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Solar Impulse

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

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

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 ... Read More


Clean Power

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$126 Million Dollar IPO For SolarEdge

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Jake Richardson

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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 ... Read More


Cars

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Tesla Approved For Special License Plates In Shenzhen

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Christopher DeMorro

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The air quality across China has reached apocalyptic levels in many places, prompting local and national governments to offer generous incentives on electric vehicles. Most of those incentives only apply to locally built EVs, but Tesla ... Read More


Clean Power

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First Of Its Kind CSPV Project Unveiled In Australia

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

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A fully grid-connected, first of its kind concentrated solar photovoltaic (CSPV) power tower was unveiled on Friday in Newbridge, Victoria, Australia, which some believe could reduce the cost of solar-based electricity around the world. The Central receiver ... Read More


Clean Power

Vestas V164 Nears Completion and Increases to 8MW

Global Wind Energy Installations Grow By 42% In 2014

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

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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 ... Read More


Biomass

Projected renewables share of global primary energy to 2050 (mc-group.com)

Greenpeace Aces Installed Renewable Forecasts. Surprised?

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

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Over the past 15 years, many organizations have offered national and global predictions about the future of renewable energy. We’ve seen renewable forecasts from all of these groups: International Energy Agency, Global Energy Assessment Scenario Database, ... Read More


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Latin American Mayors Avow Clean Bus Transit

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

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On Friday, CleanTechnica brought you news of an exciting commitment to sustainability by big-city mayors in the European Union. Also news last week: Latin American mayors racked up wins for joining the international Compact of Mayors, ... Read More


Aviation

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MCC Clears Solar Impulse 5th Flight To Chongqing, China (Videos)

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Monaco Control Center (MCC) has cleared Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for take off on its 5th flight, flying from Mandalay (Mandalay International Airport, MDL/VYMD) in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, to Chongqing (Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, ... Read More


Cars

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Mercedes GLE550 e — Company Unveils First PHEV SUV

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by James Ayre

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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 ... Read More


Clean Power

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Software For Solar: Locus Energy Interview

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Jake Richardson

Locus Energy makes software and analytics for the management of large solar power systems. What follows is an interview with CEO and founder Michael Herzig. 1. You have over 60,000 systems installed. Could you give a ... Read More


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