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UK lobbies Europe to dilute flagship energy efficiency law
The Guardian • Adam Vaughan
What a bunch of Indian startups have in common with Elon Musk's Tesla: Energy-efficiency ventures
The Economic Times of India • Rahul Sachitanand
“Think Blue” Volkswagen Program Intends To Cut Environmental Impact ~50% By 2025
CleanTechnica • Cynthia Shahan
Trump Administration Wants Federal Government To Stop Making Oil & Gas Royalty Payments To Gulf States
CleanTechnica • James Ayre
Latest renewables news hot off the press 26/5/2017
Renewable Energy Mag
Advocates say Minnesota bill a setback for clean energy progress, but it ‘could have been worse’
Midwest Energy News • Frank Jossi
FERC, DOE nominees are questioned at Senate hearing
Public Power Magazine • Jeannine Anderson
Ariz. utility enters "historically low" long-term solar contract
Public Power Magazine • Bob Matyi
Lab notes: attentive fathers, brainy genes, and faulty fitness trackers – that's science
The Guardian • Peter Kimpton
Berkeley Lab Helps California Get To Zero Net Energy Homes
Electronic Component News • Jdelaosa
 
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Energy Efficiency, Energy Policy
UK lobbies Europe to dilute flagship energy efficiency law
The GuardianAdam Vaughan
The UK is lobbying Europe to water down a key energy-saving target despite the fact it will not take effect until after Brexit, according to leaked documents that sparked warnings that energy bills could rise and jobs put at risk. On the...
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Energy & Utilities, Energy Efficiency
What a bunch of Indian startups have in common with Elon Musk's Tesla: Energy-efficiency ventures
The Economic Times of IndiaRahul Sachitanand
Three hundred and fifty million Indians could enjoy uninterrupted electricity supply if factories and other commercial establishments wasted it less, a brighteyed Arjun Gupta surmised in his report as a research assistant at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, one...
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Agriculture, Cleantech
“Think Blue” Volkswagen Program Intends To Cut Environmental Impact ~50% By 2025
CleanTechnicaCynthia Shahan
The goals of Volkswagen’s ongoing effort to be more environmentally friendly go beyond producing more electric cars. The environmental targets of its resource-optimized factories are also focused on aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United...
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Cleantech, Energy Efficiency
Trump Administration Wants Federal Government To Stop Making Oil & Gas Royalty Payments To Gulf States
CleanTechnicaJames Ayre
US President Donald Trump has proposed that the federal government cease paying out oil & gas royalties for Gulf of Mexico oil & gas production to states situated along the Gulf Coast, according to recent reports. To be perhaps more clear about...
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Energy & Utilities, Energy Efficiency
Latest renewables news hot off the press 26/5/2017
Renewable Energy Mag
• Portland (Oregon) Commits To 100% Renewable Electricity By 2035, 100% Renewable Energy By 2050Clean Technica • Renewable energy has potentialCayman Reporter • Renewable energy is an unstoppable wave, says Financial TimesRed, Green and Blue • Solar car races, energy fair gives...
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Electric & Gas Utilities, Energy & Utilities
Advocates say Minnesota bill a setback for clean energy progress, but it ‘could have been worse’
Midwest Energy NewsFrank Jossi
Clean energy advocates in Minnesota are concerned new legislation that could soon be signed by Gov. Mark Dayton will diminish regulatory oversight and reduce energy efficiency programs in rural Minnesota. Still, clean energy groups say the final bill might be considered a...
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Electricity Transmission, Energy Efficiency
FERC, DOE nominees are questioned at Senate hearing
Public Power MagazineJeannine Anderson
The changing nature of the U.S. electricity industry, dramatic cuts in the Energy Department’s budget proposed recently by President Trump, climate change, and the evolution of the concept of baseload power were among the topics discussed at a Senate confirmation hearing on...
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Energy & Utilities, Energy Efficiency
Ariz. utility enters "historically low" long-term solar contract
Public Power MagazineBob Matyi
Tucson Electric Power, which serves 420,000 customers in southern Arizona, has entered into a long-term solar energy contract with NextEra Energy Resources at a price of less than 3 cents/kWh, which TEP described as “historically low.” Under the agreement, NextEra will build...
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Energy Efficiency
Lab notes: attentive fathers, brainy genes, and faulty fitness trackers – that's science
The GuardianPeter Kimpton
This week’s biggest stories Hello. Are you sitting comfortably? And are you paying attention? If so, what are you pay attention to? If you happen to be a dad, and have young children, a US study suggests fathers are more likely to...
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Auto Industry, Climate Change
Berkeley Lab Helps California Get To Zero Net Energy Homes
Electronic Component NewsJdelaosa
California has established ambitious goals to reduce energy consumption in buildings, including a policy goal for all new residential buildings to be zero net energy (ZNE) by 2020. Now the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has launched two...
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