Archive for May 1st, 2015

It’s official, Tesla wants a battery for every home, business, utility

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It’s official, Tesla wants a battery for every home, business, utility

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a suite of batteries aimed at revolutionalising the energy sector. “Our goal here is to fundamentally change the way the world uses energy. We’re talking at the terawatt scale. The goal is complete transformation of the entire energy infrastructure of the world,” he said. For homes, the company launched […]

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Consumer Electronics Recycling Record Set

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Consumer Electronics Recycling Record Set

The consumer electronics industry last year recycled 660 million pounds of electronics in the US — the industry’s highest every annual total — under the eCycling Leadership Initiative (ELI), according to a Consumer Electronics Association report. Read more: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2015/05/01/record-set-for-consumer-electronics-recycling/#ixzz3YuNBBVTd Source: Consumer Electronics Recycling Record Set · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management & Sustainable Development News

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Energy storage test bed launches to support future smart grids

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A unique energy storage test bed at Newcastle University is now online – storing energy from the local grid and testing innovative new technologies such as super-capacitors and long life, high performance batteries. Source: Energy storage test bed launches to support future smart grids > Trends > Research | Click Green

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Smart Grid IT Revenue is Expected to Double by 2024

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As more deployments provide market validation, IT investments are likely to accelerate, report concludes A new report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive overview of the global market for utility smart grid information technology (IT) systems, including global market forecasts for utility smart grid IT software and services through IT systems and analytics are projected […]

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Apple to fund 6 Irish RE projects, power Galway data center

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Apple plans to directly fund six Irish renewable energy projects and use the electricity they generate to power its proposed data center in Galway. Source: GreentechLead | Apple to fund 6 Irish RE projects, power Galway data center

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