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The Plan A2Z Software Promotional Video has been selected as one of the ten finalist by Citrix in the Citrix ready spotlight video contest.  

Everything that we produce we do through the integration of creativity and purpose.  Foremost we at CerCis believe that the tools that people use must exist to serve the people who are working with the tool.  There must be no awkward interface or second guessing by our clients; people don’t want to ponder over assembly instructions, wrestle over […]

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Wind power is now cheaper than nuclear – the energy revolution is happening

In March I went to see Henrik Poulsen, the boss of Dong Energy, in Copenhagen. Never heard of him or his company? You are not alone, but the chances are he is keeping your lights on. The largely unknown story of his company is worth telling because it is genuinely revolutionary. Dong stands for Danish oil […]

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European team announces superconductivity breakthrough

European researchers said Tuesday they had developed a cheaper and more efficient superconducting tape which could one day be used to double the potency of wind turbines. Eurotapes, a European research project on superconductivity—the ability of certain materials to channel electricity with zero resistance and very little power loss—has produced 600 metres (1,968 feet) of […]

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From teenager to pensioner—the green energy crowdfunders

Boosting the use of renewable energy has long been an ambition in Europe, but some efforts have powered down amid an ever-changing political landscape and dwindling finances. Now, crowdfunding is pulling in a new generation of green investors “I have always been interested in the environment. As a child, I thought ‘what if the world […]

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SolarCity’s Gigafactory

                A $750 million solar facility in Buffalo will produce a gigawatt of high-efficiency solar panels per year and make the technology far more attractive to homeowners. Availability: next year by Richard Martin In an industrial park near the shore of Lake Erie, hard by the Buffalo River, the […]

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Germany Runs Up Against the Limits of Renewables

At one point this month renewable energy sources briefly supplied close to 90 percent of the power on Germany’s electric grid. But that doesn’t mean the world’s fourth-largest economy is close to being run on zero-carbon electricity. In fact, Germany is giving the rest of the world a lesson in just how much can go […]

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Texas and California Have Too Much Renewable Energy

Solar and wind power are coming online at rates unforeseen only a few years ago. That’s a good thing if your goal is to decarbonize the energy sector. But if you’re a utility or independent power producer and you make your money selling electricity, it can be not such a good thing. In places with […]

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Learning From Germany’s Energy Transition

Wind, solar, and other renewable sources supplied a record 83 percent of Germany’s energy for one hour in August last year, according to a recent study. It’s only an hour. But the analysis by Agora Energiewende, a German think tank, singled out that one hour to show the potential of renewable energy as Germans march […]

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Fleets of incredibly large wind turbines could produce a third of all UK power by 2030

The UK has the biggest offshore wind industry in the world, by far. But if predictions from some wind farm builders come true, it will become even more enormous—both in its capacity to produce power and by sheer size of the machines involved—over the next 15 years. The country has built 3.7 gigawatts of offshore […]

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Great NY Power Shift – New York’s energy choices through 2050

          On Thursday morning, the NY Times held a Google Hangout, for The Great New York Power Shift – Transitioning to a Low Carbon Future — a discussion of New York’s energy choices through 2050. Here’s the video feed:                     The event […]

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