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Volkswagen Plans A Four-Door XL1

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Originally posted on GAS2 Now that the super efficient Volkswagen XL1 is in limited production, the company is prepared to tackle a new challenge by giving it two more seats and adding a pair of rear ... Read More


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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

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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


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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


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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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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


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