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China Could Reach 100 GW Of PV Capacity By 2018

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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It was announced in the middle of August that the UK had surpassed 5 GW worth of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, just the sixth country to have done so. However, Michael Barker, a senior analyst for ... Read More


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Volkswagen Plans A Four-Door XL1

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

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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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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

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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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