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NEW CHARGING STATIONS   Denver accelerating switch to electric cars   By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Denver is pressing ahead on its promise to help make Paris climate agreement cuts in heat-trapping greenhouse gas pollution by accelerating a local takeoff of plug-in vehicles. City ...
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Credit: Kaiyang Niu and Haimei Zheng/Berkeley Lab Scientists have developed a light-activated material that can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted byproducts. The achievement marks a significant step forward in developing technology that could help ge...
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By Mead Gruver, AP CHEYENNE — California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar power in their state, according to a University of Wyoming report released M...
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By Jessica Oaks Technology has provided society with countless ways to gain information and take action toward a sustainable lifestyle. With global warming being a hot topic and constantly inconsistent extreme weather patterns taking place all across the globe, it is now more apparent than ever tha...
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Co-located with the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit/ Islands Innovation Summit & Showcase/ Pacific Defense Energy Summit & Showcase  August 24-26, 2015 Honolulu Convention Center, Honolulu, HI  resiliencesummit.com   The event is the preeminent meeting place for internat...
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By Mark Jaffe The Denver Post One of the most fertile grounds for solar panels in the U.S. looks to be big cities, where by the end of 2014 about 1,300 megawatts were installed — enough to power 250,000 homes. A study on urban solar by the Frontier Group and Environment America found while cities...
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Every September, the clean tech community gathers for Oregon BEST FEST, the Pacific Northwest’s premier clean tech innovation conference. This interactive event convenes a diverse audience of university researchers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders,and more to accelerate solutions to environmental ch...
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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Thursday officially announced two battery backup products, one for homes and one for industrial use, at an event at the company's Southern California design studio. The lithium-ion battery modules can store electricity from solar panels and serve to balance loads from ...
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Earlier this week, during a disappointing Tesla earnings call, Elon Musk mentioned in passing that he’d be producing a stationary battery for powering the home in the next few months. It sounded like a throwaway side project from someone who’s never seen a side project he doesn’t like. But...
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Finalists Announced for the 2014 Pacific Defense Energy Technology Challenge at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, Honolulu, HI Challenge awardees to showcase their energy solutions to military leadership in Honolulu; submissions for Austin Defense Energy Challenge due Friday August 8th. HONOLULU, ...
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A team of UNSW students has broken a 26-year-old world speed record*, potentially establishing their Sunswift car as the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometers, on a single battery charge.   The world record was broken this afternoon by the team at a racetrack in...
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Earth Protect is proud to Sponsor this major international Summit.  See below a discount code offered to all our Earth Protect community.** We are presenting and hope to see you there!   The Resilience Innovation Summits & Expo Co-located with the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit/ ...
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A technology that uses discarded mobile phones to create a real-time alert system against logging and poaching will soon be deployed in the endangered rainforests of Central Africa. Rainforest Connection (RFCx), a San Francisco-based non-profit startup, is partnering with the Zoological Society...
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Eco Marine Power (EMP) has announced that it has taken another major step forward towards bringing its pioneering wind and solar harnessing EnergySail to the market by forming a strategic alliance with Teramoto Iron Works Co. - a manufacturer of marine equipment located in Hiroshima, Japan.The strat...
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Airborne wind turbines hovering high in the air and tethered to the ground, like kites, have the potential to generate huge amounts of electricity, based on a recent wind availability study led by the University of Delaware. Researchers pinpointed tracts of the atmosphere ideal for locati...
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Over my 80 years I've seen incredible change. Technology can be a force for conservation. It is hard for me to believe that I will have lived on planet Earth for 80 years as of this Thursday. I was born on April 3, 1934 and the world has changed in almost all ways possible. I write this article fr...
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Technology is often touted as the savior that will rescue us from our misbegotten ways, redeem us and put us on the track to utopia. Then there are the dystopian views, where the future is dominated by technology that either rules over us or saps us so completely of our humanity that we might as we...
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The race towards building a world not dependant on fossil fuels has a powerful, but silent ally in the global military apparatus. For the Pentagon, clean energy and sustainability isn’t about saving whales or hugging trees. It’s about improving combat efficiency. Not only does the reliance on foss...
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Newly trialed native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland (UQ) scientist has found. Dr. Evan Stephens and the team at UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience, in collaboration with Germany's Bielefeld University and ...
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VIENNA — Significant progress was made last year in strengthening nuclear safety around the world, the U.N. atomic watchdog said in its annual review, despite the “challenge” posed by a large number of aging reactors.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published the report shortly bef...
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