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Tesla's giant battery reduces grid service costs by 90 percent

Tesla’s wind-powered system responds faster than the traditional grid back up and reduces the power outage costs by 90 percent.

Usually, when there is a fault in the Australian power grid or maintenance is required, the energy market operator calls the frequency control and ancillary services (FCAS) – a service which consists of costly, fossil fuel-powered backup systems. 98 more words

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Multi-agency Built Environment Efficiency Working Group Supports Climate Actions

The Oregon Department of Energy is convening a multi-agency working group to tackle directives that will help Oregon fight climate change.

In November 2017, Governor Kate Brown signed… 425 more words

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Efficiency Needs to Pay the Bills

by Matt Mann, Research Program Coordinator

Infrastructure maintenance continues to be costly and finding equitable solutions to pay for it will be challenging.  Historically, infrastructure repairs fell on the revenue made from the gas tax.  319 more words

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BMW "zero emissions" ad banned in UK

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against BMW (UK) and a Facebook advertisement which claimed the company’s i3 car “really is a clean car and helps to give back to the environment”. 219 more words

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Oxford is set to become the world's first zero emissions zone

Plans set out by Oxford city council and Oxfordshire county council show it will phase out petrol and diesel cars in six streets in the city centre from 2020. 203 more words

CCEJN's "Roots of Resistance" Conference a Success

THANK YOU! As Co-chair of the Unity Council, I Rosenda Mataka would like to thank everyone who attended or contributed to the Roots Of Resistance bi-annual conference.

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