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Evanston is first Illinois municipality to commit to 100% renewables

By Michelle Froese The Evanston City Council unanimously approved its new Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP), which includes a commitment to achieve 100% renewable electricity supply community-wide by 2030, along with other bold climate goals. This historic commitment means that Evanston is the first municipality in Illinois, and the 102nd city nationwide, to establish…

Low-cost catalyst boosts hydrogen production from water

A future powered by carbon-free fuel depends on our ability to harness and store energy from renewable but intermittent sources, such as solar and wind. Now, a new catalyst gives a boost to a number of clean energy technologies that depend on producing hydrogen from water. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable…

Scania, partners developing fuel cell electric refuse truck

By mmillikin Scania, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden, fuel cell manufacturer Powercell Sweden AB, and JOAB, a manufacturer of truck bodies. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Refuse trucks…

CoPower At The Forefront Of Canadian Clean Energy Financing

By Sponsored Content For David Berliner, the thirty-one-year-old founder of CoPower, fighting climate change means figuring out the financing. “Cutting-edge cleantech is exciting, but the reality is that the basic technology needed to make deep emissions cuts is already here.” Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Trump’s EPA Proposes Rollback Of 2015 Carbon Standards On Coal

By Joshua S Hill The Acting Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced on Thursday a proposal to roll back Obama-era regulations on emissions from new coal plants which required the use of carbon capture and storage technologies, describing them as “excessive burdens on America’s energy providers.” Read Full Article Here For more great…

Kansas University makes wind-power deal with Westar Energy

By Michelle Froese The University of Kansas (KU) has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to ensure that roughly 100% of its future electricity needs will be supplied by renewable wind energy. A 20-year agreement with Westar Energy will provide the KU Lawrence campus with 31 MW of energy from a 300-MW wind farm constructed…

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