Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

Inaccurate Data Used In Mediocre Report Card For 2015 US Plug-In Sales

By Jeff Cobb An unflattering end-of-year portrayal yesterday by Bloomberg Business of U.S. plug-in vehicle sales used lop-sided information to represent a case that’s worse than it is. In the piece titled “Plug-in Electric Autos Left Behind in Record Year,” the influential outlet cited data to support an assertion that while the Read Full Article…

Researchers May Have Unlocked Key to Biofuels Processes of the Future

By Rice University The molecules that impart strength to paper, bamboo and wood-frame buildings — lignin and cellulose — have long stymied biofuels researchers by locking away more than half of a plant’s energy-yielding sugar. The post Researchers May Have Unlocked Key to Biofuels Processes of the Future appeared first on Read Full Article Here…

Clean Power and Kilowatt Financial Join Forces on Solar

Clean Power Finance Inc. completed its merger with fellow Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers-backed solar financing company Kilowatt Financial LLC in a bid to simplify the borrowing process for consumers seeking to make their homes more energy efficient. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Off Grid girl on American Idol

By spy_vondega Aw Shucks charm and Hollywood beckons All the way from a remote mountaintop 6 miles from Crawford CO, Jeneve Rose Mitchell didn’t think she was ready to take her small-town voice to the biggest of stages, but the final season of “American Idol”has made the 15-year-old a national face. Jeneve has lived Read…

10 Clean Energy Stocks For 2016

2016 will be the eighth and possibly final year I publish a list of ten clean energy stocks I expect to do well in the coming year. This series has evolved from a simple, off-the-cuff list in 2008, to a full blown model portfolio, with predetermined benchmarks and monthly Read Full Article Here For more…

TXU Energy Launches 100 Percent Texas Solar Electricity Plan

By Press Release TXU Energy Solar Advantage is a great alternative for consumers who want clean Texas solar power and long-term price protection but can’t or don’t want to invest in a rooftop system. The post TXU Energy Launches 100 Percent Texas Solar Electricity Plan appeared first on Solar Thermal Read Full Article Here For…

Loneliness and the Off-Grid Dream

By Phil Smith In 2011, Sylvain Tesson left his home in Paris for a 6 month stay, on his own, on the edge of Lake Baikal. He stayed in an old geologist’s hut Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Living Off the Grid

New Study Finds Big Benefits From State Renewable Portfolio Standard

By U.S. DOE In addition to environmental benefits, the study estimates that Renewable Portfolio Standard policies supported 200,000 renewable energy-related jobs in 2013. The post New Study Finds Big Benefits From State Renewable Portfolio Standard appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Justice Dept. Files Suit Against VW For Emissions Cheat

By Steve Hanley Originally published on Gas2. The United States Department of Justice on Tuesday filed suit against Volkswagen on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. The suit claims the company sold almost a half million diesel powered cars in America starting in 2007 knowing they did not meet federal emissions standards. Volkswagen Read Full…

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