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Renault EOLAB 2

Renault EOLAB Plug-in Hybrid Can Get “234 MPG”

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley

Here’s some fun news regarding a new Renault car that is hyper efficient. Interestingly, Steve thinks this looks much better than the Volkswagen XL1, while I actually prefer the VW XL1. I thought the XL1 was stunning ... Read More


Agriculture

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Polish Town Gets 100% Renewable Electricity

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Cynthia Shahan

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The Polish town of Kisielice has received the European Commission’s ManagEnergy Award 2014 for its clean energy leadership. It is 100% powered by renewable energy (wind and biomass, to be specific). The prize is to award outstanding local ... Read More


Clean Power

GE’s “Brilliant” PowerUp Platform To Be Put Into 469 Wind Turbines Owned By E.ON Climate & Renewables

Wind Power Could Improve Grid Resiliency

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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A new study investigating wind power and grid resiliency by GE’s Energy Consulting business in late-August found that wind power can substantially enhance grid resiliency when coupled with appropriate modern plant controls. Scenarios where the US ... Read More


Clean Power

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Global Offshore Wind Market To Reach 40 GW By 2020

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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It’s no surprise that the offshore wind market has been increasing in popularity over the past couple of years as the technology has become more affordable and installation techniques have been fine-tuned to be more efficient. ... Read More


Bicycles

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Copenhagen’s New LED Bus Stops

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Cynthia Shahan

Here’s another ingenious and practical infrastructure story from our mentor in all things bicycle and mass transit, Copenhagen. Safety is not a small issue with bicyclists and pedestrians. Copenhagen has many bus stops and cycle tracks with ... Read More


Bicycles

Woman bike commuter in New York making a left turn (joinnewyork.us)

Ride A Bike, Save $100 Trillion: The Global High Shift Report

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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Intuitively, people concerned about the environment have reasoned that riding a bike or taking public transit offer more ecological benefits than driving a car, especially when they’re traveling alone. Now the University of California and the ... Read More


Clean Transport

Traffic Light Dances (VIDEO)

Traffic Light Dances (VIDEO)

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Cynthia Shahan

Nobody likes to wait at a stop light. That makes traffic lights the most dangerous spots for pedestrians in the city. Smart recently changed this when it changed the figure in the traffic walk lights. Its special traffic ... Read More


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