Daily Archives: March 19, 2016

Developer, foes continue battle over Lake Ontario wind project #NY

By National Wind Watch SOMERSET – The developer of a proposed wind power project near the shores of Lake Ontario has signed a state-mandated code of conduct, but that didn’t satisfy opponents, who kept up a steady stream of objections last week. The Lighthouse Wind project, proposed by Apex Clean Energy of Charlottesville, Va., calls…

UK Confirms 2050 Net Zero Emissions Plan

By Guest Contributor Originally published on Sustainnovate. The UK government will be enshrining the net-zero emissions climate change goal that resulted from the COP21 talks in Paris into law, following advice from the Committee on Climate Change, according to recent reports. The news was revealed by the UK’s Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom to the House…

Solliance Perovskite Project Gets Panasonic As New Partner

By Guest Contributor Originally published on Sustainnovate. The Japanese electronics giant Panasonic, a 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize winner, has joined the Solliance perovskite solar research and development project — which aims to develop a scalable roll-to-roll production process for perovskite solar cells, amongst other things. The Japanese company joined the European research and development…

Nissan & The World’s Largest Grid-Integrated Electric Vehicle System

By Cynthia Shahan Nissan’s new regional office in France will use electric car technology to power the offices — in fact, it will be implementing the world’s largest grid-integrated electric vehicle (EV) system. Taking place thanks to the Japanese EV manufacturer, it will be another step towards a cleaner environment. Nissan will install 100 vehicle-to-grid…

New VW Rumors Hint At US EV Plant & Charging Network

By Guest Contributor Originally published at Wind Works. By Paul Gipe Rumors are swirling in Germany that Volkswagen (VW), under pressure to reach a settlement with US and California regulators by March 24th, is considering the creation of two mitigation funds and possibly building a new factory in the US to build Electric Vehicles (EVs)….

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