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‘Wetting’ a Battery’s Appetite for Renewable Energy Storage

Sun, wind and other renewable energy sources could make up a larger portion of the electricity America consumes if better batteries could be built to store the intermittent energy for cloudy, windless days. Now a new material could allow more utilities … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Map (Infographic)

Democratization of energy and finance now go hand in hand, thanks to crowdfunding.  A growing number of platforms from all over the world are enabling people to contribute towards the environment themselves, while making returns that beat any saving account. … Continue reading

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Army ramping up renewable energy program

The Army is pushing to meet its ambitious renewable energy goals, forming a permanent office to help identify, award and complete renewable energy projects across the country. Starting Oct. 1 the Energy Initiatives Task Force formed in 2011 will become … Continue reading

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Germans Happily Pay More For Renewable Energy, But Would Others?

By Chris Dalby: While Germany is breaking world records for the amount of sustainable energy it uses every year, German energy customers are breaking European records for the amount they pay in monthly bills. Surprisingly, they don’t seem to mind. … Continue reading

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Could the Great Renewable Energy Wall Between the US and China Be …

Source: stlouiscountymn.gov  International trade is raining on solar’s parade. Tariff wars between China, the U.S., and other countries have kept renewable energy costs artificially high, stunting green global growth. But with a new international agreement on the table, the sun … Continue reading

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Hong Kong should catch up with the global push for renewable energy

It is hot! Climate change used to be a distant global issue for most Hong Kong people. The recent steamy weather has made us sit up and take notice. The report from the Observatory that this year has seen the … Continue reading

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Coalition battle looms over new Renewable Energy Target

Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 + Open the Internet Browser Click Tools (or “gear” icon at top right hand corner) Internet Options Privacy Advanced Check Override automatic cookie handling For First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click Accept … Continue reading

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Landmark Ruling Opens Grid to Renewable Energy

In a landmark ruling, the US Court of Appeals has opened the door to a sweeping overhaul of our country’s aging grid and much more renewable energy. It upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) “Order 1000,” one of the most complex and controversial … Continue reading

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Marine Renewable Energy Technology Taking Longer Than Hoped

Clean Power Published on August 18th, 2014 by Joshua S Hill 2 August 18th, 2014 by Joshua S Hill  Tidal stream and wave power technologies are taking longer than hoped to develop, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, who have … Continue reading

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Obama’s Green Dilemma: Punish China, Imperil U.S. Solar

From the State of the Union address in January to a recent California fundraising swing, President Barack Obama has missed few opportunities to tout the nation’s use of renewable energy to fight climate change. “We’ve reduced our carbon pollution over … Continue reading

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