Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, Founders Of Tesla, Talk EVs

Cars Published on April 27th, 2017 by Guest Contributor 0 April 27th, 2017 by Guest Contributor  Originally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Put on the popcorn and curl up on the couch – this long and meaty talk with Tesla founders Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, delivered at Stanford last October, is well … Read more

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GCL System consolidates position in solar industry super league

Stocks: 002506 China-based PV manufacturer GCL System Integrated Technology has consolidated its position within the ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) ranks after it reported more than 4GW of module shipments in 2016.  With the majority of module shipments supporting sister downstream project developer GCL New Energy in China, which achieved new grid connected solar power … Read more

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Coal Down, Renewables Up, India on the Rise in 2035 Energy Outlook

Global energy demand will keep rising through 2035, but the nature of the mix and the key players will change significantly. That’s the takeaway from the analysts at Wood Mackenzie, who surveyed global energy markets from the ground up and compiled their findings in a new comprehensive report. The maturation of China’s economy has slowed … Read more

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Air Pollution Can Cut Solar Panel Efficiency By Up To 25%

Clean Power Published on April 27th, 2017 by Steve Hanley 0 April 27th, 2017 by Steve Hanley  A new study has disturbing news for India’s solar power industry. It claims that dust and particulate matter (often a by-product of diesel engines) can reduce solar panel efficiency by 17% to 25%. Half this reduction comes from dust … Read more

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Is rooftop solar just a toy for the wealthy?

It costs about an average of $20,000 to put solar arrays on your roof. That’s roughly the price of a decent used car or a professional model bassoon. And it used to be more expensive.  In the mid-2000s, companies rolled out innovative financing models making solar system purchases easier. Through leases and power purchase agreements, … Read more

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France’s Presidential Election Could Yield Two Different Futures for Nuclear and Renewables

To many, France’s ongoing elections are the latest showdown between the liberal world order and a new brand of right-wing populism. That narrative follows a similar path in energy. France’s elections are pitting nuclear versus renewables, closed markets versus open, and disruption versus protectionism. France is going through a quite radical revaluation of its electricity … Read more

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