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Drought Cut Power Supply From Hydro Stations

Feb 11 2016 02:15 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

California’s drought, . . . which is the driest and hottest in 120 years of instrumental records, and . . . one of the worst in history, . . . has had widespread impacts on: . . . . . . Natural Ecosystems, . . . . . . Farmers, . . . . . . Industries, a...

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Faster, Better, Cheaper

Feb 11 2016 02:00 AM | eds in Green Energy

Faster, Better, Cheaper

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U.s. Supreme Court Blocks "clean Power Plan...

Feb 10 2016 08:25 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The Supreme Court decision to block the "Clean Power Plan" (CPP) . . . have no effect on Cheap Natural Gas, and Renewables, . . . taking away Coal's market share. American Electric Power Co. (AEP), . . . one of the biggest coal- burning U....

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Propella E-Bike

Feb 10 2016 07:45 PM | eds in Green Energy

Light, Simple, Affordable E-Bike

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Ge’S New "current" Division

Feb 10 2016 02:55 AM | eds in Green Energy

GE "Current" Division will include: . . . . . . LED lighting, . . . . . . Energy storage, . . . . . . Electric-car charging, and . . . . . . Solar power — under one corporate umbrella. “They’re putting all these pieces together, . . . recogniz...

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Coal’S Stages Of Grief

Feb 09 2016 06:40 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

Compare the emotional debate around the decline of the coal industry, . . . to what a person might experience with the death of a loved one. In the last few weeks, statements from elected officials in West Virginia, . . . highlighted the urgent need fo...

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Economic Growth Decouples From Energy Efficiency

Feb 08 2016 06:05 PM | eds in Green Living

In a stunning trend with broad implications, . . . the U.S. economy has grown significantly since 2007, . . . while electricity consumption has been flat, and . . . total energy demand actually dropped. Fundamentally, energy efficiency is the low-hang...

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Towns Look To ‘Micro-Grids’

Feb 08 2016 05:00 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

There is a national campaign, . . . to develop “microgrids” designed to make the grid more resilient, and . . . communities more energy independent. An upstate New York town, that repeatedly found itself without power for days, . . . during a string o...

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$21 Million To Lower Solar Deployment Barr...

Feb 08 2016 04:05 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

DOE is making money available: . . . . . . $8 million for research on solar energy innovation and technology adoption patterns, . . . . . . $13 million to lower the other barriers to solar deployment—soft costs. 2-8-2016 Source: $21 Mi...

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Powerwall 2.0

Feb 07 2016 02:45 PM | eds in Green Energy

Elon Musk says, around July of 2016 they should have, a new version of the, . . . "Powerwall home energy storage battery system" come out. 2-7-2016 Source: Powerwall 2.0

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