Just 2 More Weeks Till Sunstock 2017! Are You Ready to Rock L.A.?

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citizen volunteer climate change Community Activists environment green education renewable energy solar power Solar Festival Sunstock 2017If you were with me last summer at Sunstock 2016 held on the Autry Museum field you know what a blast we had from start to finish. The best music.

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Influencers assess 2017 and make predictions for 2018

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As the year winds down, questions tend to arise about what the big trends of the past year have been and what the year to come may hold

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OER Had Its Breakthrough in 2017. Next Year, It Will Become an Essential Teaching Tool

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Those days are over: 2017 was OER’s breakthrough year. That happened in 2017. Meanwhile, at least 70 OER-related bills were introduced in more than half the country’s state legislatures in 2017. Open educational resources (OER) have long been touted as “the next big thing” in higher education, but the drawn-out hype has led many educators and administrators to wonder if it would ever live up to its expectations.

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Regulatory & Legal Alerts – Dec. 2017

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7, 2017, a law in New York State makes it possible for individuals convicted of certain criminal offenses to have up to two convictions sealed. 2017 appeared first on Peopletrail. Peopletrail actively tracks the regulatory and legal environment that surrounds employment and criminal background screening. This helps you remain compliant with the FCRA, EEOC, and other regulatory standards or agencies.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV now available across US

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Through 30 August 2017, Chevrolet sold 11,670 Bolt EVs this year and 12,249 since the start of sales in December 2016. Chevrolet announced today that the Bolt EV is now available by order or in stock at certified dealerships across the US.

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Porsche unveils 2017 version of 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

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The 2017 model of the Porsche 919 Hybrid deploys a range of new innovations, particularly in the vehicle’s aerodynamics, the chassis and the combustion engine. The technical regulations for the 2017 FIA WEC World Endurance.

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DOE: median EV range in US grew 56% from 73 miles in MY 2011 to 114 miles in MY 2017

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From 2011 to 2017, the median of the all-electric vehicle ranges in the US increased by 41 miles, or 56%—from 73 to 114 miles— according to data gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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JATO: Tesla most popular global electric vehicle brand between January and September 2017; EV sales accelerating

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2017 represents a turning point in the adoption of electric cars, with sales in key regions increasing significantly. As a result, China is now the biggest market in terms of volume, with 227,000 EVs sold January through September 2017.

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BMW tops emobility sales charts in Germany 1H 2017

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The BMW Group was the top seller of electric mobility in Germany the first half of 2017, with just under 5,000 units registered ; registrations are about 175% over the same period in 2016. In the first half of 2017 alone, around 2,100 customers opted for the compact, up 155% compared to the first half of 2016. Almost one in six of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourers registered in Germany in 2017 was electrified.

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2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid on sale in April; 3-motor sport hybrid system

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Acura’s first hybrid SUV, the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid ( earlier post ), will arrive at showrooms in early April with more than 30 additional horsepower and a 45 percent higher EPA city fuel economy rating as compared to the conventionally-powered MDX SH-AWD.

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: weekend drive report and range test

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The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf is absolutely the most normal, invisible, unremarkable electric car you can buy today. The thought came like a flash while on the highway heading into New York's Catskill Mountains: This is what all cars will be like soon. No one knew it was electric, or paid it any attention; it was simply another VW Golf in the. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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PSA Group fitting gasoline particulate filters on all GDI engines from December 2017

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Starting in December 2017, PSA Group will roll out the GPF to all PSA Group GDI engines—on the 3-cylinder turbo engine families, as well as the 4-cylinder units—regardless of the model.

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Navigant Research: sales of plug-in electric buses increased 40% from 2016 to 2017

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According to a new report from Navigant Research, sales for plug-in electric buses increased 40% from 2016 to 2017, as the technology on offer from bus companies has improved in performance and in price. Global bus sales are expected to grow from just more than 800,000 in 2017 to more than 1 million in 2027. In 2017, the conventional diesel powertrain is expected to account for about 58% of total bus sales; by 2027, this is forecast to fall to about 51%.

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Why one guy bought a 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car: it was a great deal

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The deals, incentives, and rebates currently available on the 2017 Nissan Leaf are generous and well documented.

