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  • Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid Coming — Cuts Fuel Consumption & CO2 Emissions Up To 75%

    29 August 2014, 5:15 pm by: James Ayre

    Volvo’s plug-in 7900 Electric Hybrid bus will be officially launched in September, at the International IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, according to recent reports. The International IAA Commercial Vehicles show will be held from September…
  • PE-Backed Hareon Solar Plans To Add 150 MW Solar Power Capacity In India

    29 August 2014, 3:00 pm by: Mridul Chadha

    China's Hareon Solar is just one of many renewable energy companies looking to take advantage of Indian government support of solar power developmentPE-Backed Hareon Solar Plans To Add 150 MW Solar Power Capacity In India was originally published on…
  • Hareon Solar Announces 3,350 MW Worth Of New Solar PV Projects

    29 August 2014, 12:45 pm by: James Ayre

    3,350 MW worth of new solar PV projects were recently announced by the China-based company Hareon Solar Technology. The projects, which have all now been signed off on, are set to be developed throughout China and Turkey. In accompaniment to these deals,…
  • Renewable Electricity Is Up 14%, But Are We Winning?

    29 August 2014, 12:30 pm by: Roy L Hales

    EIA electricity statistics for the first six months of 2014  Originally Published in the ECOreport Listening to the percentages, it sounds like America’s usage of green energy sources made strong gains during the first half of 2014. They supplied 10.4% more…
  • Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Van-Model Variant Headed To European Market, Regular Model Still A Year…

    29 August 2014, 12:13 pm by: James Ayre

    Even though buyers in the US are still waiting on the release of the first version of Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV, it appears that the European market is already set to receive a new variant of the model. The new variant will, reportedly, be a “van” of…
  • Hanwha SolarOne Narrows Losses In Second Quarter

    29 August 2014, 11:30 am by: Joshua S Hill

    Chinese solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing company Hanwha SolarOne announced its second quarter earnings on Thursday, reportedly narrowing its net loss to $8.8 million, a significant improvement on a year earlier, with shipments up 4.9%. However, those were…
  • Renewable Energy Growth Set To Slow Amidst Political Uncertainty

    29 August 2014, 10:30 am by: Joshua S Hill

    The renewable energy industry is expected to see a significant slowing over the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency, unless political and policy uncertainty is dealt with. These were the findings from the International Energy…
  • New Tesla Ad Reflects On Life, What It Means To Be Good (VIDEO)

    29 August 2014, 10:05 am by: Zachary Shahan

    Another Tesla Model S fan-made/owner-made commercial is out. This one, published earlier this week on Vimeo, focuses on family, reflects on life, and what it means to be good. I don’t have much more to say about it, but I think it’s a nice video, even if…
  • London To Test Wireless Hybrid Buses

    29 August 2014, 8:50 am by: Christopher DeMorro

    In London, the city has begun trials of four fast-charging wireless hybrid buses that are cheaper to operate and quieter than their diesel-powered cousinsLondon To Test Wireless Hybrid Buses was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • Car Eats Self, Solves Lithium-Ion Battery Crisis

    29 August 2014, 8:08 am by: Tina Casey

    Cannibal cars can solve a global critical materials crisis for the EV market, based on a new process for rendering old tires into lithium-ion batteriesCar Eats Self, Solves Lithium-Ion Battery Crisis was originally published on CleanTechnica.…
  • Chinese Tesla Model S Road Trippers Put Their Route On The Hood

    29 August 2014, 6:19 am by: Zachary Shahan

    Some Chinese Tesla Model S owners are taking a big road trip using China’s still-nascent charging network. Actually, they will be installing charging stations along the way. This article about it is in Chinese if you happen to read Chinese. Hopeless with…
  • Making Solar Available To Those Who Need It Most

    29 August 2014, 4:42 am by: Rocky Mountain Institute

    Rocky Mountain Institute. By Laurie Guevara-​Stone. Here at RMI we love seeing electricity generated by the sun. And while it’s great to see large homes owned by the likes of Woody Harrelson and Will Ferrell being solar-powered, rooftop solar should be…
  • Yingli: Australian Solar Market Has Stalled

    29 August 2014, 4:16 am by: Giles Parkinson

    RenewEconomy. Yingli Solar, the world’s largest solar manufacturer, has warned that the utility-scale solar market in Australia is effectively at a standstill, even while the market is growing strongly in the rest of the world. In a briefing overnight for…
  • Abbott Blindsides Mainstream Media On Renewable Energy

    29 August 2014, 4:06 am by: Giles Parkinson

    RenewEconomy. The Abbott government is about to celebrate its first anniversary in power – and one of its most notable achievements has been its ability to close down the $20 billion large-scale renewable energy industry. Despite its fondness for professing…
  • Subsidies Do More Harm Than Good, Says Solar Industry In India

    29 August 2014, 1:00 am by: Anand Upadhyay

    A number of stakeholders want the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to do away with subsidies for rooftop PV. You read that right, they would like the subsidies to be removed. But this proposal is not as crazy as you might think. MNRE provides…
  • China Considering $16 Billion For New EV Charging Infrastructure

    28 August 2014, 10:00 pm by: James Ayre

    China’s fledging EV charging infrastructure may soon be getting a huge boost, based on recent rumblings in the industry. Reportedly, the Chinese government is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in funding to help the expansion of…
  • Solar Decathlon Leads To Patent-Pending Technology & Career

    28 August 2014, 7:00 pm by: Amber Archangel

    1Sun4All. Matthew O’Kelly participated twice in the Solar Decathlon—first as the HVAC engineer for The Ohio State University (OSU) 2009 team and then as the project engineer for the OSU 2011 team, according to Carol Laurie for the U.S. Department of…
  • Proud Celebrity Owners Of The Tesla Model S

    28 August 2014, 4:50 pm by: Andrew Meggison

    Gas 2. The Tesla Model S has proven a wildly-popular car with EV enthusiasts and celebrities alike. So who are these A listers anyhow? We did some Internet sleuthing and came up with a fairly comprehensive list of Model S owners and fans. Ben Affleck; Actor,…
  • SolarCity’s Planned 1 GW Solar PV Plant Will Cost Up To $450 Million

    28 August 2014, 3:10 pm by: James Ayre

    While SolarCity’s recent acquisition of the solar PV panel manufacturer Silevo has certainly opened up a number of interesting options for the company, none of them are likely to be cheap. According to recent reports, SolarCity’s newly planned 1 GW…
  • India Drops Proposal To Levy Anti-Dumping Duties on Solar PV Modules

    28 August 2014, 3:00 pm by: Mridul Chadha

    After threatening to do so, the Indian government has decided not to impose anti-dumping duties on solar modules from the US, China, and other countriesIndia Drops Proposal To Levy Anti-Dumping Duties on Solar PV Modules was originally published on…

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