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Business Wire
Chevron’s Shawn Whitacre Selected as New Chairman of the ASTM Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification PanelSAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A.
Chevron’s Shawn Whitacre Selected as New Chairman of the ASTM Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division, today announced that Senior Staff Engineer Shawn Whitacre has been selected as the new chairman of the ASTM Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate actionAn MIT study is enabling EPA researchers to quantify economic, health and envir
Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate action
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
An MIT study is enabling EPA researchers to quantify economic, health and environmental benefits that could result from climate action. Credit: Paul Cryan/U.S. Geological Survey Since the 1990s, scientists and policymakers have proposed limiting... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Understanding the Market for EVs and High Octane Vehicles For Fuel Retailer​CYPRESS, Texas August 31, 2015; NACSonline reported that according to a recent
Understanding the Market for EVs and High Octane Vehicles For Fuel Retailer
The Auto Channel / Posted 3 days ago
​CYPRESS, Texas August 31, 2015; NACSonline reported that according to a recent report from Navigant Research, the rapidly changing market for electric vehicles (EVs) – including hybrids (HEVs), plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and battery electric vehicles... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Rep. Jared Polis hosting climate change roundtable at CUColorado's approach to climate change will be the topic of a roundtable hosted
Rep. Jared Polis hosting climate change roundtable at CU
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
Colorado's approach to climate change will be the topic of a roundtable hosted by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., Monday morning at the University of Colorado Law School. Polis will host Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Colorado energy leaders from... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J.’s push for offshore wind farms loses steamA few years ago, New Jersey’s political leaders laid out a vision: acres of gia
N.J.’s push for offshore wind farms loses steam
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
A few years ago, New Jersey’s political leaders laid out a vision: acres of giant wind turbines, rising like a modern flotilla in the Atlantic, their white blades spun by ocean gusts, generating clean renewable energy just beyond the horizon at the... Read more
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Business Insider
BMW's latest innovation claims to cut down on fuel costs — but it's only available to drivers in a small town in OregonIt was energy savings that Matt Ginsberg, Connected Signals’ CEO, stressed most
BMW's latest innovation claims to cut down on fuel costs — but it's only available to drivers in a small town in Oregon
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
It was energy savings that Matt Ginsberg, Connected Signals’ CEO, stressed most when I called him to speak about the app. As Jeff Gonder—a researcher whom Ginsberg pointed me toward—and his colleagues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have... Read more
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Plastics and Rubber Weekly
Researchers probe microbes for a future plastics building blockMicrobes commonly found in moist, natural environments could eventually be a so
Researchers probe microbes for a future plastics building block
Plastics and Rubber Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Microbes commonly found in moist, natural environments could eventually be a source of ethylene, the building block for polyethylene resin and many other polymers. Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Eye on the EnvironmentProfessional marketers trying to introduce new products have a dilemma. Potenti
Eye on the Environment
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Professional marketers trying to introduce new products have a dilemma. Potential customers may be reluctant to switch their brand preference or try a different item or subscribe to a new service without a tremendous bargain. The problem comes when... Read more
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Denver Post
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric carsBoulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric cars
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
Boulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the opportunity to purchase discounted home solar systems and electric vehicles. The Solar Benefits Colorado program, launched this week, offers homeowners an estimated 15... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric carsBoulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric cars
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 8 days ago
Boulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the opportunity to purchase discounted home solar systems and electric vehicles. The Solar Benefits Colorado program, launched this week, offers homeowners an estimated 15... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric carsBoulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the
Boulder County to offer discounted solar panels, electric cars
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
Boulder County is joining with Adams and Denver counties to offer residents the opportunity to purchase discounted home solar systems and electric vehicles. The Solar Benefits Colorado program, launched this week, offers homeowners an estimated 15... Read more
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Slate
This App Lets Drivers Know When a Red Light Is AheadThe citizen’s guide to the future. There is one BMW dealership in Eugene, Oreg
This App Lets Drivers Know When a Red Light Is Ahead
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. There is one BMW dealership in Eugene, Oregon, but it never seemed like a BMW town to me. Though I haven’t been back in years, I remember it as a sleepy place, a haven for recovering hippies. So I was surprised to... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Revolutionary solar windows could generate 50 times more energy than regular PVs Solar windows are primarily organic, made from carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and
Revolutionary solar windows could generate 50 times more energy than regular PVs
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 10 days ago
Solar windows are primarily organic, made from carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen. The different layers in these organic photovoltaics allows for energy collection... Read more
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PhysOrg
IT industry's renewable energy procurement is significant, set to climbThe percentage of renewable electricity purchased by U.S. companies in the info
IT industry's renewable energy procurement is significant, set to climb
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
The percentage of renewable electricity purchased by U.S. companies in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector is growing and will likely increase significantly by the start of the next decade, according to a first-ever analysis by... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder launches online solar toolA new online tool developed by the city of Boulder and Mapdwell, a clean-tech s
