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Even With Huge Carbon Emissions Reductions World’s Periglacial Zones (Home To Permafrost) To Disappear By 2100, Research Finds

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September 23rd, 2017 by James AyreThe world’s periglacial zones, home to essentially all of the world’s permafrost, will “almost completely disappear” by the year 2100 even in the most optimistic ...

Lithium From A Surprising Source (Infographic)

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September 23rd, 2017 by Andrea BertoliLithium is one of the central elements of the massive transition to electric cars that is just beginning. Lithium-ion batteries, after all, are basically what ...

Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!)

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September 23rd, 2017 by Zachary ShahanElectric car sales are increasing at very different speeds around the world. Some developed countries still only see a handful of electric car sales per ...

Tesla Exploring Opening Service Stations Alongside Superchargers

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September 23rd, 2017 by Kyle FieldTesla is reportedly exploring the possibility of opening service stations to be co-located with its Superchargers, reports GrubStreet. The news came from Tesla Chief Technology ...

Tesla Reportedly Working With AMD On Self-Driving AI Chip

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September 23rd, 2017 by James AyreTesla is reportedly now working with the chip manufacturer AMD on the development of its own self-driving tech management AI chip, according to an unnamed ...

10 Ways Women Can Beat Back Misogyny In The Tech World: Part 2

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September 23rd, 2017 by Carolyn FortunaMisogyny in the tech world begins with internal policies that have a direct effect on how quickly and efficiently change happens at all levels. We ...

“Tesla Supercharger” For Your Phone … As You Wait For Your Model 3

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September 23rd, 2017 by James AyreTesla Model 3 reservation holders that are getting a bit impatient, and desperate for any sort of distraction at all, may be interested in reading ...

US Solar Industry Could Be Devastated By Today’s Tariffs Ruling

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September 22nd, 2017 by Jeremy BloomAre solar cells too cheap? That’s what the US International Trade Commission effectively ruled Friday, granting bankrupt US manufacturers SolarWorld and Suniva’s petition for relief ...

Biodegradable Material Could Replace Most Plastic Used To Wrap & Preserve Food

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September 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThe world produces about 300 million tons of plastic every year, of which about 10% will end up in the ocean. In the US, about ...

BorgWarner To Supply Unnamed EV Auto Manufacturer With PTC Cabin Heating Tech, To Improve Range

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreBorgWarner will be providing an unnamed but globally active electric vehicle auto manufacturer with its new high-voltage positive temperature coefficient cabin heating tech — for ...

Air Pollution Exposure & Kidney Disease Linked By New Study

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreExposure to air pollution increases the risk of experiencing a decline in kidney function and developing kidney disease, according to a new study published in ...

Volocopter Receives €25 Million In Funding For Air Taxi

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September 22nd, 2017 by The BeamThe level of interest in flying taxis is really taking off, if you’ll pardon the pun. German company Volocopter has recently received €25m in funding ...

$10 Million Pledged To Build Fast Charging Network In New York City

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September 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about fast charging in New York was first published by Gas2. When it comes to electric vehicles, New York mayor Bill De Blasio ...

Innogy Planning To Spend Up To $1.2 Billion On E-Mobility, Solar PV, & Glass Fibre Networks By 2019

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe German firm Innogy is now planning to spend up to €1.2 billion on e-mobility, photovoltaics and glass fibre networks by the year 2019, according ...

Mercedes To Bump Electric Car Investment In US By $1 Billion, Expand Partnership With BYD

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September 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Mercedes electric car plans in the US and China was first published by Gas2. Mercedes is boosting its electric car investments in ...

A123 Systems Puts Money Into Solid-State Battery Firm Solid Power

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe lithium-ion battery technology firm A123 Systems has invested an unspecified amount of money into the solid-state battery tech developer Solid Power Inc, according to ...

L3Pilot Self-Driving Vehicle Research Project Launched In Wolfsburg

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe L3Pilot self-driving vehicle tech research project — backed by a broad consortium of Europe-based firms and operating under the management of Volkswagen Group — ...

AEye Completes Live Demo Of 360 Degree Solid State LiDAR System

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe robotic vision tech company AEye has successfully completed a live demo of its solid-state commercial LiDAR system (with 360° vehicle coverage) in a metropolitan ...

The Future Of Germany’s Energy Transition Policy: An Interview With Patrick Graichen, Director Of Agora Energiewende

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September 22nd, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 45: Patrick Graichen We are on the eve of the German election. We thought this was a perfect time to ...

Solar Tariff Case Advances as ITC Finds ‘Injury’

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Suniva and SolarWorld were handed a win today that could put tens of thousands of U.S. solar jobs at risk. Suniva and SolarWorld were handed a win today that could ...

NC Republican Lays Out the Conservative Case for Supporting Solar Energy

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A North Carolina Republican lays out how to get conservatives to support solar energy. Plus, a list of the latest state-level energy policy developments.

High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits For Many Fish Species By 2070, Study Finds

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreAnthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there ...

Mathematics, Mass Extinction, Climate Change, & The Threshold Of Catastrophe

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September 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyDaniel Rothman is a professor of geophysics at the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. He has recently completed a statistical analysis of ...

US Solar Companies ‘Plan for the Worst, Hope for the Best’ Following Key Trade Case Vote

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Solar industry leaders insist trade remedies are not inevitable. Solar industry leaders insist trade remedies are not inevitable. inovateus international trade commission seia solarworld suniva sunpower tariffs trade case Solar-Powered ...

China Halting Major Project Development In Areas Of High Pollution

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreAs part of its bid to reduce dangerously high air pollution levels, authorities in China will be instituting a halt to “major project” development in ...

