Daily Archives: May 25, 2017

Agricultural robots: bringing data to least digitised major industry

Agriculture is one of the world’s least digitized major industries. This is however all about to change. Indeed, data acquisition and analytics companies are already a hot topic, and as such are subject to growing capital investments. This trend is captured in the figure below. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles…

Renewable energy employs 9.8 million people globally, says IRENA report

By Michelle Froese More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting, provides the latest employment figures of the renewable energy sector and insight…

BAIC EC180 Shines (China Electric Car Sales Report)

By Jose Pontes The Chinese market had more than 32,000 new electric cars zooming the streets last month, a 49% increase over the same month last year, with the EV market share up to 1.2%. As the year proceeds and sales expand, expect the market share to rise above last year’s result (1.45%), maybe even…

Road Trip — Zoomin’ In The USA (Part 1/3)

By Jose Pontes The idea for this series of articles came one night while discussing with Zach (Director of CleanTechnica) my upcoming trip to the Northeast of the USA to visit relatives, he asked me Road Trip — Zoomin’ In The USA (Part 1/3) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join…

Forward Labs says its solar roof costs 33% less than Tesla’s

By Kathie Zipp Forward Labs, a Palo Alto–based start-up, has begun taking pre-orders for the company’s sophisticated—and affordable—solar roofing system in the San Francisco Bay Area. The advanced roofing system includes several features that differentiate it from conventional solar systems and other solar roofs. Forward Labs slate solar roof For example, while the current color…

kWh Analytics presents on opportunities to improve solar data using DOE’s Orange Button

By Kathie Zipp kWh Analytics Data Scientist Adam Shinn presenting, “Cross-Sector Opportunities to Improve Solar Data Analysis and Capabilities” at Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium (BAPVC) Meeting & DuraMAT Workshop, hosted at Stanford University. May 23, 2017. At a Stanford University solar conference focused on bringing together universities, industry, and the U.S. government, kWh Analytics Data…

Sunworks opens new office in Tulare, California

By Kelsey Misbrener Sunworks will host a grand opening of its new office in Tulare, California. The event will take place on June 6, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PDT, at 3262 South K Street. The Tulare Chamber of Commerce will also participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Tulare facility will support agricultural…

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