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Floating Solar Industry Pulls Together To Develop Recommended Practices

June 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Floating solar power plants have gone from a super niche sector of the solar market in 2012 and 2013 to a pretty popular option in 2020. It's still not anywhere near as mature as on-land utility-scale solar power, though, so it seems sensible to pull the industry together and collect useful tips and experience for a set of recommended practices


Lyft: 100% Electric Vehicles By 2030. CleanTechnica: Ya Think?

June 24th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Lyft published the positive announcement last week that it would be 100% electric by 2030. Naturally, this is significantly uplifting news, but the responses from some members of CleanTechnica senior staff while eating avocado and cheddar cheese wedges


The 16 Solar & Storage Projects Hawaii Just Ordered

June 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently highlighted a couple of big solar + storage projects that were given the go-ahead in Hawaii. Then I found out that these are two of 16 solar and energy storage projects just approved for development in the state


A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

March 24th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents


The UK Royal Mail Goes Green

February 6th, 2020 | by Andy Miles

In the UK we have many traditions going back for centuries. Just as we have a Royal Navy dating back to Tudor times, we also have the Royal Mail dating back to those times — 1512 to be precise. Though, it was indeed royal back then, in the sense of being for the exclusive use of Henry VIII and his agents for matters of state. Charles II, the Stuart king, established the General Post Office as a public service in


An Influx Of New Tech Is Changing How We See & Act On Pollution

December 10th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

While there is exciting progress and promise as air sensors become cheaper and more available, a diverse coalition of industry, activists, policymakers and researchers is critical to ensuring that the data is reliable, accessible and most of all, actionable.


Current EV Charging Equipment Market & Innovation Trends, Part 2

February 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The significant, constant usage of electricity from a single source like a plug-in vehicle has opened up a new market for grid-scale demand management. Grid-scale demand response bundles charging plug-in vehicles together into a single demand unit when they are using smart chargers connected to a utility. The utility can then have the charging speed throttled up and down to balance the electricity load on the grid.


Emissions From Fracking 5 Times Higher Than Reported

February 22nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A new report from EDF shows methane emissions from fracking in Pennsylvania are 5 times greater than the industry claims, making natural gas from fracking just as damaging to the environment as coal-fired generating plants.


Powering Past Coal Alliance Membership Blows Out Past 50

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The Powering Past Coal Alliance, launched only last month by the UK and Canada at COP23, has seen its membership blow out past 50 countries, regions, and businesses, according to news revealed at the One Planet Summit held in France on Tuesday. 



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