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French President pledged hundreds of millions of dollars for solar projects in developing countries

Macron said at the launch of the International Solar Alliance in New Delhi on Sunday: "France would extend an extra 700 million euros ($861.5 million) through loans and donations by 2022 for solar projects in emerging economies. We need to remove all obstacles and scale up," . "Macron told world leaders in Paris in December that… Continue reading French President pledged hundreds of millions of dollars for solar projects in developing countries

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Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

https://youtu.be/tvLwpEjCf28 The $100 million appropriated by the Hawaii State Legislature helped to cool down 1,190 classrooms to date, with contracts set for more than 1,300 classrooms. The governor ordered the Hawaii State Department of Education to cool down the class rooms without increasing its energy bills, and Tesla's Powerwall was the answer. Tesla installs 300 Powerwalls to… Continue reading Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

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Australia and the US to launch an Australia-U.S. Energy Partnership

In a joint press release by the United States of America and Australia, the leaders of Australia and the United States announced that they will launch an Australia-U.S. Strategic Partnership on Energy in the Indo-Pacific. The partnership aligns the goals of Australia’s Foreign Policy White Paper and the U.S. National Security Strategy, including to promote regional… Continue reading Australia and the US to launch an Australia-U.S. Energy Partnership

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The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

The February 2018 electricity update of the Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy program, an independent public policy think tank based in Canberra, has released the latest electricity update of its National Energy Emissions Audit with a review of the performance of the South Australian 'big battery'. The Audit was written by the respected energy analyst Hugh Saddler.… Continue reading The energy audit of Tesla battery in Australia by respected energy analyst exceeds expectations

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Nike is going 100% renewable with new 86MW wind farm in Texas

In a press release by Nike news last month, the company announced that it has signed its second major wind contract with Avangrid Renewables — this time for 86 megawatts of Texas wind power. With this agreement, Nike will source 100% renewable energy  and "will continue to drive collaboration to accelerate a low-carbon growth economy.” "This… Continue reading Nike is going 100% renewable with new 86MW wind farm in Texas

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Countries with biggest renewable reserves will become superpowers

The fossil fuel era won’t last forever – when it finally comes to an end a new set of countries will find their reserves of lithium, copper and rare metals are in high demand. The ConversationImagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from… Continue reading Countries with biggest renewable reserves will become superpowers

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After many success in Australia, Tesla is moving back home to NY

Orange and Rockland Utilities, the largest electric utility company in New York, will collaborate with Tesla on a new energy storgae project. The Project will "develop and test methods for how to mitigate storage implementation barriers, in order to support the acceleration of wide-spread storage deployment in New York." The project proposal was submitted for approval… Continue reading After many success in Australia, Tesla is moving back home to NY