CleanTechnica Archive

25 Jan 2015

First Autonomous Public Lighting System That Runs On Solar + Wind Energy Developed

What is — according to its creators — the first autonomous industrialized public lighting system running on nothing but solar and wind energy was recently developed by researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, in cooperation with
25 Jan 2015

Boeing, Etihad Airways, Masdar Institute Halophyte Biofuel Update (Exclusive Videos)

One of the big Masdar sessions at the World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, was a session focused on the halophyte biofuel research CleanTechnica featured in two exclusives pieces last year. As Dr Alejandro Rios of Masdar
25 Jan 2015

GE Joins Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium

GE has become the latest in a number of high-profile companies to join the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), according to recent news from the World Future Energy Summit and Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. The consortium now
25 Jan 2015

IKEA Launches 2nd Annual Brighter Lives For Refugees Campaign

IKEA will soon be launching its 2nd annual Brighter Lives for Refugees (BLFR) campaign. The campaign will see the company donate €1 in aid — to support the UNHCR light refugee camps — for every LED bulb purchased at
24 Jan 2015

Cheapest Solar In The World (Michael Liebreich Interview Series)

What’s more exciting than talking about the cheapest solar power in the world and disruptive technology with Michael Liebreich? One of the biggest solar power stories of the past year — if not the biggest — was
24 Jan 2015

Polling Shows Americans Support Environmental Enforcement And Clean Energy

The US Natural Resources Defense Council has released the results of a new “bipartisan” poll of five key states that sought “Views on Environmental Regulations,” which clearly show Americans are not only in favor of existing environmental
24 Jan 2015

Chinese Tier-1 PV Module Suppliers Have Sold Out

A majority of Chinese tier-1 solar PV module suppliers have sold out until the second quarter in 2015, according to analysis from IHS. One of the world’s leading information and analytics providers, IHS has heard “from both
24 Jan 2015

The DOC’s Anti-Chinese Duties Are Upheld

The US International Trade Commission upheld the US Department of Commerce’s Decision, from December 16, 2014 on anti-Chinese duties for solar panels The DOC’s Anti-Chinese Duties Are Upheld was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from
23 Jan 2015

2015 Could Be Year For Sustainable Development And Investment

A new report published by the United Nations Environmental Programme, the third progress report from their Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System, highlights several potential and critical innovations which could help close the widening
23 Jan 2015

The Key To Making The Most Of Rising Wind Energy Production Is…

Originally published on ABB. By Alfredo Parres Supporting electricity grids as wind power reaches new highs As winter storms lash northern Europe, Denmark has announced record highs for wind’s contribution to its national electricity production. Global wind