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DENSO using Cypress automotive MCUs and flash memories for 2017 Toyota Camry instrument cluster

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Cypress Semiconductor announced that global automotive supplier DENSO Corporation has selected Cypress’ Traveo automotive microcontroller (MCU) family and FL-S Serial NOR Flash memory family to drive the advanced graphics in its instrument cluster for the 2017 Toyota Camry.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid video drive review

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This is the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: first drive. It's been said that the only global carmaker Toyota is really worried about is Hyundai. This year, the legendary Prius hybrid—which celebrates its 20th anniversary—has some new competition.

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2017 smart fortwo electric drive offers more for less; starting MSRP $23,800 in US

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Arriving in US dealers this summer, Mercedes-Benz’ 2017 smart fortwo electric drive coupe will start at just $23,800; the electric drive cabrio will start at $28,000, excluding federal and state incentives.

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Navigant Research expects 2017 sales of plug-in electric vehicles in N America to be 50% greater than in 2016

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According to a new report from Navigant Research ( Market Data: EV Geographic Forecasts ), 2017 sales of PEVs in North America are on track to be 50% greater than in 2016. Beyond 2017, sales are likely to continue to grow, but the rate of growth will slow.

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California ARB approves 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan; requires doubling the rate of GHG cuts

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The California Air Resources Board unanimously approved the 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan , which sets the state on an aggressive course to reduce greenhouse gas emissions an additional 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 under SB 32. —2017 Scoping Plan.

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ABB unveils smart Heavy Vehicle Charging solution for bus depots at Busworld 2017

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ABB is showcasing its new HVC (Heavy Vehicle Charger)-Overnight products and smart charging functionality at Busworld 2017. The global electric bus market is expected to witness a compound annual growth rate above 30% from 2017 to 2025; ABB has 12 years of research and development experience in EV charging solutions as well as experience from commercial products in the field since 2010.

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A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

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Ladies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. I am dog tired. And I’m cranky – angry even – I’ve got no patience left. My lips no longer pucker to kiss politicians ass and I find that I can no longer suffer fools gladly.

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Detroit Electric to outline future product plans at LCV 2017

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>UK-based electric vehicle start-up Detroit Electric will outline its future product plans during its first appearance at Cenex’s Low Carbon Vehicles (LCV) 2017 event on 6 and 7 September at Millbrook. The brand will share its plans to launch a range of pure electric passenger vehicles in the coming years, a strategy that has been enabled following a recent injection of US$1.8 billion in capital from a joint venture agreement.

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It’s #TimeForUnrest Because My Friend Liz Deserves A Life Outside Her Bedroom

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I met 12 year old Liz Burlingame in 1980 back when I was 23 years old and didn’t like kids.

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Updated Volkswagen 2017 e-Golf EPA-rated at 125 miles, 119 MPGe combined; pricing to come

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In the US, Volkswagen’s updated 2017 e-Golf now carries an an EPA-estimated range of 125 miles—a 50% increase over the previous model year. The 2017 e-Golf goes on sale in the US later this spring, with pricing yet to be announced.

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Top Remarkable TV Episodes of 2017

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Here is a list of the most viewed episodes released in 2017, in order of views. The post Top Remarkable TV Episodes of 2017 appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Each Tuesday we release a new episode of Remarkable TV – and we have been doing so since 2014.

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Chicago Area Clean Cities names American Lung Association 2017 Clean Fuels Champion

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The American Lung Association has been named the 2017 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to promoting clean-energy and clean-air solutions for transportation in the Chicago area impacting nearly 9 million people. Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance: Formed in 2017, the alliance consists of organizations that work on clean-air and clean-vehicle solutions in Illinois.

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Volume production of Tesla Model 3 pushed back to late Q1 2018; battery module problems; record loss in Q3 2017

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In its third-quarter 2017 financial results update, Tesla Motors reported that it is delaying its expected start of volume production—defined here as 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per week—to “late Q1 2018”. The company was earlier targeting that milestone for “some time in 2017”. Tesla will further update the progress on Model 3 production when it relases Q4 2017 figures in January. The company posted a Q3 2017 loss of $619.4

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2017 electric motorcycle buyers guide

