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Global Clean Energy Investment Grows 11%

Published on October 20th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

According to the Clean Energy Pipeline, global clean energy investment jumped 11% in the third quarter of 2014 over figures a year earlier, clearing $64 billion. The third quarter figures represent a 3% decrease on Q2’14 ... Read More


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Top 10 CleanTechnica Stories of The Week

Published on October 19th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

If you haven’t read these yet, the following articles were the top 10 most popular CleanTechnica articles from the past week. The theme: batteries… and Tesla. Enjoy! 1. More Tesla Model D Details Emerge: More details on ... Read More


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America Can Nearly Quadruple Its Renewable Electricity By 2030

Published on October 19th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

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ECOreport. A recent Union of Concerned Scientists (USC) study found that America can nearly quadruple its renewable electricity in the next 15 years, reaching 23% by 2030. This comes in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal ... Read More


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SolarCity CTO Peter Rive Talks Solar Power+Energy Storage

Published on October 19th, 2014 | by James Ayre

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The country’s largest residential solar installer and financier, SolarCity, will eventually begin offering a system that includes storage as its “basic offering,” according to the company’s co-founder and CTO Peter Rive. Unsurprisingly, these systems would very ... Read More


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Another Poke In The Eye For Clean Coal

Published on October 18th, 2014 | by Tina Casey

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Clean coal not so much: a new study from West Virginia University links dust from mountaintop removal coal mining to lung cancer in nearby communities... Read More


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Corporations With Most New Solar

Published on October 18th, 2014 | by Adam Johnston

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Solar Love. US commercial solar energy continues gaining steam, with Walmart leading the way in terms of total installed solar power capacity (despite recent criticism for funding anti-solar organizations). The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has ... Read More


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South Africa’s Largest Thin-Film Solar PV Project Commissioned

Published on October 18th, 2014 | by Mridul Chadha

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Projects allocated under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer programme are taking shape and boosting renewable energy infrastructure in the country. Moncada Energy Group, through its South African subsidiary, has commissioned the largest thin-film solar ... Read More


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