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Can the US have 100% clean energy by 2050?

Converting the world’s entire energy infrastructure to run on clean, renewable energy could effectively fight ongoing climate change, eliminate air …

This Big Texas City Will Soon Be Powered Entirely By Wind And Sun

GEORGETOWN, TEXAS — There’s a fast-growing city in Texas that also has one of the most progressive energy programs in the country — and it’s not …

Daimler Enters the Market for Stationary Energy Storage

German automaker Daimler AG announced last week it will soon launch a stationary battery business, following Tesla's similar high-profile move into …

True Costs/Benefits Of Solar Net Metering Will Require Updated Accounting Methods

<b>Published on</b> June 1st, 2015 | <i>by Jigar Shah</i><p>43<p>June 1st, 2015 by <b>Jigar Shah</b><p>Originally published on <i>LinkedIn</i>.<p>Net metering is a compromise accounting method …

From Bank of America to Walmart, slashing energy in supply chains

Small and medium-sized enterprises might make up the majority of the world’s companies, but multinationals really wield the purchasing power.<p>It is …

Energy Efficiency

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Shared Solar Could Be 49% Of Distributed PV Market By 2020

<b>Published on</b> April 30th, 2015 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>1<p>April 30th, 2015 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>Originally published on <i>NREL</i>.<p>Analysis from the Energy …

Solar Power

Goodbye, kerosene: How solar could transform Africa

Kerosene lanterns are dangerous, polluting and unhealthy. That's why one charity aims to eliminate them by the end of the decade.<p>Africa is in the …

This is the future: Elon Musk betting $5bn on super batteries

<i>In the same way that Amazon.com carved out leadership in Cloud Computing by being bold at a time the competition wavered, South African-born Elon</i> …

How hot is solar energy?

2015 may go down in the history books as a turning point for solar, and the nation’s journey toward a low-carbon future.<p>Here are a few signposts …

Solar Power