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Biofuel Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Legislative Changes to the RFS

Renewable Energy World Editors July 6, 2015 A consortium of biofuel companies sent a letter to members of Congress, urging them to reject proposals that would repeal or “reform” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The were particula...
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US Solar Production Is Being Vastly Underreported

Vince Font, Contributing Editor July 6, 2015 Good news abounds in the solar energy industry. Recently, California became the first state to source more than five percent of its electricity from solar power. But according to the Sola...
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German Wind-to-Hydrogen Plant Takes Car-Fuel Battle to Tesla

Alex Webb, Bloomberg July 6, 2015

After decades of research, Linde AG says the elements needed to make hydrogen-fuelled cars a viable challenger to Tesla Inc’s battery-driven vehicles are finally falling into place.

Wave Energy Week Will Mix Marine Energy Developers with Traditional Hydropower

Gregory Poindexter, HydroWorld.com July 2, 2015

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Democrat, has proclaimed “July 13-17, 2015 to be Oregon Wave Week in Oregon and encourages all Oregonians to join in this observance.”

 

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California Power Bill Overhaul Threatens Home Solar Growth

Mark Chediak, Bloomberg July 2, 2015

California is poised to overhaul the way consumers pay for power in a move that could slow the growth of solar in the state.

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Germany Gives Dirtiest Coal Plants Six Years for Phase Out

Stefan Nicola and Tino Andresen, Bloomberg July 2, 2015 German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said 13 percent of power stations burning lignite, a cheap form of coal, would be phased out by 2021 under a program to cut power industry pollution...

Global Geothermal Alliance Concept One Step Further


Leslie Blodgett, Geothermal Energy Association July 1, 2015 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) convened roughly 60 stakeholders in June in Nairobi to finalize the concept of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) and exchange views on...

France Continues Exploring Energy Storage

Andrew Burger, Contributor July 1, 2015 French electric utility EDF (Electricité de France) is evaluating use of an advanced Li-ion battery storage system for grid frequency regulation at its Concept Grid Lab. Located south of ...

Clean Energy Companies Beat the Stock Market

Matthew Winkler, Bloomberg View July 1, 2015 Stocks of clean-energy companies are proving to be better investments than those of companies that produce most of the Western Hemisphere's power, and are outperforming the rest of the st...

Testing Heats Up at Sandia's Solar Tower

Rebecca Brock, Sandia National Lab July 1, 2015 Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working to lower the cost of solar energy systems and improve efficiencies in a big way, thanks to a system of small particles. This month,...

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