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Island tourism at Turtle Beach Resort, Barbados, uses renewable energy

Renewables Benefit Island Tourism, Says New IRENA Report

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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, ... Read More


Air Quality

Existing, emerging, and potential carbon pricing plans (World Bank, updated)

Chile Carbon Tax Coming Up This Week

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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 ... Read More


Cars

tesla-model-s-driving

Tesla Model S Rentals In UK Ain’t Cheap

Published on August 31st, 2014 | by James Ayre

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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 ... Read More


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Image Credit: Suniva

Suniva & TCC Offer New Financing Solutions For Solar Buyers

Published on August 31st, 2014 | by James Ayre

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The high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cell and module manufacturer Suniva is partnering with the privately held financial products and services firm Technology Credit Corporation to create a financing solutions program for potential customers, according to a ... Read More


Bicycles

BMW electric scooter 1

55 Million Electric Motorcycles & Scooters By 2023

Published on August 31st, 2014 | by James Ayre

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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 — ... Read More


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Kenneth LaRoe, President of First Green Bank

Build Clean While Banking Green

Published on August 31st, 2014 | by Beth Bond

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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 ... Read More


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