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

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8 mentions2 months 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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7 mentions1 month 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 ...

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

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17 mentions2 months 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 ...

NATO Renewable Energy To Penetrate Into Russian Petro-State

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5 mentions2 months 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 mentions1 month 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 mentions2 months 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 mentions1 month 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 ...

India plans Renewable Energy Management Centres for Green Corridors

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
As part of India’s Green Energy Corridor scheme, the Ministry of Power has proposed setting up a host of Renewable Energy Management Centres (REMCs) across the country to help integrate ...

Is 100% renewable energy realistic? Here’s what we know.

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26 mentions3 weeks ago
The world has agreed to a set of shared targets on climate change. Those targets require deep (80 to 100 percent) decarbonization, relatively quickly. What’s the best way to get ...

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

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9 mentions2 months 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 ...

7-Eleven Signs Big Wind Power Agreement In Texas

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5 mentions4 weeks ago
Irving, Texas-headquartered 7-Eleven Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100% wind energy for all of its Texas stores located in “competitive energy markets” – which covers ...

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

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6 mentions1 month 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 ...

India triples solar power capacity in three years

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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 ...

Wind power records set in Scotland and India

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15 mentions3 weeks ago
Scottish wind turbines sent more than 1.2 million megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid in March, according to new analysis of data from WeatherEnergy by WWF Scotland. In ...

California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March

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14 mentions2 weeks ago
Every so often we hear of countries around the world (ahem, Scotland) that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a ...

SUVs & Crossovers: Key To The Next Wave of US Electric Vehicle Adoption

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11 mentions4 weeks ago
April 3rd, 2017 by Loren McDonaldOriginally published on Many electric vehicleadvocates like to chastise American auto buyers for their love of pickup trucks, SUVs, and crossovers, but like it ...

Clean energy projects soared in 2016 as solar and wind got cheaper

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16 mentions3 weeks ago
Global investment in clean energy fell in 2016 — and that's largely a good thing. The world spent less money to build even higher amounts of renewable electricity compared to ...

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

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5 mentions2 months 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 ...

These cities are totally slaying the solar power game

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10 mentions3 weeks ago
With the Trump administration targeting various government clean energy programs, we can think of no better time to celebrate the U.S. cities with the most installed solar energy. A new ...

Utilities Changing Course To Support Electric Vehicle Integration With The Grid

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8 mentions4 weeks ago
March 27th, 2017 by Kyle FieldThe link between electric vehicles and electric utilities is inseparable, and as more and more utilities realize how much they have to gain from increased ...

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

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6 mentions1 month 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 ...

Artificial Island To Power Homes As Europe Pushes Renewable Energy

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3 mentions1 month 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 ...

Unstoppable: Why The Next Decade Belongs To Renewable Energy

2 mentions1 month 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.

The Final Frontier: The Electric Airplane Hamilton aEro Takes Off

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4 mentions3 weeks ago
April 10th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartSpace, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the electric drive propulsion taking flight. Although electric airplanes and helicopters are taking off, it isn’t ...

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

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8 mentions1 month 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 ...

NASA Takes Solar Power Generation To A Whole New Level

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3 mentions2 months 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 ...

Renewable Energy Is Shattering Records in the U.S.

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
In Brief A California electric company announced that renewable energy represented an all-time high percentage (56.7 percent) of electricity demand on March 23. With this latest record, California appears to ...

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

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6 mentions1 month 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 mentions1 month 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 ...