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3p Weekend: 7 Things You Need to Know About Tesla’s New Home Battery

Some headlines predicted that Tesla's new battery would "eliminate electricity bills," while others took it a step further saying it would "change the…
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Audi Aims To Burnish Green Brand With Its Own Clean Diesel

By creating its own clean diesel and other liquid fuels, Audi demonstrates how manufacturers can leverage clean energy technology to attract customers.
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Refrigeration Battery Could Lower Supermarket Energy Use By 40 Percent

The capacity to deliver continuous electricity for refrigeration is one of the central planks of the modern-day food distribution system. Enter Berkeley, California-based…
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Offshore Wind is (Finally) Coming to the U.S.

On Monday, Deepwater Wind broke ground on what's expected to be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. At a planned…
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Solar-Pedal Trike Fits the Niche Between Bikes and Cars

In the bicycle world there's a 'great blue ocean' of market opportunity. That’s the 80 percent of people who could be riding bicycles…
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Detroit Zoo Raising Funds to Turn Animal Poop Into Energy and Fertilizer

The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Economic Development Corp. launched a crowdfunding campaign for a biodigester that will produce energy from animal manure…
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Tesla is Taking Its Batteries Off the Road — and Putting Them in Business

High-end electric vehicle company Tesla Motors is plunging into the high stakes commercial and residential energy storage market in California.
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Report Charts Rise in Global EV Market, But U.S. Shows Troublesome Signs

A new electric vehicle market report from Frost & Sullivan charts the rise in global EV sales, but signs of sluggishness appear in…
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Energy Storage Emerges as Key to Solar Growth

Recipients of Bloomberg New Energy Finance's 'Energy Pioneer' awards, Greensmith and Stem are pioneering the use of intelligent energy storage systems in the…
Meet The Startups, People & Organizations That Will Transform Our Cities In the Next Decade

Urbantech Startups and the Cities of the Future

As urbanization increases, so does the need for smarter solutions in order to serve the needs of this increased population. Startups are using…
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Rethinking the Grid: Personal Power Stations, in Your Garage

The grid as we know it typically operates by tapping several different power sources and by keeping some back-up on the side just…
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‘Eye-Catching’ Gains in Renewable Energy Investment

The U.N. Environment Program's 2015 report is chock full of facts and figures testifying to ongoing growth in global renewable energy investment. Following…
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The Mining Industry’s Surprising Turn to Solar and Wind Energy

An embryonic corporate social responsibility (CSR) narrative is glimmering within the mining industry – one with seismic possibilities for international investment to turn…
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Clean Cars, Dirty Energy: Canada’s Electric Car Dilemma

Before you pick up the keys to a new electric vehicle, you may want to check where you live and where you get…
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MIT’s Climate CoLab Puts Big Money Up for Big Climate Concepts

“As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world — connected by the Internet — can work together to…