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      By Isabella O’Malley The Associated Press The Energy Department is announcing a $325 million investment in new battery types that can help turn solar and wind energy into 24-hour power it said Friday morning. The funds will be distributed among 15 projects in 17 states and...
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    By Jack Ewing © The New York Times Co. Even before war in Ukraine sent fuel prices through the roof, the trucking industry was under intense pressure to kick its addiction to diesel, a major contributor to climate change and urban air pollution. But it still has to figure out which...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
E-vehicle battery maker expands Louisville-based company is moving into a new space in Thornton By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Solid Power is expanding its facilities and the capacity to produce solid state batteries for use in electric vehicles. The Louisville-based company is moving int...
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Posted by on in Transportation
The promise of an affordable electric car from Tesla Motors had hundreds of people lining up to reserve one. Tesla planned to unveil its Model 3 Thursday night at its Los Angeles design studio. It doesn’t go on sale until late 2017, but potential buyers could reserve one with a $1,000 deposit at Te...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key material: sand. Yes, sand.   "This is the holy grail – a low cost, non-toxic, environmentally friend...
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Posted by on in Solar
One of the main ingredients that explain the success of solar installers, apart from the falling cost of solar panels and the growing realization that we should get our electricity from clean sources, is their financial model: Rather than pay a huge chunk of money upfront to buy the s...
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