- EIA’s Short-Term Global Oil Demand Outlook Considers the Role of Economic ActivityOil plays a crucial role in the global economy—from the production of goods to the transportation of people and freight. For this reason, economic activity and oil consumption tend to move together, particularly in developing ... read more
- 8 out of 10 Victorians support renewable energy target, poll findsNew polling shows that the vast majority of Victorians expect state and federal government leadership to cut pollution and support renewable energy. ... read more
- Legislation Proposed in New Mexico to Increase Solar DisclosuresLawmakers in New Mexico have proposed legislation that would increase the transparency requirements of solar companies during the solar sales process. Industry groups are split on the issue with established solar companies supporting the changes ... read more
- Redflow applauds grid approval for Victron inverterRedflow has welcomed news that Victron Energy’s MultiGrid 48/3000 battery inverter is now approved for connection to the Australian electricity grid. ... read more
- Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travelLiquid hydrogen seems to be a realistic option for what is probably the most problematic of transportation modes in terms of sustainability, future air travel. ... read more
- Vestas reclaims top spot in annual ranking of wind turbine makersVestas leads a group of three major manufacturers, but a “big four” will emerge this year. ... read more
- This is what 4 million solar panels look like from spaceThe installation oatthe Longyangxia Dam Solar Park currently has the capacity to generate 850 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power roughly 140,000 U.S. homes. ... read more
- Carnegie eyes 100MW wave farm in Albany if Labor wins W.A. pollCarnegie says it will consider a wave farm - eventually up to 100MW - off the coast of Albany if Labor wins power and delivers funding promise. ... read more
- How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewablesBiggest challenge in moving to 100% renewable energy will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during evenings. This will require a mix of different technologies and strategies. ... read more
- EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Enel, Climate Leader and Energy Producer22 February 2017 Climate Leadership is about being both transparent on emissions performance, and reducing emissions in line with policy guidance to stay within 2 degrees C global warming. As […] ... read more
- Wilt Chamberlain Does Not Get the Respect He Deserves As an NBA LegendBy Allen Barra The Hall of Fame center (pictured), may or may not have been the best player in pro basketball history, but undoubtedly he was the greatest. Related Entries February 16, 2017 ... read more
- Time to put energy retailers and their offers under the microscopeThis year, the retail part of the electricity sector will be getting lots of official attention. Deservedly so, because the "cheap offers" are no longer so cheap. ... read more
- Wivenhoe pumped hydro: the big little plant that didn’tQueenslanders would pay much less for power if the generation sector was split up. The use, or non-use, of the Wivenhoe pumped hydro storage facility illustrates why. ... read more
- Australia can be Asia energy capital, with 50% renewables by 2030Australia can be the energy capital of Asia, but policy vandalism by the Coalition government means we have lost our ranking in top 10 renewable investment countries. ... read more
- Live at Truthdig: Challenging the Legality of Trump’s New Immigration PoliciesThe Truthdig team will sit down with Emily Robinson, the co-director of the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic (LIJC), to discuss the undocumented community in Los Angeles and how the legal community is planning to ... read more
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- Weaving Together Community and Corporate, One Thread at a TimeHear from Thread CEO Ian Rosenberger on how the company transforms trash from the poorest communities into the most responsible fabric on the planet, and how corporate partnerships are taking this impact to scale. ... read more
- Performance with PurposePepsiCo's foods and beverages appear in every corner of the globe. With such an expansive reach, there is tremendous opportunity for positive impact and engagement with consumers, retailers, farmers, investors, employees and the communities near ... read more
- A Progress Report on Scaling Organic AgricultureGetting to organic is a lengthy and expensive journey for farmers. Certified Transitional is the first-ever way consumers can incentivize farmers during the three-year transition from conventional to USDA organic certification. Through the protocol, farmers ... read more
- Gas-fired power plants failed during NSW heatwave, report revealsMarket regulator urgently requested aluminium smelter reduce electricity use as demand surged alongside temperaturesGas-fired power plants failed during this month’s New South Wales heatwave, forcing authorities to urgently cut demand from the Tomago aluminium smelter ... read more
- Government ‘watering down’ pollution limits to meet Heathrow pledgeMPs say ministers are not doing enough to demonstrate how third runway would meet obligations on noise and air qualityThe government is set to “water down” limits on aviation emissions and is shifting targets to ... read more
- Australian consortium launches world-first digital energy marketplace for rooftop solarPilot program will allow homeowners to tap into a network of ‘virtual’ power stations made up of smart grids of rooftop solar and batteries Australian homeowners with solar panels and batteries could soon trade their ... read more
- How to Sell a CHP Gas Plant in a World of Carbon ConstraintsWhat follows is a tale of two Dukes, one power plant and a bunch of hot air. As in steam. Steam produced by a combined heat and power plant that would burn natural ... read more
- The Trials of Packaging for E-Commerce
- First Solar Posts Better Than Expected Q4, Raises 2017 Guidance, Preps New Module Production
- Coca-Cola Endorses ‘Well Designed’ Deposit Return System Despite Reports It Would Fight the Bottle Recycling PlanUK lawmakers are considering a deposit and refund scheme where shoppers are charged a small deposit at point of sale, and they receive the money back when they return their plastic bottles for recycling. The ... read more
- Construction-Related Stormwater Management: Is Your Project In Compliance with 2017 Rules?Rules related to stormwater discharges from construction activities took effect last week that require construction site operators to, among other activities, comply with pollutant discharge limits and properly store chemicals so that they don’t enter ... read more
- Trading off costs and benefits of Brexit and the EU | LettersRafael Behr (The ‘left behind’ cliche is an excuse for political failure, 22 February) needs to go beyond castigating the complacency of the major parties with regard to their “safe” constituencies and voters. Yes, we ... read more
- Thousands of Scott Pruitt’s Emails Just Hit the Internet. Here Are the Wildest, Scariest Bits.
