Daily Archives: July 3, 2017

Changes to Green Star set the scene for carbon zero buildings

By Green Building Council Australia After a lengthy industry consultation period, the GBCA has released new versions of the Green Star Interiors rating tools which promise to drive the uptake of low-carbon buildings, incentivise new industries and challenge the market leaders to innovate. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Ocean Phoenix 360

Ocean Phoenix 360 is a truly unique giant factory-ship capable of eradicating the millions of tons of plastic waste that have accumulated in the North Pacific and other Oceans around the world. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

First city in Washington state commits to 100% clean energy

By Michelle Froese The Edmonds City Council approved a resolution establishing a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2025, according to the Sierra Club. Edmonds’ move to renewables comes days after the U.S. Conference of Mayors approved a historic resolution that sets the goal of moving to 100% clean energy…

Nissan Has Superfast Charging Plan For New LEAF … It Seems

By Zachary Shahan For years now, we and many others have been saying that no company can compete with Tesla in the electric car market until they offer a good network of superfast charging stations for their drivers. One year ago, there was no solid information anything like this was in the plans, but one…

Tesla Faces Slow Deliveries, as Musk Touts the Model 3

By [email protected] Hours after Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out tweets touting production of the company’s upcoming Model 3 car and the huge manufacturing ramp planned for it, Tesla quietly released some more down-to-earth delivery numbers for the cars it currently produces. Tesla announced that the company delivered 22,000 of its electric vehicles, including its…

Strictly for the Birds (book review)

By Nick Rosen Read it and CheepBirds are the constant companions to an off-grid life. Alone, in pairs, or most mesmerizingly in flocks, birds are a distraction for the eye, they are food, and they are a soundtrack for humans in the wild. But it in the UK, people who go out in search of…

Finkel: Storage burden should fall on wind and solar farms, not system #AUS

By National Wind Watch Chief scientist Alan Finkel has caused created controversy by recommending that individual wind and solar farms be responsible for providing “dispatchable” generation – a “generator reliability obligation” rather than looking at system-wide solutions. Although many wind and solar farms plan to include battery storage when they are built – such as…

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