Market Archive

14 Feb 2014

Oorja closes Series E funding for global expansion in multi-billion fuel cell market

Oorja, the world leader in liquid fuel cell technology announced the close of a Series E investment round. New investor Mingxin China Growth Fund joined previous backers including DAG Ventures in the oversubscribed round. CTBR – News
13 Feb 2014

#1 Nissan Leaf Market Is… Atlanta? (But City At Risk Of Losing Its Secret Sauce)

Georgia is ranked #4 in the US in terms of electric car market share within the state. It is also the fastest-growing state in the US in electric car sales—239% growth in the last 9 months. Atlanta is
13 Feb 2014

#1 Nissan Leaf Market Is… Atlanta? (But City At Risk Of Losing Its Secret Sauce)

Georgia is ranked #4 in the US in terms of electric car market share within the state. It is also the fastest-growing state in the US in electric car sales—239% growth in the last 9 months. Atlanta is
8 Feb 2014

SunEdison installs parking canopy solar system for Whole Foods Market in US

Solar technology manufacture SunEdison has installed a 306 kW DC solar system for Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York, US. CTBR – News
1 Feb 2014

Canadian Solar Secures the Top Foreign Brand Position in the Japanese Market in 2013

Canadian Solar Inc. announced that it has shipped a record of 508MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules under its own Canadian Solar brand thus becoming the largest foreign PV module brand in the Japanese market with an
24 Jan 2014

China’s Solar Market Beat All Expectations For 2013

Despite predictions all through 2013 suggesting that Japan would walk away the dominant solar PV market, Bloomberg New Energy Finance has revealed that China “outstripped even the most optimistic forecasts” to install a record 12 GW of
11 Jan 2014

700 BMW ActiveE Drivers Now On The Market — Some Asking For A Deal

Originally published on EV Obsession. The BMW ActiveE two-year trial program in which 700 people got to learn and show what BMW ActiveE electric vehicles could do is coming to a close. A lot of the drivers, of course,
8 Jan 2014

1,000 MW Chinese Solar Project Marks Significant Market Shift

Originally published on ThinkProgress. By Emily Atkin. China’s second-largest maker of solar photovoltaic panels will develop a huge 1,000 megawatt (MW) ground-mounted solar power plant complex in a remote Chinese desert, which the company announced Monday — a move
4 Jan 2014

13 Electric Vehicles Coming To Market In 2014

Originally published on EV Obsession. Unfortunately, playing catch-up over the holidays kicked an article idea out of my head. Fortunately, an article on GM-Volt kicked it back in. Jeff Cobb of GM-Volt went ahead and published “9
23 Dec 2013

Renewable Energy Now Has 40% Market Penetration In Scotland

Originally published on ThinkProgress. By Katie Valentine. Renewable energy use is at a record high in Scotland, according to new government figures. In 2012, Scotland got 40.3 percent of its electricity from renewable sources — up from 36.3 percent