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Best Solar Websites 2018

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:38 pm by Tom Gardner

Take a look at the winners of the Best Solar Energy Websites in 2018. Among many experts in the industry, Solar Organisations, Solar E-Magazines, and Solar Blogs are awarded and praised for continuing to encourage the use Solar Energy for a sustainable and clean environment.

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More Energy Savings at the Sewer District

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:38 pm by Tom Gardner

The District has also implemented projects to generate renewable energy such as cogenerating heat and power from gas produced during wastewater treatment, hosted a solar project and buying less expensive solar energy, and constructed small wind turbines. Overall, the District produces or uses 65 …

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US Sun World to harness solar power for California ranches

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:37 pm by Tom Gardner

Fruit company Sun World has announced plans to install 921 kilowatts (kW) of solar-powered photovoltaic (PV) facilities at four new ranches in California's Central Valley. This project should allow the group to have 10% of its power generated by on-site energy sources in efforts to reduce dependency on …

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Porsche Planning 500 Very Fast Chargers for Mission E in the US

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:21 pm by Tom Gardner

Porsche has long boasted that its Mission E electric car will be able to recoup 250 miles of range in just 15 minutes—far quicker than any Tesla—thanks to its exclusive (and expensive) 800-volt vehicle architecture and the high-power charging hardware to match. But what would be the point of that …

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Beijing Auto show highlights e cars designed for China

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:21 pm by Tom Gardner

Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at a Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future. General Motors displayed five all-electric models Wednesday including a concept …

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Say hello to the iX3 BMW's 'first' electric car

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:21 pm by Tom Gardner

This, the iX3 all-electric version of the X3 SUV, is BMW's first electric car. Hang on, you might say, isn't there are little thing called the i3 electric car running around? Been on sale for a few years now? Well, yes it has but BMW makes the point that the i3 is specifically an i-badged model, so part of the …

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Last Word Are you cooking with gas

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:20 pm by Tom Gardner

Builders are already up in arms against such a switch. And, much of the state's electricity is generated at gas-fired power plants. But industry analysts note companies and investors are embracing clean energy because utilities can buy and store solar-generated electricity more cheaply than natural gas.

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OP ED Project Aims To Improve Lake Elsinore Water Quality

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:18 pm by Tom Gardner

This allows surplus renewable solar and wind energy to be "stored" in the reservoir and used when it's needed by consumers. As a new member of LESJWA's TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) Task Force, Kahlen noted his team is excited to see how LEAPS can help achieve the objectives of this …

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Walmart seals 300MW of US wind PPAs in South Dakota

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:18 pm by Tom Gardner

Cumulatively, the new wind and solar projects will double Walmart's renewable energy use in the US. The company's internal goal is that renewables supply 50% of its global energy requirements by 2025. The power off-take deals are the second and third this year involving wind energy in South Dakota …

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Letter A renewable city

Posted: April 24th, 2018 at 10:17 pm by Tom Gardner

On May 14, the city council will vote on whether to commit the city to 100 percent renewable energy. The proposal is that Concord obtain all electricity from renewable sources by 2030, and 100 percent renewable thermal energy and clean transportation by 2050. Concord would be the fourth New …

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