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75% EV Adoption Could Save Americans $70 Billion Each Year

CleanTechnica

A new study has found that widespread EV adoption could save the U.S. $17–70 17–70 billion every year. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Health Research Science air pollution electric car benefits EV benefits Northwestern University NOx

There's a big appetite for farm-to-consumer shopping

GreenBiz

There's a big appetite for farm-to-consumer shopping. Jim Giles. Fri, 08/21/2020 - 01:45. Avrom Farm sits in the hills above Green Lake in central Wisconsin.

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What Will Happen With Solar Panels at the End of Life?

U.S. Green Technology

Solar panels are an innovative part of energy production and consumption. They are cost-effective and help consumers have a better, cleaner impact on the environment. However, throughout the lifespan of solar panels, they become obsolete and must eventually go to waste.

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The importance of making electric cars also zero emissions

The Environmental Blog

An electric vehicle is a useful tool that would allow us to start controlling CO2 emissions and other pollutants produced by transport activity.

Bad Policy, Not Renewables, To Blame For California Blackouts

CleanTechnica

Renewable energy opponents are gleefully blaming wind and solar for the rolling blackouts affecting California this week. The problem is, they are 100% wrong. Clean Power California electrical grid energy storage smart grid solar virtual power plant Wind

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Could Bloom fuel cells be a solution for maritime emissions issues?

GreenBiz

Could Bloom fuel cells be a solution for maritime emissions issues? Zac Estrada. Tue, 08/18/2020 - 01:00.

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Environmental Engineering: Education, Career, and Impacts

The Environmental Blog

Engineers come from a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds, which means that engineers are required in each and every industry. So, what exactly defines an environmental engineer? Is it a separate field of engineering altogether, or is the classification more of a job title?

Elon Musk: “Tesla’s Long-Term Competitive Advantage Will Be Manufacturing”

CleanTechnica

After chatting with Tesla CEO Elon Musk about the breadth, depth, and size of Tesla's Autopilot team, we slipped into another matter, "the machine that builds the machine.".

The many faces of energy resilience

GreenBiz

The many faces of energy resilience. Michelle Moore. Mon, 08/17/2020 - 00:30. This series explores how clean energy can deliver on finance and corporate social and governance goals alongside climate and environmental benefits. Resilience" is a powerful word in 2020.

HIVE Project proposes biophilic, self-sufficient homes of the future

Inhabitat - Innovation

These customizable homes would feature renewable energy sources and water recycling systems

The Solar Singularity: 2020 Update (Part 2)

GreenTechMedia

For five years running, author Tam Hunt has provided his take on global clean energy markets in his Solar Singularity series. Read his first installment in this year's update here , covering solar and batteries.

Solar Panel Tonneau Cover For Pickup Trucks

CleanTechnica

The idea of solar-powered vehicles is very appealing. In particular, concept vehicles with solar PV roofs and solar tonneau pickup truck covers get people giddy.

Sustainability leaders must celebrate the work of female mayors on racial equity

GreenBiz

Sustainability leaders must celebrate the work of female mayors on racial equity. Kimberly Lewis. Mon, 08/17/2020 - 01:00. Sustainability leaders are architects, designers, city planners, engineers, scientists, energy experts, lawyers, nonprofit leaders and business owners.

Pittsburgh leads in green energy with largest single sloped solar array in the US

Inhabitat - Innovation

The shift from non-renewable sources of energy to green energy continues to gain momentum

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WoodMac: A New Battery Chemistry Will Lead the Stationary Energy Storage Market by 2030

GreenTechMedia

Lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) will become increasingly popular for stationary energy storage applications, overtaking lithium-manganese-cobalt-oxide (NMC) within a decade, Wood Mackenzie shared in a new report.

Electric Cars Can Save Billions… And Prevent Thousands Of Premature Deaths Annually

CleanTechnica

Researchers at Northwestern University say increasing the number of electric cars on the road and increasing the amount of renewable energy could save the US $70 billion a year.

Why e-commerce retailers should increase transparency about their products

GreenBiz

Why e-commerce retailers should increase transparency about their products. Deonna Anderson. Fri, 08/21/2020 - 01:15. When shopping online, consumers are able to see a lot of information about a product. There’s the product description and specifications of an item.

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Atlantic has 10 times the microplastics previously thought

Inhabitat - Innovation

We knew it was bad. But a new study of plastic in the Atlantic Ocean reveals the pollution problem is ten times worse than scientists suspected

PV Plant Owned by First Solar Is Being Paid to Help Balance Chile’s Electric Grid

GreenTechMedia

Back in 2016, First Solar proved in a California pilot project that utility-scale solar farms can provide critical transmission grid services. Four years later, the leading U.S.-based

German State Requires Solar Panels On New, Non-Residential Buildings

CleanTechnica

German state of Baden-Württemberg follows basic logic and requires that all new non-residential buildings have solar panels on them.

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Why the District of Columbia is a leader in energy efficiency

GreenBiz

Why the District of Columbia is a leader in energy efficiency. Catherine Nabukalu. Wed, 08/19/2020 - 01:30. One of my favorite sessions from VERGE 2019 was a presentation by Amory Lovins on the expanding energy efficiency cornucopia.

Global warming could push air conditioning demand up 59%

Inhabitat - Innovation

As the planet warms, more people are relying on AC. But AC just contributes to more warming

New Mexico Utility PNM Wanted to Replace Coal Power with Gas. The State Went All-In on Solar and Storage [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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Unplugged Performance’s Body Kits For The Tesla Model 3 Improve Range By 13% At 70 MPH

CleanTechnica

A new study published by Tesla mod shop Unplugged Performance revealed an impressive 13.3% improvement in efficiency at 70 miles per hour as a result of installing just three bolt-on upgrades on a Tesla Model.

Ulta Beauty is bringing refillable containers back to the cosmetics industry

GreenBiz

Ulta Beauty is bringing refillable containers back to the cosmetics industry. Jesse Klein. Tue, 08/18/2020 - 02:00. The beauty industry has a plastic waste problem. And it knows it.

World's highest temperature, 130F, recorded in Death Valley

Inhabitat - Innovation

On Sunday, August 16, Death Valley reached 130°F

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Europe’s Latest Supergrid Plan Could Slash Offshore Wind Transmission Costs

GreenTechMedia

A heavyweight team led by renewables veteran Dr. Eddie O’Connor is pushing for a new grid infrastructure to link Europe’s wind and solar resource centers.

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Tesla Donated 350 Charging Stations To Parks Canada

CleanTechnica

Visiting a Parks Canada location in an electric vehicle is easier than ever before, thanks in part to Tesla's donation of hundreds of charging stations.

What the urban exodus in San Francisco bodes for car dependency and public transit

GreenBiz

What the urban exodus in San Francisco bodes for car dependency and public transit. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 08/19/2020 - 01:45. For someone living in San Francisco for over a decade, the latest numbers showing an exodus from the notoriously hard-to-live-in city are jaw-dropping.

DNC reverses pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies

Inhabitat - Innovation

The DNC has removed a pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies from its ledger of party demands