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Germany: 25,000 Cell Battery Power Plant

Sep 19 2014 09:35 PM | eds in Green Energy

The area where it is located gets 80% of its electricity from wind turbines. . . . It is expected that soon 100% of the area’s electricity will be generated. Germany is planning to get 55-60% of its energy from renewable sources by 2035. . . . So, the...

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Recycling Energy: "operating Reserves"

Sep 19 2014 09:00 PM | eds in Recycling

Grid "Operating Reserves," are essentially plant capacity used, . . . to accommodate short-term fluctuations. It's about extra power generated, that's constantly wasted and seldom ever used. Just because, sometimes, a bit of power is q...

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Solar & Ev Batteries

Sep 19 2014 07:05 PM | eds in Solar Power

Elon Musk Tesla Motors, announced plans earlier this month to build, . . . the USA's largest lithium-ion battery factory in Nevada. CEO Lyndon Rive Solar City, the largest solar panel installers in the United States, . . . announced earlier this y...

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Follow The Money: Assets Vs Liabilities

Sep 19 2014 05:40 PM | eds in Solar Power

The process, is about converting liabilities into assets. . . . You spend money every month on a utility bill (liability), . . . Each year, grid energy gets more and more expensive. A solar PV generation system (Asset), . . . Pays you money every mon...

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Rapid Connection Of Grid Ready (Ders)

Sep 19 2014 04:50 PM | eds in Green Energy

1) Get Solar on the Grid, in less than 10 minutes. 2) Protect People & equipment with built in safety features. 3) Meter, Visualize, & Control assets. The ConnectDER enables rapid connection of grid-ready, . . . Distributed Energy Resources (D...

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Cargohopper Amsterdam

Sep 19 2014 02:55 AM | eds in Green Living

Municipalities have much to gain from quiet, zero-emission urban distribution, . . . . . . climate, . . . . . . air quality, . . . . . . road safety and . . . . . . public kindness are important. Numerous, partially empty vans and trucks, parked in the...

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This Is Potentially World-Changing

Sep 18 2014 09:20 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Elon Musk and his cousin Lyndon Rive, . . . who respectively are CEOs of Tesla Motors and SolarCity, . . . (while Musk is also chairman of SolarCity and its biggest shareholder), . . . recently spoke at a private conference in New York City and expande...

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Gliide Tesla Taxi Service Launches In London

Sep 18 2014 08:25 PM | eds in Green Energy

GLiiDE is an all Tesla taxi service launching in London . . . Call by Iphone . . . 1/2 price of traditional black cab service, . . . Pay by Iphone, and . . . receipts are sent via email. 09-18-2014 Source: GLiiDE GLiiDE Tesla Taxi Service Launches...

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Design A Cheap Car 78 Mpg

Sep 18 2014 03:25 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

We need you to design a car, that's going to remain in production for 4 decades. - It has to be cheap. - It has to be easy-to-maintain. - It has to be easy to manufacture. - It has to get good mileage, let's say 78 miles per gallon. - It has t...

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Follow The Money: The Big 340

Sep 18 2014 02:20 PM | eds in Green Energy

340 global institutional investors with $24 trillion, had a press conference, . . . to fight for renewable energy, . . . no more subsidies for fossil fuels, and . . . the introduction of global carbon pricing. 09-18-2014 Source: The Big 340

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