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EIA Estimates 2.1% Growth in Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions in US in 2010; Still Below 1999-2008 Levels

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EIA forecasts that regular-grade motor gasoline retail prices will average $2.92 The forecast has the annual average regular grade retail gasoline price increasing from $2.35 Average US pump prices for regular gasoline are likely to exceed $3 per gallon at times during the driving season, according to EIA, and already exceed $3 per gallon in some areas such as California. During this summer season, EIA projects that motor gasoline consumption will increase by 0.5%

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

We haven’t really changed our lifestyle at all unless you count turning off a few powerstrips and all the computers before we go to bed. 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. FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE.

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The Greenius Solution To All California’s Problems: AB 920 + AB 811

Creative Greenius

I’m seeing you and me changing the course of history – while we still have a gambler’s chance, right here and right now. My vision makes us the world leader in the new electric transportation future that is destined to replace gasoline-powered transportation – the one that Asia is currently on course to lead. And when it comes to a sense of urgency on climate change, well lets just say I saw no physical sign that Ted is out of his coma yet.

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Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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He identified three major themes in 2009 for renewable energy: “ Energy markets are undergoing their most fundamental changes since the 1930s; cap and trade is the most complex issue outside of health care; and schisms exist within the energy community that will grow stronger over time. Energy Markets in a State of Change. Dr. Paul addressed a positive change—the days of increasing US oil consumption may be over. “ Post-Stimulus. by Bill Cooke.

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Pike Research forecasts global biofuels market value to double to $185B by 2021

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Motivated by growing concerns related to energy security, climate change, and economic stagnation, at least 38 national governments throughout the world have enacted blending mandates or targets to accelerate the expansion of biofuels production and consumption in the transportation sector. Pike Research estimates that the global gasoline market will reach an estimated 375 billion gallons per year (BGPY) in 2021.

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Renewable Energy Generation: Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy, a lesson exported from Detroit

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Fifty years later, the USA is faced with a similar challenge, energy independency and climatic change. The automotive industry is living proof that private companies will rarely change their behaviors without a significant stimulus to that change, and furthermore one that needs to be mandated. Without the CAFE standard and stimulus monies to promote green vehicle tech, the industry would not be headed toward a greener horizon.

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

Revenge of the Electric Car

Around the same time, General Motors will introduce the Chevrolet Volt, a vehicle able to go 40 miles on electricity before its small gasoline engine kicks in. Mr. Kim said the popularity of electric vehicles “will be a function of a lot of different things: the state of the economy, how many people can actually afford to buy the cars and the price of gasoline — how high does it have to be?”. Battery-powered motors are more efficient than gasoline engines.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Cleantech Blog Cleantechblog.com, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment. Ontological Shock An Open Letter to Fred Krupp Report from GridEcon Conference SGS Climate Change Head on the First Carbon Credit. The Three Prongs of the “Green&# Energy Stimulus Pa.

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Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

If I’d have to plan on stopping somewhere for an hour in the middle of a 3 hour drive, just to refuel, I’d feel pretty compelled to stick with a gasoline/diesel vehicle. Jonathan said on March 31st, 2009 at 7:26 am You can charge it in the night… what’s the fear of change? Gasoline prices change fairly rapidly. It’s FAR more dangerous trusting the public to deal with a gasoline pumps.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. BYD has also begun selling a plug-in electric car with a backup gasoline engine, a move putting it ahead of GM, Nissan, and Toyota.

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