Never Heard Of The Renault Twizy? That’s Because It’s Silent — Funny New Promo

If you’ve ever considered driving your car into a library, it appears that you may be able be able to do so without getting arrested. Hurray! In a somewhat humorous new promo video from Renault, the company’s tiny Twizy EV is shown being driven into a university library in France. Of course the humor is

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Cat Saves Kid Attacked By Dog (VIDEO)

I remember having a badass cat that would scare away dogs — basically just stare them down with back up as high as possible. But the cat in this video is really a winner. Check it out

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Top 15 Solar Module Suppliers Of 2013, Via IHS

Editor’s Note: Aside from the notes in the article below, a few other interesting things jumped out to me. 1) Despite going bankrupt and being delisted from the NYSE, Suntech managed to still make it into the top 15 in 2013! That’s somewhat impressive. 2) The only solar module supplier in the top 10 not

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New Google Maps Help You Navigate The World’s Transit

A couple of sparkly infographics tout Google’s improvements to its public transit maps today. Over the years, the information giant has been pretty thoughtful in publishing transit information for those who don’t or can’t travel by car. Apparently, that’s 70% of the world’s population, although just over 50% of Americans are carless, er, car-free, and [&hellip

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Solar Cup: Largest Solar-Powered Boat Competition (VIDEO)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Three days of racing launches this Friday, May 16 at Metropolitan Water District’s (mwdh20) 12th annual Solar Cup at Lake Skinner in Temecula Valley, California, reports mwdh2o. The nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition features nearly 700 students on 40 southland high school teams. Here’s some more info from mwdh20: 12th Annual Solar Cup 2014 The Official Solar Cup

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Germany Reached Nearly 75% Renewable Power Use On Sunday

En route to its 2050 Energiewende goal of 80% of the nation’s power being supplied by renewables, especially spurred on by the phaseout of nuclear reactors, Germany broke another renewable energy record on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Europe’s biggest clean-energy market reached almost 75% renewable power market share noon on that day. As the Disruptive Renewables chart

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The Oatmeal Woos Tesla Motors, Elon Musk Agrees To Help Build Nikola Tesla Museum

Originally published on Gas2. Yesterday, The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman made a plea to Elon Musk to help build a museum dedicated to Nikola Tesla…and this morning, Musk responded. In a tweet sent this morning at 6 AM, Musk told Inman  (via Tweet) that he “…would be happy to help.” Woot! Last year Inman launched a

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Fully Electric Version Of Volvo XC90 SUV In The Works

A fully electric version of Volvo’s soon-to-be-released SUV — the XC90 — is already in the works, according to recent reports. While the conventional version of the 2014 XC90 is still yet to make it to market, there’s already a whole range of other versions in the pipeline — including a plug-in hybrid version that

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Solar Industry Continues Making Great Strides Under SEIA Leadership

By Arno Harris, SEIA Board Chairman More than 150 years ago, American author and humorist Mark Twain wrote, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Sadly, some things never change. Recently, a few bloggers took exception to the performance and salary of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President and CEO Rhone Resch.

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