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Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has agreed to divest 25% of its stake in the Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind pilot to Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar. Masdar Acquires 25% Stake In Hywind Floating Offshore Wind Farm From Statoil...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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I keep telling myself to focus on other matters — a big EV report I'm in the midst of, our series on cleantech actions cities can take, my next US electricity reports, the dozens of stories I collected during my week cleantech megaweek in Abu Dhabi,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Friday, January 20, 2017
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India's Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, has provided a powerful statement for the global community in the wake of Donald Trump's rise to power in the United States India Commits...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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One fun thing about running CleanTechnica for the past 7 years or so has been watching as new innovations and industries pop up, and then navigating the initial players in these nascent markets and trying to find out who is leading and where the market...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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China's National Energy Administration has announced the suspension of 104 planned and under-construction coal power projects, with a total capacity of 120 gigawatts, in a move which serves to back President Xi's commitments to step into a global clean...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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China's National Energy Administration has claimed the country installed a fantastic 34.2 gigawatts of new solar PV in 2016, up on expert predictions. China Installed 34 Gigawatts Of New Solar PV In 2016, Says NEA was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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PEOTUS Donald Trump just can't quit Aberdeen golf course, not while Scotland forges ahead with offshore wind energy research center right next door Trump Tilts At Offshore Wind Energy, Scotland Gets Last Laugh (Maybe) was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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This week, NHTSA closed its investigation into the crash that killed Joshua Brown, saying its staff "did not identify any defects." In response, the company issued a brief statement. “At Tesla, the safety of our customers comes first, and we appreciate...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Any utility company who violates the proposed new renewable energy law would be fined $10 for every megawatt of non-conforming electricity provided to Wyoming residents Wyoming Bill Would Penalize Solar & Wind Energy was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Originally published on Solar Love. Repurposing land that can’t be used for other purposes is a familiar theme in the solar industry. Recently, the city of Charlotte, North Carolina elected to install a solar farm atop a long abandoned land fill. In...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Friday, January 20, 2017
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In his Senate confirmation hearings to be the head of the Department of Energy, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has rolled back his opinion of the DOE, climate change, and renewable energy, but it might come to nothing in the end, as reports suggest...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Originally published on Solar Love. Since Mike and Jan Lister added a rooftop solar system with a Tesla Powerwall energy storage battery to their home, they have seen their utility bills drop by a stunning 86%. The Lister’s system consists of 20 BenQ...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Engie is seeking bids from commercial developers to build solar energy farms to replace the electricity that previously derived from the coal-fired Hazelwood facility Engie To Replace Coal Plant In Brisbane With Solar Farms was originally published on...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Friday, January 20, 2017
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A huuuuge wind energy project in Wyoming could provide President Trump with bragging rights to thousands of new jobs and a poke in the eye for China, too President Trump Will Love This New Wind Energy Farm: It’s Huuuuuuger Than Anything In China was...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The United Arab Emirates has launched a $50 million renewable energy project fund to support renewable energy projects in the Caribbean. UAE Commits $50 Million To Fund Caribbean Renewable Energy Projects was originally published on CleanTechnica. To...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The global installed capacity of solar PV is expected to increase from 49.77 gigawatts per anum to 69.86 gigawatts by 2020, but declines in module prices will see the market value drop from $39.71 billion in 2016 to $33.43 billion in 2020. Global Solar...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Friday, January 20, 2017
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EV Volumes recently highlighted some interesting stats with an interesting graph showing plug-in electric vehicle sales figures for the years 2011–2016 separated by state. As the graph shows, the vast majority of plug-in electric vehicle sales in the...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, January 20, 2017
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One of the most frequent questions you see these days in electric vehicle forums, blog comments, Facebook groups, and here on CleanTechnica is some variation of the following: "I reserved my Tesla Model 3 on (fill the date), will I still be eligible...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Loren McDonald | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Norwegian capital city of Oslo has reportedly banned diesel cars from the city's roads for a period of two days owing to high levels of air pollution Oslo (Norway) Banning Diesel Cars For A Few Days Because Of Air Pollution was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Originally published on NRDC. By Simon Mui The California Air Resources Board (ARB) released a soup-to-nuts review of its Advanced Clean Car (ACC) program today. The 658-page report confirms that the popular program, which establishes smog-forming and...
From: CleanTechnica | By: NRDC | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Electric GT Championship race-prepped Tesla Model S P100D accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.1 seconds, thanks to its 734 pound-feet of torque and 778 horsepower, the organization revealed at Autosport International 2017 in the Electric...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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In a move that has all the hallmarks of an Obama-Biden meme, President Barack Obama has transferred $500 million into the Green Climate Fund just a few days before leaving office. President Obama’s Last-Minute $500 Million Donation To Green Climate...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV is a 7 seater, plug-in hybrid sport utility vehicle which makes it a great choice for folks looking for a vehicle that can run for a few miles in all-electric mode before switching to a more typical hybrid mode while also having...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Kyle Field | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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President-Elect Donald Trump's nominee to head up the US Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, faced tough questioning in his senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, but remained staunchly intent on restricting and minimising the role of the...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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This week, Anne-Sophie Garrigou interviewed Cédric Philibert, a former science journalist who joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 2000, following a tenure at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Here, Cédric Philibert talks...
From: CleanTechnica | By: The Beam | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered has completed this year's Dakar Rally, making good on its third effort to do so and becoming the first zero-emissions vehicle to do so ACCIONA 100% Ecopowered Finishes The Dakar Rally, First All-Electric Vehicle To Do So was...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Building on its earlier referral programs, Tesla's new referral program running from January 16th through March 15th offers Model S and Model X owners who refer new buyers to the company a number of different prizes and awards Details On Tesla’s New...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The Chevy Bolt EV will be available nationwide by September, with nationwide ordering beginning by July, according to recent reports Chevy Bolt EV Distribution Plan — Nationwide Ordering By July, Deliveries By September was originally published on...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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I landed a couple of pretty interesting scoops today while in Abu Dhabi for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. First of all, I found out that Tesla is opening a store in the UAE next month — it's unclear if the store will be in Abu Dhabi or Dubai or both...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Hyundai Capital Service issued green bonds worth $500 million in March last year. The bond matures in 5 years and has a coupon rate of 2.875%. The proceeds from the green bond will be used to finance car loans for hybrid cars Hyundai Capital Green Bond...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) seems like an ideal place for Tesla Motors. Clearly, the country has money, and people with money can afford Teslas — which nearly everyone seems to want. Additionally, UAE leadership — despite making a fortune and...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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It’s a brisk Abu Dhabi afternoon. We are greeted by Chris Chi Lon Wan, who is the Head of Design at Masdar City, and who has been instrumental in bringing this urban development project to life since its inception in 2006. His beaming smile and energetic,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The European Union's constituent national governments have previously agreed, in principle anyways, to slash transport, buildings, and agriculture emissions by 30% by 2030 as part of the Effort-Sharing Regulation caps Poland & Italy Working To Halve...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The path has been cleared for the $24 billion Amtrak renovation plans for the New York City rail lines (the "Gateway Program") to receive federal funding. A vote by the board overseeing the project has agreed to the funding Amtrak’s $24 Billion Renovation...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Speaking in advance of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, China's special envoy for climate change Xie Zhenhua has said US President-elect Donald Trump's views on climate change are softening. China Claims Donald Trump’s Views On Climate...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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In an address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, China has told the world that it is willing and able to take the lead on combating global climate change. China Willing To Take Lead In Combating Global Climate Change was originally published on CleanTechnica....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Chargepoint believes that the future of personal mobility will be CASE: Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electrified, and the Chargepoint Express Plus family is the next (huge!) step for the company into the future Unpacking The New Chargepoint Express...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Kyle Field | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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A climate change study released just this month by a team of researchers led by Dr. Raymond Bradley and Dr. Ambarish Karmalkar at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst claims that temperatures in the Northeast are increasing faster than in other...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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In a long-awaited speech regarding the plan for Britain's exit of the European Union, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed what experts are calling a 'hard Brexit' while simultaneously providing next-to-no comfort for Britain's green economy....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Gridtential's Silicon Joule battery uses an advanced lead-acid design with a silicon substrate for higher energy density, longer cycle life and deeper depth-of-discharge Where Silicon Joule Lead Batteries Outperform Lithium was originally published on...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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