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Constructing Offshore Wind Turbines In Port Is More Cost Effective

Constructing offshore wind turbines in port rather than onsite in variable conditions has been found to be the most cost-effective method, according to research published this week by researchers from the University of Delaware.  43 more words

ChargePoint Leadership & The Next Frontier (#CleanTechnica Exclusive)

EV charging infrastructure was largely limited to normal electricity outlets a decade ago. The market for electric car charging stations has grown tremendously as the market has, and it’s at a critical transition point again now as long-range affordable electric cars start arriving on the market. 92 more words

Armenia’s Trashy problems: in 21st Century International Banks Fund Landfills with No Recycling Facilities

by Sofia

In Armenia there are some private companies which recycle paper, plastic, batteries, metals. While local solutions are better than nothing, only a systematic approach can give a fast solution to waste recycling, as well as change public’s attitude towards trash. 1,308 more words

Armenia

Fairphone & Apple Lead, Samsung, Huawei & Amazon Fail Greenpeace Greener Electronics Guide

Fairphone and Apple lead the way on Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics which is published this week, with big-name companies like Amazon, Samsung, and Huawei receiving failing grades.  47 more words

Australian Government Walks Away From Clean Energy Target

Australia’s Federal Government this week announced a new energy policy that walks away from introducing a post-2020 Clean Energy Target of 42% in favor of a National Energy Guarantee that puts the power of choice into the hands of the nation’s utilities.  39 more words

Marine Power Systems (MPS) Unveil WaveSub Device

Severn Subsea Technologies (SST) began working with Marine Power Systems, a wave power technology development company, in 2014. The Swansea based start-up had heard about the work that the SST team had delivered with other wave energy companies and were looking for help with the design and build of a ¼ scale version of their device to carry out preliminary testing. 259 more words

Research & Development

GTM Research Analyzes Impact Of Solar Tariff In 12 Charts

GTM Research has published a new report this week investigating the potential impact of introducing various levels of tariffs on the solar industry as a result of the Section 201 trade case currently in front of the US International Trade Commission.  41 more words