Coal

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Is Australian Coal Finally Having Its “Oh Sh*t” Moment?

Published on February 9th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

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Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath Last week, a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists wondered whether the reality of the clean energy transition had finally dawned on the American coal mining [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

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SolarCity Study Calls For Revamped Electric Grid

Published on February 8th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

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A revamped electric grid could yield huge cost savings, states a SolarCity study. Reacting to the California-based study, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive said Californians could save $1.4 billion a year if modern technologies are better incorporated [&hellip... Read More


Cars

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VW Aims To Release World’s First High-Volume Electric Car

Published on February 8th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. As part of its principled shift away from diesel vehicles towards electrics following the diesel emissions cheating scandal (or, more likely, as part of its image rehabilitation strategy), Volkswagen recently revealed [&hellip... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

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Tesla “Owns” Semi-Autonomous Car Market

Published on February 8th, 2016 | by James Ayre

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Originally published on EV Obsession. The Tesla Model S is in a class of its own as far as semi-autonomous driving goes, according to a new article — one that pitted Tesla’s offering, in real-world conditions, [&hellip... Read More


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California Has Almost Half Of US Solar Electric Generating Capacity

Published on February 8th, 2016 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

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Originally published on EIA. The United States has slightly more than 20,000 megawatts (MW) of solar generating capacity, which includes utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal installations, as well as distributed generation solar PV systems, [&hellip... Read More


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