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Here’s how clean energy could help Puerto Rico navigate out of the dark

By Cassandra Sweet From Greenbiz As Puerto Rico seeks to repair its decimated electricity system, experts are proposing ways the island can rebuild using better, stronger and cleaner technology that would cut costs, boost resilience and reduce reliance on oil…

Scientists copy climate change data in fear of a Trump crackdown

By Jon Fingas From engadget And the Energy Department is refusing Trump’s request to name climate change workers. Donald Trump’s incoming presidency won’t be kind to climate change science, and that’s making both scientists and government divisions nervous — to…

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U.S. Energy Department announces largest energy efficiency standard in history; Businesses will save USD 167 billion

From SolarServer The U.S. Department of Energy announced historic new efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and furnaces. Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, these standards will save more energy than any other standard issued by the Department to…