Posts Tagged ‘EV’

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Duke Energy Obtains New Solar Project

Posted on January 25th, 2011 by

Duke Energy acquires new solar project, the fourth such undertaking in North Carolina on behalf of the company. Also the benefits of EVs equipped with LED bulbs and new biodiesel facility underway.
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Exclusive EV Race Scheduled in England

Posted on January 21st, 2011 by

Obama's plan to make low-income family homes more energy efficient reaches halfway milestone and England schedules EV race while EPA administrator Gina McCarthy prepares to speak at energy conference.
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The DOE Finalizes Funding for Energy Storage Project

Posted on December 24th, 2010 by

Lawmakers may be a house divided over the state of renewables and energy legislation, but Washington DC has joined the green movement. The city is adopting LED street lights that are not only more efficient, but cheaper. Also, see how technology is adapting to new energy standards.
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Abengoa Solar’s Solana Project Finalizes Funding

Posted on December 22nd, 2010 by

Abengoa Solar company has finally finalized the funding for their large-scale solar project, Solana. Also, Honda plans to test public EV charging stations to improve the infrastructure for electric vehicles.
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One Family’s Success with Solar Panels

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by

The Koziel's household has all the modern-day luxuries imaginable- beachfront location, hot tub, and of course high-tech electronics. All these amenities proved expensive when it came time to pay the electricity bill. See how the installation of solar panels eased their burden.
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Proposed Tax Credit Could Extend Benefits for Clean Energy

Posted on December 14th, 2010 by

The Senate has proposed a tax credit that could lead to greater development in solar and wind projects. Increased investments in the industries can create more green jobs and keep the industry growing. Also, California takes steps to ensure a clear path for plug-ins and China designs world's largest single-building PV system for its transportation hub.
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The Vatican City Named Greenest Nation

Posted on December 10th, 2010 by

Vatican City is named the world's most energy efficient states due to its new installation of solar panels that enables it to create the most solar energy per capita. Also, the DOE awards U.S. manufacturers with energy efficiency certificate.
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Qatar World Cup To Include Solar Powered Soccer Stadiums

Posted on December 9th, 2010 by

The DOE plans to merge with other committees to promote the export of clean energy. Also, Qatar steps up to challengers with solar-powered air conditioned stadium for the 2022 Soccer World Cup.
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Seattle Developer Builds Home for LEED Certification

Posted on December 8th, 2010 by

Greenfab, a Seattle based developer, has begun construction on the city's first modular home in hopes to achieve LEED certification. Also, Chinese policymakers have set ambitious goals for the future of renewable energy. And the U.S. completed construction on the country's largest photovoltaic farm.
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Nissan LEAF Falls Short on Mileage Promises

Posted on November 25th, 2010 by

The EPA has determined that the Nissan LEAF is not capable of driving the promised 100 miles on a single charge. In fact, given real time conditions, the mileage fell short significantly. Also, luxury car brands are now promoting their energy efficient vehicles to today's younger, environmentally conscious buyers.
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Philadelphia Eagles Score Touchdown for Energy Efficiency

Posted on November 22nd, 2010 by

NFL team, Philadelphia Eagles, redesign stadium for self-generating renewable energy capabilities. Also, Maryland hockey team to install solar panels onto ice arena in one of the state's largest single rooftop solar installments.