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  • How To Power California With Wind, Wave, And Solar

    30 July 2014, 10:50 am by: Joshua S Hill

    With a population of over 38 million and rising, California has often been deemed of sufficient size to almost be considered a nation-state of its own. The Golden State’s GDP is on par with many countries, and the state has also been a global leader in…
  • 2015 Nissan LEAF Pricing And Specs Revealed

    30 July 2014, 9:50 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    Well its officially official; Nissan has revealed the latest features and prices for the 2015 Nissan LEAF, which now enters its fourth model year2015 Nissan LEAF Pricing And Specs Revealed was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • New Battery Boasts 7 Times More Energy Density

    30 July 2014, 8:50 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    Tokyo School of Engineering has created a lithium ion battery with 7 times the energy density, which could mean much longer range EVsNew Battery Boasts 7 Times More Energy Density was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • Wind Energy Jobs In Jeopardy All Over Again

    30 July 2014, 8:21 am by: Tina Casey

    It's déjà vu all over again for wind energy jobs, as once again the US wind industry is entering its periodic ritual of renewal for a key federal tax credit. The last time Congress dithered over the renewal, the US wind industry almost ground to a halt. Wind…
  • Solar Policy On The Muni Side

    30 July 2014, 6:40 am by: Beth Bond

    Jennette Gayer did something outside the box. Instead of taking the traditional approach of tackling solar at the state level, she decided to look at how solar policy could help solar installations at a city level. By looking at policies in big and small…
  • The ‘False Balance’ Climate Change Cartoon

    30 July 2014, 6:36 am by: Sandy Dechert

    Originally published Planetsave. “Equal Time” On Global Warming. Otherwise known as “False Balance.” Thanks to Tandberg, as shown on delhigreens.com!The ‘False Balance’ Climate Change Cartoon was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • The Real Cause Of Overcapacity: Dud Investments

    30 July 2014, 4:50 am by: Giles Parkinson

    Originally published on RenewEconomy One of the main arguments proffered by the owners of Australia’s fossil fuel generation fleet against the renewable energy target has been the massive over-capacity on the country’s main National Electricity Market.…
  • Who Makes The Best Electric, Self-Balancing Unicycle?

    29 July 2014, 10:06 pm by: Mike Barnard

    While Tesla cars get a lot of attention because of little things like air conditioning, speed, luxury and being able to drive across the United States for free, most of us are concerned with a more important question. Which electric, self-balancing unicycle…
  • New Online Tools From Fraunhofer ISE

    29 July 2014, 11:30 am by: Roy L Hales

    Originally published in the ECOreport. The chart above is a screenshot from Fraunhofer ISE’s new online chart of Germany’s monthly electricity generation. The interesting thing about that seventh column is that I am writing on July 26. The month is not…
  • Economic Council Reports Costs Of Climate Change Delay (BREAKING)

    29 July 2014, 11:17 am by: Sandy Dechert

    The time has come for America’s jolly denial-mongers to stop laughing about climate change. The White House released a report this morning from the government’s Council of Economic Advisers that shows what an economic whack we’re in for if we don’t…
  • Wind Energy Beats Nuclear & Carbon Capture For Global Warming Mitigation

    29 July 2014, 11:11 am by: Mike Barnard

    There’s an enduring myth related to wind energy and nuclear energy that needs to be put to bed. That myth is that only nuclear can be scaled to sufficient capacity to reduce the impacts of global warming, and that wind energy is much less scalable so it…
  • Some Of America’s Best Solar Incentives Are In Washington (State)

    29 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Roy L Hales

    Originally published in the ECOreport. An “emergency rule” that went into effect on July 1 is expected to increase the average solar installer’s business by 10% to 30%. The state Building Code Council made it possible for homeowners to install rooftop…
  • Slow Down To Protect Your Lungs (Breath Cleaner Air) While Biking

    29 July 2014, 10:30 am by: Cynthia Shahan

    Now this is something, as a bicyclist, I always wonder about — while we are cycling around town, inhaling deeply as we exercise, what is the quality of the air we are breathing? Well, Portland State University Ph.D candidate Alex Bigazzi resolved to find…
  • Envia Wins Battery Contract With Detroit Automakers

    29 July 2014, 9:50 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    The US Advanced Battery Consortium, which consists of GM, Chrysler, and Ford, has awarded a $7.7 million battery development contract to EnviaEnvia Wins Battery Contract With Detroit Automakers was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • GE Set To Invest In Indian Wind Industry Towards $1 Billion Annually

    29 July 2014, 9:23 am by: Joshua S Hill

    Energy monolith GE has announced that it will be investing equity in three Atria Power wind projects currently under construction in India — a move that goes a long way towards GE’s commitment to invest $1 billion annually in the global renewable energy…
  • Video: Nissan LEAF Goes Well Beyond “Empty”

    29 July 2014, 8:50 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's EV show Fully Charged focuses on his Nissan LEAF, which he decided to deliberately run totally out of batteryVideo: Nissan LEAF Goes Well Beyond “Empty” was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • NRG Vies With Tesla For EV Fast Charging, BMW i3 Now On Board

    29 July 2014, 8:05 am by: Tina Casey

    The utility NRG has been dipping its giant toe into the EV fast charging market, setting up a head to head competition with Tesla MotorsNRG Vies With Tesla For EV Fast Charging, BMW i3 Now On Board was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • Cree Soft White LED Bulb Review (Exclusive)

    29 July 2014, 6:36 am by: Zachary Shahan

    We’ve been writing about Cree for a few years now. It is a definite leader in the LED market. Earlier this year, I got the chance to review a few Cree soft white LED bulbs. Because the bulbs don’t work in Europe, where I live, I decided to have my dad…
  • Deja Vu All Over Again As UK Fracking Follows US Path

    29 July 2014, 5:50 am by: Sandy Dechert

    Interestingly, the US natural gas fracking scenario seems to be repeating itself right now in the United Kingdom. BBC News announced this morning that David Cameron’s Conservative-Liberal Democrat government, in power since 2010, has begun a vast bidding…
  • 50 MW Solar Tower With Storage Possible In Alinta

    29 July 2014, 4:50 am by: Giles Parkinson

    Originally published on RenewEconomy. The prospects of Australia finally constructing a stand alone solar thermal energy system with storage have advanced after Alinta Energy announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for solar options at its ageing and…

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