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2014: Bargain Basement Electric Car

Aug 22 2014 11:20 PM | eds in Electric

2014 Mitsubishi MiEV: Bargain basement electric car = $23K The big news for 2014 is the MiEV's new low price . . . $22,995. The existing federal tax credit of . . . -$7,500. for all-electric vehicles brings that down to . . . -----...

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Hydroponics & Photovoltaics

Aug 21 2014 05:45 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Hydroponics & Photovoltaics ‘the ideas behind solar energy plants, . . . or hydroponic agricultural systems are not new to the region, . . . actually there are already several hydroponic farms and . . . plenty of Solar plants around the area. Wha...

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Follow The Money: Ubs Says

Aug 21 2014 05:10 PM | eds in Solar Power

Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) says: . . . the payback time for unsubsidised investment in, . . . electric vehicles plus rooftop solar plus battery storage, . . . will be as low as 6-8 years by 2020, . . . triggering a massive revolution in the energy...

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Japan: Deregulate Utilities?

Aug 21 2014 03:05 AM | eds in Economy & Politics

Japanese homeowners or apartment owners. that installed a PV system greater than . . . 10 kW on their Misawa residential buildings under the FIT contract, . . . partnering with the housing developer, Eneres, a company, . . . that's specializing in:...

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Court Decision Could Unlock Renewable's

Aug 20 2014 10:05 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

District of Columbia United States Court of Appeals upheld the . . . Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 1000, which requires, . . . . . . regional coordinated planning and . . . . . . renewable energy integration for . . . . . . major new tra...

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Follow The Money: China Coal

Aug 20 2014 03:05 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

The ‘war on pollution‘ is not just talk. . . . According to analysis produced by Lauri Myllyvirta and Greenpeace International . . . in the 1st half of this year, China’s coal use dropped for the first time this century . . . while the country’s gross...

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Union Of Concerned Scientists

Aug 20 2014 02:45 PM | eds in Green Energy

What the Union of Concerned Scientists, have to say about, . . . Clean Energy and Clean Transportation. 08-20-2014 Sources: Ramping Up Renewables Rooftop Solar Electric Vehicle

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Tesla Supercharger

Aug 19 2014 03:35 PM | eds in Green Energy

Tesla reports that 105 Superchargers are in operation in North America. . . . Several construction companies are working within a 7 day build time. Electric Conduit Construction claims that with expansion continuing at current rates, . . . 98% of the...

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Doe Wind Reports

Aug 19 2014 02:00 PM | eds in Wind Power

The success of the U.S.A. wind industry, has had a . . . ripple effect on the American economy, spurring more than . . . $500 million in exports and supporting jobs related to: . . . . . . development, . . . . . . siting, . . . . . . manufacturing...

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Micro-Parallel Inverters" Better & Chea...

Aug 19 2014 02:05 AM | eds in Solar Power

A micro-parallel inverter is designed to invert 4 panels in parallel and . . . provide advanced data, communications and IT features, . . . reducing the associated installation costs by 75%. It can also be utilized for: . . . off-grid, . . . grid-tied,...

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