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Oct 12

NRDC’s Fifth Annual Energy Report: AMERICA’S CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

Oct 08

Alternative energy: Powering a brighter future

Alternative energy: Powering a brighter future https://www.merrilledge.com/article/alternative-energy-global-trends   Renewable sources like solar and wind could be critical to meeting the planet’s soaring demand for energy — and addressing the growing threats from climate change and pollution.    Key points As the world’s energy needs grow, alternative — or renewable — sources will increase in importance …

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Oct 05

Tidal turbine test site at Cape Cod Canal gets green light

  Tidal turbine test site at Cape Cod Canal gets green light By Ethan Genter Oct 4, 2017  http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20171004/tidal-turbine-test-site-at-cape-cod-canal-gets-green-light An example of the type of turbine that might be tested at a tidal test site that will be installed by the Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative on the Cape Cod Canal. The project received approval from …

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Oct 04

How the EV Tax Credit Works

        How the EV Tax Credit Works June 23, 2017 at 4:27 pm by Bengt Halvorson https://blog.caranddriver.com/how-the-ev-tax-credit-works/ To take advantage of tax credits currently being offered on the purchase of electric or hybrid vehicles, first—obviously—you must buy or lease an electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid for your own personal use. If it’s …

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Oct 04

2017 Chevrolet Volt in Depth: The Plug-In We Want

      In-depth Review 2017 Chevrolet Volt in Depth: The Plug-In We Want It’s electrifying! October 2017 By ANNIE WHITE https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-chevrolet-volt-in-depth-model-review   Overall Rating: The Volt was the first of its kind when it hit the market in 2010, and it has been at the top of the pack ever since. With a class-demolishing …

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Sep 30

Bay State named No. 1 in energy efficiency

Bay State named No. 1 in energy efficiency   September 29, 2017 http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170929/bay-state-named-no-1-in-energy-efficiency Massachusetts has been named the most energy efficient state in the country by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy for the seventh straight year. “As Massachusetts continues to make historic investments and progress in clean energy development, energy efficiency remains the …

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Sep 25

Can the New Nissan Leaf Transform Electric-Vehicle Market?

Can the New Nissan Leaf Transform Electric-Vehicle Market?   By Justin Worland September 22, 2017 http://time.com/4951179/can-nissan-leaf-transform-electric-vehicle-market/   Driving the new Nissan Leaf will take an uninitiated electric-car operator–like me–by surprise. During a two-day test drive on Washington, D.C.–area streets and highways, the Leaf accelerated fast, ran silently and allowed me to use a feature letting …

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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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