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EV Market Penetration to Reach 35% Amidst Falling Battery Costs

EV prices will be cut in half, to $40,000, by 2020 while ranges increase to 200 miles, according to Lux Research.

Data Center Emissions, Coal Power Use Much Higher than Thought

The largest U.S. data center owner-operators are underestimating how much coal-fired electricity they’re using, and thus the carbon and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions they produce, according to a new study from Lux Research.

Falling Costs, VCs Fuel Surge in Building Energy Management Services

Owners and managers of residential and commercial buildings are saving on energy bills while helping reduce carbon emissions by investing in new energy management services and technology. VCs have poured $1.4 billion into the market space in the past five years, which has helped young companies develop innovative, cost-effective BEMS with an expanded range of capabilities.

Solar panel prices are dropping fast, making for a thin profit margin for manufacturers

Falling Solar Panel Costs Are Great For Buyers, Bad for Producers

Guest post by Kriss Bergethon A recent industry analysis projects the amount of solar power installed to grow to 15.5 percent per year, but revenues are to stay flat until 2016. Lux Research provided the report. A report from Navigant Consulting discovered that the price of solar panels is down almost 20 percent as of August 2011. The information derived…

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