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“Einstein of the solar world”: Remembering UNSW professor Stuart Wenham

Professor Stuart Wenham – the director of the Photovoltaics Centre of Excellence – died suddenly just before Christmas. Colleagues pay tribute to a pioneering researcher and inventor of solar cell technologies with a wide smile, iconic Aussie accent and never-say die enthusiasm.

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Thanks To Popular Pressure, The Senate Left Electric Car Tax Credit Alone (For Now)

2017 has been an interesting year for electric vehicles (EV). We've seen more EVs on the road and at auto shows internationally, but affordability hasn't changed that much. Worse yet, in the US, the new administration has been on a rampage returning to the good old polluting days, with carmakers colluding and allowing the environment to be further damaged. This is a story of what can happen when enough people get together and tell politicians enough is enough. Next: Net Neutrality and other environmental topics

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The Mobility Conference — Join Us For EV Revolution In Abu Dhabi

Just one year ago, electric vehicles were a rare sight on the roads of the UAE. Today, after a range of government initiatives and electric vehicle product launches from manufacturers, the electric vehicle industry in the UAE is looking to be one of the most promising in the region, and demand for EVs is expected to soar

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Conspiracy Theorists, Climate Change Deniers, & The Rejection of Science

The USA especially is in a challenging place right now. A significant portion of the populace although not a majority believes a variety of things which are provably false and appear immune to reason and fact. They are supported by a President who has ridden their willful ignorance to a powerful position, and in turn he continues to feed their warped world view. The USA was built as much on engineering and science as on capitalism. Rejecting it will only hurt a great country, and by extension, the world

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The Impact Of Voting Machine Hacking & Gerrymandering On Climate Change Initiatives

Electronic voting machines and vote counting systems are wide open to outside interference. Tortured voting district maps distort the democratic process. Both threaten the ability of the United States to respond to the challenge of climate change. The Impact Of Voting Machine Hacking & Gerrymandering On Climate Change Initiatives was originally published on

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Frankfurt electric cars, Tesla Autopilot crash, plug-in hybrid Ford van, anxious Germans? Today’s Car News

Today, we continue our coverage of all the electric concepts and production cars at the IAA Frankfurt auto show, we read through the NTSB report on a Tesla Autopilot fatality, we consider how desperate German carmakers may be, and we ask your opinion on the fate of CAFE standards. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We updated our coverage of...

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Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash: ‘system safeguards lacking,’ says NTSB

The Florida crash that killed the driver of a Tesla Model S while that car was operating under Autopilot software reverberated far and wide in global media. While human drivers are imperfect, with reaction times limited by millions of years of evolution, they at least provide a focus for blame if they crash their cars. So the results of a National...

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How India Can Export Sunshine Around The World

India's next big export industry could be its sunshine, as game-changing technology makes it easier to generate, store, transport and deliver its energy as “Solar Fuels.” How India Can Export Sunshine Around The World was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Racing Coming To Formula E Race Weekends

Jaguar will begin a support series for Formula E beginning in October 2018. It will feature specially prepared I-PACE electric SUVs and will be called the eTROPHY series. Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Racing Coming To Formula E Race Weekends was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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US Energy Dept. Trolls Trump With Yuuuuuge Solar Energy Announcement Promoting Obama’s SunShot Initiative

Millions of customers in hurricane-torn Florida are suffering through the aftermath of the devastating storm without power, and into this mess steps the US Department of Energy with the announcement of a solar energy initiative that seems to indicate light at the end of the grid reliability tunnel. US Energy Dept. Trolls Trump With Yuuuuuge Solar …