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The REAL Education Of Tech-Founders

Published on September 19th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

By George Gray Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, or Elon Musk. Game changing innovators who have made an undeniable impact on the world. If you are anything like me you were inspired by these amazing individuals. Clean tech is ... Read More


Cars

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10 Mercedes Plug-in Models Planned For 2017

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

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Editor’s Note: Mercedes was a bit slow getting to the plug-in car party, but perhaps that was just about being cool. The somewhat well regarded /s car company from somewhere in Europe, which uses Tesla tech, is ... Read More


Cars

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Renault EOLAB Plug-in Hybrid Can Get “234 MPG”

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley

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Editor’s Note: Here’s some fun news regarding a new Renault car that is hyper efficient. Interestingly, Steve thinks this looks much better than the Volkswagen XL1, while I actually prefer the VW XL1. I thought the XL1 ... Read More


Agriculture

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Polish Town Gets 100% Renewable Electricity

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Cynthia Shahan

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The Polish town of Kisielice has received the European Commission’s ManagEnergy Award 2014 for its clean energy leadership. It is 100% powered by renewable energy (wind and biomass, to be specific). The prize is to award outstanding local ... Read More


Clean Power

GE’s “Brilliant” PowerUp Platform To Be Put Into 469 Wind Turbines Owned By E.ON Climate & Renewables

Wind Power Could Improve Grid Resiliency

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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A new study investigating wind power and grid resiliency by GE’s Energy Consulting business in late-August found that wind power can substantially enhance grid resiliency when coupled with appropriate modern plant controls. Scenarios where the US ... Read More


Clean Power

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Global Offshore Wind Market To Reach 40 GW By 2020

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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It’s no surprise that the offshore wind market has been increasing in popularity over the past couple of years as the technology has become more affordable and installation techniques have been fine-tuned to be more efficient. ... Read More


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