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Geothermal Energy Could Support Central American Low-Carbon Economic Development

The vast geothermal potential throughout Central America could be a key tool in the low-carbon economic development of the region according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Geothermal Energy Could Support Central American Low-Carbon Economic Development was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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German 252 Megawatt Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm Moves Forward

The new 252 MW Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm set to be developed in the German North Sea has hit two major milestones, with developer Northland Power reaching financial close, and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind being chosen to supply wind turbines. German 252 Megawatt Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm Moves Forward was originally published on

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Ford EVs in China, California electric-car sales, polls new and old, yesterday’s futures: Today’s Car News

Today, we've got Tesla Model 3 poll results and a new poll too, news on Ford's electric-car plans, California's encouraging sales results, and some stunning images of yesterday's dream cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. When we asked what car is the closest competitor to the Tesla Model 3, the results of our poll were evenly split...

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Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit

A big buzz is generating around a tiny bacteria that can be tricked out with tiny solar panels and turned into a miniature factory for biofuel and more Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Who will be biggest electric-car maker in 2020? Take our Twitter poll!

Every week or so, Green Car Reports posts a poll on Twitter to survey our followers on their opinions on a variety of topics related to the news we cover. In general, we get 100 or so responses to our polls: more on electric cars, fewer on other subjects. In the many comments on a previous week's poll results, one reader made a smart...

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China Continues Massive Solar Installations With 10.52 GW In July, Already Exceeds 2020 Target

China has had a fantastically impressive year so far in terms of solar installations, and it doesn't look like it is planning on stopping anytime soon, as the country managed to install 10.52 GW worth of new solar capacity in July alone. China Continues Massive Solar Installations With 10.52 GW In July, Already Exceeds 2020 Target was originally published …

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Faraday Future, short on cash, to leave Formula E electric-car race series: report

Faraday Future may abandon its Formula E racing efforts to save precious funds as the electric-car startup company scales back many of its ambitious plans. The FIA Formula E series, which will receive an influx of new competitors in 2019, has become a de facto arena for automakers to test battery technology and gain valuable experience in...

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Ford pairs with Chinese maker Gotye for electric-car expansion

Ford was the U.S. maker to build hybrid cars, starting in 2004, and it launched its Focus Electric hatchback in December 2011, just a year after the arrival of the Nissan Leaf. It also continues to sell Energi plug-in hybrid versions of its mid-size Fusion sedan and its compact C-Max tall hatchback, two vehicles now in their sixth model years...

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Australia On Track To Install 10-12 Gigawatts Of Solar By 2020

After installing more than 6 GW of solar PV installations in 2016, Australia remains on track to install between 10 and 12 GW in 2020, according to a new report published by the Australian PV Institute. Australia On Track To Install 10-12 Gigawatts Of Solar By 2020 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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What Will The Cost Be For A Tesla Model 3 In Australia?

Officially, the Australian prices for the Tesla Model 3 haven't been released yet. Let me be clear that what transpires below are my own estimates only! What Will The Cost Be For A Tesla Model 3 In Australia? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Electric cars now 5 percent of California new-car sales: report

California continues to lead the country in adoption rates for cars that plug in, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models. The state offers numerous local and statewide incentives, and many utility companies reward customers for choosing an electric car over a fossil-fuel powered vehicle. Combined, it's made for a very electric-car...

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Delorean Aerospace Enters the Flying Car Race

The Delorean DR-7 vehicle is being developed by DeLorean Aerospace, the company at which Paul DeLorean is CEO and chief designer. It is planned to be a vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (VTOL) that will have space for two people and be electrically-powered Delorean Aerospace Enters the Flying Car Race was originally published on

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What car is closest Tesla Model 3 competitor? Poll results

Much of the electric-car world is waiting to see how quickly production of the Tesla Model 3 will ramp up over the balance of this year. Will it reach the remarkable level of 5,000 cars per week by December 31 that CEO Elon Musk has set as a goal? Analysts and industry commentators are skeptical, owners and advocates are hopeful, and now at least...

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Post-Buyout, Conergy To Focus On Australian Solar

The Singapore-based solar developer behind one of Australia's first combined large-scale solar and lithium-ion battery storage projects, Conergy, has been bought out by a group of funds managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs Post-Buyout, Conergy To Focus On Australian Solar was originally …

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Advocating for Nuclear Power: The Time is Right

We live in strange times. Globally, populism is growing in response to a deep-seated anger with so-called liberal elites. Experts are no longer respected over louder voices that support peoples' strongly held views. There are no facts, only beliefs. While most of the world continues to support the Paris agreement on climate, there is a […] The post Advocating for Nuclear Power: The Time is Right appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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The Next Oil Price Spike May Cripple The Industry

Two diametrically opposed views dominate the current debate about where the oil price is heading. On the one hand, there is the view that the price of oil will be “lower for longer”, or even “lower forever”, as the electrification of transport will eat away at oil demand more and more while, at the same time, technological […] The post The Next Oil Price Spike May Cripple The Industry appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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The Economics of an Electrified Autonomous Future

Would Autonomous Electric Vehicles Eliminate Transportation Externalities? After one of the many fun and inspiring lunch conversations here at the Energy Institute, I realized that my thoughts on the economic consequences of an electrified autonomous personal transport sector were in complete disarray. So, I am going to use this self-help outlet to clean house. As […] The post The Economics of an Electrified Autonomous Future appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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U.S. DoE to Follow Industry Lead In Setting Priorities Under Trump

R. Shane Johnson recently briefed representatives of the U.S. nuclear power industry about the the strategies and programs that the Department of Energy (DOE) is developing to implement the Trump Administration's vision for nuclear energy. Johnson is the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy. He's the senior career civil servant in […] The post U.S. DoE to Follow Industry Lead In Setting Priorities Under Trump appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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The Five Key Characteristics of the Future Energy Company

Energy markets are in the middle of a revolution, triggered by decarbonization and innovation. History suggests that this is not a safe place to be, not even for the revolutionaries, but especially not for the ‘old guard'. Stephen Woodhouse and Simon Bradbury of Pöyry Management Consulting investigate the key characteristics necessary for a successful future […] The post The Five Key Characteristics of the Future Energy Company appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Here’s Why Putting More Tax Dollars Behind Coal is Such a Wasteful Proposition

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice just pitched a coal boondoggle to President Donald Trump. And boy oh boy, it's a doozy. Justice, who made news recently for announcing at a Trump rally that he was switching from the Democratic to the Republican party, is a billionaire climate denier who owns a host of companies, including […] The post Here's Why Putting More Tax Dollars Behind Coal is Such a Wasteful Proposition appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article