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Armored Trucks Switching To Electricity + Renewable Natural Gas

Published on August 5th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on Gas2. North American Repower and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc, are set to convert 6 Class-5 medium-duty armored vehicles (each weighing ~26,000 pounds, or 11,793 kilograms) into plug-in hybrid vehicles running on electricity and renewable [&hellip... Read More


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Iconic Old Volkswagen Bus Gets Solar Power

Published on August 5th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on EV Obsession. Solar-powered cars are all over the place theses days… but I’m talking about indirectly solar-powered cars, or, at the least, electric cars that use solar-powered EV chargers. Directly solar-powered are basically [&hellip... Read More


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Can An Old Utility Learn New Tricks?

Published on August 4th, 2015 | by John Farrell

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Originally posted at ilsr.org. American electric utilities are creations of the 20th century, depending heavily on their protected monopolies to deliver economical electricity. But the growth in energy efficiency, cost-effective distributed energy like solar, and sophisticated [&hellip... Read More


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Plastic Roads Anybody?

Published on August 4th, 2015 | by Glenn Meyers

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Asphalt roads may one day give way to plastic roads. PlasticRoad, a Netherlands company has released a well-engineered version of a  road built with recycled plastic. Right now, it is only an idea, but the idea [&hellip... Read More


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Three Major Trends Driving Accelerating Change In US Energy System

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

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Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Jules Kortenhorst Earlier today, the Obama administration issued its Clean Power Plan setting out a clear direction for greenhouse gas emissions reductions from the U.S. power sector.  The plan, long [&hellip... Read More


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SunEdison Yieldco TerraForm Global IPO = $675 Million

Published on August 4th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

Originally published on Solar Love. SunEdison has revealed that the IPO for its newest endeavour, TerraForm Global, raised $675 million for the new company. Originally announced back in May, TerraForm Global is SunEdison’s “emerging markets yieldco [&hellip... Read More


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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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