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Sep 22

Solar industry roiled by trade ruling that some fear could lead to tariffs

      Solar industry roiled by trade ruling that some fear could lead to tariffs By Chris Mooney and Steven Mufson September 2, 2017 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/09/22/solar-industry-roiled-by-trade-ruling-that-some-fear-could-lead-to-tariffs/   The U.S. solar industry was roiled on Friday by a unanimous ruling in a much watched international trade case — one that some industry leaders fear could lead to …

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Aug 15

Competing Interests Fight for Solar Energy Profits

Aug 06

Dirty energy’s quiet war on solar panels

Dirty energy’s quiet war on solar panels By Basav Sen August 5, 2017 http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/energy-environment/345450-dirty-energys-quiet-war-on-solar-panels Let’s say you’re thinking about switching to solar at home, but you’re concerned about the start-up costs. What if you received generous federal and state tax credits? That could help! Better still, what if you discover that during those hot, sunny …

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Jul 31

Utility Helps Wean Vermonters From the Electric Grid

          Utility Helps Wean Vermonters From the Electric Grid Green Mountain Power is trying to turn homes, neighborhoods and towns into virtual power plants, driven by economics as well as environmental goals. By Diane Cardwell July 29, 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/29/business/energy-environment/vermont-green-mountain-power-grid.html   In a new low-income development that replaced a trailer park here, …

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Jul 07

Volvo Electrifying Entire Lineup in 2019, But Gas Isn’t Dead

        Volvo Electrifying Entire Lineup in 2019, But Gas Isn’t Dead http://blog.caranddriver.com/volvo-electrifying-entire-lineup-in-2019-but-gas-isnt-dead/ Starting in 2019, every new Volvo will incorporate at least one electric motor in the drivetrain, although the news doesn’t spell sudden death for the company’s four-cylinder engines. President and CEO Håkan Samuelsson says this “marks the end of the …

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Jul 05

Long-Range EV Market Is Set to Get More Crowded by 2020

        120 pure EV models will be on the market by 2020 Demand set to rise as electric options increase Source: Bloomberg New Energy Finance The number of EV models available on the market is rising quickly. The first generation of battery electric vehicles were mostly smaller cars but numerous EV models …

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Jul 05

States yanking electric-car incentives and slapping on new fees to pay for infrastructure

                States yanking electric-car incentives and slapping on new fees to pay for infrastructure   http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/03/states-yank-electric-car-aid-add-new-fees-to-pay-for-infrastructure.html   A growing number of states are imposing new fees on electric vehicles as officials scrounge for ways to pay for infrastructure projects they say are long overdue. At least five states, …

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Jun 27

Study shows Wellfleet highly vulnerable to climate change

Study shows Wellfleet highly vulnerable to climate change By Teresa Parker http://capecod.wickedlocal.com/news/20170627/study-shows-wellfleet-highly-vulnerable-to-climate-change     WELLFLEET — Dune erosion, septic system failures, the retreat of salt marshes, salt water entering the fresh water supply, more frequent shellfish bed closures because of vibrio and norovirus outbreaks, more ticks and tick-borne illnesses, the loss of roads, beaches and …

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Jun 26

Cape Light Compact Residential Energy Efficiency Program

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Jun 23

2017 NISSAN LEAF

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