Is the Senate tax bill set to kill solar power tax credits?

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Current tax bill would help government gut solar energy Via: The Washington Post Many GOP lawmakers are opposed to the federal government lending a helping hand to renewable energy. The House tax bill proposal, which passed the chamber…

Zero Mass creates drinkable water from the air while generating electricity

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The founder of Zero Mass Water told me that this kind of early November heat was actually mild for the Arizona desert – and that regardless of the dry climate, he and his team were still able to produce water. Because that’s what Zero Mass…

Is Nevada Power planning to raise residential rates again?

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The Nevada Public Utilities Commission next week will give consumers another chance to comment on a Nevada Energy rate plan offered in response to the state’s new net metering law. The Dec. 6 PUC session in Las Vegas delves into an array…

More wind electricity in Texas than coal, European solar set to grow 35% in 2018

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Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Featured Image Source. (See Electrick.com for full article) European PV market expected to grow by 35% in 2018 – “The…

Solar power in Afghanistan to get $44.76 million boost

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $44.76 million grant to finance the construction of a 20-megawatt (MW) on-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Afghanistan. In an announcement, the ADB said the new facility would boost renewable…

$180,000 Tesla Semi Truck could be a game changer for trucking industry

After Tesla debuted it's all electric semi truck last week, we now have a price for Tesla’s all-electric freight truck. The company now says the Tesla Semi is expected have two models and prices one with a 300-mile range priced at $150,000…