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US Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Nearly Double In 2013

Sales of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles almost doubled in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013, with an 84 percent jump to 96,600…
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3 Ways to Cure the Inefficiencies of Gift Giving

The holiday season is the most wasteful time of the year. Americans throw away 25 percent more trash during the Thanksgiving to New…
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Four Facts that Demonstrate Clean Energy is on the Rise

Rapid developments in clean energy have changed our energy landscape and brought us into a new age of energy. These surprising facts demonstrate…
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SXSWeco Interview: Jose Beceiro, Austin Chamber on Clean Energy and the Pecan Street Project

In 2013, the Austin Chamber was recognized as the top cleantech chamber in the nation by Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE)…
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Abengoa Secures Financing to Complete Europe’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Complex

At 100 MW and producing at half-planned capacity -- enough to supply some 104,000 households -- Abengoa secured financing to complete the Extremadura…
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Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…
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Google Buys 240MW of Wind Power in Texas

In its latest renewable energy buy, Google announced Tuesday that it will purchase the entire 240-megawatt output of a wind farm in the…
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US Navy Invests $30 Million In Hawaii’s Renewable Energy

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced recently that it will invest $30 million in Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program that funds the…
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Friday Fun: 4 Unexpected Energy Creators

 By Keith Patterson Renewable energy has seen significant growth over the past decade. While the most obvious projects use wind and solar to…
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Plastic-Dissolving Spray Could Shrink Landfills

PlasTek, a plastic-dissolving spray, was the brain child of some BYU students, and now it is poised to reduce landfill volume, degrade plastics…
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Kuwait Petroleum International Issues First Annual Sustainability Report

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8), a subsidiary of a state-owned Kuwaiti company, has issued its first sustainability report.
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HBO “Real Sports” Update on Donald Trump v. Scotland Wind Farm Airs Tonight

HBO covers the saga of Donald Trump and his tiff with the Scottish government over plans to build more wind farms tonight on…
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Finally: Obama Green Lights Solar Panels on White House Roof

President Obama has finally allowed retrofitting the White House roof to allow for solar panels.
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Samsung Continues Global Renewable Energy Investment with Solar in Canada

Samsung Renewable Energy inked a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. to open a solar module and power voltage manufacturing plant in Ontario.
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Panasonic Among Many Companies Ahead of Obama on Climate Change

Panasonic is among the global companies taking climate change more seriously, Obama's speech last week notwithstanding.