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A few months ago, Tesla announced its intent to build a “gigafactory” capable of doubling current global production of lithium-ion batteries, and Texas is fighting hard to bring the factory home.
What’s the best use for old cooking oil, potato peels, manure, and pig intestines? For residents of the city of Kristianstad, Sweden, the answer is energy.
What would you do with 12 contiguous acres of underutilized land, smack dab in the middle of a bustling downtown? Bloomington decided to transform it into a model of sustainable urban redevelopment.
Barclays recently downgraded the U.S. electricity sector. That’s right, the whole sector. It’s now listed as “underweight,” meaning that if you were to hold a full portfolio of bonds for the U.S. economy, you might want to be a bit light on U.S. electric utilities.
Earlier this week, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced new guidelines under the Clean Air Act limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. The move comes in the wake of the federal government’s Third National Climate Assessment, exposing the serious risk climate change poses to the nation’s economy and security.