Daily Archives: June 26, 2017

13 Volvo Electric Buses To Enter Service In Malmö

By Steve Hanley Volvo has received an order for 13 electric buses for the Swedish city of Malmo. It is the largest electric bus order ever received by the company. 13 Volvo Electric Buses To Enter Service In Malmö was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+…

Nikola Adding Efficiency And Automation to Hydrogen Semi-Truck

By Jon LeSage Nikola Motor Co. says its hydrogen and battery powered Class 8 semi-truck is being improved as it hires with more employees to bring it to production. Founder Trevor Milton told Trucks.com that the Nikola One revealed in December at its Salt Lake City headquarters will shaving weight to make it about 2,000…

Wind Quarry completes sale of 103-MW Willow Creek wind project

By Michelle Froese The Willow Creek Project will create about 175 construction jobs on-site during peak construction activity and up to nine long-term operations and maintenance positions in South Dakota. Wind Quarry announced that it has executed a purchase and sale agreement with Pattern Renewables (Pattern Development) for Wind Quarry’s 103-MW Willow Creek Project in…

Reports: Tesla-Branded Solar Panels Arrive in Stores

By [email protected] Tesla-branded solar panels have officially arrived in Tesla stores, marking another step in Tesla’s ongoing integration with SolarCity. In an SEC filing from March 1, the company stated: “We plan to reduce customer acquisition costs by cutting advertising spend and increasingly selling solar products in Tesla stores.” Tesla said it began offering solar…

Air pollution casts shadow over solar energy production

Global solar energy production is taking a major hit due to air pollution and dust. The first study of its kind shows airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world. The regions hardest hit are also those investing the most…

Qualcomm announced as New York City ePrix title partner

By Editorial Staff Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. – the Official Founding & Technology Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship – has today been announced as the race title partner for round 9 and 10 of the 2016/17 season, acquiring the naming rights for the inaugural 2017 Qualcomm New York City ePrix. The Qualcomm New York…

Solaria expands Silicon Valley manufacturing line of 330-W solar modules

By Kelly Pickerel Solaria has greatly expanded its PowerXT solar cell and module manufacturing line at its headquarters in Fremont, California. Solaria’s high-efficiency PowerXT modules are rated at 330 Wp. “We’ve ramped up our U.S.-based manufacturing of Solaria’s new aesthetic, high efficiency PowerXT modules to meet the rapidly growing demand from discerning customers who appreciate…

Pedestrians & Cyclists Add To Vancouver’s Downtown Businesses

By Roy L Hales Contrary to what some urban business owners expected, the global shift to alternate transportation has not adversely effected their revenue streams. A new report shows the transition taking place in British Columbia, where pedestrians & cyclists contribute to Vancouver’s downtown businesses. Pedestrians & Cyclists Add To Vancouver’s Downtown Businesses was originally…

Canada Is Now 1.7 Degrees Warmer Than In 1948

By Roy L Hales Average global temperatures keep rising. While 2016 is the warmest year on record, the previous record was set in 2015 and, before that, 2014. A new joint report from Health Canada and the Science Media Centre of Canada (SMCC) puts this into perspective Canada Is Now 1.7 Degrees Warmer Than In…

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