Boulder launches online solar tool
Colorado Daily / Posted 14 days ago
A new online tool developed by the city of Boulder and Mapdwell, a clean-tech spinoff from M.I.T., will allow Boulder residents and business owners to understand the solar potential of their property and connect with solar resources. "For many... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder launches online solar toolA new online tool developed by the city of Boulder and Mapdwell, a clean-tech s
Boulder launches online solar tool
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 14 days ago
A new online tool developed by the city of Boulder and Mapdwell, a clean-tech spinoff from M.I.T., will allow Boulder residents and business owners to understand the solar potential of their property and connect with solar resources. "For many... Read more
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Business Insider
One of Apple's top designers says the car industry is 'at the bottom of a trough'In a wide-ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal, which also covers fas
One of Apple's top designers says the car industry is 'at the bottom of a trough'
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
In a wide-ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal, which also covers fashion, apps, and fountain pens, the 51-year-old Australian strongly criticised the state of modern cars, choosing them as his "pet peeve." "There were moments when cars... Read more
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PhysOrg
US distributed solar prices fell 10 to 20 percent in 2014, with trends continuing into 2015The installed price of distributed solar photovoltaic power systems in the Unit
US distributed solar prices fell 10 to 20 percent in 2014, with trends continuing into 2015
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
The installed price of distributed solar photovoltaic power systems in the United States continues to fall precipitously. This is according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, an annual PV cost tracking report produced by the Department of... Read more
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Newswise
U.S. Distributed Solar Prices Fell 10 to 20 Percent in 2014, with Trends Continuing into 2015 Latest “Tracking the Sun” report highlights progress in lowering solar soft co
U.S. Distributed Solar Prices Fell 10 to 20 Percent in 2014, with Trends Continuing into 2015
Newswise / Posted 22 days ago
Latest “Tracking the Sun” report highlights progress in lowering solar soft costs Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Berkeley, CA — The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Detail on deal for solar farm slips out: 5¢Entergy Arkansas intends to pay a little more than 5 cents per kilowatt-hour fo
Detail on deal for solar farm slips out: 5¢
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Entergy Arkansas intends to pay a little more than 5 cents per kilowatt-hour for electricity from a proposed solar farm near Stuttgart. The amount was mentioned at a July 30 meeting of the Arkansas Public Service Commission and is one of the few... Read more
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PhysOrg
NREL report examines energy use in cities and proposes next steps for energy innovationWhat U.S. cities are doing to reduce their energy use is outlined in a new repo
NREL report examines energy use in cities and proposes next steps for energy innovation
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
What U.S. cities are doing to reduce their energy use is outlined in a new report from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that sets the stage for broader discussion and analysis. Given increasing urbanization and... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Clean power plan boosts windfarmsOn August 3rd, President Barack Obama and EPA Director Gina McCarthy announced
Clean power plan boosts windfarms
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
On August 3rd, President Barack Obama and EPA Director Gina McCarthy announced EPA's release of the final version of the Clean Power Plan, establishing the first U.S. limits on carbon pollution. We applaud the Administration for taking this step. The... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
EPA's Clean Power Plan promises to save Michigan lives and improve quality of lifeThere are many numbers tossed around when discussing final rules for the federa
EPA's Clean Power Plan promises to save Michigan lives and improve quality of life
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 30 days ago
There are many numbers tossed around when discussing final rules for the federal Clean Power Plan, which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released Monday. Most significant to me is 3,600 fewer premature deaths and 90,000 fewer childhood... Read more
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PC Advisor
Clinton plan to power U.S. homes with renewable energy in 10 years is doable Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week spelled out her
Clinton plan to power U.S. homes with renewable energy in 10 years is doable
PC Advisor / Posted a month ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week spelled out her renewable energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Firm Secures U.S. Grant for Mini-Grid ProjectONE of Tanzania's largest renewable power solutions firm Rex Energy, secured a
Local Firm Secures U.S. Grant for Mini-Grid Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
ONE of Tanzania's largest renewable power solutions firm Rex Energy, secured a grant from the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for a mini-grid project in the Lake Victoria Islands. With only 1 per cent of the Island's population having access... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ethylene production via sunlight opens door to futureNREL scientist Jianping Yu holds a petri dish of cyanobacteria culture being gr
Ethylene production via sunlight opens door to future
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
NREL scientist Jianping Yu holds a petri dish of cyanobacteria culture being grown in his lab. He is working to cultivate various genetically engineered strains to promote ethylene production. Credit: Dennis Schroeder Here's the future of ethylene... Read more
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Business Wire
How SolarWindow is Bringing World’s First-Their-Kind Electricity-Generating Windows to Market – August 20th WebcastCOLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDW) wi
How SolarWindow is Bringing World’s First-Their-Kind Electricity-Generating Windows to Market – August 20th Webcast
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDW) will host a special webcast - SolarWindow™: Power Reinvented - on August 20, 2015 where, for the first time ever, participants will learn exactly how and when the company... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The world's first wind farm Towards 2000 captured the birth of modern renewable wind power in 1981. Rela
The world's first wind farm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
Towards 2000 captured the birth of modern renewable wind power in 1981. Related Stories People have been harnessing the energy in the wind pretty much since since the beginning of civilisation. Using the wind to... Read more

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