- India’s Supreme Court Orders Industrial Facilities to Stop Operating Unless They Have Treatment Plants
- Peloton & Omnitracs Plan Semi-Truck Platooning Technology RolloutI've read a number of pieces in recent years speculating on the potential benefits of a large-scale rollout of semi-truck platooning technologies, most of which seemed to make convincing arguments. It seems we'll get a ... read more
- Are Maintenance Workers In China Using Drones With Flamethrowers To Clean Power Lines?
- 37% Of New Cars Sold In Norway Are EVs, Could Be 100% By 2025Around 37% of all new personal vehicles sold in Norway last month were plug-in electric vehicles, according to recent reports 37% Of New Cars Sold In Norway Are EVs, Could Be 100% By 2025 was ... read more
- 6,648 Spills From Fracked Oil & Gas Wells In Just 4 US States Over One DecadeThere were at least 6,648 spills (the number that were reported) at hydraulically fractured (fracked) oil and gas wells in the 4 US states of New Mexico, Colorado, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania between the years ... read more
- Congested Mexico City must look skyward to grow
- This is What 4 Million Solar Panels Look Like From SpaceOn the Tibetan Plateau in eastern China, 4 million solar panels silently soak up the sun as part of the Longyangxia Dam Solar Park. It’s the largest solar farm in the world, spreading over 10 ... read more
- Is Tesla’s Business Model At Risk From Republican Repeal Of EV Tax Credit? – Forbes RebuttalForbes ran an article on Sunday about how Tesla sales would be at risk if Trump and Ryan chose to attack the Federal EV Tax Credit. The article attempts to conjure images of Tesla past, ... read more
- L’Arabie saoudite veut produire des énergies renouvelablesSource: Africa News - Riyad va mettre en place un programme de 30 à 50 milliards de dollars.L’annonce a été faite par le ministre saoudien de l‘énergie Khalid al-Falih à l’issue du dernier sommet mondial ... read more
- Pékin entend profiter du flou politique autour de TrumpSource: Libération - La Chine reste attentive à la politique étrangère menée par le nouveau président américain, dont les contours ne sont pas encore bien définis. ... read more
- Japan’s Marubeni Reveals Plans For 1.18 Gigawatt Solar Project In UAEA Japanese company has reported that it will work on one of the largest solar power projects in the Middle East Japan’s Marubeni Reveals Plans For 1.18 Gigawatt Solar Project In UAE was originally published ... read more
- Suzlon Energy Now Controls 10 Gigawatts Of Indian Wind Energy CapacityPerhaps the largest renewable energy company in India has announced achievement of a huge milestone Suzlon Energy Now Controls 10 Gigawatts Of Indian Wind Energy Capacity was originally published on CleanTechnica. To ... read more
- Middle East & North Africa Region Has More Than 5.7 Gigawatts Of Solar In PipelineMiddle East and North Africa remains a hotbed of solar power development with more than 5,700 megawatts of capacity under development Middle East & North Africa Region Has More Than 5.7 Gigawatts Of Solar In ... read more
- Daily Digest 2/22 – Korean Housing Boom Tops $1T Credit, Defaulters Owe €10B to Greek BanksRising inmate health costs have lawmakers weighing another prison closure Will San Jose’s pension costs consume revenue from new taxes? Pensioners could be left thousands of pounds poorer as government considers ditching inflation protections to ... read more
- Tesla Model S P100D Torque Stuns Drag Times After Dyno TestDrag Times loves to play with the Model S P100D with Ludicrous Mode. Recently, it loaded one onto a Mustang Dyno to get a peak into what sort of numbers the car is capable of, ... read more
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