Daily Archives: August 16, 2016

The Coming Solar PV Revolution Will Be Electrifying

By Aisha Abdelhamid Poised for massive expansion, the global solar photovoltaics market is ramping up and excitement is sparking. Cost reductions, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), are driving huge increases in solar PV investments. As solar is outgrowing traditional feed-in tariff structures, new grid connection strategies are starting to generate major-league attention…

5 Consumer Objections To Plug-in Hybrids – Answered

By Jeff Cobb Depending on who is spinning the news, plug-in hybrids may be the recipient of high praise, deep criticism, or to the dismay of advocates, they may completely fly under consumers’ radar – but sometimes even good new ideas take a while to sink in. Presented as a solution to radically cut petroleum…

EV Transportation & Technology Summit — You Are FORCED To Attend

By Zachary Shahan As a CleanTechnica reader, you are forced to attend the upcoming EV Transportation & Technology Summit — literally, forced. Okay, let’s just calm down a little bit. More seriously, the upcoming EV Transportation & Technology Summit in Cocoa, Florida, looks like it’s going to be an excellent EV education and networking opportunity,…

Pattern Energy to acquire interest in Ontario’s Armow Wind-power Facility

By Michelle Froese The 180-MW Armow Wind facility was constructed of local products, including 91 Ontario-made towers and 273 blades for the Siemens 2.3-MW turbines. Pattern Energy Group announced it will acquire a 90-MW interest in the 180-MW Armow Wind-power facility in Ontario from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Pattern Energy intends to fund…

Netherlands On The Road To Ban Gas And Diesel Cars By 2025

By Larry E. Hall In the future, you may only see electric cars on Dutch roads, as the Netherlands is in the throes of an outright ban of new cars fueled by gasoline or diesel fuel. Pending legislation would permit only zero emission cars powered by either batteries or hydrogen beginning in 2025. The ban…

Solar Wins In Arizona & New Mexico

By Steve Hanley Originally published on SolarLove. Solar power disrupts the business of existing utility companies. In exchange for being granted a monopoly to generate and distribute electricity in a given geographic area, utilities are guaranteed a certain rate of return. That gives them an incentive to spend more money on power plants and grid…

Rush Co. wind fight hits Court of Appeals #IN

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s never over until it’s over, and that cliché is never more evident in the ongoing wind farm battle in Rush County. APEX Clean Energy, under its limited liability corporation Flat Rock Wind, last week filed its appellant brief with the Indiana Court of Appeals contesting the May decision by Rush Superior Court…

Netherlands On Verge Of Banning New Gasoline Cars By 2025

By Steve Hanley Originally published on Gas2. The Netherlands may soon approve of an outright ban on new cars fueled by gasoline or diesel fuel by the year 2025. Pursuant to pending legislation, only zero emissions cars powered by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells will be permitted after 2025. Germany may not be far behind,…

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