NASA and NOAA confirm it: 2014 was the hottest year on record (since 1880)

We can’t keep burying our heads in the sand.

First Solar Now Officially in the Silicon PV Production Business

First Solar’s TetraSun silicon solar photovoltaic production line is officially in service. The line, located at First Solar’s Kulim, Malaysia manufacturing facility, has capacity for 100 megawatts of annual module production. This was initially reported in Daily Express, the “independent national newspaper of East Malaysia.” First Solar's spokesperson confirmed the news and noted that “a portion of the initial TetraSun production is allotted to customers in Japan; our global business development team will look for additional opportunities where appropriate,” adding, “We are starting with limited production on this initial

The Lipstick League – week of 1.12.15

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Pesticide Industry Resists Calls to Reveal Inert Ingredients

Pesticide manufacturers are pushing back against increasing consumer and environmental advocacy group demands for disclosure of the chemicals in pesticide formulations—claiming the information is proprietary.Of particular interest are the so-called inert ingredients such as chemicals in pesticides that perform functions other than controlling pests. Examples include emulsifiers, solvents, aerosols, fragrances, dyes and other chemicals that are not necessarily benign, according to those calling for mandatory labeling of inert ingredients in pesticides.Inert ingredients added to pesticides that are not used on food require

PepsiCo Reacts to New Ads Slamming Doritos Over Lax Palm Oil Policy

On Tuesday, SumOfUs, an international consumer advocacy organization, released a new parody video — in conjunction with Doritos’ annual “Crash the Super Bowl” commercial competition — that calls out Doritos and its parent company, PepsiCo, for use of unsustainable palm oil in Doritos products and the subsequent destruction caused to Southeast Asian rainforests, species and communities.The video, called “A Cheesy Love

Can data hot spots like Pandora’s make utilities rock harder?

It’s hard to stay profitable if your company doesn’t know what’s needed where. Locational data holds the key to electrifying performance.

How California took the lead in energy storage R&D

With Southern California Edison leading the way, the state is showing how batteries can help integrate renewables into the electric grid.

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Winix PlasmaWave 5300 Air Cleaner Model

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PIC OF THE DAY: Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort Beach, Belize

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Breaking: 2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record

The scientists revealed that 2014 was the hottest year in 134 years of record keeping, with seven of 12 months equalling or tying previous global records for…

10 Must-See Electric Cars at this Year’s International Auto Show

“It’s almost inevitable that the car of the future is going to be electric, and it’s going to…

Photo: Sunset over the waves creates a rainbow of colors

This gorgeous sunset was photographed at Playa Guiones in Costa Rica.

Let’s get real about cute little wind turbines

They make you feel good and green but they don’t actually do very much.

A Reminder to Investors Dumping Solar Stocks: PV and Oil Rarely Mix

One of the most important stories of the last year was the collapse in global oil prices that began in June 2014 and continues in 2015. It has created a lot of confusion among investors eyeing the impact on renewables, particularly solar PV. Falling oil prices will have an extremely limited impact on wholesale or retail electricity prices, which are the core