Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The UAE Has Become A Cleantech Hub, Because Of Leadership (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

It’s very easy to slam oil & gas giants for their role in global emissions and their hesitance to give up luxurious lifestyles and steady revenue streams — not to mention conspiratorial tricks and scams when those are at play, which they sometimes are. But there are also a couple of things to consider

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Local Politicians Throwing India Solar Power Plans Into Chaos

Customs officials in India have suddenly decided that imported solar panels are subject to import duties totaling 10.5%. So far, the national government has not taken steps to resolve the issue.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

Lancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to 17%, the city has made its commitment to solar the basis of its economic rebirth. Today it is home to the BYD truck and bus factory, which just finished an expansion that tripled its original size

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A “Vision of Hell” In Portugal

Over weekend, on the way back  from Porto, we had a “vision of hell” — it had been a long time since we had such a stressful road trip. At 4:00 pm on Sunday, we decided to go back earlier than usual, as storm Ophelia was said to arrive to our shores during the night. The weather was unusually hot, 35°C, and windy

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Voyage (Udacity Spinoff) Testing Self-Driving Vehicles In San Jose Retirement Community

The self-driving vehicle tech firm Voyage, which spun off from Udacity earlier in 2017, has begun testing autonomous cars in a San Jose retirement community, according to recent reports

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How States & Cities Can Unlock Local Clean Energy

Yesterday’s news about the Paris Climate Accords has provoked a groundswell of commitments for local action on climate change. But what can cities actually do in the absence of federal support?

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European Spending On Energy Efficient Building Technologies In 2026 To Near $112 Billion

Already a global leader in building sustainability legislation and initiatives, the European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 billion in 2017 to $111.9 billion in 2026. 

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