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Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre Switches to Solar

Shopping centres around Australia set to benefit from solar power now that more and more major precincts make the switch to solar. Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre the latest to install a commercial solar system, with 1.6 MG set to be installed. This post was originally published on Australian Solar Quotes by

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Tesla Model 3 Photos Flooding Instagram — Florida, Texas, New York, Ohio (+ Interesting Employee Car Agreement Details Leaked)

In the past month, we've gotten multiple reports of Tesla Model 3s rolling around the streets of Florida, Texas, New York, and even Canada. Tesla staff, SpaceX staff, and reportedly Tesla engineers at certain stores needing to get familiar with the cars have been receiving early units. I finally decided to go grab some Model 3 spy shots from Instagram and Twitter in order to share the excitement here ... and I discovered that numerous new Model 3 photos have been hitting instagram in the past several hours

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Tryin’ To Make The World A Better Place — Help Us

We sometimes get carried away just covering what interests us, following our passions, and pursuing our obsessions. I think that's often quite useful — the stuff that interests us often interests you. However, the core aim of the site and one of my core life goals has long been to help make the world a better place, or "help society help itself" as I often put it Tryin' To Make The World A Better Place — …

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Keith Nelson awarded the Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids

The American Physical Society has selected Haslam and Dewey Professor of Chemistry Keith A. Nelson as the recipient of the 2018 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids. Nelson was chosen by the award's selection committee for pioneering contributions to the development and application of ultra-fast optical spectroscopy to condensed matter systems, and providing insight into lattice dynamics, structural phase transitions, and the non-equilibrium control of …

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Julie Soriero named president of the Women Leaders in College Sports

MIT Director of Athletics Julie Soriero has been named the new president of the Women Leaders in College Sports, as announced at the organization's recent convention held in Dallas, Texas. “I feel privileged, honored and humbled to step into the presidency of this organization,” said Soriero. “Over the course of my administrative career, this organization has played an impactful role in my professional growth and opportunities. I value being engaged as a leader and being able to give back. Representing MIT at a …

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Here’s Why The Middle East Leads In Lowest Solar Tariffs

We have seen solar power tariffs in competitive auctions crash to unprecedented levels across the world over the last few months. These have been mostly led by companies bidding for projects in the Middle East, with some also involved in projects in South America, particularly Chile. So what are the possible reasons that made the Middle East a leader in low-cost solar power? Here's Why The Middle …

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Fortum Looking To Sell Equity Stake In India’s Solar Assets

One of the leading foreign solar power developers active in India – Fortum – is planning to sell equity stake in its solar power projects, media outlets have reported. Fortum Looking To Sell Equity Stake In India's Solar Assets was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Remote Burrito Delivery On Offer From Alphabet’s Project Wing

What if you could just whip out your phone, order a burrito on an app, and have it delivered to your location via a drone? Wouldn't that be awesome? Well, now you can! Sort of… Remote Burrito Delivery On Offer From Alphabet's Project Wing was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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India To Auction 4.5 Gigawatts Of Wind Power Projects By February 2018

Sticking to its announced road map to expedite wind energy auctions, India will put 4.5 gigawatts of capacity on the block by February 2018. India To Auction 4.5 Gigawatts Of Wind Power Projects By February 2018 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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Azure Power Wins 250 Megawatt Solar Project In India At Record Tariff

An auctioned organized by India's largest power generating company, NTPC Limited, yielded the lowest-ever tariff for a solar project obligated to use Indian-made solar modules. Azure Power Wins 250 Megawatt Solar Project In India At Record Tariff was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Engie’s Fenix Acquisition Gives a Major Boost to Energy Access Efforts

French multinational Engie announced Thursday that it plans to acquire Fenix International, a pioneering company in Africa's home solar market. The acquisition accelerates Engie's entry into the off-grid energy market and shows progress toward the utility's goal of providing 20 million people around the world with access to decarbonized, decentralized energy by 2020. It's also a major development for the broader energy access market, where players have struggled to access capital. “This is a big deal for …

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Renewables to match coal generation by 2040

Renewable energy production is expected to rise by an average of 2.8 percent annually to 31 percent. Solar and wind energy are projected to form two-thirds of all renewable additions in 2040. This post was originally published on Australian Solar Quotes by Darryn Van Hout. Share the love!

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Mining Sector Embracing Microgrids: Hybrid Systems Reduce Energy Costs & Environmental Impact

Remote, off-grid mines can achieve up to a 28% reduction in fuel and CO2 emissions by using microgrids that combine solar photovoltaics (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) with diesel generators, according to a new study Mining Sector Embracing Microgrids: Hybrid Systems Reduce Energy Costs & Environmental Impact was originally …

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Indian Renewable IPP ReNew Power Eyes 5 Gigawatts Of Capacity In Two Years

Goldman Sachs-backed ReNew Power Ventures Limited is among the leading independent renewable energy generators in India. The company has announced an ambitious plan to further increase its installed capacity. Indian Renewable IPP ReNew Power Eyes 5 Gigawatts Of Capacity In Two Years was originally published on

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Electric-car cash, Tesla Model 3 videos, future MPG rules, why battery startups fail: Today’s Car News

Today, we've got more info on two Teslas, a look at China's electric-car battery plans plus a study on why battery startups fail, and survey results on what may happen to future fuel-economy rules. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as always, we ran down last week's important green-car news stories. Changes have come fast...

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2018 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt EV: new electric cars compared

The 2017 Chevy Bolt EV went on sale last December, but only became available nationwide in August. Meanwhile, electric-car shoppers waited eagerly for details of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second-generation car that finally premiered in early September. We've now driven both cars, and can take a high-level look at how they stack up against each...

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Wind Energy Developers Set New Tariff Record In India

The second-ever wind energy auction in India reaped encouraging results with nearly twice the capacity allocated as offered, and at record-low tariffs. Wind Energy Developers Set New Tariff Record In India was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Autonomous Trucks Could Put 3 Million Drivers Out Of Work, Says Commerce Secretary Ross

Autonomous trucks — and even more so, autonomous electric trucks — could revolutionize long-haul transport over the next decade. But, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told the Concordia Conference in New York City last week, that will come at a price: loss of a huge number of well-paying jobs Autonomous Trucks Could Put 3 Million Drivers Out Of Work, Says Commerce …

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China to build many gigafactories’ worth of electric-car battery plants

While the United States federal government threatens to backslide on renewable energy, California and China continue to move at an aggressive pace to lead the world in zero-emission vehicles. However, there's another piece to the electric-car puzzle that China seems poised to lead as well: battery production. As the global market for electric and...

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Only ~10% Of UK’s Recoverable Offshore Oil & Gas Reserves Remain, Study Finds

Only around 10% of the UK's original offshore recoverable oil and gas reserves now remain, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh. This means that at current rates of extraction, the UK's reserves will only last another decade or so Only ~10% Of UK's Recoverable Offshore Oil & Gas Reserves Remain, Study Finds was originally published on