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Lillian Light Is No Lightweight - The Environmental Lioness of the South Bay is Fired Up, Ready To Go!

Creative Greenius

I began our interview by asking Lillian about the early days of EPN which she helped found in 2001. What was your environmental priority in 2001 and what is it today? We covered: global warming, nuclear power, clean air, smart growth, globalization and the environment.

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The Greenius Goes Into Overdrive

Creative Greenius

So buckle up and hang on while I take you for a little trip with the Greenius to the places I’ve been and the places I’m going… My First Solar PV Install. The EPN has been around since 2001 and to be honest, I should have gotten involved with them a long time ago.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

But I will admit that one thing has changed even more than the size of our electric bill and that’s the size of the solar PV system we now need to generate 100% of our electricity – because the same moves that cut our electric bill also cut the number of solar panels we need by 50% too.

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Alberta Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Awarding C$37.5 Million in Funding for Renewable Energy Projects from Biofuels to Home Generation

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million) to five Alberta-based renewable energy projects including waste to biofuels and energy, concentrating solar power, biogas and home generation. Through this project, Enerkem and its partners will use waste, such wood and straw, to produce clean biofuels, and will also incorporate carbon dioxide directly in the process, demonstrating the potential for greenhouse gas reductions in biofuels production.

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The View From Here Today

Creative Greenius

What we’re not breathing is clean air, because the smoke from the La Canada-Flintridge fire, about 38 miles from here, is still making air quality hazardous and people in the L.A. In 2001 she terminated our grass lawns and replaced them with drought tolerant plants because of her concerns for water use. I volunteer with GRID Alternatives installing solar panels on low income and Habitat for Humanity houses.

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Univ. of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Team Up On Li-Air Batteries, 5 Other Renewable Energy and Biomedical Technology Projects

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The award was one of six to teams awarded through a new joint program teaming up investigators from both schools in the areas of renewable energy and biomedical technologies. The projects were selected from 39 proposals—20 in biomedical technologies and 19 in renewable energy—submitted by teams that include researchers from both U-M and SJTU. Large-panel integrated-light transmitting and solar energy-harvesting façade systems for net-zero energy-efficient buildings.

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California ARB: GHG emissions fell below 1990 levels for first time in 2016; down 13% from 2004 peak; transportation emissions up 2%

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They fell 23% from a peak of 14 metric tons per person (roughly equal to driving 34,000 miles) in 2001 to 10.8 The carbon intensity of California’s economy has dropped 38% since the 2001 peak and is now one-half the national average.

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Fast charger comes to Voltageville: Envisioning the Future

Plugs and Cars

In 2001 I began driving an electric car, obtaining the last of the ZEV mandate-required EVs. If swap stations can be commercialized and the batteries can be charged at Level II speeds and below, they too might offer benefits and be part of the clean transportation quilt. Installed by PG&E with funding from the State, it sits beneath a solar PV array amongst a handful of Level II chargers, including small paddles for RAV4 EVs, AVCONs for RangerEVs, and aTesla charge station.

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GM: Let's Hash Out Open Plug-In Car Standards

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

As we’ve noted before , a lower-power version of it was published back in 2001, specifying charging hardware interface and coupler system. Artificial Moore’s Law for Cleantech: Renewable Standards, by Steps : [.] He called for steppe… Will Solar Save Chip Companies?

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Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

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California Air Resources Board studies show that battery electric vehicles emit at least 67% lower greenhouse gases than gasoline cars -- even more assuming renewables. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say.

NSB report finds US lead in science and technology shrinking; emerging economies shifting global S&T landscape

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Since 2001, the share of the world’s R&D performed in the US and Europe has decreased, respectively, from 37% to 30% and from 26% to 22%. —Dan Arvizu, NSB Chairman and director and chief executive of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. In addition to investing in their research and teaching enterprises, these countries have focused their attention on crucial sectors of the global economy, including high-tech manufacturing and clean energy.

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Bloom Energy Debuts SOFC Fuel Cell System for Distributed Generation

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Depending on whether they are using a fossil or renewable fuel as fuel for the SOFC, they can also achieve a 40-100% reduction in their carbon footprint as compared with the US grid. Founded in 2001, Bloom Energy can trace its roots to the NASA Mars space program.

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Plug In America - Links and Resources

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Take Action Now Act Contact Automakers Events Downloads Donate Join Multimedia Center Audio 2008 Podcasts EVS-23 PHEVs and Air Quality 2007 Podcasts Video Photo Gallery Reviews Plug In Hybrids Coming Clean Plugged In Internal Combustion Electric and Hybrid Cars The Hype About Hydrogen The EV and HEV Forward Drive The Car that Could Additional Links News and Press Press Room Newsletters 2008 to Present Newsletter Vol. Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? Where Can I Buy One?

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