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Diess said. “In just a few years’ time, then, across all brands and regions, we aim to put the world’s largest fleet of electric vehicles on the road.”

Fully solar electric boat designed by Soel Yachts, SoelCat 12, takes their guests on a truly sustainable and noise-free tour in the lagoon

The lithium-ion battery is growing to power the electric car era, but solid-state batteries are incoming

How trucks, tractors, buses and ambulances are going electric.

In order for solar energy to fulfill its much-hyped potential and replace "dirty" energy, better storage solutions are critical

SolarCity has begun holding workforce information sessions in Buffalo, New York as it gears up to hire nearly 1,500 workers for its $900 million solar panel factory located at Riverbend.

NASA has developed a new tool that individuals and communities can use to determine the precise impacts that sea level rise will have on individual coastal cities

Sunlight + Air = Water. It’s a befuddling equation, but it’s at the heart of a new solar hydropanel developed by Arizona-based startup Zero Mass Water

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based Tarpon Solar‘s photovoltaic canvas

Researchers at Imperial College London just created incredible energy-harvesting wallpaper by inkjet-printing circuitry and cyanobacteria on paper

Two of the world’s leading renewable energy giants are teaming up to work towards a sustainable energy future. Vestas, the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, is working on a global program to combine wind power with batteries...

Israeli startup StoreDot has raised $60 million in a funding round led by automotive giant Daimler Trucks. StoreDot, which develops fast-charging batteries for mobile devices, electric vehicles and LCD displays, will power Daimler’s electric trucks..

There’s a new building block in town, and it generates its own clean energy. Researchers from Exeter University developed glass blocks that are embedded with small solar cells. Blocks do generate energy and provide thermal insulation

What if you could sit outside in the shade all day without ever having to move your umbrella? That’s the vision ShadeCraft brings to life with Sunflower; the world’s first autonomous robotic shade that tracks the sun

Do you love solar panels, but hate the color blue? You’re in luck, researchers in the Netherlands have developed a process for making conventional solar panels bright green..

The first floating solar (FPV) power plant in Turkey was officially operational on August 4, 2017 as part of a testing phase that could lead to a significant number of systems installed on reservoir, lakes

The energy facility, which comprises over 160,000 solar panels spreading over 86 hectares of water surface, was launched in the city of Huainan in the Anhui province in China, according to local media.

The balloon is made of lightweight polyurethane coated nylon. The air inside the balloon is heated by the sun instead of a propane burner, causing it to rise...

The station uses floating photovoltaic cells to collect sunlight during the day and makes use of hydroelectric power at night and during peak hours...

The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China is shaped like the country’s treasured animal – and the first phase offers 50 megawatts (MW) of clean energy...

Desalination is an important component of Singapore’s water supply – and the island country has a new desalination plant in the works decked out with green features...

The future of boating is electric – and silent. That’s what Dutch company Soel Yachts says, and they’re bringing electric travel to the seas with their SoelCat 12...

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid...

PE's list of the world's largest photovoltaic power stations Currently the largest solar power project in the world, two co-located plants in the Kern and Los Angeles counties in California make up the 579MW capacity Solar Star project.

What if your window blinds could power your home in addition to shading its rooms? That’s the idea behind SolarGaps’ new solar blinds...

The stretch of highway that features the bike lanes, which run down its center in between the two guard rails, connects the towns of Daejeon and Sejong (around 20 miles / 32 km apart)...

March 20 - The Kalyon - Hanwha Group consortium won Turkey’s tender for a 1-GW solar park in Karapınar today, offering a power take-off price of USD 0.0699 (EUR 0.065) per kWh...

Solar power may be useful for making hydrogen to power automobiles. Car companies around the world are working on electric cars that get their electricity from hydrogen fuel cells...

A Swiss-based charity, Race For Water Foundation, wants to turn the PlanetSolar catamaran into a floating display of emerging hydrogen technologies...

South Australia is about to get a huge clean energy boost with a $1 billion solar farm. The farm will pump and store 300MW and 100MW of clean energy respectively...

Google can tell you if your house gets enough sunlight for you to go solar. Project Sunroof uses imagery from Google Maps and Google Earth along with 3D modeling of your roof...

