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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Oct 1/14

Clean Energy Won!

AltEnergyMag Newsletter
AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Oct 1/14
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Clean Energy Won!
09/29/14, Jonathan Silver,
During the first Obama Administration, Mr. Silver led both the federal government’s $50 billion clean energy investment fund and its $20 billion fund focused on electric vehicles.

PV with batteries: a threat to CSP?
09/29/14, Jason Deign for, CSP Today
Looking to 10 years from now, if energy storage achieves its full potential then the whole landscape for power generation and distribution could change drastically.

Safer Fuel Cell Powered Automobiles
09/29/14, David Schmidt, Neah Power Systems
While an electric vehicle may go 200 or 250 miles without a charge a combination of fuel cell and fuel together with a balance of system could travel 500 or even 800 miles depending upon the specific requirements and design.

Powering Towards Renewable Energy
09/29/14, Sarosh Bana, Business India
Corrective measures reinvigorate India’s renewable energy sector

Is Biomass Heating Really Carbon Friendly?
09/29/14, Tom Morley, Greenpower Technology
For people who use coal or oil for heating, switching to biomass will certainly reduce carbon emissions as long as there is a program in place for sustainable management of the resource.

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Perovskite Offers Shot at Cheaper Solar Energy
A class of compounds first uncovered in the Ural Mountains more than a century ago is now a rock star in the world of solar-energy research.
Meet perovskite, the building block for materials that, as a group, have posted unprecedented gains in their solar-energy efficiency—the percentage of sunlight converted into electricity. In the lab, scientists experimenting with perovskite-based materials of different compositions have recently achieved a jump in efficiency to 20%, from around 10% just two years ago.

SCE Unveils Largest Battery Energy Storage Project in North America
For Southern California Edison (SCE), building a smarter grid started many years ago with smart meters and upgrades in distribution equipment. Today, the company takes another leap forward with the opening of the largest battery energy storage project in North America.

US, California Release Roadmap for Solar Projects
State and federal officials sought Tuesday to bring order to California's boom for renewable-energy plants in the Mojave and other southern California deserts, releasing a roadmap covering 22.5 million acres that designates some areas for large-scale solar.

Obama pushes energy efficiency, rural solar power
The Obama administration unveiled a slew of actions Thursday aimed at improving energy efficiency and increasing the use of solar power in homes and businesses, including $68 million in spending. 

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