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SNL Energy: Utility-Scale Solar has All-Time Best Year With Over 3.7 GW Installed in 2014 

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:24
With more than 3.7 GW installed, 2014 was the best year yet for utility-scale solar installations, besting the nearly 3.4 GW installed in 2013 by 10% and bringing the U.S. to a total of 10.6 GW of operating utility-scale solar capacity.
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Japan's FCO Power Inc. Develops Next-Generation Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack for Residential Fuel Cell Systems.

Thu, 2015-02-26 23:44
The total thickness of a single cell and separator is just 0.4 mm, which is approximately one tenth the thickness of conventional technology. Because it is so thin, The Printed Fuel Cell (™) achieves 5 kW/L, which is the highest level in the world.
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Berkeley Lab: First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide's Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth's Surface.

Thu, 2015-02-26 19:11
Researchers link rising CO2 levels from fossil fuels to an upward trend in radiative forcing at two locations.
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Germany Trade and Invest: Is Germany Heading for a Hydrogen-fuelled Future?

Wed, 2015-02-25 21:04
A filling station for hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicles in Berlin is just one of the latest additions to a network which is set to number 50 by the end of the year. This means Germany will be the first country with a basic hydrogen filling station network – one that will stretch from the North Sea to the Alps.
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Apple to Buy Industry-Leading 130 MW of Solar Power from First Solar.

Wed, 2015-02-11 18:35
A 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA), the largest agreement in the industry to provide clean energy to a commercial end user.
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PG&E Proposes 25,000 EV Chargers in California.

Tue, 2015-02-10 17:52
This program would be the largest deployment of EV charging stations in the country.
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Safe Lithium Batteries with New Nonflammable Electrolyte.

Tue, 2015-02-10 00:49
Electrolytes used in conventional lithium batteries are flammable, and incidents of fires have been reported, usually due to thermal runaway. Blue Current's electrolyte will evaporate, but won't burn.
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Will the Keystone XL Pipeline Help the Declining Oil Industry?

Mon, 2015-02-09 23:02
Too much additional oil for a saturated market or cost-saving oil delivery?
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The U.S. Still on Sustainable Energy Path.

Thu, 2015-02-05 16:26
The third annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook shows that U.S. deployment of sustainable energy increased as prices continued to fall and that investment in U.S. clean energy grew at a higher rate.
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The UK Government is Offering Grants for Seven Fully Functional, Hydrogen Refueling Stations

Tue, 2015-02-03 04:27
Grant funding of GBP 3.5 million ($5.3 million) will be provided through the scheme to develop up to seven new, fully functional, hydrogen refueling stations, with a further GBP 2 million ($3 million) being made available to upgrade up to eight existing ‘demonstration’ stations.
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