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Why Other Renewables Are Surpassing Hydro

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

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Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-​Stone. 2014 is predicted to be the first year in history that non-hydro renewable generation exceeds hydropower generation in the United States. This is a big change—only a decade ago hydropower ... Read More


Clean Power

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SunPower To Experiment With Solar Leasing In Australia

Published on August 20th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath. Australian households looking to install rooftop solar could soon have a new no-money down financing option at their disposal, after the launch a pilot solar leasing program by SunPower in Melbourne this ... Read More


Buildings

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Technology Spotlight: Ventilation in Solar Decathlon Houses

Published on August 19th, 2014 | by Amber Archangel

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1Sun4All. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon communications team presents a series of technology spotlights in the article below that introduce common technologies used in the Solar Decathlon team houses. This article written by Alexis Powers and Carol Laurie, ... Read More


Cars

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EV News: Chevy Bolt, BMW’s Smart EV Bet …

Published on August 19th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Time for another EV news roundup. Enjoy! GM has trademarked the name “Bolt.” Chris discusses some potential reasons why. (GAS2) One of our readers (and an EV Obsession reader) ran across an electric car ad in a 1914 ... Read More


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