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Vivint Solar IPO Rundown

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Adam Johnston

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Solar Love. Vivint Solar announced last week that it’s putting forward a $200 million IPO to the Securities Exchange Commission to finance future growth. The Vivint Solar IPO is an interesting one for many reasons. Currently number ... Read More

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Photovoltaic solar panels mounted on roof of 2415 Prospect Street in Berkeley, CA - Photo taken by Alfred Twu, released into Public Domain

How Much Do You Really Spend On Energy?

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor


By Michał Bacia How your day-to-day decisions affect the climate is hard to access and measure. How your day-to-day decisions impact your finances is significant, direct, and can be measured precisely. Our focus will now be on ... Read More

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China Could Reach 100 GW Of PV Capacity By 2018

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill


It was announced in the middle of August that the UK had surpassed 5 GW worth of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, just the sixth country to have done so. However, Michael Barker, a senior analyst for ... Read More



Volkswagen Plans A Four-Door XL1

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post


Originally posted on GAS2 Now that the super efficient Volkswagen XL1 is in limited production, the company is prepared to tackle a new challenge by giving it two more seats and adding a pair of rear ... Read More

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Island tourism at Turtle Beach Resort, Barbados, uses renewable energy

Renewables Benefit Island Tourism, Says New IRENA Report

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert


With the local tourist season ending this Labor Day, it’s time for a look at how renewables can benefit island  tourism, which stays open year-round. Island policy makers, private sector investors, international financial institutions, renewable energy companies, ... Read More

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Existing, emerging, and potential carbon pricing plans (World Bank, updated)

Chile Carbon Tax Coming Up This Week

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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This week, the government of Chile holds a final vote on its first carbon taxation scheme, also the first in South America, a measure to make fossil fuel generators pay for emitting greenhouse gases. The Chile carbon ... Read More

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