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The Future of Electric Vehicle Batteries: Lithium Ion & China

by Justin Moresco on February 15, 2010

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As the automotive industry transitions to electric vehicles, companies developing lithium-ion battery technology will be in the driver’s seat – and they’ll be carrying Chinese driver’s licenses. Li-ion technology is quickly replacing nickel-met… Continue reading

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Tioga Energy Gets $20M From Investors Including MEMC

by Justin Moresco on December 18, 2009

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Signs keep mounting that the solar industry is on the upswing, the latest coming in the form of solar project developer Tioga Energy’s announcement that it’s raised $20 million in a second round of venture funding. The San Mateo, Calif.-based start… Continue reading

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PV Industry Turns Corner, Starts Growing Again: Report

by Justin Moresco on December 7, 2009

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The photovoltaic industry has taken a hit this year, shrinking in size compared with 2008 as a result of the economic crisis, tight credit markets and changes in Spain’s generous incentive policy. The good news is that the PV industry has now passed Continue reading

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German Organic Solar PV Developer Heliatek Grabs $27M

by Justin Moresco on November 30, 2009

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The solar PV industry is currently dominated by silicon-based cell technology, but modules made of organic solar cells are seen as one of the most promising emerging technologies that could eventually become a serious competitor. That’s the hope of … Continue reading

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Water scarcity is becoming a hot-button issue in the U.S. (and globally), with water managers in 36 states saying they expect freshwater shortages hitting their states by early in the next decade. But the coming shortages could present opportunities fo… Continue reading

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State Funding for Energy Efficiency Set to Boom: Report

by Justin Moresco on October 18, 2009

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The federal stimulus bill is allocating billions for energy efficiency projects, but a new report by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab predicts that state-level, ratepayer-funded efficiency programs already in the pipeline will be an even bigger reci… Continue reading

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