Think solar power for your home isn’t an option? It just may be with Smartflower. For those who are renting or don’t have enough sun exposure on the roof, there just might be a solar solution for powering your home after all...

A increased investment in a range of energy efficiency and low-carbon initiatives, including an agreement to source 100% electricity from renewable sources...

Myfood is pursuing the vision that everyone should be able to grow their own produce locally. To that end, they’ve come up with small family greenhouses powered by the sun that can function off-grid...

Tamarugal project expected to theoretically generate 2,600 GWh of electricity annually...

NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at Kayamkulam in Kerala...

Tesla offers the Powerpack, a massive battery that can store electricity during the day when supply is abundant, and discharge it when demand goes up after the sun goes down...

REN Renewable Energy (EREN RE) and its partner African Energy Management Platform (AEMP), have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with IAMGOLD...

Component supplier Ibiden is the first company in Japan to pledge it will power all of its Apple manufacturing with 100 percent renewable energy — a new milestone for Apple and Japan...

Abu Dhabi's government-owned power utility aims to close a financing package for a 3.2 billion dirham ($872 million) solar power plant, which will be the world's largest, in April, a senior official at the utility said on Sunday...

The co-founder of energy management group Reposit Power says he is building a virtual power station one battery at a time and "big power" companies take him on at their peril...

Amazon is installing solar panels on 15 fulfillment centers this year, enough to generate up to 41 megawatts of power, and plans to expand to 50 of its sites by 2020...

China is home to the world’s largest solar farm, which is so immense, it is visible from space. With around four million solar panels, Longyangxia Dam Solar Park has a capacity of 850 megawatts...

Dubai is showing that not only does it want its energy to be cleaner but also bigger it’s building the world’s largest concentrated solar plant(CSP)...

A new building in Copenhagen is covered by 12,000 colourful solar tiles, making it one of the largest building-integrated solar power plants in Denmark..

In a beautiful marriage of form and function, architect and designer, Carlo Ratti has created a light-reflecting canopy that both creates shade and directs sunlight to a photovoltaic panel where it generates electricity...

Solar power comes in various forms and not only is it by far more efficient than fossil fuels, but it’s also much healthier for ourselves, our wildlife and the environment...

Apple and Nevada energy company NV Energy today announced a new agreement that will see the two partnering to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by 2019...

Work on the world’s largest solar park is set to move forward this month. Phase 3 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai will add 800 megawatts (MW) of clean energy to the enormous solar park...

Tesla is making good on promises to invest and hire at its massive Gigafactory in Nevada. According to Electrek, the carmaker will spend $350 million and hire 500 workers...

ACWA Power is willing to invest in various renewable energy sources in Turkey and it is studying the 1-GW solar opportunity in Turkey’s Konya province, the Saudi Arabian firm’s CEO told Anadolu Agency (AA)...

Sierra Nevada Brewing company just installed 500 kilowatts/1 megawatt-hour of Tesla Powerpack batteries at its Chico, California brewery. The Powerpack energy storage system is being used by the craft beer maker for...

Imagine working out whilst floating down the River Seine enjoying the views of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.Finding a gym in Paris with a view to gaze at while burning off all those croissant-induced calories...

Why put a solar energy farm on water at all? “Water companies might not have a lot of land to build these on, but they have a lot of reservoirs,” says OST Energy director and co-founder Simon Turner...

Construction of the world’s first floating city may begin soon off the coast of Tahiti in French Polynesia. ABC News reports the country’s Government has signed an agreement with the USA’s Seasteading Institute and construction could commence in 2019...

Solar PV’s dynamism stems from its ability to take on different forms. An emerging application for the technology is seawater desalination using electricity generated through solar PV. The water desalination plant in Ghantoot, Abu Dhabi...

The VELUX Group has launched the project Model Home 2020. Their vision for climate-neutral buildings with a high level of liveability. This is part of a VELUX strategy to take an active part in developing sustainable buildings – the buildings of the...

A pioneering project has been launched which aims to design, build and sail the world's first full-sized, fully autonomous unmanned ship across the Atlantic Ocean...

It’s energy generated by turbines placed on the seabed to capture the kinetic energy of moving water. Atlantis, an Australian company listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Aim market, is currently building the world’s largest tidal-stream project, MeyGen.

