Daily Archives: February 6, 2016

Brooklyn–Queens Streetcar Proposed

By Kyle Park Points Originally published on Gas2. In a $2.2 billion proposal, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio looks to begin installation of a 16 mile streetcar line connecting Brooklyn and Queens via the East River. The idea is to facilitate transportation for some of New York’s growing, yet still transit-deficient, areas. Read…

LG Chem To Triple Its Solar Cell Production

By Guest Contributor Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The South Korean company LG, perhaps best known for its consumer electronics and electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has announced that it’ll be investing $435 million in new funding into its solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing business. The company is reportedly aiming to increase production Read Full…

Energy critic Smith threatens suit to stop state probe of her work #VT

By National Wind Watch An attorney for Annette Smith has threatened to sue the state attorney general’s office if it doesn’t drop a criminal investigation of the prominent critic of renewable energy projects. Assistant Attorney General Zachary Chen notified Smith last month in a letter that his office was investigating her on suspicion of Read…

NREL and BESC discovery explains higher biomass degrading activity of C. thermocellum; potential boon for cellulosic biofuels

Their discovery was made during an investigation into the performance of C. thermocellum. Reported in an open-access paper in Science Advances , the finding could lead to cheaper production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels. The anaerobic bacterium C. These enzyme complexes are an amazing machinery. thermocellum. Model of Read Full Article Here For…

Signature Tesla Model X Deliveries In US Seem To Be Wrapping Up

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. A production Tesla Model X reservation holder in Florida recently posted on the Tesla Motors Club forum that he/she was informed that his/her Model X (production VIN 25x) was now in the process of being transported to South Florida. The reason that this comment — Read Full…

Obama Expected To Propose $10/Barrel Tax On Oil

By Kyle Field In a bold move in the final months of his presidency, US President Barack Obama is believed to be plotting a move against big oil in the form of a $10 per barrel tax that would be paid by oil companies. With 2016 being an election year and US politics Read Full…

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