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Freight Truck Fleets, Manufacturers, and Dealers to Pruitt: Stop Supporting Super-Polluting Glider Trucks

Diesel pollution from a freight truck in 2008. Pruitt is proposing a loophole that would allow new trucks to evade modern clean air protections by using high-polluting old engines like this one. Photo: EPA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), led by Administrator Scott Pruitt, is proposing to roll back important safeguards and allow certain […] The post Freight Truck Fleets, Manufacturers, and Dealers to Pruitt: Stop Supporting Super-Polluting Glider Trucks appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click …

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Porter Davis partners with Bradford Energy to bring down soaring power prices

Victorian homebuilder Porter Davis has announced a partnership with Australia's leading solar and battery provider, Bradford Energy, to equip knockdown rebuild homes with the Bradford Solar ChargePack, which includes the innovative Tesla Powerwall 2 home battery.

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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 …