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HydroWorld.com - May 15, 2014

Mr. Harris Goes to Washington: Hydropower's Exciting Progress

It was said that when the State of Oklahoma asked its favorite son, Will Rogers, if they might sculpt his likeness for inclusion in the United States Capitol's statuary, the cowboy...

Rhone Resch - May 09, 2014

Private Sector Investment in Solar Poised to Explode

Talk about the perfect Mother’s Day present for Mother Earth. Today, President Obama announced at a Walmart in California that 300 leading U.S. companies have taken the “solar pledge,”...

Doug Young - April 28, 2014

China Electric Vehicle Manufacturer Relies on Government Support

I gave quite a bit of attention a few days ago to U.S. electric vehicle (EV) sensation Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA), so it’s only fair that I follow up by writing about China’s homegrown EV...

Chris Williams, HeatSpring - April 25, 2014

How to Use Cheap Sensors and Mobile Phones to Make People Care about Energy Waste

Visibility of energy use is not enough to get people to change their actions, we still need to find a way to make people care and compel them to act. At last week’s Cleanweb Hackathon...

Doug Young - April 24, 2014

Tesla Makes Smooth Drive Into China

I have to give my congratulations to new energy car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) for creating the kind of buzz and excitement this week that only names like Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and smartphone...

John Farrell - April 22, 2014

The Opportunity to Overturn Three Costly Values in Our Energy System

Earlier this year I worked as an election judge for the city of Minneapolis.  It was the city’s second experience with ranked choice voting, a system where instead of voting for a single...

Rhone Resch - April 17, 2014

Building-Integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Proving Popular

For some parts of the United States, such as Upper Michigan, the winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in recorded history. In Marquette, for example, the average temperature was a tundra-like...

J. Eric Mathis - April 07, 2014

Open Innovation & Solar: A New Horizon Emerges in the Heart of Coal Country

Many visions have been laid out and developed over the years that point towards what economist Jeremy Rifken calls the Third Industrial Revolution: a network economy where the entire...

Jennifer Runyon - March 28, 2014

From the Editor: Energy Storage Gives Us The Power of Flexibility

#rewvideoid=3326897357001# When we consider the rapid rise of energy storage technology that we are witnessing all across the globe, it is key that we remember all of the reasons that...

Jennifer Runyon - March 21, 2014

ExxonMobil Acknowledges Climate Change to Shareholders

We don’t cover climate change news all that much here on RenewableEnergyWorld.com. The reason for that is that we view climate change as just one bullet point in a list of reasons why...

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