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UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 12 minutes ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 12 minutes ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
China To Offer Tax Breaks On Electric Cars, Mostly To Local Brands Reuters Aug 29, 2014
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 12 minutes ago - scientificamerican.com
'China announced on Friday additional policy support for electric car purchases, offering tax breaks predominantly for cars made by Chinese automakers. The list of tax breaks, posted on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology,...'
Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog Aug 13, 2014 Reuters
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 17 minutes ago - scientificamerican.com
'The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth'
Terry Macalister The Guardian, Thursday 28 August 2014 09.11 EDT
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, government )

Ruth
- 32 minutes ago - theguardian.com
'Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.'
Cheaper Solar Cells With a New Salt Cadmium Chloride Is Dangerous--and Expensive Aug 19, 2014 |By Joseph Bennington-Castro
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, concept, design, energy, discovery, environment, performance, safety, habitat )

Ruth
- 2 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
'Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical....Magnesium chloride is also nontoxic, abundant and costs about 300 times less than cadmium chloride. It can even be applied with a cheap spray coater purchased on the Web.'
China Sunergy Facing Challenges SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | JUNE 12, 2014 BY BLAPE
Business  (tags: business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 16 days ago - solartribune.com
"Worldwide, Chinese solar energy companies face challenges from increased regulation. China's sometimes stormy relationships with immediate neighbors, including sparring with Japan and Vietnam over energy-rich islands in the China Sea has slowed..."
New Tax on Solar Imports Into the U.S. SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | JUNE 18, 2014 BY BLAPE |
Business  (tags: business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, america, china )

Ruth
- 17 days ago - solartribune.com
'The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it added import duties to Chinese manufacturers' solar panels and related items.'
China's Shunfeng Continues Grand Solar Plans, Buys 30% Stake in US Energy Storage Company Feifei Shen, Bloomberg August 08, 20
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, USA, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investing, sustainable development, labor, research, science, tech, study )

Ruth
- 17 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
'BEIJING -- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., a Hong Kong-based maker of solar products, said its unit SF Suntech Inc. will buy a 30 percent stake in U.S. energy storage company Powin Energy Corp. for $25 million.'
At Ford Headquarters, Electric Cars To Be Charged By Solar Canopy Parking Lot BY ARI PHILLIPS POSTED ON AUGUST 14, 2014 AT 3:32
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, good news, green building, investing, sustainable development, usa, world )

Ruth
- 17 days ago - thinkprogress.org
'Ford is planning to build a solar canopy covering 360 parking spaces at their world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan near Detroit. The company, which is teaming with DTE Energy, will spend roughly $5 million to construct the 1.038 megawatt project,..'!
 
 
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