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The Largest Wind Farm In The US Is Being Built In Wyoming, And Lawmakers Want To Raise Wind Tax

July 15th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Earlier this year, legislators tried to prevent Wyoming utilities from selling wind power. The bill went nowhere, but it points to an undercurrent of hostility toward wind. Wyoming is currently the only state to tax wind power, and legislators have pushed to raise the wind tax from $1 per megawatt hour to $3 or $5. Anschutz’s business fought both proposed tax hikes, which died in committee.

Crazy Auto Company Exec Comments About Tesla

July 15th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Editor's Note: Below is a repost from TeslaMondo that is followed by excerpts from an EV Annex post that further builds on the topic, with the topic being crazy anti-Tesla quotes from non-Tesla auto company execs

The Evolution of Change

July 15th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Disruptive technologies may face terrific backlash, but eventually low cost and convenience prevail. Computers replaced typewriters. Cassettes replaced records. Cars replaced horses. And none of it happened overnight

California’s Buy Clean Act Could Be Good For US Steel

July 12th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Under the proposed law, the state would likely do more business with steel companies based in California and less with firms based in China. Direct emissions are only part of the equation. The state will also take into account emissions from transportation, meaning California will likely buy more locally sourced steel, cutting down on pollution from shipping beams, pipes, and rebar long distances

Artificial Reefs Could Help Save Our Oceans

July 12th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

The goal is that these plastic mimics — as the artificial reefs are known — which look and move like the real thing, will shelter and host the tiny creatures who typically live on the algae, and also will become scaffolds for real coralline algae to grow

6 Ways To See How Climate Change Will Affect Your Home

July 12th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Climate Explorer’s graphs and maps show projected conditions for two possible futures: one in which humans make a moderate attempt to reduce global emissions of heat-trapping gases, and one in which we go on conducting business as usual

Smart Meters Are Already Obsolete

July 12th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Freerk Bisschop, Director Smart Energy at Rockstart, and Evert Jaap Lugt, Managing Director at Yes!Delft, talk about what they look for in contenders for the New Energy Challenge –- and for their own startup programs

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