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The Clean Growth Strategy: What is it?

According to BEIS figures published in March 2017, it looks like the UK is progressing nicely and it on its way to meeting this target, with carbon emissions having dropped overall by 42 per cent since 1990.

Southern California Edison Proposes $760 Million Charge Ready 2 Program

Plan supports SCE’s clean energy vision of 7 million electric cars on state highways by 2030. In the second phase, SCE wants to make a more concerted effort to increase the number of chargers available in apartment and condominium complexes.

Zero Net Energy Home Construction Increases 75% From 2016 to 2017

New industry report examines energy-efficiency investments by builders. California currently represents one-half of all net zero energy homes built in the U.S. The state has bold goals for all residential new construction to achieve ZNE by 2020

Talking Intersolar with Wenxue Li, President of LONGi Solar

Our half-cut module production technique cuts a standard cell in half to reduce the cell’s operating currents, resistance losses and stress on areas that cause hot spots. Half-cut technology increases module reliability and offers a higher solar yield, boosting power outpu

Solar Technology: Innovations, Challenges, and Small-scale Installation Benefits

Currently, China boasts the highest number of installed solar power panels with 112GW in the summer of 2017. The country has managed to achieve the target it had set for 2020 three years ahead of schedule

The Harbor Plus Smart Battery

What makes this battery “smart” is the adaptability of the battery to cater to the needs of the individual homeowner, the complexities of the grid, and the unpredictably of energy access.

REC Launches World's First n-Type Mono Solar Panel with Twin Design

The new panel breaks fresh ground for REC and the industry: this is the first solar panel to combine n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design, and promises excellent power output of up to 330 watt peak allied to lasting performance.

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Engineers pioneer greener and cheaper technique for biofuel production

This is a major breakthrough in metabolic engineering and exhibits a foundational milestone in sustainable and cost-effective production of renewable biofuels and chemicals.

NASA is testing solar panels that unfurl like Fruit Roll-Ups in space

Sarah Fecht for Popular Science: The experiment is set to fly to the space station this week

Tesla's Solar Roof Is Finally Ready For You to Buy

Tom Randall for Bloomberg: Elon Musk says orders will begin today. Pricing details have yet to be revealed.

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Ballard-Powered El Dorado Fuel Cell Electric Buses Ready to Deliver Zero-Emission Transit Throughout California

Ballard Power Systems today announced that El Dorado National fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs), powered by Ballard FCveloCity®-HD modules, have successfully completed rigorous testing at The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center.

TRIBRID BTS Project registered as Indonesian JCM Project

Japan's TRIBRID BTS Systems aim for an 80% cut in base station carbon footprints

Independent servicing contract win for Natural Power

Following a competitive tender process, Natural Power has been appointed by Ventient Energy to deliver an independent turbine servicing contract at Westfield Wind Farm in Fife, Scotland.

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Megan Ray Nichols - Contributing Author

Megan Ray Nichols - Contributing Author

Megan Ray Nichols is a blogger and freelance science writer. She posts weekly on her blog, Schooled By Science, about the latest news in science and technology. When she isn't writing, Megan enjoys reading and hiking.