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Beijing: Pollution Was Just Too Much

Mar 27 2015 10:30 PM | eds in Pollution

Beijing to close its last remaining coal plant in 2016. . . . pollution is now the #1 cause of social unrest in China. 03-27-2015 Source: Beijing: Pollution was just too much

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Battery Co. Quadrupling Production

Mar 27 2015 08:25 PM | eds in Green Energy

BMZ thinks Germany’s stationary storage market alone, . . . will grow tenfold in the next 5 years because of the: . . . . . . need for primary grid regulation as nuclear is replaced by renewables, . . . . . . surge in domestic storage in Germany, and...

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Perovskite: Improves Solar Cell Efficiency

Mar 27 2015 02:40 PM | eds in Solar Power

Perovskite absorbs the visible layers, . . . while the silicon absorbs the infrared layers, . . . the same amount of light is absorbed in each solar cell, and . . . their voltage is added together. But, it looks like a lot more work needs to be done i...

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Follow The Money

Mar 27 2015 01:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

What we do (and don't!) spend our money on, . . . does have a profound impact on, . . . the economy, and society, we would like to see. Where the Money Flows, . . . is where the Future Grows. 03-27-2015 Source: Follow the Money

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Enphase: Eyeing World Domination

Mar 27 2015 01:00 PM | eds in Green Energy

Enphase, had a record year in 2015, shipping 575 megawatts of microinverters, . . . growing revenue 48%t on a year-over-year basis, . . . has expanded into: . . . . . . monitoring for residential PV systems, . . . . . . modular storage device, . . ....

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What Is Gridlogic?

Mar 27 2015 01:50 AM | eds in Solar Power

GridLogic, is a turnkey solution for communities, . . . to obtain clean, affordable and resilient energy, . . . as a single service. It's a microgrid-as-a-service solution that provides communities, . . . with a way to use locally generated energy...

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Make Solar More Efficient & Affordable

Mar 27 2015 01:00 AM | eds in Green Energy

One way to reduce the cost of solar, . . . is to improve the efficiency of the solar panels. With a higher efficiency, . . . less panels, need to be installed . . . less labor, is required, . . . less time, to install, . . . less land, . . . less...

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What Country Holds Renewable Energy Record

Mar 27 2015 12:00 AM | eds in Green Energy

Scotland has almost met its 50% renewable electricity target, . . . a year ahead of schedule, . . . according to recent news from the Scottish Government. 03-26-2015 Source: What Country holds Renewable Energy Record

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Follow The Money: Banks Losing Millions

Mar 26 2015 09:50 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

Oil companies continue to get burned by low oil prices, . . . but the pain is bleeding over into the financial industry. Major banks, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and UBS, are suffering huge losses, . . . from both directly backing some struggling oil com...

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Hidden Benefit Of Electric Cars

Mar 26 2015 02:55 AM | eds in Green Living

Conventional vehicles and air conditioners, are the . . . 2 biggest contributors to "Heat Island Intensity." (The difference between urban temperatures, and , , , the cooler temperatures of rural areas) Electric vehicles are cooler, . . . giv...

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