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Nissan announces major price cut for 2013 LEAF

Nissan announces major price cut for 2013 LEAF

Thatcher Michelsen January 16, 2013 0

The Nissan LEAF, one of the most visible electric cars currently on the U.S. auto market, is set to become a whole lot more affordable for consumers

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San Antonio set for innovative “bookless library”

San Antonio set for innovative “bookless library”

Thatcher Michelsen January 15, 2013 0

San Antonio has decided to push this community resource into the 21st century by creating a library that features e-books instead of periodicals

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NASA to seek answers to climate change questions in atmospheric search

NASA to seek answers to climate change questions in atmospheric search

Thatcher Michelsen January 15, 2013 0

Among the subjects tackled in the ATTREX initiative is the question of how water vapor and the level of ozone in the upper regions of the atmosphere are influencing climate change

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Penn State researchers seek to make more energy efficient electric trains

Penn State researchers seek to make more energy efficient electric trains

Thatcher Michelsen January 10, 2013 0

According to a press release from the university, the group is focusing on the impact of industrial-sized batteries during day-to-day usage in large transit networks

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U.S. highway safety watchdog proposes sound regulations for EVs, hybrids

U.S. highway safety watchdog proposes sound regulations for EVs, hybrids

Thatcher Michelsen January 9, 2013 0

According to Treehugger, a green technology news source, the risks were first identified because slow-travelling EVs and hybrids emit very low amounts of noise.

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Green home cleaning tips to adopt in 2013

Green home cleaning tips to adopt in 2013

Thatcher Michelsen January 8, 2013 4

In years past, you may have vowed to be more environmentally friendly with your choices as a consumer, going green by purchasing LED bulbs or solar energy products.

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Texas Instruments developing groundbreaking type of circuit

Texas Instruments developing groundbreaking type of circuit

Thatcher Michelsen January 7, 2013 0

In theory, it is capable of both producing its own energy while also significantly increasing the amount of power that it receives from another source

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Billionaire financier Warren Buffett purchases largest U.S. solar power plant

Billionaire financier Warren Buffett purchases largest U.S. solar power plant

Thatcher Michelsen January 4, 2013 1

Warren Buffett, the billionaire investment genius and an ardent supporter of Democratic President Barack Obama, announced this week that his company, Berkshire Hathaway, is buying the largest solar production plant in the United States

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California breaks solar power production record this winter

California breaks solar power production record this winter

Thatcher Michelsen January 3, 2013 1

In yet another sign of solar power's increasing importance in American communities, a top green energy company in California announced that The Golden State produced more eco-friendly electricity than ever before this winter.

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