Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day!

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world's #1 cleantech or clean energy website:


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Would You Be An Awesome Social Media Marketing Manager?

A reader and new friend of ours who runs a recruiting company largely focused on cleantech industries recently reached out and got on a call with me in order to get some help finding the perfect social media marketing manager for his company. While I couldn’t think of anyone who was looking for a job in exactly this nexus, I figured some of our readers might be interested — so, to help you out (if … Read More

Would You Be An Awesome Social Media Marketing Manager? was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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From Soybeans To Solar — A Community Energy Project Sprouts From Wisconsin Fields

This post originally appeared on ILSR's Energy Self-Reliant States blog. Just north of Delavan, Wisconsin, is Dan Osborne's nursery farm. Where you once found a bean field now sit 80 solar panels on 100 tracking towers, generating renewable power for over 125 homes. It's a small, but successful community-owned energy harvest.  The solar farm was developed by Convergence Energy of Lake Geneva, WI and has owners from all around the region. In an interview with John … Read More

From Soybeans To Solar — A Community Energy Project Sprouts From Wisconsin Fields was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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Sightings In Brooklyn Of NYC DOT Setting Up Bike Shop

The original beginnings of what is becoming a comprehensive bike-sharing system, the biggest one in the United States, has had some sightings — the NYC DOT is setting up shop with docking stations throughout the city and passersby have been snapping pictures. Ultimately, what is being provided is increasing ease of bicycling. One resident happy to see the rising bike infrastructure in Brooklyn last weekend, Doug Gordon from Brooklyn Spoke, took in the scene, sharing … Read More

Sightings In Brooklyn Of NYC DOT Setting Up Bike Shop was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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EV News Roundup (Tesla Texas Battle, Peugeot Electric Van…)

Here’s some more electric vehicle (and hybrid) news from around: Tesla's Texas Dealership Battle New Research Sheds Light On The Life of Lithium-Ion Batteries 300,000 Miles & 3 Years Later, BYD e6 Taxis Lose Just 5% Of Range Peugeot Launching 100% Electric Version Of Its Super-Popular ‘Partner’ Van Video: Chris Harris Drives The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Toyota Europe Q1 Hybrid Sales Up 82.3% For 20% Of Total Sales; Auris Hybrid The Leader Video: … Read More

EV News Roundup (Tesla Texas Battle, Peugeot Electric Van…) was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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Clean Power News Roundup (Buffet–Suntech Rumors, Solar Cuts Electric Bills…)

Here’s some more top clean power news from around the interwebs: Solar Warren Buffet To Buy Suntech? Natcore Takes Another Step Solar Reduces Everyone’s Electric Bill Wind Vestas Appoints New Chief Financial Officer Gamesa Begins To Erect 5 MW Wind Turbine Solar + Wind German Statistics For Renewables EEG Sees Record €970 Million Surplus In March BWE's Proposals For New Energy Policy Offsetting Conventional Power Wyhl: The Birthplace Of Energy Democracy Mandatory Post-2020 Renewable Energy … Read More

Clean Power News Roundup (Buffet–Suntech Rumors, Solar Cuts Electric Bills…) was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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REpower Crosses 1 GW Installed Wind Capacity In UK

REpower, a subsidiary of the Indian wind energy giant Suzlon Energy, has announced that it has now installed a total of 1,000 MW of wind energy capacity in the United Kingdom. The company became the only turbine manufacturer in the UK to cross this milestone. REpower achieved an installed capacity of 500 MW in summer of 2010 and added the next 500 MW capacity within the next two years. REpower was one of the three leading wind turbine manufacturers in the UK’s onshore … Read More

REpower Crosses 1 GW Installed Wind Capacity In UK was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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Panasonic To Donate 100,000 Solar Lanterns To Mark Its 100th Anniversary

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has announced plans to celebrate its 100th anniversary by bringing light to the lives of the needy across several countries in Asia and Africa. The company will donate 100,000 solar lanterns in Asian and African countries to communities that lack access to electricity. The company donated 3,000 lanterns in Myanmar and 5,000 lanterns in India through non-profit organizations in February and March 2013 respectively. Communities in Kenya are expected to receive … Read More

Panasonic To Donate 100,000 Solar Lanterns To Mark Its 100th Anniversary was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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American Wind Energy Grows 28% And Installs 45,100 Turbines

I know we’re not supposed to choose a favourite — we should love them all equally — but I have always loved wind energy more than the others. It has a majesty and simplicity to it that I find really attractive. So I really enjoy reporting on wind energy milestones. Such as the latest report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), entitled US Wind Industry Annual Market Report for 2012, which reported that wind energy in the … Read More

American Wind Energy Grows 28% And Installs 45,100 Turbines was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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Nearly 300 EV Charging Stations At Kroger Stores

The rollout of EV chargers at big box stores actually makes me somewhat thankful for big box stores (but no, I’m not forgetting that they ruin cities and local economies). The exposure is tremendous, and this of course helps EV drivers who shop at these stores. So, it’s with great joy that I share the post below from EV Obsession about Kroger’s big step forward in support EV drivers and the electric revolution: I recently highlighted … Read More

Nearly 300 EV Charging Stations At Kroger Stores was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free!), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage (yep, free).


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