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What Energy Deprivation Really Means In Refugee Camps

  • By CleanTechnica
  • Feb. 16, 2019, 4:09 a.m.
Michael sells small-scale electrical and solar products — solar panels are his best-selling items. While earning a living, he also plays an important role in making cleaner technologies ...

Trump due auto-tariff guidance

  • By Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
  • Feb. 16, 2019, 1:45 a.m.
So far, he has stuck tariffs on imported steel, aluminum, dishwashers, solar panels and hundreds of Chinese goods. The tariffs have become a financial burden for U.S. companies that import goods and parts and have led some to pass on their higher costs to ...

Next: Tariffs on imported cars?

  • By The Vindicator
  • Feb. 16, 2019, 1:36 a.m.
But if it does suggest imposing tariffs, Commerce would be advocating a major escalation in Trump’s combative trade policies, which so far have included tariffs on imported steel, aluminum, dishwashers, solar panels and hundreds of Chinese goods.

California lost nearly 10,000 solar jobs in 2018

  • By Orange County Register
  • Feb. 16, 2019, 12:24 a.m.
California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals. The tariffs were set in January 2018, beginning at 30 ...

Is Eric Garcetti Putting Los Angeles At The Forefront Of The Battle To Tackle Climate Change?

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  • Feb. 16, 2019, midnight
That’s starting to change as lithium-ion batteries and other forms of energy storage get cheaper, making it possible to bank electricity from solar panels and wind turbines in increasingly large quantities. But some critics still question whether it’s ...

Editorial: Lessons from General Electric

  • By The Roanoke Times
  • Feb. 16, 2019, midnight
Likewise, the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is good for whoever is making wind turbines and solar panels, but not for coal miners — or GE workers. That points to a larger lesson: How long is the company obligated to keep making ...

Shell is taking on Tesla with batteries for homes

  • By Local News 8
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 11:40 p.m.
The oil giant announced Friday that it has purchased Sonnen, a German startup that makes residential battery systems that store energy generated from solar panels. The move puts Shell in direct competition with companies such as Samsung, LG and Tesla ...

What Green New Deal advocates can learn from the 2009 economic stimulus act

  • By Red Green Blue
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
More recent growth in solar across the country, as utilities and homeowners alike have adopted it, reflects significant drops in the cost of solar panels, which were enabled by generous investment ...

Google to Spend $13B on US Data Center and Office Construction This Year

  • By Data Center Knowledge
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
At about the same time, the company announced that after getting Taiwan to amend a law standing in the way of its using renewable power, it was installing 40,000 solar panels to generate 10MW, making the island nation the site of its first renewable ...

Phasing Out Coal Is a First Step to the Green New Deal

  • By OpEdNews
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
The Netherlands has its own energiesprong (energy leap) focused on energy transition and energy neutral buildings, meaning that the buildings generate enough energy through solar panels or other means to pay for the energy deficit from their construction ...