2019 Keeling Curve Prize winners include Opus 12; conversion of CO2 into fuels and chemicals

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Finance. is using pay-as-you-save financing to help transportation companies switch to electric buses. CalCEF/Nexus (Oakland, California) is forming a Qualified Clean Energy Opportunity Zone Fund to deploy solar, wind, energy storage and other clean economy assets. Three Wheels United (Bangalore, India) is using finance and technology to decarbonize the auto rickshaw market.

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NSF to award up to $13M for fundamental work on sustainable production of electricity and transportation fuels

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Specific areas of interest include: nano-enabled PV devices containing nanostructured semiconductors, plasmonic materials, photonic structures, or conducting polymers; earth-abundant and environmentally benign materials for photovoltaic devices; photocatalytic or photoelectrochemical processe for the splitting of water into H 2 gas, or for the reduction of CO2 to liquid or gaseous fuels. Wind Energy. Batteries Biomass Financing Fuels Power Generation

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UK study finds Bio-SNG could offer 90% reduction in lifecycle CO2; lower cost of carbon abatement than electrical solutions for transport applications

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For transport applications, Bio-SNG is significantly more cost effective than electrical solutions (either using grid electricity - £1,000/ te CO 2 e, or presuming offshore wind derived renewable electricity - £600/ te CO 2 e). Along with all unconventional energy infrastructure development there is a need for novel financing strategies, as well as the necessary support regime. Cost of carbon abated for transport applications. Click to enlarge.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Renewable Wind Energy: MBTA will design and construct wind energy generation turbines in eastern Massachusetts (from among Kingston, Newburyport, Bridgewater). The new Fisher buses will provide more than triple the equivalent fuel economy in all-electric mode and reduce CO2 emissions due to the extensive use of lightweight materials and the large capacity battery system. Material is being financed and procured through the New York Power Authority.

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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Neutral Kaitou KID @ Apr 19th 2009 4:45PM not if the electricity is from ultra efficient solar panels, hydroelectric dams or wind. Once electric cars are more common, demand for electricity will rise, and electricity producers will have to look at big generators such as dams, nuclear stations or decentralised wind turbines that feed in to the grid. Nuclear waste is a problem much harder to solve than CO2, and dams have quite an impact in the environment.

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Reply ↓ ↑ report 17 DRK_ILLIDAN 1:09AM (4/24/2009) Stop makin f*kn battery powered cars there not gonna work, yeah woo zero emissions remember where the powers coming from rite now nim rods, you still have tins of co2 at the power plant. Sorry, but electrics and electric power plants are so efficient that CO2 emissions are less than gassers even when the electricity comes from coal - and a lot of electricity doesnt come from coal.

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Solar, Wind and Biofuels Grew 53 Percent in 2008 Green Education = Environmental Religion? People-Oriented Development Current Status of REDD Financing the Fifth Fuel Peak Phosphorus - Commence Urine Recyling on Space. Smart Grid City will easily support up to 1,000 easily dispatched distributed generation technologies including PHEVs, distributed batteries, solar and wind.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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If our country is going to spend money like a drunk sailor we should have spent it on building renewable energy power plants like Wind and Geothermal. Denmark did that with Wind Power and now most of their energy comes from wind rather than oil, natural gas, or coal. Generating electricity from wind and geothermal rather than a CO2 producing sources would help alleviate that problem. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

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