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The Value of E-Mobility

January 2nd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Below is another chapter of our free report Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: Guidelines for Cities


The Chevy Bolt & The Tesla Model 3: The Solar-Powered Restoration of American Energy Independence

July 4th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

July 4th is Independence Day in the United States, and as with similar holidays in countless countries around the world, it is the perfect occasion to reflect on what it means to be independent. One key aspect of independence today is intimately tied into energy. How many countries around the world have found themselves economically enslaved to the energy economics inherited from past generations?  The US is the largest consumer of oil on the planet by a long margin, consuming more oil than any other country, regardless of population. While the US is also the largest "producer" of oil, it does not produce enough oil to satiate its seemingly endless thirst for it


Obama Sets Off $4 Billion Fireworks For Energy Independence Day

July 4th, 2014 | by Tina Casey

The Obama Administration has marked this 4th of July with a new round of $4 billion in loan guarantees for cutting edge projects aimed squarely at greenhouse gas management and domestic clean energy sources. It's like they're trying to recast the holiday as Energy Independence Day, right?


Big Wind, Renewable Energy Boost as Illinois Gov. Quinn Announces Rock Island Clean Line Project Labor Agreement

March 7th, 2012 | by Andrew

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced a project labor agreement between Rock Island Clean Line and Flora, Ill.-based Southwire that over a three-year period "will support wind turbine and transmission manufacturing in Illinois and create 1,450 union construction jobs. "The Rock Island Clean Line will enable some $7 billion worth of investments in new wind energy projects to move forward, which today cannot be constructed due to lack of transmission," according to an IGNN press release


Auto Industry May be Key to Renewables

December 31st, 2009 | by Derek Markham

In October 2009, Skyline Solar announced that the company will employ an auto-manufacturing supplier, Cosma International, to manufacture and assemble [&hellip



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