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“Sort of a Regulated e-Bay for…Emissions Permits”: World Green Exchange launched on Wednesday and will be selling greenhouse-gas emissions via auction, the hope being that by cutting out hte middleman will provide a more efficient result – WSJ Environmental Capital. DOE Juices Grid With Superconducting Wire: […]

“Sort of a Regulated e-Bay for…Emissions Permits”: World Green Exchange launched on Wednesday and will be selling greenhouse-gas emissions via auction, the hope being that by cutting out hte middleman will provide a more efficient result – WSJ Environmental Capital.

DOE Juices Grid With Superconducting Wire: In a $27 million joint project with SuperPower Inc. the Department of Energy has laid 350 meters of high temperature superconducting cable that increases grid efficiency 7-10 percent over traditional copper cables – DOE.

Los Angeles Seeking Solar: LA’s Mayor, and a group of Cali’s congressional delegates, announced a clean energy plan that will create 400 jobs to install and maintain city solar panels — LATimes.

Get Rid of Alternators: EcoGeek points to a Cardiff University professor who says that there can be a 5 percent efficiency savings by ditching vehicles’ alternators — EcoGeek.

Europeans Are Rethinking Biofuels, Why not US?: Well, maybe the next administration will help out –Grist.

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  1. Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.

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