Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

Lancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to 17%, the city has made its commitment to solar the basis of its economic rebirth. Today it is home to the BYD truck and bus factory, which just finished an expansion that tripled its original size

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A “Vision of Hell” In Portugal

Over weekend, on the way back  from Porto, we had a “vision of hell” — it had been a long time since we had such a stressful road trip. At 4:00 pm on Sunday, we decided to go back earlier than usual, as storm Ophelia was said to arrive to our shores during the night. The weather was unusually hot, 35°C, and windy

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Voyage (Udacity Spinoff) Testing Self-Driving Vehicles In San Jose Retirement Community

The self-driving vehicle tech firm Voyage, which spun off from Udacity earlier in 2017, has begun testing autonomous cars in a San Jose retirement community, according to recent reports

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How States & Cities Can Unlock Local Clean Energy

Yesterday’s news about the Paris Climate Accords has provoked a groundswell of commitments for local action on climate change. But what can cities actually do in the absence of federal support?

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European Spending On Energy Efficient Building Technologies In 2026 To Near $112 Billion

Already a global leader in building sustainability legislation and initiatives, the European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 billion in 2017 to $111.9 billion in 2026. 

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Installed Energy Storage For Microgrids Through 2026 Worth Over $22 Billion

The installed capacity of energy storage for microgrids is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade, with nearly 15 gigawatts of new cumulative capacity and revenue worth $22.3 billion, according to a new report from Navigant Research. 

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Vattenfall Begins Moving Forward On 1.8 Gigawatt Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm

Swedish power company Vattenfall has announced it has begun moving forward on developing the mammoth 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm, which is expected to be completed and operational sometime in the mid-2020s. 

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