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Clean Power

First Solar To Build 200 Megawatt Solar Project In Georgia, The Largest In Southeast US

Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Leading American solar manufacturer First Solar has announced this week it will proceed with the development and construction of a 200 megawatt solar farm in Twiggs County, Georgia, which was first awarded to the company as part of a 525 megawatt Request for Proposals by Georgia Power's Renewable Energy Development Initiative, or REDI. ... Read More


Clean Power

Denmark To Test Hydrogen Buses — But Why?

Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The northern region of Denmark has ordered 3 hydrogen fuel cell powered buses, at an expected price tag of almost $1 million each. In itself that is a very high cost compared to a standard Chinese BYD K9 electric bus at about $500,000, but what strikes me more is the chosen headline in the country's respected national news media: "The future is here: the country's first hydrogen buses are coming."... Read More


Clean Transport

Harley-Davidson LimeWire

Will We Ever See The Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire?

Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

It's been a few years since Harley-Davidson (HD) dangled an electric motorcycle (e-motorcycle) project called LiveWire in front of our faces. Sadly, years later, there is still nothing to show for it. It's hard to figure out how serious HD is with its electric project... Read More


Biomass

The Sustainable Power Of Women

Published on February 22nd, 2018 | by The Beam

How do you get sustainable energy solutions to more than two million people in the most remote areas  --  the last mile --  of Africa and Asia? And how do you make sure the solutions are really used? The answer is as brilliant as it is simple: appeal to the power of women. ... Read More


Clean Power

Wind Power Results In Very Few Bird Deaths Overall

Published on February 21st, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Wind power critics sometimes try to say that this form of clean, renewable energy is bogus because a number of bird deaths result each year from collisions with wind turbines and towers. What they fail to mention is the context, so they leave out certain very key facts. The number of birds killed by wind turbines is relatively tiny... Read More


Clean Power

BP Energy Outlook Ignores Renewable Energy Outpacing Fossil Fuels

Published on February 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

British multinational oil and gas company BP has published its highly-anticipated Energy Outlook for 2018 and, even though it has branded its standard model the 'Evolving Transition' scenario, this year's report is the very picture of business as usual for the fossil fuel giant. ... Read More


Cars

fast charging network

National Grid Planning Fast Charging Network For UK

Published on February 21st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

National Grid has determined that highways and transmission lines are often located near each other. It plans to create 50 fast charging locations throughout England and Wales and connect them directly to transmission lines to save the cost of upgrading local grid infrastructure. ... Read More


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