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EVs Will Reduce US Gasoline Demand by 300,000 Barrels per Day by 2035

According to a report released earlier this year by Wood Mackenzie, Tesla’s Model 3 will spur widespread adoption of electric vehicles, which will in turn reduce U.S. gasoline demand by 300,000 barrels per day by 2035. The report, Tesla Model 3: Does It Signal an Electric Car Revolution?, is bullish on the Model 3. Show More Summary

The Snyder Sensitivity Situation

Nature published a great new reconstruction of global temperatures over the past 2 million years today. uses 61 temperature reconstructions from 59 globally diverse sediment cores and a correlation structure from model simulations of the last glacial maximum to estimate (with uncertainties) the history of global temperature back through the last few dozen ice ages […]

New Research Promises Supercapacitor Breakthrough for Better Energy Storage

Research by a German team could aid the superconductor industry by improving capacitance by an order of magnitude compared to current approaches. The researchers identified the improvement when using a "hybrid mix" of potassium ferricyanide...Show More Summary

Arizona Ratepayer Advocate Responds to Accusations of Bias in Solar Proceeding

Arizona has a history of conflict between its utilities and the solar industry. But regulatory discussions have evolved since a nasty public relations battle broke out in 2013, and the state is now working through a comprehensive value-of-solar...Show More Summary

Watch the Live Broadcast From New York REV Future 2016 This Week

GTM Squared will live-stream every panel next week from New York REV Future 2016 in Brooklyn, NY. This is a members-only broadcast. Members also get exclusive access to video-on-demand after the event. Join GTM Squared today to make sure you don't miss a minute. Day 1: Tuesday, September 27 (all times EDT) 9:00 a.m.-9:10 a.m. Show More Summary

Video: New York Power Authority Launches a ‘Digital Foundry’ for the Energy Industry

The New York Power Authority was created in the 1930s as a way to harness abundant hydropower resources for the benefit of New York energy consumers. It was an experiment in the early electricity market that influenced other public power agencies in different regions of the U.S. Today, New York is forging another influential experiment. Show More Summary

Unbundled Ancillary Services Are Another Energy Storage Opportunity in Australia

New rules planned by Australian energy authorities add to the good news for storage providers in the country. The proposed rule changes were recently announced after a four-year gestation. They're designed to unbundle the country's grid services -- effectively separating the supply of energy and the provision of ancillary services. Show More Summary

The Solana CSP Project Gets ‘Largest Fine Ever Imposed’ by Arizona Air Regulators

KJZZ: Arizona Solar Power Plant Pays $1.5 Million In Emissions Violation Fines One of Arizona’s largest solar generating stations this week settled with Maricopa County Air Quality Department after dozens of emissions violations. The...Show More Summary

Contractor Behind Positive Dakota Access Pipeline Environmental Assessment Was Working on Connecting Pipeline For Same Company

A private firm that conducted the environmental review for the highly contentious Dakota Access Pipeline was simultaneously working for Energy Transfer, the company behind the project, on a connecting pipeline. A DeSmog investigation...Show More Summary

Why correlations of CO2 and Temperature over ice age cycles don’t define climate sensitivity

We’ve all seen how well temperature proxies and CO2 concentrations are correlated in the Antarctic ice cores – this has been known since the early 1990’s and has featured in many high-profile discussions of climate change. EPICA Dome C ice core greenhouse gas and isotope records. The temperature proxies are water isotope ratios that can […]

Donald Trump Still Doesn’t Understand Energy Markets

Donald Trump is by no means the first Republican presidential candidate to express support for the oil and gas industry, but his predecessors seemed to have a better grasp of how the industry works. The businessman and reality television...Show More Summary

DC Court Set to Hear Clean Power Plan Arguments as Compliance Happens Anyway

The full bench of the U.S. Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments on the Clean Power Plan on September 27. The court called for an en banc review earlier this year, foreseeing that any outcome of a three-judge panel review would have been insufficient and a full court would be requested. In February, the U.S. Show More Summary

EnerNOC Restructures Its Enterprise Efficiency Business, Lays Off 15% of Workers

EnerNOC announced on Friday it is restructuring its enterprise energy-efficiency software business to focus on specific verticals, rather than trying to sell to corporations across the board. The restructuring means about 15 percent of EnerNOC’s employees will be laid off. Show More Summary

Trump Touts Drilling's Potential, Botches Facts, at Shale Industry Conference

The shale gas and oil industry gathered in Pittsburgh this week for a major annual East Coast conference, Shale Insight 2016, and to hear the words of presidential candidate Donald Trump, who served as the keynote speaker. “It's great to be with so many of my friends,” Trump began. Show More Summary

Enphase on the Edge: Microinverter Maker Lays Off 11% of Workforce and Plans New Stock Offering

It's usually not a good sign to see the word "restructuring" in a troubled company's press release. But that's what microinverter and battery builder Enphase Energy announced yesterday, along with an 11 percent reduction in its 500-employee workforce and an additional offering of common stock underwritten by Oppenheimer & Co. Show More Summary

Despite Low Oil Prices, Small Island Nations Are Still Attractive Markets for Renewables

Renewables like wind and solar are largely not linked to oil prices. But there are markets where the success of renewables is more closely tied to oil: islands. Or, more specifically, small island developing states, which make up 20Show More Summary

Why Apple Should Buy McLaren Automotive, Even Though It Probably Won’t

Wired: Apple's Probably Not Gonna Buy McLaren, but It Should Rumors swirl around Apple like exhaust around a race car, and one of the most persistent is that Apple wants to break into the auto industry with an electric, self-driving car. Show More Summary

S&C Electric Unveils Data Behind Last Month’s Lithium-Ion Battery Fire

If you’re going to have lithium-ion grid batteries catching on fire, it might as well be in a state-of-the-art battery testing facility. Not only is it the kind of thing you’re supposed to catch before installing systems in the field,...Show More Summary

Meet SolPad. An Integrated Solar-Plus-Storage Solution Fresh Out of Stealth Mode

Sometimes solving a problem requires coming at it with an entirely different perspective. That's how Christopher Estes came to create SolPad -- a potentially disruptive home solar solution that launched yesterday after several yearsShow More Summary

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