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Deja Vu All Over Again As UK Fracking Follows US Path

Published on July 29th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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Interestingly, the US natural gas fracking scenario seems to be repeating itself right now in the United Kingdom. BBC News announced this morning that David Cameron’s Conservative-Liberal Democrat government, in power since 2010, has begun a vast bidding round for ... Read More


Clean Power

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50 MW Solar Tower With Storage Possible In Alinta

Published on July 29th, 2014 | by Giles Parkinson

Originally published on RenewEconomy. The prospects of Australia finally constructing a stand alone solar thermal energy system with storage have advanced after Alinta Energy announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for solar options at its ... Read More


Cars

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The Electric Vehicle Revolution Is Nigh (Infographic)

Published on July 28th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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Actually, the electric vehicle revolution may already be in progress. Electric vehicles (EV) on the roads globally jumped from ~25,000 in 2010 to ~80,000 in 2011 to ~200,000 in 2012 to ~405,000 in 2013. That’s not linear ... Read More


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Electric vehicle charging station at BYD Headquarters, Ping Shan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Tacoma Will Mandate EV Charging Stations

Published on July 28th, 2014 | by Nicholas Brown

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The city of Tacoma, Washington will mandate the installation of EV charging stations on the property of new commercial buildings. This will require 1-3% of their parking stalls be EV ready. The ordinance caps the number of ... Read More


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