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How California’s AB 2188 Originated

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

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Originally Published in the ECOreport Governor Jerry Brown did not realize how backwards California’s solar regulations were until he visited Germany in the summer of 2013. There were 500 jurisdictions back home, each with its own ... Read More


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3-D cutaway of MeyGen tidal stream project (MeyGen)

MeyGen Tidal Stream Project Already Set To Expand

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

Mere days after Atlantis Resources announced that it had not only awarded ABB the contract to install the tidal power conversion and grid connection systems at its Pentland Firth MeyGen tidal stream project, but had also ... Read More


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Divesting From Fossil Fuel Would Cost $5 Trillion

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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Investors face a tremendous challenge moving forward in an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, where environmental concerns, so-called ‘ethical’ investment strategies, and fears that fossil fuel assets could eventually become “stranded” by emission regulations are forcing gradual fossil ... Read More


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Comparing Solar PV Module Reliability Performance

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by James Ayre

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Around two-thirds of all of the installed solar photovoltaic modules in the world — cumulatively around 130 GW — were produced in the last three years. Owing to the significant price reductions seen during this time, ... Read More


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Planetsolar Finishes 2014 Expedition Sails for Venice (VIDEO)

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Amber Archangel

1Sun4All Since July 28, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar has travelled through Greece as part of the UNIGE-led TerraSubmersa expedition. This mission was divided into two distinct phases, according to PlanetSolar. The first was to introduce the archeologists’ work ... Read More


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