Apple Files Patent for Solar Powered iPhone and... →
Apple has filed a patent to bring iPhones and iPods off the grid and into the rays of the sun. Just my luck - a day after buying my iPhone the news breaks. Can’t an energy writer catch a break!?! Great news for the grid though. If we continue to plug-in the way we are, and the transportation sector is electrified, then we are in for some serious grid strain. If electronics manufacturers find...
Germany Poised to Decrease Solar Subsidies →
check out the.grid.girl’s piece about how germany might slash subsidies for solar energy production. such subsidies have helped scale solar energy in the country, which has a solar irradiance the equivalent of alaska!
Solyndra Files for IPO →
the unique solar pv manufacturer, who twists thin film in to cylindrical shapes rather than the standard panel, has filed with the SEC for an IPO.
India Announces Solar Energy Strategy →
Before the sun rises at Copenhagen, India announces a National Solar Energy Plan which calls for 20,000 MW of installed solar capacity by 2022. Check out the.grid.girl’s latest piece by clicking on the link above.
China Follows United States, Announces Reductions... →
While we ate turkey on Thursday, Beijing announced a plan to reduce carbon intensity by 40 – 45% in 2020 from 2005 levels. How does this compare to Obama’s plan? And why should we care about the opening bids placed by the U.S. and China before Copenhagen? Check out the.grid.girl’s latest piece to find out.
beijing follows states...announces emissions cuts →
Leadership We Need: Obama Heads to Copenhagen With... →
check out the.grid.girl’s latest piece on obama, heading to copenhagen with alleged emission reductions in hand for the u.s.a.
Obama Will Go To Copenhagen →
We’re sending in the heaviest hitter possible to craft a strong message that something must be done on the international stage to thwart climate change.
Why China & the U.S. Must Show Leadership at... →
Check out the.grid.girl’s latest piece on why both China and the U.S. should step forward in synch and lead developed and developing economies to the negotiating table. industry does have an answer to climate change: it’s called renewable energy and energy efficiency.
China & the U.S.: Big Emitters Take Significant... →
Check out the.grid.girl’s latest article on new Sino-U.S. cooperation on renewable energy.
India to Announce National Solar Energy Plan →
Check out the.grid.girl’s latest article, focusing on India’s upcoming announcement on a solar energy plan for the subcontinent.
North Africa Sunshine to Power Europe?
It’s possible. Germany and Morocco are meeting this week to discuss scaling concentrated solar power in the North African country and then running the electricity up to the European Union. For more details, check out my article on the GetSolar blog by clicking here. Some things that cross my mind with deals like this are as follows: (1) Would a continued approach to building out...
California First State to Sign Smart Grid... →
Smart Grid in the Eye of the Beholder →
NIST Identifies Smart Grid Interoperability... →
FERC Chairman Underscores Transmission →
The Smart Grid, Part II: Benefits →
The Smart Grid, Part II: Why We Need It →
The Smart Grid, Part I: What is It? →
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