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Top 10 Green Business Watch Posts in 2012

Out of the hundreds of posts published on Green Business Watch during 2012 we have chosen 10. From tax incentives to movies about fracking, from rivers catching fire to recycling plastics, our top 10 covers our most popular green business topics. Continue reading

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The Impact Of EV Solar Charging Stations [infographic]

Solar charging stations will be central to the success or failure of electric vehicles. This infographic does a great job of laying out the benefits of solar charging stations and their impact on EVs, emissions and our health. Continue reading

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The Latest on Eco Cars – Hybrids and Electric

In the past month, there has been positive news and some more negative in the eco car market. Sales and manufacturer confidence seem to remain strong for hybrids while some are declaring the death of the electric car. Reports of the demise of electric cars may be exaggerated however. Continue reading

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Gas Prices and Incentives Boost EV Sales in California

The NY Times reports from California where gasoline prices have been hitting the $5 per gallon mark. This has been affecting sales and interest in hybrids and electric vehicles. Dealers agree that gas prices are an important part of the story but also point to manufacturer incentives. Continue reading

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New Report Questions Green Credentials of EVs

A new report on the green credentials of electric vehicles finds EVs to have significantly heavier environmental impact in production in both global warming potential (GWP) and toxicity than conventional vehicles while having a major GWP advantage over the working life of the vehicle. Continue reading

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EV and Hybrid Combined, Meet the hyMod

Romanian team, Dan Scarlat, Marian Cilibeanu and Cristian Ionescu has designed a new concept in electric and hybrid vehicles. The SCIhyMod proposes a modular solution allowing the car to be a pure EV for shorter urban travel and to convert to a hybrid using an internal combustion module. Continue reading

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Tesla Rolls Out Super Fast EV Chargers

Tesla has started to roll out a network of fast chargers in the US which may allow their model S owners travel long distances for free. Meanwhile ‘Nemesis’ breaks the UK electric car, land speed record. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – January 16th 2012

IBM Working on EV Battery With 500 Mile Range Nicholas Brown reports on Cleantechnica that IBM have invented a new battery. The Lithium-air battery technology can create more energy from less mass. It’s lighter basically. These batteries could potentially give … Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – January 12th 2012

North America’s largest wind farm fast tracked in Wyoming. EPA creates interactive map of large greenhouse emitters. German airline Lufthansa to fly trans-atlantic on Biofuel. These stories and more in today’s Green Business Roundup. Continue reading

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