Editor’s Note: Aside from the notes in the article below, a few other interesting things jumped out to me. 1) Despite going bankrupt and being delisted from the NYSE, Suntech managed to still make it into the top 15 in 2013! That’s somewhat impressive. 2) The only solar module supplier in the top 10 not
Originally published on 1Sun4All. Three days of racing launches this Friday, May 16 at Metropolitan Water District’s (mwdh20) 12th annual Solar Cup at Lake Skinner in Temecula Valley, California, reports mwdh2o. The nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition features nearly 700 students on 40 southland high school teams. Here’s some more info from mwdh20: 12th Annual Solar Cup 2014 The Official Solar Cup
Solar Cup: Largest Solar-Powered Boat Competition (VIDEO) was originally published on CleanTechnica.
En route to its 2050 Energiewende goal of 80% of the nation’s power being supplied by renewables, especially spurred on by the phaseout of nuclear reactors, Germany broke another renewable energy record on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Europe’s biggest clean-energy market reached almost 75% renewable power market share noon on that day. As the Disruptive Renewables chart
Germany Reached Nearly 75% Renewable Power Use On Sunday was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published on Gas2. Yesterday, The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman made a plea to Elon Musk to help build a museum dedicated to Nikola Tesla…and this morning, Musk responded. In a tweet sent this morning at 6 AM, Musk told Inman (via Tweet) that he “…would be happy to help.” Woot! Last year Inman launched a
The Oatmeal Woos Tesla Motors, Elon Musk Agrees To Help Build Nikola Tesla Museum was originally published on CleanTechnica.
A fully electric version of Volvo’s soon-to-be-released SUV — the XC90 — is already in the works, according to recent reports. While the conventional version of the 2014 XC90 is still yet to make it to market, there’s already a whole range of other versions in the pipeline — including a plug-in hybrid version that
Fully Electric Version Of Volvo XC90 SUV In The Works was originally published on CleanTechnica.
By Arno Harris, SEIA Board Chairman More than 150 years ago, American author and humorist Mark Twain wrote, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Sadly, some things never change. Recently, a few bloggers took exception to the performance and salary of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) President and CEO Rhone Resch.
Solar Industry Continues Making Great Strides Under SEIA Leadership was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Originally published on 1Sun4All. Buoyed by the success of the DeepWater expedition carried out along the Gulf Stream in the spring of 2013, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and PlanetSolar are launching TerraSubmersa this summer, according to PlanetSolar. A group of research scientists from Greece and Switzerland will take part in the PlanetSolar 2014 expedition in the Argolic Gulf in Greece. Here’s
PlanetSolar TerraSubmersa Expedition 2014 To Explore Submerged Prehistoric Landscapes was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Tesla Motors is planning to expand into a second facility in California — in Lathrop, about 52 miles northeast of the Fremont facility — according to recent reports. The company has apparently already been granted building permits to modify a 431,000-square-foot ex-Chrysler facility located in the area. From the looks of it, the company is […]
Tesla Hiring For Move Into 2nd Manufacturing Facility? was originally published on EV Obsession.
The Cerro Dominador solar-thermal mega-project being developed in the Atacama Desert in Chile just took a big step forward after obtaining a favorable environmental rating from Chilean Environmental Service authorities. The Cerro Dominador project will be the first solar-thermal power plant for direct electricity production in the whole of South America — as well as, […]
A record-setting new order of electric buses and taxis was recently received by the fast-growing manufacturer BYD. The deal for the order — for 2,000 long-range, battery-electric transit buses and 1,000 long-range, pure-electric cars (taxis) — was signed just this last week by the Mayor of Hangzhou, Hongming Zhang. When you hear the city name […]