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Brooklyn–Queens Streetcar Proposed

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by Kyle Park Points

Originally published on Gas2. In a $2.2 billion proposal, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio looks to begin installation of a 16 mile streetcar line connecting Brooklyn and Queens via the East River. The idea is to facilitate transportation [&hellip... Read More


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LG Chem To Triple Its Solar Cell Production

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The South Korean company LG, perhaps best known for its consumer electronics and electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has announced that it’ll be investing $435 million in new funding into [&hellip... Read More


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Obama Expected To Propose $10/Barrel Tax On Oil

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by Kyle Field

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In a bold move in the final months of his presidency, US President Barack Obama is believed to be plotting a move against big oil in the form of a $10 per barrel tax that would [&hellip... Read More


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Electric Scooter Rental Program Launched In Paris

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The city of Paris, France, will be introducing a new electric moped rental program later this summer — as part of the mayor’s growing efforts to address the city’s ubiquitous air [&hellip... Read More


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Solar-Powered Electric Bus From Uganda

Published on February 6th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The Ugandan company Kiira Motors recently showed off what it claims to be the first solar-powered bus in Africa — the Kayoola prototype solar-electric bus — in the capital city of [&hellip... Read More


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Cleantech Jobs For The Week Of Feb 5, 2016

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Derek Markham

The top clean tech jobs for this week include listings for a clean power sales specialist, a wind engineer, a mechanical engineering manager for an energy storage company, an energy technician, a hybrid vehicle systems technician, [&hellip... Read More


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US Electric Car Sales Rise 15% (January Electric Car Sales)

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

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Originally published on EV Obsession. Based on the latest electric car sales numbers from auto manufacturers, as well as estimates for Tesla and Fiat electric car sales, plug-in electric car sales in the US seem to [&hellip... Read More


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Enlighted’s CEO Joe Costello Sheds Light on IoT

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Robyn Purchia

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Last week, Cleantech Group named Enlighted, Inc. in its 2015 Global Cleantech 100 list. This isn’t the only award the company received for its digital sensor and analytics platform, which has made commercial buildings smarter and greener. Enlighted [&hellip... Read More


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5 Low-Income Community Solar Projects Announced In Colorado

Published on February 5th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

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About 579 kW of low-income solar projects have been announced by the Colorado Energy Office and GRID Alternatives. Five projects will be built by the Delta Montrose Electric Association, Gunnison County Electric Association, Holy Cross Energy, San [&hellip... Read More


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