South Africa Drops Nuclear in Favour of Renewables

Clean Power Published on August 28th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill August 28th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  The South African Department of Energy this week announced that the Cabinet has approved the draft updated Integrated Resources Plan (IRP 2018) which will see increased renewable energy generation in place of planned nuclear expansion. For …

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40 Tesla Headlines On CNBC In 2 Days — 31 Negative, 2 Positive

Cars Published on August 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan August 28th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan  CleanTechnica is a somewhat narrowly focused news & analysis site. We primarily cover technology that helps to reduce pollution (cleantech). It should surprise no one to read that one of the biggest companies in this niche field is Tesla. …

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50% Of Industrial Climate Change Emissions Tied To Fossil Fuel Companies

August 28th, 2018 by Jake Richardson  The Rocky Mountain Institute recently released a report titled Decarbonization Pathways for Mines: A Headlamp in the Darkness, in which it was stated that in 2015, half of worldwide industrial greenhouse gas emissions came from 50 companies working in fossil-fuel industries. (This statement was a reference to a previously published …

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Apple likely to launch iOS 12 in three weeks, macOS Mojave in four

Apple will probably release the next versions of iOS and macOS to users within the next four weeks, according to past practices of the Cupertino, Calif. company. The new operating systems — iOS 12 and macOS 10.14, the latter also known as “Mojave” — have been circulating as betas for developers since early June and …

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Cooperation Between Weather Services & Grid Operators Could Be Key To An Efficient Grid

Clean Power Published on August 28th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen August 28th, 2018 by Jesper Berggreen  Rooftop solar has reached a level where it provides a substantial amount of renewable energy to the Danish electricity grid (up to 10% at peak production), but not all data from homeowners’ solar installations are submitted to grid …

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Tesla Semi Stops Off At UPS, JB Hunt, Key Customers In Cross-Country Tour

August 28th, 2018 by Kyle Field  The Tesla Semi took to the streets over the last few days, visiting key customers across the nation, including UPS and JB Hunt along with the requisite stops at the California Highway Patrol checkpoints along the way. Tesla drove their electric tractor to Addison so #UPSers could check it …

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Google’s Chrome OS platform sure has come a long way. From the early days, when Chrome OS was little more than an experimental “browser in a box,” to today — with the platform powering first-class hardware and supporting a diverse range of productivity applications — Google’s once-crazy-seeming project has turned into one of the world’s …

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