CleanTechnica Archive

31 Mar 2015

Solar Shingles’ Electricity: Interview With Integrated Solar Technology

Solar shingles’ electricity is spurring considerable interest among renewable electricity champions. Following my last story about solar shingles, I had the pleasure of learning about another solar shingle company, Integrated Solar Technology (IST). What follows is an
31 Mar 2015

$126 Million Dollar IPO For SolarEdge

Israel-based startup SolarEdge recently raised $ 126 million in its IPO, with it arguably being the most high-profile cleantech IPO of the year so far*. Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank were the lead managers on the offering and
30 Mar 2015

Congrats! Solar Impulse Sets Down in Chongqing, China (Videos)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Bertrand Piccard, has landed in Chongqing, China, after successfully completing the 5th and most challenging flight since having started the inspiring and ambitious round-the-world (RTW) attempt. The landing was delayed by 36 minutes due to traffic at the
30 Mar 2015

Global Wind Energy Installations Grow By 42% In 2014

Navigant Research has published its 20th edition of the annual World Wind Energy Market Update report, and it shows that worldwide wind power installations grew by 42% in 2014. The report, which covers developments in the wind energy
30 Mar 2015

Mercedes GLE550 e — Company Unveils First PHEV SUV

Following close on the announcement of its intent to release 10 new plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) models by the year 2017, Mercedes-Benz just unveiled its first production plug-in hybrid electric SUV, the GLE550 e 4MATIC. The fast
30 Mar 2015

Open Letter To Tesla, From The Car Dealership Associations (Satire)

Want to laugh your ass off? Of course you do. Following a very long line of descent that goes back at least to the time of the ancient Greeks, satire has remained one of the most effective
29 Mar 2015

Huge Electric Car Purchase Rebates Returning To British Columbia

The Canadian province of British Columbia will once again soon be home to a purchase rebate program for electric cars — the Clean Energy Vehicle incentive program, to be specific — according to recent reports. The incentive
29 Mar 2015

Solar & Battery Storage To Support Huge Oil Field

High-tech industrial battery manufacturer Saft will supply Sunica.plus batteries for a solar power installation at the Duhkan oilfield in Qatar, which covers an area of about 80 kilometers (50 miles) by 8 kilometers (5 miles). It is
29 Mar 2015

China’s Coal Cap Policy Will Create More Clean Energy Jobs

Originally published on NRDC. China’s national policies to control coal consumption can lead to greater and better employment opportunities in China’s power sector and related industries, according to a new study released today by the China Coal
29 Mar 2015

Leading Electric Bus Company Proterra Hits 1,000,000-Mile Milestone (Revenue Service)

One of the top electric bus manufacturers out there, Proterra, recently hit a notable new milestone — the company logged more than 1,000,000 miles in revenue service. The milestone event was reportedly celebrated by the company at a