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Solar Opponents Win: Palen To Be Trough, Not Tower

Published on August 29th, 2015 | by Susan Kraemer

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According to a filing with the California Energy Commission (CEC) this week, Abengoa has apparently given up on attempting to permit what would have been California’s second concentrated solar power (CSP) project after Ivanpah to use tower technology. [&hellip... Read More


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An Electric Car Is Often Actually A Time Saver

Published on August 29th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on EV Obsession. I’ve written about it before, but I’ve never put it in such clear words as Brian Kent did recently in a video explaining the 48-state negative-carbon US road trip he just started in [&hellip... Read More


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UK Electric Car Grant (£5,000) Extended Till February

Published on August 29th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on Gas2. The £5,000 (~$7,800) “Plug-in Car Grant” in the UK is one of the most helpful electric car incentives in the world. Approaching expiration, the British government just extended the grant at least [&hellip... Read More


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Bosch Buys Seeo

Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on EV Obsession. Earlier this year, when I completed my list of “43 battery storage companies to watch,” Bosch and Seeo were both on the list. I guess I need to update the list [&hellip... Read More


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Distributed Wind Turbines Face Challenges In Domestic Market

Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on EIA. The domestic market for distributed wind turbines has weakened since the record capacity additions in 2012. Last year’s installations of mid-size and small wind turbines were the lowest in a decade. Relatively [&hellip... Read More


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Net Metering Wins In Nevada & Colorado

Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

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Separate rulings this week in Nevada and Colorado see net metering left alone, resulting in a clear win for rooftop solar consumers. The Nevada Public Utilities Commission voted this week to keep solar net metered customers [&hellip... Read More


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Low-Cost Molten Salt Energy Storage Solution Wins Eureka Prize

Published on August 28th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath The University of South Australia researchers behind a low-cost energy storage solution that uses salt to store excess electricity have been honoured in Australia’s top science awards, winning the [&hellip... Read More


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