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Cryptocurrency’s Electrical Demand Will Drop Drastically

All of the hysteria about cryptocurrency energy use is going to go away in the next few months. The bubble will pop for stale assets like bitcoin, places like China will clamp down on wasting electricity on competitive mining, and everybody else will move to variants of proof-of-stake or perhaps IOTA, which seems to dodge the bullet in a different way

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India Issues Wind Energy Auction Draft Guidelines

In an effort to incentivize power distribution companies to increase procurement of wind power, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy in India plans to implement a wind energy auction roadmap. India Issues Wind Energy Auction Draft Guidelines was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join …

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Upsolar Will Offer Its Floating Solar Solutions In Europe

After the successful implementation of the world's largest floating solar PV test facility in Singapore, Upsolar has announced plans to offer the technology in Europe. Upsolar Will Offer Its Floating Solar Solutions In Europe was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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India To Auction 4,000 Megawatts Of Wind Energy Capacity This Year

Following the massive success of its first-ever wind energy tender, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy in India is planning to launch another tender this year four times the size. India To Auction 4,000 Megawatts Of Wind Energy Capacity This Year was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Tesla expands Superchargers, Volvo electric car, Uber in Oregon, self-driving updates: Today’s Car News

Today, more Tesla Superchargers coming, news on Volvo's first all-electric car, and what Uber wants its Portland drivers to do. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla plans to double its number of Supercharger outlets globally as it prepares for the launch of its high-volume, less expensive Model 3 electric car. Volvo will build its first...

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Scatec Solar Signs PPAs For 400 Megawatts Of Solar In Egypt

European solar power developer Scatec Solar has achieved a major milestone in its efforts to expand its footprint in the Egyptian solar market. Scatec Solar Signs PPAs For 400 Megawatts Of Solar In Egypt was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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750 Megawatt Solar Tender In India Massively Oversubscribed

The appetite of solar power developers has not at all dwindled in the Indian market as a recent tender witnessed a massive oversubscription. 750 Megawatt Solar Tender In India Massively Oversubscribed was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Clean Energy Investment Down 17% in 2016, Here’s Why It’s Fine

Last year, Michael Liebreich, founder and chairman of the advisory board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance, stood in front of a packed room at the BNEF ‘s Future of Energy Global Summit and spoke about the record investment in clean energy in 2015. The streak would not last. Global investment in clean energy in 2016 was

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Apple self-driving car plans emerge: how will it play with automakers?

Last year, techies, auto journalists, and Apple fans spent a great deal of time debating the existence, technology, and potential prospects of an "Apple car" project that the company never officially acknowledged. The idea that Apple would move from fast-turn, high-volume, very profitable consumer electronics into long-cycle, insanely expensive...

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Mercedes Peer-to-Peer Carsharing Expands Into Berlin

There are two kinds of carsharing services. In one, a company owns a large number of cars and rents them out to people who need them for short trips within a defined area. In the other, private owners make their cars available online via a smartphone app. Examples of the first kind of carsharing service include Daimler's Car2Go, Bolloré's BlueIndy, and AAA's new Gig program just getting underway in Oakland, California

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More Fortune 500 Companies Are Accelerating Renewable Energy Targets

More and more Fortune 500 companies are turning their attention towards renewable energy and energy efficiency priorities, with almost half now boasting at least one type of climate or clean energy target, according to a new WWF report published this week. More Fortune 500 Companies Are Accelerating Renewable Energy Targets was originally published on

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More Than 54 Gigawatts Of New Wind Power Installed In 2016, Competing With “Subsidized Incumbents”

The annual report from the Global Wind Energy Council was published on Tuesday, revealing that more than 54 gigawatts of new wind energy was installed during 2016, and that the technology is now competing with "heavily subsidized incumbents across the globe." More Than 54 Gigawatts Of New Wind Power Installed In 2016, Competing With “Subsidized Incumbents” was …

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Continental Shifting Focus To Electric & Hybrid Technologies Due To Changing Demand

Editor's note: I was recently talking with the head of a powertrain design company and he told me something very similar to what the story below says — the majority of requests to design powertrains are now for electrified powertrains Continental Shifting Focus To Electric & Hybrid Technologies Due To Changing Demand was originally published on

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RE100 Heads To Japan With First Japanese Member Announcement

Global 100% renewable energy initiative RE100 has signed its first Japanese member company, Ricoh Company Ltd., alongside an announcement that The Climate Group will work with the Japan Climate Leaders Partnership to raise awareness of the RE100, EP100, and EV100 campaigns. RE100 Heads To Japan With First Japanese Member Announcement was originally published on

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Oil and Gas Heavyweights Back a Roadmap for Deep Decarbonization

We've entered a topsy-turvy moment in energy where coal supporters want solar power and oil execs have endorsed cutting fossil fuel use. The latter appeared in a new decarbonization roadmap from the Energy Transitions Commission, an all-star working group …