Your future home could make electric bills a thing of the past, and even help you earn money in the process. Plus-energy homes are popping up around the world, generating more energy than they use...

The electric boats, called SeaBubbles, use hydrofoils to lift them out the water, reducing the drag to allow them to reach speed of up to 25 knots and creating a comfortable ride likened to a “magic carpet". 'Flying' water taxis powered by...

In 2017, a high-tech ocean vessel powered by the sun, wind and sea water will start a 6 year journey; during which it will visit 50 countries – including Australia. Originally built in Canada in 1983 by...

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 190 kW solar electric panel system at Robert Young Estate Vineyards & Winery in Geyserville...

Solarwave 64 combines a carbon composite hull design from Ned Ship's Dr. Orhan Celikkol and Michael Köhler's Solar Energy system to create a luxurious 64 foot catamaran that's capable of operating with zero emissions...

PiSolMan is an integrated electronic module designed to continuously power the Raspberry Pi Zero from a 12V battery and a solar panel. Matching the Raspberry Pi Zero dimensions, the 65x30.5mm board is also capable of providing...

Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, reports Climate News Network. It was the worst nuclear accident in history, directly causing the deaths of 50 people...

THE SUN GOES UP, AND OIL GOES DOWN Last 2016, solar power saw a resurgence — from cheaper solar panels to innovative roofing for houses and cars, to solar powered roads, and even to powering an entire island. It seems we have entered a new age in solar..

A solar-panel powered coach, the first of its kind in Jan Shatabdi in Southern Railway, was flagged off on Thursday. The 4.8 kW solar PV panels have been mounted on a specially designed metallic structure to withstand wind velocity, vibration and...

In sunny Israel, solar energy supplies only a small percentage of the nation's power needs, leaving it far behind countries with cloudier and colder climates. Now the fledgling solar power industry is...

Following earlier production tests, Tesla's Gigafactory is now pumping out Powerwall 2 and Powerpack 2 energy storage products at full speed, with Model 3 cell production set to follow next quarter. By 2018, it'll produce 35 GWh of lithium-ion cells per..

A California-based solar energy company called Sunflare is offering solar panels it hopes will help innovate the industry. After years of research and development, Sunflare says it’s the first company to successfully...

China will plough 2.5tn yuan (£292bn) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country’s energy agency has said, as the world’s largest energy market continues to shift away from dirty coal power towards cleaner fuels.

Uganda has launched a 19 million U.S. dollar solar power plant In the remote eastern district of Soroti, of the country. The project which is the largest in East Africa, is the latest addition to Uganda’s power generation plants, to feed its increasing...

A one-kilometer-long stretch of road surfaced in solar panels has opened in the village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France on Thursday.

Bengaluru: State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has set up a 3.5-megawatt solar energy project to power its airport facility in the eastern suburb of this tech hub, said the defence behemoth on Friday.

The green tech revolution has scored a major victory in the fight to power our cities. Las Vegas is one of the newest (and largest) urban areas to now run their entire city government by renewables, including a large portion coming from solar energy.

India’s push for solar power is gaining steam. At the end of November, the country turned on the world’s largest solar power plant spanning 10 km sq in Kamuthi in the state of Tamil Nadu. It packs 648 megawatts of power—nearly 100 more than California’s T

Ta'u, an island in American Samoa, has turned its nose at fossil fuels and is now almost 100 percent powered with solar panels and batteries thanks to technology from the newly combined Tesla and SolarCity.

Life in the South Pacific is rife with challenges: isolation, volatile weather, scarce economic opportunities and expensive energy.

Earth first. Elon Musk will get to conquering Mars and probably a few exoplanets later. Or at least that sure is how it feels these days, with Musk having all those skyward ambitions at the same time as he’s trying to get a finger in every sector...

Tracking Solar Adoption by America’s Top Companies It should be noted that all these companies are focused on shareholder value, and they wouldn’t invest in solar if they weren’t getting a return on that investment.

Overview Of The Solar Market Trends DNV GL conducts a solar survey every year to understand the solar market trends in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Recent Facts about PV in Germany Germany is leaving the fossil-nuclear age behind, paving the way for photovoltaics (PV) to play a significant role in a future shaped by sustainable power production.