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This Is the Drilling Method for Most US Oil But Regulators Offer Almost No Oversight

Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and offshore drilling garner a lot of news headlines when it comes to oil and gas issues in America, but they're far from the only game in town, with those two drilling techniques not even constituting the majority of U.S. oil and gas production. For that, look to enhanced oil recovery (EOR), an under-regulated drilling method that has […] The post This Is the Drilling Method for Most US Oil But Regulators Offer Almost No Oversight appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click …

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Ford Teases January Reveal of New Plug-In SUV

Ford recently blasted out news of a $4.5 billion dollar investment in “electrified vehicle solutions,” which aims to electrify existing models, adding 13 new plug-in vehicles to the Ford stable by the end of the decade. Looking at the news in light of its current offerings, and it's likely that the core of this effort is comprised of adding plug-in hybrid [&hellip Ford Teases January Reveal of New …

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Notes From Paris, Part 1: Forget The Developed vs Developing Country Divide

The division between developing and developed countries has been a core feature of the global climate talks since the first meeting (COP) in Berlin in 1995. Back then, low-carbon technologies were considered far too expensive for poor developing countries and would have constrained their growth options. And besides: it was the developed countries who were responsible [&hellip

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Get $35 Million From US Energy Dept.

There they go again: pesky meddling US Energy Department picks "energy winners and losers" with new $35 million round of funding for FCEVs Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Get $35 Million From US Energy Dept. was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Solar Isn’t Just For Hippies Anymore

And, oh by the way, hasn't been for a long time. By Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar Psst…. hey you. Did you hear? Pass it on: Solar isn't just for hippies anymore. Conservatives are learning to love it, too. Of course, if you've been anywhere but hiding under a rock, you knew this already. [&hellip Solar Isn't Just For Hippies Anymore was originally published on

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15 For 2015: Women In Cleantech

Aloha, Dawn here. As 2015 comes to a close, the Energy Excelerator team would like to recognize our fellow innovators paving the way for the next generation of cleantech leaders. There is nothing more powerful to me than working with others who are excellent at what they do and are committed wholeheartedly to a vision. [&hellip 15 For 2015: Women In Cleantech was originally published on

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75 MW Storage Inverter Backlog For DynaPower Energy Management

Dynapower Energy Management is a company based in Burlington, Vermont, that makes energy storage inverters, and which has experienced so much demand that a 75 MW backlog of orders has accumulated. Its inverters work with the Tesla Energy Powerpack, which is Tesla's commercial energy storage offering. The very strong interest in Tesla's energy storage product has partly spilled over [&hellip

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Renewable Electricity is in Bloom in California

While California never quite got a winter, we can still acknowledge that spring is here. From where I sit in Sacramento, spring means getting out and enjoying the blue skies, a last bit of cool air before a brutal summer, and oh yes, the legislature heating up on important questions of California's energy future.read more

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Study: Bicyclist deaths spike on US roads

Filed under: While the roads might be getting just a little safer for motorcycle riders, their two-wheeled compatriots on bicycles appear not to be so lucky. A recent study sponsored by the Governors Highway Safety Association found that annual cycle deaths in the US were up 16 percent from 621 in 2010 to 722 in …