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As we wrote months ago when it launched, Google has a free online service that uses its mapping information and partner offers from solar installers to provide fast estimates of how much a homeowner might save by investing in a solar power system. Dubbed…
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Saskatchewan's public utility has said it has set a goal to generate 50% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030. Installing about 60 MW of utility-scale solar power will help achieve it, but the overall strategy will include geothermal, wind, hydropower, and biomass. “The province has barely even scratched the surface of their solar energy potential and when
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Just in time for the COP21 climate talks in Paris, the US clean energy advocacy organization IEEFA is out with a new report that lists eight reasons why investors should accept the reality of
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The 12th part of the second session of the COP21 Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2-12) convened a day early. Sunday evening, November 29, 2015, saw the first Paris session of the ADP, which is the body mainly responsible for forging a unanimous declaration of international will. [caption id=
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One of the best things governments can do to boost electric vehicle use and cut emissions is to procure electric vehicles themselves. This alone has an impact on emissions, but it also exposes a large number of people to EVs, which is often all that's needed to get them to switch to an electric car for their
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Imagine a process where underwater solar cells could one day play a key role in fighting climate change. Stanford engineers did just that. They have provided design principles to build energy efficient, corrosion-protected solar cells. The impacts of this research are far-reaching for the solar industry and the battle against climate change. Importantly, writes Stanford reporter Ramin
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The Pakistani Government’s push towards expansion of renewable energy infrastructure and direct negotiations with foreign governments has yielded results in terms of increased investment. Foreign investors have poured $3 billion over the last year into the renewable energy sector in Pakistan, officials from the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) have said. The largely untapped resource potential
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A new partnership between NRG Home Solar and Airbnb, aimed at helping to increase the amount of rooftop solar installations, will deliver incentives to both existing and new Airbnb members in the form of rebates and/or travel credits. According to the results of a study conducted by Cleantech Group for Airbnb, using a home sharing service
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The postal service of Norway, the Posten, will soon possess an electric vehicle fleet enriched by the purchase of an additional 240 new Renault Kangoo Maxi ZEs, according to recent reports. The Nor…
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I love what Fastned is doing, and wrote an exclusive article about the Dutch company in July after interviewing cofounder Bart Lubbers (reposted here). Since then, we've republished the
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If you missed any of these firecrackers, check 'em out now. [Caution: if you venture into the comments, you could get sucked into another dimension for hours at a time.] Tesla Model 3 Leaks… Small Ones (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Tesla Lining Up Broadside Attack On Auto Industry Lobbying Gigafactory Renewable Energy Plans Slip Out My Model S Has Ruined Cars
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Electric Car Song — My Granddaughter’s Favorite Song &amp; Video
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Toronto Announces Continual “10-Minute-Or-Better” Transit Service
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We now have more insights into how the clean-tech economy is doing from this year’s sixth annual US Clean Tech Leadership Index. The index,

Summer Solstice On Sunday June 21 2015 -- Midsummer's Day 2015
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