UK Gets First Tesla Powerwall Installation

Published on February 7th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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The UK is now home to its first Tesla Powerwall installation, following the purchase of one of the hyped energy storage systems by a solar-energy-system-owning electrician in Wales. The system was purchased, as one might guess, [&hellip... Read More

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Super Bowl 50 An Environmental Sustainability Champion

Published on February 7th, 2016 | by Adam Johnston


While AFC champion Denver Broncos and NFC Champion Carolina Panthers will play for all the marbles this Sunday at Levi’s Stadium, Super Bowl 50 an environmental sustainability champion of its own. While earlier Super Bowls, including [&hellip... Read More

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Brooklyn–Queens Streetcar Proposed

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by Kyle Park Points


Originally published on Gas2. In a $2.2 billion proposal, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio looks to begin installation of a 16 mile streetcar line connecting Brooklyn and Queens via the East River. The idea is to facilitate transportation [&hellip... Read More

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LG Chem To Triple Its Solar Cell Production

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor


Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The South Korean company LG, perhaps best known for its consumer electronics and electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has announced that it’ll be investing $435 million in new funding into [&hellip... Read More



Obama Expected To Propose $10/Barrel Tax On Oil

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by Kyle Field


In a bold move in the final months of his presidency, US President Barack Obama is believed to be plotting a move against big oil in the form of a $10 per barrel tax that would [&hellip... Read More

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Electric Scooter Rental Program Launched In Paris

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by James Ayre


Originally published on EV Obsession. The city of Paris, France, will be introducing a new electric moped rental program later this summer — as part of the mayor’s growing efforts to address the city’s ubiquitous air [&hellip... Read More

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Solar-Powered Electric Bus From Uganda

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by James Ayre


Originally published on EV Obsession. The Ugandan company Kiira Motors recently showed off what it claims to be the first solar-powered bus in Africa — the Kayoola prototype solar-electric bus — in the capital city of [&hellip... Read More

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Cleantech Jobs For The Week Of Feb 5, 2016

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Derek Markham

The top clean tech jobs for this week include listings for a clean power sales specialist, a wind engineer, a mechanical engineering manager for an energy storage company, an energy technician, a hybrid vehicle systems technician, [&hellip... Read More

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