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The EPA Overturns a Key Trump Administration Ruling on Auto Emissions

13 Apr , 2022  

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Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 4/13/2022 The EPA is reinstating the right of the State of California to set automobile fuel efficiency and emissions at a stricter standard than current federal regulations. Sixteen other states: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington, […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Innovation vs. Mandates in the Energy Industry

10 May , 2016  

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Energy: technology and free markets beat mandates The Hill, May 4, 2016 Bill Gates is the latest prominent thinker to suggest that it is wrong to achieve our clean energy goals with a carbon tax, or even greater government intervention in the energy marketplace. Gates believes we would be better served by focusing on the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Australian Team Pushed Solar Efficiency to World-Record 40%

10 Dec , 2014  

UNSW’s solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The world-beating efficiency was achieved in outdoor tests in Sydney, before being independently confirmed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at their outdoor test facility in the United States.

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Clean Technology: Good for Innovation, Good for the Economy

14 Nov , 2014  

Anti-greens often try to make economic arguments against the big spring-cleaning that our civilization is going through. How dare we invest in clean technology? Don’t we know that it’s bad for the economy! That all these green things will always be expensive, etc, etc…

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