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#nuclear: Massive Overruns & Delays

Dec 15 2017 02:55 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

State-owned French company EDF, which is delivering new nuclear plants: . . . . . . Hinkley, . . . . . . Olkiluoto-3 and . . . . . . Flamanville, . . . have been beset by cost overruns and delays. Sir Edward Davey, . . . he former energy secretary, ....

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China Fights #pollution

Dec 15 2017 12:40 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

China, temporarily closed, . . . 40% of it's factories, . . . to cut down on pollution, . . . with officials from more than . . . 80,000 factories charged with criminal offenses, . . . for breaching emissions limits over the past year. 12-14-2017...

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Las Vegas #solar

Dec 14 2017 11:15 AM | eds in Solar Power

December 2016, the City of Las Vegas announced, . . . its municipal operations would power its: . . . . . . streetlights, . . . . . . parks, . . . . . . community centers, . . . . . . fire stations, and . . . . . . other government buildings, and facil...

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#energy: The Poor Can Afford

Dec 14 2017 03:55 AM | eds in Ed's Articles

"Liter of Light," has already taught: . . . . . . 382,000 Filipinos, and . . . . . . 690,000 people, from other countries, . . . how to pick themselves up, . . . out of energy poverty. Thanks to a clever, and . . . environmentally friendly inn...

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#renewable Investment: Us$9 Trillion

Dec 11 2017 02:10 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has estimated, . . . that zero-carbon power generation is expected to attract . . . US$9 trillion of investment until 2040. 12-11-2017 Source: #Renewable investment: US$9 trillion

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The Duck Curve

Dec 08 2017 03:30 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

If you draw a curve, . . . that represents the demand for electricity over the course of a 24 hour day, . . . the shape resembles a duck. The duck curve has become more pronounced lately, . . . in places like California, . . . which often has more rene...

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Not A Penny More Spent On #fossil Fuels

Dec 07 2017 06:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

A group of more than 80 world-leading economists, from . . . 20 countries have issued a declaration, . . . in which they demand that . . . “not a penny more” be spent on fossil fuel production, and infrastructure, . . . while encouraging an increase in...

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Europe's Top-Selling #electric Car?

Dec 07 2017 04:30 PM | eds in Green Energy

StreetScooter, . . . one of Europe's top-selling electric cars, . . . is actually a delivery van. These numbers are particularly impressive, . . . given that the StreetScooter is currently only sold in, . . . Germany, and . . . Norway! While s...

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Ge Vs #renewables

Dec 07 2017 03:35 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

GE, in 2018, to cut: . . . . . . 12,000 jobs, . . . . . . $3.5 billion of expenses, . . . . . . pare the quarterly dividend, and . . . . . . sell some businesses. 12-7-2017 Source: GE VS #Renewables

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Missouri Court Rules In Favor Of #tesla

Dec 06 2017 09:55 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

A lawsuit brought by the Missouri Auto Dealers Association (MADA) in 2015. , , , wanted the court to order the Missouri Department of Revenue, . . . not to allow Tesla to sell its automobiles directly to consumers, But, an appeals court in Missouri,...

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