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What is Solar Power Really Worth to Maine?

Published on August 4th, 2015 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

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Originally published on RMI Outlet by David Labrador A look inside the state PUC’s value-of-solar study A recently released study commissioned by the Maine Public Utility Commission dropped a bombshell on the electricity world earlier this [&hellip... Read More


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US Solar Giant Sungevity Quits Australia, Expands In Europe

Published on August 4th, 2015 | by Giles Parkinson

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Originally published on RenewEconomy US solar service giant Sungevity has decided to quit the Australian market, another apparent victim of investor nervousness about the constantly changing policy environment for clean energy in Australia. Sungevity targeted Australia [&hellip... Read More


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Electric BMW X7 SUV Rumored

Published on August 4th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on EV Obsession. Here’s another recent electric vehicle rumor popping out of Europe, this time implicating BMW. German magazine Wirtschaftswoche (hat tip to John Voelcker) reports that the board of BMW is evaluating potential designs [&hellip... Read More


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The Clean Power Plan Emerges (VIDEO)

Published on August 3rd, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

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Later today at the White House, President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will officially release the final Clean Power Plan, carbon pollution guidance for the nation that is also a historic step in [&hellip... Read More


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IKEA Getting Missouri’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Plant

Published on August 3rd, 2015 | by Nicholas Brown

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Originally published on Kompulsa. IKEA is continuing its path to 100% renewable energy by installing solar panels on the upcoming St. Louis store in Missouri, which opens on September 30, 2015. The system will consist of 4,085 solar panels, occupy [&hellip... Read More


Policy & Politics

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Europe Seeks Wider Electricity Market Coordination

Published on August 3rd, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on EIA. The European Union (EU) has long sought more reliable ways to produce and distribute electricity and to coordinate its energy markets, including greater cross-border trading of electricity. The February coupling of electricity [&hellip... Read More


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10 Nagging Mysteries Of The Tesla Model X

Published on August 3rd, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on TeslaMondo. 1. Why do the falcon doors look slightly ajar in most photos? 2. Why is the nose still veiled while everything else is exposed? What’s behind that veil? 3. How does the windshield manage [&hellip... Read More


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