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Electric motorcycles have seen a year of growth and challenges, both reflected in the offerings for 2017. Zero continues to push for its lineup to have more power, greater range, and lower prices, while new entries from Alta Motors and Energica expand available offerings. The demise of Victory motorcycles, however, seems to be the end of the. Harley-Davidson electric motorcycles Zero Motorcycles Polaris Energica Ego

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2017 sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles top 50,000 units

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In the first seven months of 2017, a total of 208,188 MINI vehicles were sold, an increase of 3.4% compared to the same period last year, BMW Motorrad is well on its way to a further record sales year in 2017. The BMW Group reported that it has delivered more than 50,000 BMW i, BMW iPerformance and electrified MINI vehicles to customers around the world since the start of the year.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica wins Altair Enlighten Award for weight reduction in full vehicle category; Toyota, Faurecia and AP&T module, technology winners

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The winner of the Full Vehicle category was the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, which is 249 pounds (113 kilograms) lighter than its predecessor. 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica body structure 72% high-strength steel.

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Jaguar takes I-PACE electric concept to the streets; production reveal in late 2017

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Driving on the streets of London’s Olympic Park, the electric performance SUV concept previews Jaguar’s first electric vehicle, the Jaguar I-PACE, which will be revealed in late 2017 and will be on the road in the second half of 2018.

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Mitsubishi Electric showcasing 3D Advanced Mobile Mapping System at CES 2017

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will display a future concept of the recently released new model of its Mitsubishi Mobile Mapping System, the MMS-G22, at CES 2017. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, along with Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.,

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US EPA to implement renewable fuel volume requirements for 2017 as decided in November 2016 The 60-day Regulatory Freeze Pending Rev

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The 60-day Regulatory Freeze Pending Review by the incoming Trump Administration, which was applied to the renewable fuel volume requirements for 2017, has expired. For 2017, the EPA’s volume requirements for advanced biofuels are 4.28 billion gallons for 2017 (up from 1.9

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV rated a Top Safety Pick by IIHS

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This makes it the first electric car from the 2017 model year to receive an IIHS award. The Chevrolet Bolt EV has just been awarded a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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Qoros to unveil Model K-EV concept at Shanghai Auto 2017; Koenigsegg drive-line technology

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Qoros Automotive will reveal Qoros Model K-EV, its newest high-performance electric concept car, at Shanghai Auto 2017. Qoros plans to put Model K-EV into mass production in 2019.

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The Tom Steyer I Know

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Of all the billionaires I know, Tom Steyer is my favorite. I had dinner and drinks with him and a handful of activists in Hermosa Beach a few years ago and found him to be about as as down to earth, smart and interesting as the guys I like to hang with. photo by Al Muratsuchi).

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Henkel showcasing composite leaf spring, resin technology at JEC 2017

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Henkel will showcase a leaf spring based on Loctite MAX 2 polyurethane matrix resin and continuous glass fiber reinforcement at JEC World 2017 composites trade show in Paris next week. The leaf spring, which debuted in late 2014 on the rear suspension of the Volvo XC90 premium crossover SUV, now features at the core of a lightweight rear axle concept implemented on various models.

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Honda to unveil Urban EV Concept at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

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Honda Motor CEO Takahiro Hachigo will unveil the Honda Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. The concept will set the direction for a future production model. Alongside this debut, the CR-V Hybrid Prototype will preview the European version of the all-new CR-V SUV. Also featuring on the Honda stand will be the new-look Jazz supermini and the new diesel-powered variant of the tenth-generation Civic hatchback. Brief

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Hybrid and electric cars account for 7.5% of Kia 1H 2017 Europe sales, up from 1% in 2016

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Since the start of 2017, the new Kia Niro hybrid crossover has accounted for 16,002 unit sales, making it Kia’s fifth best-selling European vehicle (after the Picanto, Rio, Sportage and cee’d model family). In total, electrified and all-electric Kia vehicles accounted for 18,804 unit sales in the first half of 2017, up from 2,398 units from January-to-June in 2016 (more than a seven-fold increase in sales).

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FTA announces $55M for FY 2017 Low-No funding

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the availability of $55 million of Fiscal Year 2017 funds ( FTA-2017-003-TPM-LowNo ) for the purchase or lease of low- or no-emission vehicles as well as related equipment or facilities (Low-No). million is available under the Continuing Resolution that expires on 28 April 28 2017.

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