Daily Archives: September 6, 2019

Biogas Market in South Asia

By Tathagata Ghosh South Asia has a potential to develop anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste and agricultural waste. I would like to get an idea on the experience of fellow members in this forum for pushing such an idea at the policy level and developing a sustainable business model Click headline for full article…

Why the Democrats Plans Won’t Matter

By Lily Li I went on a three day yoga retreat last weekend with a group of very nice folks who all seemed to lean in the direction of support for a fossil free economy as soon as possible. One conversation in particular highlighted for me the crux of our challenge with our collapsing climate….

New research on decarbonization policies

By ENEL Foundation Contributor Enel Foundation has provided research guidance and scientific contributions for an extensive comparative study conducted by the Earth Institute’s Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management at Columbia University on the suitability of different carbon pricing mechanisms as policy instruments to mitigate climate change.The study, presented in a recent paper.. Click…

The Land of Opportunity for Off-Grid Solar

By [email protected] Africa is the land of opportunity for investors in decentralized off-grid solar, and two big deals in the past week suggest the market will continue to consolidate and scale up to address the continent’s 600 million people without reliable electricity. Last week, Japan’s Mitsubishi put $50 million into U.K.-based Bboxx, a provider of…

How Bad Are Oil and Gas Methane Leaks?

By [email protected] For the last decade, researchers have become increasingly alarmed about methane emissions from fracking operations. A recent Wall Street Journal analysis found yearly methane emissions are equivalent to putting 69 million cars on the road. Some estimates are higher. The United Nations says yearly methane leaks may amount to adding nearly 100 million…

HellermannTyton releases plastic solar tie rated to last 25+ years

By Kelly Pickerel HellermannTyton has released a commercial-scale, plastic solar tie that is designed to last more than 25 years. The PVDF Solar Tie delivers all-weather performance and longevity in an otherwise familiar-looking fastener design. Manufactured from polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), this outdoor tie exhibits some of the highest UV, chemical and thermal resistance of any…

Lightsource BP will construct 70-MW solar project for Penn State

By Kelly Pickerel Lightsource BP has broken ground on a 70-MW solar project for Penn State that will be installed across three locations, encompassing approximately 500 acres of land in Franklin County, outside of Chambersburg, and near Penn State’s Mont Alto campus in Pennsylvania. “Penn State’s expertise and commitment to research has created profound opportunities…

BMW Group US plug-in sales down 37.6 percent in August

By Blagojce Krivevski Sales of BMW Group electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles decreased 37.6 percent in August 2019 vs. August 2018. Model changeover has limited the current BMW Group electrified lineup to six models including the new BMW 745e and the BMW i3, BMW i8 Coupe, BMW i8 Roadster, BMW 530e, and MINI Countryman…

Best Solar Companies in Georgia

By Ryan Austin How to find the best solar companies in Georgia With no net metering and few incentives, Georgia homeowners looking to save money by installing solar need to choose financing and system size wisely. But the best solar companies in Georgia… Read More The post Best Solar Companies in Georgia appeared first on…

Best Solar Companies in Florida

By Ryan Austin Here’s how to Find the Best Solar Installation Companies in Florida Florida homeowners have over 300 solar installers in the state to choose from and that can make finding the best solar companies in Florida somewhat difficult. With a nickname… Read More The post Best Solar Companies in Florida appeared first on…

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