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1 Aug 2015

78% Of German Electricity Came From Renewables On July 25

Originally published on Solar Love. On Saturday, July 25, 2015, Germany got 78% of its electricity from renewables. That performance eclipsed the old record of 74% set in May 2014. How did the country do that? First,
31 Jul 2015

Hydro Ottawa buys 10 hydroelectric facilities from Fortis

Hydro Ottawa has acquired 10 run-of-the-river hydroelectric plants in Ontario and New York from Fortis. CTBR – News
7 Jul 2015

TerraForm to buy 930MW of wind portfolio from Invenergy for $2bn

Renewable energy firm TerraForm Power has agreed to acquire a 930MW contracted wind portfolio in North America from Invenergy for $ 2bn. CTBR – News
29 Jun 2015

Bluesummer Electric Carsharing From Bolloré & PSA Peugeot Citroën

Originally published on EV Obsession. The Bolloré Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën are partnering to help each other on the path to becoming leading players in the carsharing market, according to recent reports. The two companies signed
20 Jun 2015

ATX 8080 From Austin Electric Powersports — All-Electric American-Made Motorcycle Going On Sale Later This Month

Those on the lookout for a new American-made, all-electric bike may be interested to know that just such a motorcycle will be hitting the market later this month. The ATX 8080 by Austin Electric Powersports (AEPS), as
18 Jun 2015

UK to end onshore wind subsidies from April 2016

The UK Government is planning to end the Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy regime for new onshore wind farms on 1 April 2016. CTBR – News
18 Jun 2015

33% Of Electricity Produced In EU Now Comes From Renewables

Originally published on EnergyPost. By Karel Beckman Fully one-third of electricity produced in Europe last year came from renewable energy, reports ENTSO-E (the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity). Four years ago this was just
18 Jun 2015

$4 Billion Just Raised From Private Sector For Clean Energy

It’s hard to keep a good man—in this case, recently bereaved Vice-President Joe Biden—down. Biden resumed official duties yesterday by hosting the Clean Energy Investment Summit at the White House. You may recall that to support the
18 Jun 2015

$4 Billion Just Raised From Private Sector For Clean Energy

It’s hard to keep a good man—in this case, recently bereaved Vice-President Joe Biden—down. Biden resumed official duties yesterday by hosting the Clean Energy Investment Summit at the White House. You may recall that to support the
9 Jun 2015

“Ugly Duckling” Wind Turbine From GE Could Produce Some Beautiful Numbers

The ecoROTR could be the world’s funniest-looking new wind turbine design, but GE could get the last laugh when the numbers come in “Ugly Duckling” Wind Turbine From GE Could Produce Some Beautiful Numbers was originally published