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Alternate Fuels Will Power 1/3 World’s Vehicles By 2030

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1We already possess sufficient clean alternatives to take over from most fossil fuels. Only, the world’s economies are market driven. Clean technologies need to be competitively priced before mass adoption is possible. Some argue this will change as the true cost of fossil fuels becomes more evident. A new Lux Research report uses a more conservative approach, when it predicts alternate fuels will power of the 1/3 world’s vehicles by 2030.

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What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

The ECOreport looks at new Canada, US & Mexico agreement and asks What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Future generations may look back on the agreement that Canada, the United States and Mexico just signed as a significant milestone,  or maybe not. What Did the Three Amigos Accomplish?

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Advanced Energy talks About the Solar Industry after 2016

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The fossil fuel infrastructure that we see in the United States today was largely birthed through a series of government tax breaks and incentives that can be traced back to 1916. The five largest companies—BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Shell— still receive $46 billion a year in tax breaks. By way of comparison, federal solar tax incentives in the form of the solar investment tax credit are set to expire at the end of their first decade. I had an opportunity to talk with Steve Levy, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Advanced Energy, about the Solar Industry after 2016.
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