, reliance on fossil fuels to ...

Volvo says its first all-electric vehicle is coming in 2019 with battery packs up to 100 kWh

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16 mentions1 month ago
While Swedish automaker Volvo says that it is committed to the electrification of its vehicle lineup, we haven’t heard much about its plans beyond the announcement in 2015 that they ...

Robinson: New York looks at a new way to value solar power

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6 mentions1 week ago
How much is solar power worth? For years, that nagging question has been at the center of a longstanding disagreement between the solar energy industry, which needs higher prices to ...

Sunny Days Ahead For Solar Power

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Quick. Name the first country that comes to your mind when you think of solar power. I’m willing to bet that more than a few of you thought of a ...