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Report: Economic Growth with Green Environment is Possible

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for 2015 released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA report is great news for the planet, giving us hope that economic growth is possible without damage to our natural habitat. It however, showcases how well can we adapt if we put our money, effort and trust into new technologies/systems overall. “The new figures confirm last year’s surprising but welcome news: we now have seen two straight years of greenhouse gas emissions decoupling from economic growth,”

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Airbnb Teams Up With Tesla Motors

Airbnb and Tesla are bringing charging stations to select homes across the globe, starting with the California coast. This marks the next step for utilization of Tesla vehicles, allowing their owners to perfectly cater to the electric car ownership base through additions of chargers in their homes. This thus allows owners to plan their trips and charge their vehicles, just as same as wanting WiFi or a washing machine in their host’s house and accommodations this way. For many, this will be the next step in eco-friendly traveling and motoring, specially when the service catches on in for example European destinations. While the service is

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BMW Group and SCHERM Group officially put an electric truck into service

Being at the forefront of ecological and clean transportation, that’s what many car makers stride for today. For BMW the idea has been translated to reality as BMW Group and the SCHERM group will employ 100% electric trucks in their service. This means the BMW Group will be the first automobile manufacturer in Europe to use a 40-ton electric truck for material transport on public roads. It was launched at the BMW Group Plant in Munich by Bavaria’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Ilse Aigner. The 40-ton electric truck is a model from the Dutch manufacturer Terberg which has completed its first test drives. Beginning with

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Tesla PowerWall: Energy Storage for a Sustainable Home

In what was one of the more exciting released in the past few weeks, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) has released the Tesla PowerWall, a energy storage device for a “sustainable home”. It features a solution that helps conserve energy, but also to save money for owners, gracefully utilizing the cycles in energy production, generation and pricing for home owners. Here is how Tesla describes their new solution: “Powerwall is a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup

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