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Solar Impulse

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

Published on June 30th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

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


Coal

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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


Cars

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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


Clean Power

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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


Batteries

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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


Biofuels

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On The Road: EU Goes For Efficient & Electric, Ponders Biofuels

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on EnergyPost. by Sonja van Renssen The European Commission’s strategy for decarbonising the road transport sector is finally taking shape: Brussels wants efficiency first, electrification second. But it doesn’t know what to do about ... Read More


Clean Transport

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Delhi Metro Eyes 100% Solar Dream

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by Anand Upadhyay

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The Delhi based Hindustan Times recently reported that Delhi Metro is looking to meet its entire electricity needs using solar power. As per a senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official, the metro is interested in buying solar ... Read More


Cars

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Electric Car Sales In Europe Pass USA, 60% Higher

Published on June 29th, 2015 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The US is no longer the top market for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) sales — with the overall European market surpassing the American one for the first time, according to recent ... Read More


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