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World’s Tallest Solar Tower Take Shape in Israel

Construction is now underway on the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station, where a vacant stretch of the Negev desert in Israel will be…
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Electrify Africa: Balancing Energy Access and Long-Term Sustainability

New energy development, spurred by the recently passed Electrify Africa Act, is set to significantly increase access to affordable power for millions throughout…
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China to Build World’s Largest Waste-to-Energy Plant

When China tries to tackle a problem, they often do it in the largest way possible. The latest example is the plan to…
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Net-Zero Model Home Improves Energy Efficiency

A model net-zero home in Maryland reports improved efficiency and an increased energy surplus in its second full year of testing.
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Bloomberg: EVs Will Be 35% Of New Car Sales By 2040 – Reasonable?

Analysts for Bloomberg New Energy Finance predict that electric vehicles will comprise 35 percent of global new car sales by 2040. Do the…
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3p Weekend: Fruits and Veggies Turned Into Packaging

Check out these innovative ideas that cut down on both food waste and packaging -- talk about a win-win!
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A Quest for Biofuels May Also Yield Food Security

Critics routinely dismiss the future of biofuels but, at the same time, fail to offer an alternative to fossil fuels.
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Norway’s Announces $1.2 Billion Offshore Wind Project

Norway just announced a 1 billion euro (US$1.2 billion) offshore wind project that would be one of the largest in the world.
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Cars Can Help Us Understand Voluntary Carbon Prices

The price of carbon offsets can be quite perplexing. After all, a ton of carbon reduced is of benefit to the climate, regardless…
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3p Weekend: 5 Crazy Ideas to Eradicate Climate Change

Love 'em or hate 'em, you can't accuse these ideas of being boring.
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Prologis Makes the Business Case for Investing in Solar

Warehouse owner Prologis has long been engaged in the solar industry, and it's now America's second largest corporate solar power generator after Walmart.
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Silly Koch Brothers, You Can’t Kill The Electric Car

Rumor has it that the Koch brothers will try to kill the electric car, but they are facing an uphill battle.
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Stockholm Wants To Ditch Fossil Fuels By 2050

Sweden's capital is out to completely eliminate its use of fossil fuels by 2050, and local leaders say "the city is well on…
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Electric Vehicle Chargers: Grid Devils or Energy Angels?

The question of whether the grid can cope with the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is an important one.
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Power in the Sahara: World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens in Morocco

The king of Morocco officially launched the first phase of the world's largest concentrated solar power plant, the Noor Complex. When finished, the…
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