San Francisco & Oakland Sue 5 Oil Companies For Role In Climate Warming & Rising Seas

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe cities of San Francisco and Oakland in California have filed separate lawsuits against 5 of the largest oil companies in the world for the ...

San Francisco & Oakland’s Lawsuit Against 5 Oil Companies

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September 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyUsing the legal system to hold polluters responsible for the economic losses caused by climate change is becoming more popular. As the federal government uses ...

Bosch & Nikola Motors Fuel Cell Electric Truck Partnership

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September 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis article about Nikola, Bosch, and electric trucks was first published on Gas2. Electric trucks are a hot topic these days. Elon Musk says the ...

Wärtsilä Launching New Portfolio Of Hybrid Tug Boat Designs

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreWärtsilä is introducing a new portfolio of tug boat designs, dubbed the HYTug series, that make use of the company’s hybrid propulsion technology and were ...

ABB Selling German Utility EnBW 117 EV Charging Stations For Installation Along Cross-Country Networks

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe German utility firm EnBW has purchased 117 new electric vehicle charging stations from the Swiss engineering firm ABB for installation along cross-country networks in ...

5 Things We Learned From The Newly Updated “Heat Maps” Developed By Sustainable Energy For All

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September 21st, 2017 by The BeamSustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) just released newly updated ‘heat maps’ that help identify countries and regions around the world making the most progress  — ...

Grid+ Raises $40 Million as Blockchain Fever Grows

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The startup is using blockchain to cut out the middleman in electricity sales. The startup is using blockchain to cut out the middleman in electricity sales. blockchain ethereum grid+ Solar-Powered ...

Duke Energy’s $30 Million Investment in Battery Storage Is ‘a Harbinger of Things to Come’

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“A lot of regulated utilities don’t have them in their territory now, but have seen the promise of battery storage technology and may be looking at projects of their own.” ...

Nicaragua To Sign Paris Agreement Leaving United States Alone With Syria

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September 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillReports coming out of Central American country Nicaragua say that the country’s President Daniel Ortega has confirmed his country will finally sign the Paris ...

Energy Jobs: New CEO at Ecova, Plus AutoGrid, Powin Energy, Cypress Creek, Goldman Sachs and More

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Executive and boardroom moves in cleantech, utilities, energy and venture capital. Executive and boardroom moves in cleantech, utilities, energy and venture capital. autogrid cypress creek renewables ecova energy jobs enertech ...

Wind Turbines On Steroids, + Idiotic Clean Energy Forecasts (Charts)

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September 20th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanAs I noted in my article earlier today, Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit just wrapped up in London. Michael Liebreich, BNEF’s Founder* ...

How a Combined Itron and Silver Spring Networks Could Add Up to a Grid Networking Powerhouse

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We go deep into the history, technical specs, and future aspirations of the companies. We go deep into the history, technical specs, and future aspirations of the companies. advanced metering ...

RE100 Adds Even More Members At Climate Week NYC

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September 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillRE100, the world’s leading 100% renewable energy target campaign, has once again made big news at Climate Week NYC 2017, announcing four more companies ...

China’s Longi Plans 500 Megawatt Solar Fab In India

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September 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIdentifying the huge opportunity available in the Indian solar power market, Chinese cell and module manufacturer Longi Green Energy Technology has announced plans to set ...

Record $56 Billion Green Bonds Issuance Witnessed In H1 2017

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September 20th, 2017 by SmitiThe global green bonds market has scored yet another record issuance during the first half of 2017. A record $56 billion was issued during the first ...

India’s Largest Bank To Raise $3 Billion Through Green Bonds

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September 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIndia’s largest bank — State Bank of India — is reportedly planning to launch several green bond issues to raise a total of $3 billion.

EU Citizens Increasingly Concerned About Climate Change

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September 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillEuropean citizens are becoming increasingly concerned with climate change, and further believe that taking action to tackle climate change would be good for jobs ...

SkyPower Global May Lose 100 Megawatts Of Solar Projects In India

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September 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraSkyPower Global has found itself in a legal tussle with the government of Madhya Pradesh and could end up losing two of the three 50 ...

Foreign Solar Manufacturers Weigh Opening US Facilities as Tariff Decision Looms

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The first companies to announce new U.S. solar plants could end up ahead of the competition, or making a terrible mistake. “It’s a coin toss.” The first companies to announce ...

Mercedes Plans to Invest $1 Billion in an Electric SUV-Plus-Battery Plant in Alabama

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Tuscaloosa will become a sport-utility EV manufacturing hub to take on Tesla’s Models X and Y. Will customers follow? Tuscaloosa will become a sport-utility EV manufacturing hub to take on ...

Proposal From Lyft Would Slash Traffic Congestion In Los Angeles

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September 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Lyft and urban congestion was first published on Gas2. Los Angeles is ground zero for car culture in America. Its streets are ...

Energy Gang Live: Debating Local Climate Policy in the Trump Era

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The Energy Gang is live in New York City this week. We feature energy trivia, a Proust questionnaire, and special guest Mark Chambers. The Energy Gang is live in New ...

10 Big-Name Corporations Launch 100% Electric Vehicle Campaign At Climate Week NYC

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September 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA group of new big-name businesses including Baidu, IKEA, and Vattenfall have this week launched EV100, the first initiative of its kind to fast-track ...

Have You Mastered the Utility Sales Cycle?

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A new report uncovers trends in selling solar, energy storage, and grid edge products to utilities. A new report uncovers trends in selling solar, energy storage, and grid edge products ...

Germany’s Biggest Union Calls On Government To Help With Shift To EVs, But Also To Not Force Gas/Petrol Or Diesel Car Phaseout

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September 20th, 2017 by James AyreThe largest union in Germany, IG Metall, has along with the car industry association VDA now called on Germany’s politicians and government to aid in ...
 

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