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TUSK Statement On Maine Governor LePage Vetoing Solar Tax

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Late last Friday, Governor LePage vetoed LD 1263, the Democratic-sponsored utility solar tax on Maine consumers. Former Republican Congressman Barry Goldwater Jr. and his conservative group Tell Utilities Solar won’t be Killed (TUSK) applauded LePage for ... Read More


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Payback Predictions For Solar + Storage In Australia

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath As we have reported here and here, the Australian Energy Market Operator on Friday released its first ever big study of the impact on the National Electricity Market, over ... Read More


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Vestas To Supply 150 MW To Texas Wind Farm

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

Vestas has confirmed that it will be supplying 150 MW worth of wind turbines to the Salt Fork wind power plant in Texas. EDF Renewable Energy placed the order for 75 of Vestas’ V100-2.0 MW turbines to ... Read More


Aviation

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Solar Impulse Has Successfully Flown 33% of the Way to Hawaii (Video)

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

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Originally published on 1Sun4All. André Borschberg, cofounder, CEO, and pilot of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), is at the controls of the first solar-powered airplane to attempt to make a historical oceanic flight nonstop to Hawaii from Nagoya, Japan. André Borschberg tweeted this around ... Read More


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Supreme Court Sends Back EPA Rules On Toxic Gas Emissions

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

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Last week’s progressive winning streak at the Supreme Court ended Monday as SCOTUS ruled on regulations about emissions of mercury and other toxic substances from power plants. The regs went into effect about two months ago. ... Read More


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Test Chevy Bolt Spotted In Public

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Nicholas Brown

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Originally published on Kompulsa. At the Detroit Auto Show in January, GM revealed the Chevy Bolt — its first electric car to achieve 200 miles of range per charge. This news came as a pleasant surprise to electric ... Read More


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London Mayor Targets Solar Schools

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Glenn Meyers

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London Mayor Boris Johnson plans to make solar schools, fitting rooftop solar panels on existing schools. This represents one of the priorities in his public sector energy retrofit program, titled RE:FIT. This ambitious program is meant “to help accelerate ... Read More


Clean Transport

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BMW Streetlight EV Charging Unveiled

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. A new, combined, state-of-the-art LED streetlight + electric vehicle (EV) charging station known as “Light & Charge” was recently demonstrated for the first time in the UK — following development and pilot ... Read More


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Uber For The Energy Market

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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By Peter Morice New York State is taking center stage in the energy sector after State Regulators and the New York Public Service Commission approved a roadmap for REV, the Reforming Energy Vision initiative. Still in the ... Read More


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