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Can low-income housing be energy-efficient and affordable?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>In Ann Arbor, Michigan, the local housing commission is completing floor-by-floor renovations in the five-story Baker Commons public housing facility with the goal of reducing energy use at least 20 percent. In Pittsburgh, Uptown Lofts — affordable housing opened in …

Housing

Oilprice: Utilities get aggressive against solar industry

Now that solar power is reaching prime time, the fossil fuel industry is doing all that it can to stop its growth.<p>For many years solar was on the periphery, installed by early adopters and helped along by government subsidy. But over the last several years, solar has emphatically become mainstream. …

Is Sweden's 'green miracle' a model for the rest of the world?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1217000/1217716_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524674831_5ef3be260a7acaad7eafde592bbe7a73<p><b>In the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement, many countries will be looking to curb their emissions while continuing to grow their</b> …

Mark Jacobson: Barriers to 100% Clean Energy are Social and Political, Not Technical or Economic

As world leaders prepare to gather in Paris for a landmark climate summit, a new analysis from Stanford University and University of California …

Clean Energy

SunPower Offers Customers the Most Efficient Solar Panels Commercially Available Today | SunPower Solar Blog

Updated Nov. 12, 2015<p><i>Editor's note: Because we are aware that many SunPower panels being produced and shipped to customers have a higher efficiency</i> …

Solar Energy Pros and Cons

When it comes to solar energy pros and cons, we've heard it all: It's for hippies, it's too expensive or it doesn't work. Yet more solar energy …

An Entire Colorado Town Just Went Off-Grid for 100% of their Energy

Aspen, CO – One American city just made a remarkable achievement, becoming one of three U.S. cities that run on 100 percent renewable energy.<p>After …

Blog | SunPower by Positive Energy Solar

What is Net Metering? Put simply, net metering is a utility billing mechanism available in New Mexico that offers a credit to residential and …

Google Straps Aclima Sensors To Street View Cars To Map Air Pollution

If a city knows what intersections are full of smog, it could add trees or change stop light schedules to improve the air its citizens breathe. Google Earth’s Outreach program that equips nonprofits and public-benefit organizations with data wants to give the world these insights.<p>So today, Google …

Google Earth

Seven Technologies That Will Save the Earth

<b>By Eunsun Cho</b><p>American environmentalist Lester Brown recently noted in the latest issue of <i>World Policy Journal</i> that a transition to renewable energy …

E-waste

SunPower by Positive Energy Solar

SunPower by Positive Energy Solar. 5,809 likes · 25 talking about this · 56 were here. Thinking about going solar? Think Positive! Better products. …

Reader View: PNM’s got a stuck-in-the-past, stay-the-course plan

You can’t miss all the news about the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s plan to replace power from an aging power plant with — <i>you guessed it</i> — …

Germany's Green Energy Is an Expensive Success

It's easy to declare Germany's ambitious policy of moving to clean energy from fossil fuels, while at the same time abandoning nuclear power, a …

Q&A: How to ‘Unlock the Power of the Demand Side of the Meter as a Grid Resource’

Advanced Microgrid Systems, a company almost no one had heard of until last fall, announced a landmark partnership with SunEdison this week to …

Amid a solar boom, batteries draw attention and dollars

Enough solar panels are now bolted to rooftops and installed on the ground in the deserts of the Southwest to supply solar energy for over 4 million …

Tesla Model M Motorcycle

Posted in Rides<p>Tesla’s four-wheeled offerings have been a huge hit among automotive enthusiasts, so we can only imagine just how nuts fans will go …

Sierra Club Launches Ad Campaign Urging New Mexico Regulators To Reject PNM Coal Plan

ALBUQUERQUE - The Sierra Club today announced an aggressive new radio advertising campaign to urge the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) …

Heinrich Introduces Bill To Scale Up Community Solar Projects

Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) introduced S. 1723, the Promoting Renewable Energy with Shared Solar (PRESS) Act, a bill to boost access …

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Bernie Sanders’ Plan To Make Solar Power More Accessible

On Tuesday, Vermont Senator and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for low-income …

NMSU’s recent addition of solar panels cut costs, energy usage

<i>Date: 07/06/2015<br>Writer: Jocelyn N. Apodaca, 575-646-7562, jocelyn_@nmsu.edu</i><p>New Mexico State University has partnered with Ameresco Inc. on a solar …

The Solar Energy Revolution: Past the Point of No Return

Solar energy is now so cheap that it's beating fossil fuels, putting it on a path for growth that can't be stopped.<p>When the SunShot Initiative was …

Ford unveils the Folding MoDe:Flex that adapts to roads and mountains

Ford unveils its all-terrain electric bike: Folding MoDe:Flex has sat-nav, collision sensors and adapts to roads and mountains<p><b>Prototype bike was</b> …

EnvironmentNewMexico on Twitter: "Thx @HectorBalderas, @Sen_MimiStewart, & @PositiveESolar for helping us show that solar benefits outweigh the costs http://t.co/OtLF7POl1G"

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Stanford engineers develop state-by-state plan to convert U.S. to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050

Mark Z. Jacobson and colleagues show that it’s technically possible for each state to replace fossil fuel energy with entirely clean, renewable …

Samsung SDI introduces 5.5 kWh and 8.0 kWh residential energy storage units

The new residential EES integrates the PV inverter, battery PCS and Li-ion battery. As a DC system, the Samsung All-in-One system is highly efficient …

Clean Energy

France Will Give Residents €10,000 If They Switch Their Diesel Vehicle To A Hybrid

<b>We love France.</b> First it passed legislation banning stores from purposefully wasting food, then Arash Derambarsh, the instigator behind <i>that</i> movement …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs