In 2014 I traveled to Africa to visit the rural primary school I had attended 33 years earlier. I carried with me 200 solar lights from SolarAid, an international organisation, … [Read full article]
Danish power company and offshore wind giant Ørsted announced Tuesday that it would consolidate two of its business units, Customer Solutions and Bioenergy, in the wake of various decisions which … [Read full article]
The International Solar Alliance has asked companies in member countries to submit proposals to offer solar power project management solutions. The global body issued this invitation after it received a proposal for the same from India’s largest power generation company.
The winning projects of a global competition for innovative carbon-free and resilient urban projects were announced in Oslo and sent to us by C40 CITIES. Have a look.
First of all, don’t get me wrong, I love electric cars. In a world where cars is something we want, need, and enjoy, the electric kind seems the lesser kind … [Read full article]
Ørsted Cancels Divestment Of Power Distribution & Residential Customer Businesses Under Government Pressure A day after Danish energy company Ørsted announced that the Danish Ministry of Finance had raised concerns … [Read full article]
Concerned over the lackluster pace of capacity addition in the solar power sector, the Indian government has made amendments to the auction and project implementation timelines. The recent amendments to … [Read full article]
Iceland is home to some of the most spectacular fjords and natural energy resources in the world. The country has been a leader in renewable energy for decades. Landsvirkjun is entrusted in exploiting these natural resources in a sustainable, responsible, and efficient way and is now offering that energy to Etix for its data centers.
A “cobalt drought” didn’t seem like a factor in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing just a few years ago. After all, as recently as 2013, the Union of Concerned Scientists felt … [Read full article]
You will have to forgive me for the corny pun, I but find myself especially pumped as I write this story. I have always wanted to go see Loch Ness, … [Read full article]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla has confirmed on its website that it has officially delivered its 200,000th vehicle. The confirmation came as Tesla updated its website listing out the … [Read full article]
The 2018 New Energy Outlook from BNEF predicts a surge in battery storage in coming years, leading to half of all electricity coming from renewable sources by mid-century.
There are only three things certain in this world: death, taxes, and that solar is unstoppable. The IRS has effectively extended solar subsidies by up to four years. Previously, to … [Read full article]
The Bloomberg Model 3 production tracker has been updated as of June 3. How many of the cars is Tesla making each week now? Come inside to find out.
Social media is filled with claims that wind turbines consume more energy than they produce. Don’t fall for lies spread by fossil fuel companies.
The California PUC has approved a massive new plan that will see almost $400 million invested in electrifying transportation in the state, especially for medium and heavy duty trucks.
Europe has voted to ban three of the most common pesticides which are believed to affect bees. It is also searching for ways to increase the use of recyclable plastics to 50% by 2030.
Rachel Carson’s influential book Silent Spring, which documented the effects of the indiscriminate widespread use of pesticides on the environment, was published back in 1962, nearly 60 years ago now. … [Read full article]
If we had a show of hand right now, how many would say they completely trust their computers, handheld devices, smart TV, and other smart devices? Chances are high that … [Read full article]
Owing to the aim of reducing air pollution and local auto accidents, cars will be banned this summer from New York City’s Central Park — after more than a century … [Read full article]
First published on EV Obsession. The PSA Group, which includes Peugeot and Citroen, has revealed its electric vehicle (EV) roadmap by creating a dedicated unit called the Low Emission Vehicles … [Read full article]
The on-demand taxi service provider Lyft is launching a new program whereby the carbon emissions footprints of the rides it provides will be offset through investments into various “green” offsets — renewable energy projects, reforestation work, etc. — a company spokesperson has revealed.
Leading Indian and Southeast Asia business group Everstone Group has partnered with leading global renewable energy company Lightsource BP to form EverSource Capital, a fund management platform intended to support green energy infrastructure in India, with financial kickoff support from the UK Government and India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has reached an agreement with constituent countries to put a plan into place to reduce the shipping sector’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% … [Read full article]
The Boring Co has raised $112.5 million in new equity, the company has revealed — with 90% of that figure coming by way of Elon Musk himself. The revelation comes … [Read full article]
A section of highway near the airport in Stockholm, Sweden, has been fitted with new technology that can recharge electric vehicles while they drive. It could lower carbon emissions and reduce the cost of electric vehicles because they could use smaller batteries.
Scientists in Japan have discovered massive quantities of rare earth minerals in the seabed around remote islands in the Pacific, enough to meet the world’s needs for hundreds of years.
Various sources within Germany have been reporting in recent days that Volkswagen is now mulling the replacement of CEO Matthias Mueller with the head of the VW brand, Herbert Diess. … [Read full article]
The embattled on-demand taxi service firm Uber has announced that it has acquired the electric bike-sharing service startup JUMP Bikes, marking the company’s further investment into the on-demand mobility services sector.
By Nicolas Zart and Zachary Shahan If you ever need to see what the world of electric mobility (e-mobility) will look like, Norway offers a glimpse into our future and … [Read full article]
What happens when young journalists find out that some people living near wind farms really hate them? Do they interview a few of them, interview a few others who like … [Read full article]
Danish wind energy giant Vestas has announced its intention to acquire leading energy analytics and digital solutions company Utopus Insights in a move expected to be worth $100 million.
One of India’s leading renewable energy IPPs, ReNew Power Ventures, has received another round of equity funding as it prepares for an initial public offering at the Indian bourses.
While the western world is lingering in a limping economy and a chaotic political scene, China has used that advantage to invest in clean technologies around the world. Today it … [Read full article]
A 300 MW wind power project in Lynn County, Texas has closed its financing. The project is managed by Lincoln Clean Energy, which is owned by I Squared Capital. Morgan … [Read full article]
Oil giant Shell has stepped up its investment in renewable energy, announcing this week that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 43.83% stake in leading US solar developer, owner, and operator Silicon Ranch Corporation, a deal set to be worth up to $217 million.
Originally published on EV Obsession. Are you sitting down? General Motors said this past week it plans to begin producing a fully autonomous car with no steering wheel and no … [Read full article]
Danish offshore wind energy giant Ørsted has announced that it expects its operating profit for 2017 to reach approximately DKK 22.5 billion, or around $3.61 billion, based on “preliminary and unaudited reporting” and topping off an already impressive financial year.
Everyone who has ever ridden a motorcycle or a bicycle is familiar with this situation. You are riding along, minding your own business and enjoying the sunshine, when suddenly a … [Read full article]
Even as investigations continue in India to levy safeguard duties and anti-dumping duties, custom officials are asking for import duties on solar modules.
Despite a 30% cut in wind energy tariffs in India over a period of just 10 months, Siemens Gamesa India CEO expects the trend to reverse in the coming months.
Numbers have just come out this week from danskenergi.dk, the Danish energy organization whose members support companies in delivering steady green power to the Danes, with an impressive uptime of 99.99% … [Read full article]
A Switzerland-based consumer protection group has filed a new lawsuit against Volkswagen on behalf of 6,000 owners of diesel cars manufactured by the company in relation to the “Dieselgate” emissions … [Read full article]
Fiat Chrysler lawyers are now holding discussions with lawyers representing various owners and owners groups of diesel vehicles in the US that are in the process of suing the prominent … [Read full article]
It has been very windy over the holidays here in Denmark with too little snow to call it a white Christmas, and I was curious as to just how much … [Read full article]
The coastline of Kenya has been a hotspot for tourism and fishing activities for a quite a while now — with the region also being home to fair numbers of … [Read full article]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Ontario, the most populous province in Canada, will be introducing a new electric truck rebate program — designed to provide up to 60% of the … [Read full article]
Originally published on EV Obsession. One of the largest package delivery companies in the world, UPS (United Parcel Service Inc), has placed a pre-order for 125 units of the recently … [Read full article]