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The Growth Of Residential Solar Energy

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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I have steered away from sharing crappy infographics (there are a lot of them out there), but a great infographic is, well,… great. I love this infographic below about various solar energy facts and the growth of ... Read More


Cars

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Stella Makes Her US Debut

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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You may remember a lovely “family-sized” solar-powered electric car named Stella. She raced in last year’s World Solar Challenge and won in the Michelin Cruiser Class. Reportedly, the Eindhoven crew behind the solar-powered car is looking to ... Read More


Green Economy

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The Economy Needs Climate Action

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

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RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath. A major new report has described claims of a clash between fighting global climate change and growing the world’s economy a “false dilemma”, and said that instead, the two were intrinsically linked, ... Read More


Air Quality

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By Drowning Tropical Forests, Large Dams Can Up GHGs

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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Large dams produce hydroelectricity, but at what cost? Megahydro  provides of lots of power with relatively little expense, but environment advocates often oppose projects because they drown significant amounts of otherwise valuable land, erasing cultural resources and drowning ... Read More


Clean Power

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Major Asian Markets Set To Lead Solar PV Growth

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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In a completely unsurprising turn of events, NPD Solarbuzz forecasts that global solar PV demand is being driven by major Asian markets, with India, China, and Japan leading the way. In a blog post on the ... Read More


Air Quality

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China Continues War Against Coal

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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It may not be the first place you’d think to look for regular efforts to improve emissions quality, but China has spent the past several months targeting its coal emissions in a series of regulatory measures ... Read More


Clean Power

India Assigns Over 1 GW of Solar Power

India Pushing The Boundaries Of Solar Ambition

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

India has already proven itself capable of delivering on the promises it makes regarding expanding its use of solar power, and now the world’s second largest population is set to revamp their country’s National Solar Mission ... Read More


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