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French Court of Audit slams green schemes #FRA

By National Wind Watch Renewable energy support schemes are not effective in driving the country towards its climate objectives, despite their significant costs, according to a new report from France’s Court of Auditors. The report by auditors was to a finance committee meeting at the French senate last week. It noted the spending on mechanisms…

Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

By mmillikin Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. The Sylphy offers a drive range of 338 kilometers (210 miles), according to official Chinese standards, based on SMVIC results referencing NEDC standards and depending on driving conditions. Built on…

Sunrise Solar Solutions wins new religious-focused Solarize contract in New York

By Kelly Pickerel Sunrise Solar Solutions has just won its 10th Solarize contract, Solarize Our Congregation, a new solar power program bringing quality solar installations at discounted pricing to members and friends of selected religious organizations. Sunrise Solar Solutions was named the official solar installer for the Hudson River Presbytery-South, which includes 34 Presbyterian congregations…

Lyft to Become Carbon-Neutral by Investing in Carbon Offsets

By Ray Prince Lyft has signaled one of its largest commitments to reduce emissions yet, announcing a new policy to make its ride-hailing service carbon-neutral, effective immediately. According to a Medium.com post by company co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green, the initiative comprises of millions of dollars worth of investment to purchase carbon offsets, estimated…

Volkswagen to invest ~$18B in China through 2022 on e-mobility, autonomy, digitalization, mobility services; new JAC-VW electric SUV

By mmillikin On the eve of the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Volkswagen Group announced that it its joint-venture partners will invest around €15 billion ($18.3 billion) through 2022 in China on e-mobility, autonomous driving, digitalization and new mobility services. Volkswagen sold almost 3.2 million vehicles in China in 2017—the most successful make in the…

JinkoSolar signs MoU with Kazakhstan government to partner on solar power development

By JinkoSolar PRESS RELEASE Shanghai, China April 23rd, 2018 — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) (the ‘’Company” or “JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry announced today that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to partner with the Kazakhstan’s International Centre for Green Technologies and Investment Projects on solar power development….

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