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Growth in new wind and solar projects helped renewable energy surpass coal as the largest global source of installed power capacity for 2015. The International Energy Agency reported that in 2015 about 153 GW (gigawatts) of renewables (including 66 GW wind and 49 GW solar) were added. That was 15 percent higher than in 2014. […]

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It turns out General Motors is a leader when it comes to patent filings, be they for regular or clean technology. The results of two leading studies from the Patent Board and Clean Energy Patent Growth Index show that General Motors (GM) is a leader in overall patent filings and those focused on clean energy […]

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Our headline could be answered several ways, but with regard to cars, the answer is “yes,” electricity is environmentally cleaner when energizing electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids compared to gasoline or diesel choices. This however really says a lot about the high efficiency of batteries driving electric motors, because as government and advocacy groups have […]

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