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Urban & Rural People In The US Need A Grand Compromise On Cars & EV Infrastructure

July 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

As I’ve watched the growth of US EV fast charging infrastructure accelerate over the last year or so, I’ve noticed a pattern. Stations almost always get built either in places with high population density or to connect those areas. The needs of people living in small cities and rural areas are usually an afterthought along the interstates, and not a thought at all in other areas. There are often legitimate economic and cultural reasons behind this, but giving urban people more and more infrastructure presents a contradiction


Solar Skyscrapers are Nearly Here

November 12th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

  Living skyscrapers? Not quite. While organic solar cells are one of several types of photovoltaics currently being explored, Scientific [&hellip


New York City can go solar cheaper than grid power

July 1st, 2011 | by John Farrell

The City University of New York (CUNY) released a solar map of New York City last week, allowing building owners in the city to determine the amount of solar power their roof could host. The cumulative impact is enormous, with city rooftops capable of providing half the city's peak power, and 14% of its annual electricity consumption



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