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Tesla’s new ‘Master Plan’: Big trucks, solar chargers, ride sharing

tesla master plan

Elon Musk unveiled his “master plan” for Tesla Motors Inc., delivering a long-term plan that includes making an integrated solar and battery storage system and building a freight truck and a bus. He even has a plan for a ride-sharing business. According to IndustryWeek, Musk delivered the long-awaited plan on the company’s website to explain […]

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July 25th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

Mercedes Benz set to launch home battery storage in Australia

mercedes benz home battery storage

Mercedes Benz Australia plans to unveil the home battery storage offering at its Melbourne headquarters in Mulgrave, along with an on-site four-car charging station, made up of the lithium-ion battery packs and solar panels. The plan is for the company to sell the batteries to customers as a package with rooftop solar – the cost […]

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June 30th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

Global renewable energy generation capacity up by 152GW

global renewable energy

The renewable energy generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW), which is equivalent to 8.3% last year, the highest annual growth rate on record, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). According to utilities-me.com, the Renewable Capacity Statistics 2016 found that as of the end of 2015, 1,985 GW of […]

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April 12th, 2016 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS | Read More »

IEA: Energy efficiency improvements avoided 870 Million tonnes Of CO2 in 2014

Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015

A new report from the International Energy Agency has concluded that energy efficiency improvements since 1990 helped avoid 870 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2014. According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015, cited by Clean Technica, over two decades of energy efficiency improvements throughout IEA-member countries contributed to a […]

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October 21st, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

California’s plan to gain 50% clean energy by 2030

renewable energy California

California’s Governor, Edmund G. Brown Jr., recently signed an legislation committing the state to generating half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. According to energymatters.com, the bill, SB 350, builds on California’s current 33 percent renewables portfolio standard, which was signed into law by Governor Brown in 2011. “California has taken groundbreaking steps […]

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October 16th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,USA,WORLD | Read More »

Germany and China lead in solar installed capacities

solar capacity statistics

According to new statistics released by Demnag, in the top 10 solar countries who have installed the most solar capacity, Germany leads the pack with 38,200 MW in installed capacity. China comes in the second place with 28,199 MWs & Japan in third place with 23,300MW. Germany’s top place in the ranking is not surprising […]

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October 9th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS | Read More »

Romanian renewable energy companies ask Government to temporarily cut the accreditations for new plants

renewable energy romania

“Renewable energy investors which contributed with 7 billion euros in the Romanian economy were deceived! You should not allow the collapse of renewable energy”, is the message sent by Romanian renewable energy companies. In the open letter sent to Romania’s Prime Minister, Energy Minister and Energy Authority ANRE, four renewable energy organizations have asked them […]

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July 29th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

Apple wants to use solar power on mouse, keyboard, and trackpad

Apple solar-powered gadgets

In theory, the technology would eliminate the need for AA batteries which are now required to power peripherals such as the Magic Mouse. While Bluetooth-powered keyboards, mouse and trackpads may be commonplace now, we could soon see solar power replacing the current technology. The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published Apple Inc. “Wireless communications circuitry […]

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July 20th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

IBM’s machine-learning crystal ball to foresee clean energy availability

IBM renewable energy technology

IBM has developed a computer system that can learn about weather from thousands of data points and predict days — even weeks — in advance how much power from solar and wind farms will be available for the U.S. power grid. According to Computer World, the new system is as much as 30% more accurate […]

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July 17th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »

Company offers a ‘safer’ alternative to emergency power generators

solar-powered generator

Thousands of unlucky South Jersey residents were still without electricity Monday morning, six days after a violent storm knocked out power. Yet one local firm says customers could use its product to turn the lights back on, while they wait for utility providers to make a fix. “We really think you should be able to […]

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June 30th, 2015 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,Market News | Read More »


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