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Husk Power Systems, a leading rural distributed utility company which operates mini-grids in Asia and Africa, has announced the closure of a $20 million equity investment from Shell, Swedfund, and ENGIE, which will serve to accelerate the company's growth in the global mini-grid market.
With solar PV installations in China expected to have reached 54 gigawatts in 2017, new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance show that global clean energy investment totaled $333.5 billion last year, up 3% and the second highest annual figure ever, coinciding with impressive momentum in both Mexico and Australia.
Hot on the heels of the announcement that Ford will be releasing new diesel truck models in the US — as a means of lowering official overall fleet fuel economy ratings, and thus keeping in line with regulations — Ford execs at the Detroit Auto Show have revealed that the company will be investing $11 billion into electrified vehicles by
I sat through another Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony yesterday, and it again moved me to tears. No, it's not normal for me to be moved to tears, but the deep, powerful, inspirational change that certain finalists communicated was too much for the emotional sensors behind my eyes
Talks are now underway between RNC Minerals and a large number of financiers, mine operators, and commodity traders to begin developing the world's largest nickel and cobalt project, company reps have revealed. The project will be in Canada
Elon Musk has tweeted that improved voice control systems will soon be coming to the Tesla Model 3. No doubt, that capability will cross over to Tesla's other cars soon.
The Infiniti Q Inspiration makes bold promises on the outside, but beneath its swoopy exterior. it fails to deliver the goods.
Royal Dutch Shell will now be returning to the solar energy sector — after an absence of 12 or so years — following the acquisition of 43.86% stake in the US-based firm Silicon Ranch Corporation
Ford kicked off the Detroit Auto Show this week with an announcement that it is doubling its investment in electric cars to $11 billion and planning to have a high-performance electric SUV on the market by 2020.
Increasing the share of renewable energy sources in India's electricity mix and implementing changes in cooling technologies for thermal power plants could serve not only to reduce the country's carbon emissions intensity, but could also substantially reduce water consumption, mitigating or outright eliminating electricity supply risk due to water shortages.
Major food and drink companies have been making strong steps toward reducing their CO2 emissions according to a new report from the Food and Drink Federation, which showed that CO2 emissions from manufacturing was down 51% in 2016 compared to a 1990 baseline.
The University of New South Wales in Australia has signed a world-first agreement with Maoneng Australia and Origin Energy to secure 100% of its electricity from solar PV, becoming the world's first university to go fully carbon neutral with its energy sources
Spanish banking giant Santander has announced this week it will invest £28.5 million into London-based Battery Energy Storage Solutions for the express purpose of building and operating a grid-scale battery storage portfolio of 100 megawatts by the end of the year.
The market for solar power in Australia is about to explode, according to multiple sources, driven in large part by the high cost of electricity in the country and the ever declining cost of solar power.
The states of Washington and Massachusetts will consider putting a price on carbon this year, but the success of their plans will depend on how they frame the debate on correcting "untaxed negative externalities."
This interview with key voices from the Wind Energy Foundation discusses how upgraded and expanded transmission lines are needed to meet necessary renewable energy demand
A newly released report from the Wind Energy Foundation (WEF) calls upon transmission planners to take into account the significant renewable energy demand of large non-utility customers, especially from Fortune 500 companies. That's...Show More Summary
We have just published our first report solely focused on electric vehicle charging. It's a deep dive into residential EV charging stations, public EV charging stations, multi-family building and commercial EV charging stations, EV service equipment innovations, EV charging business models, and electric vehicle adoption trends. Below is the report introduction
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has been much in the news since it released its report Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017. Article after article has told us that it said we could see the costs of renewable energy drop to meet those of fossil fuels by
It's safe to say that cleantech is going to involve blockchain and similar distributed ledger approaches. And it's also safe to say that each of the technologies and approaches represented here have better and worse uses. If someone tells you that the answer is only one of these, then you can be pretty sure that they are enthusiasts, not architects