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Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fall In Renewable Energy Costs

Renewable energy is disrupting electricity markets worldwide. The pace of this change has surprised almost everyone, and indeed would have been difficult to imagine just a few years ago Utilities Scramble To Catch Up With Stunning Fall In Renewable Energy Costs was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more …

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Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne doesn’t think electric cars, Tesla are viable

The question of electric cars and their profitability remains a major factor as automakers and brands move to electrify vehicle portfolios. While many automakers commit to an all-electric future through various sources of electrification, one remains skeptical of the business model: Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. In fact, FCA's CEO Sergio Marchionne...

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7 Trends Shaping the Global Solar PV Monitoring Market

The world of Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) and Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) is evolving at a rapid pace to meet the changing needs of the PV industry around the world. The latest edition of GTM Research's annual report on the topic, Global PV Monitoring 2017-2022, …

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Tritium Boosts EV Charger Production Seven-Fold At Brisbane Plant

Queensland-based EV charging station company Tritium has unveiled its global HQ and new manufacturing facility in Brisbane, which will see a seven-fold increase in capacity – but which may just a fraction of total production within a decade Tritium Boosts EV Charger Production Seven-Fold At Brisbane Plant was originally published on

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Concentrated Solar Power Contender ESolar Goes AWOL

The concentrated solar power (CSP) player eSolar, one of just three remaining companies in the U.S. specializing in tower designs, appears to have ceased operating. GTM emails this month to key eSolar leadership team members, including chairman and founder Bill Gross, executive vice president of projects Dale Rogers and vice president of systems engineering Michael Slack, failed to elicit any response from the company. Although Gross and Rogers still cite eSolar as their current employer on their LinkedIn …

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid revealed, on sale in US next year

Following the debut of the smaller Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid, the luxury SUV maker revealed its larger sibling: the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e. The Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid is the larger of the two, but the SUV boasts an identical electrified powertrain to the Range Rover Sport P400e. Both plug-in...

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5 Ways to Take 100% Renewable Energy From Dream to Mainstream

At the Intersolar conference in San Francisco this year, I opened a presentation on new solar and storage business models by highlighting recent milestones for the industry: the United States now has an impressive 44.7 gigawatts of operating solar systems, solar became the number one source of new electricity in 2016, and in April 2017, for the first time ever, solar energy generation out-produced nuclear. I invited the audience to pat themselves on the back. It's good to stop and celebrate the progress we've made …

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6 Tesla-Owning Celebrities & Their Modified Teslas

As Tesla gets more and more common, many owners are looking for something to make their car a bit more distinctive. Celebrities are no exception. Let's take a look at a few stars who've modified their Model S in some unexpected ways. Looks like they've chosen to customize their car to reflect their own individuality, creativity, and nonconformity 6 Tesla-Owning Celebrities & Their Modified …

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New Kia Fastback Concept To Debut At Frankfurt Auto Show

The stunning new Kia fastback concept, penned at the company's design studio in Germany, is set to debut at the Frankfurt auto show on September 12. New Kia Fastback Concept To Debut At Frankfurt Auto Show was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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$30,000 Off Price Of Tesla Model S P100D Or Model X P100D Showroom Cars This Month

Buyers can get up to $30,000 off the price of a Tesla Model S P100D or Model X P100D now through the end of September $30,000 Off Price Of Tesla Model S P100D Or Model X P100D Showroom Cars This Month was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Katrin Fridricks: “I trust my senses most of the time, but the best surprises often occur when I’m being spontaneous.”

Born in 1974, Reykjavik (Iceland), Katrin Fridriks is an abstract painter who explores speed, gravity, growth and the interaction of man and nature in different media. Katrin Fridricks: “I trust my senses most of the time, but the best surprises often occur when I'm being spontaneous.” was originally published on

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Formula E May Approve An Entry From nanoFlowcell In Season Five

Formula E may permit a team from nanoFlowcell in season five. The Swiss company uses a non-toxic liquid electrolyte instead of lithium-ion battery cells. Formula E May Approve An Entry From nanoFlowcell In Season Five was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Study suggests simple way to predict preterm births

Up to 18 percent of babies born worldwide arrive before they are full-term, defined as 37 weeks of gestation. About 1 million of those babies do not survive, and those who do can face developmental problems such as impaired vision or hearing, defects in the heart or lungs, or cognitive impairments. Currently there is no reliable way to predict whether a woman with a normal pregnancy will go into labor before 37 weeks. However, a study from MIT offers a new approach to evaluating this risk, by analyzing the properties …

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Acquiring Residential Solar Customers To Get More Expensive Before It Gets Cheaper

The cost of acquiring new residential solar customers for installers has disappointed predictions, increasing in costs over the past several years, and will continue to increase before beginning to decrease in 2019, according to a new report from GTM Research.

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European Union To Meet To Discuss Implementing Paris Climate Agreement

Environment ministers from across the European Union will meet this week in Estonia to discuss recent global developments on climate change and the European Union's implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement. European Union To Meet To Discuss Implementing Paris Climate Agreement was originally …

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100 Fossil Fuel Producers Responsible For 71% Of Emissions Since 1988

A historic new report from CDP has revealed that 71% of all greenhouse gas emissions since 1988 can be traced back to only 100 fossil fuel producers, a group which together are responsible for 635 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. 100 Fossil Fuel Producers Responsible …

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BMW’s plug-in car sales rise, keeping it in same class as Tesla, Nissan, GM

Tesla may garner much of the buzz surrounding electric cars, but BMW has quietly become a significant challenger in the electric-vehicle sales race. Nissan, General Motors, and Tesla have all 100,000 to 300,000 plug-in vehicles globally, but this year, BMW and its Mini brand are on track to deliver its own 200,000th plug-in vehicle later this...

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Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for July 2017

The month of July brings plenty of juicy deals on battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, conventional hybrid, and fuel-efficient vehicles. Much like last month, many of the deals remain. However, there are a few newcomers to the list for July—including one vehicle that may startle a few consumers. Without further ado, here are this month's best...

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Electric-car road trip: lessons learned in Chevy Bolt EV over 1,300 miles

Launched in December, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car to go on sale with a rated range of more than 200 miles: 238 miles combined, according to the EPA. Most owners use their Bolt EVs for daily commuting and trips, just like any other car. But road trips are an American tradition. We've done several stories about...

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Are Supermajors Spooked By Peak Oil Demand?

Will the world's appetite for crude oil ever be sated? For decades, it was widely presumed that demand for petroleum would grow steadily in line with the expansion of the global economy, as more people drove, more cities were built and more energy was needed to fuel industrial expansion. But a number of major energy […] The post Are Supermajors Spooked By Peak Oil Demand? appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article