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Volkswagen targets carbon-neutral production for first electric car

The automaker will use green power to assemble I.D. model at its plant in Zwickau and for the car’s battery cells, Volkswagen said Friday at an event in Dresden. Volkswagen plans to save 1 million tonnes of carbon-dioxide emissions a year by making production of its first electric model carbon neutral, part of an effort […]

Hyundai Delivers First 2019 Kona Electric in Baltimore, Maryland

– Antwerpen Hyundai Columbia in Baltimore sold the first Kona Electric in the U.S. – Dr. Donald Small, Director of Pediatric Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, is the first U.S. customer for the 2019 Kona Electric – Hyundai Kona and Kona Electric Named 2019 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year BALTIMORE: […]

Secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

BHUBANESWAR: The state government is planning to run the secretariat on solar power, replacing the conventional system, to make one of Odisha’s biggest public buildings energy efficient. The plan has been mooted at a high-level meeting of the science and technology department held recently in which chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi suggested that steps should […]

Education institutions opting for solar power in a big way

Kakinada: Several educational institutions in East Godavari district are opting for solar power in a big way as it provides uninterrupted power. In addition, the institutions can also avail subsidy offered by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The cost of solar power plant installation will be between Rs 5 to Rs 6 […]

Two Gurugram societies with India’s largest solar plants yet to receive state subsidy

GURUGRAM: Nearly one and a half years ago, two residential societies signed up for the state’s ambitious grid connected solar power scheme. Till date, however, they are yet to get the promised subsidy from Haryana Department of Renewable Energy (Hareda). One of them, Wellington DLF 5, even filed complaints with the PM’s Office (PMO) and […]

Battery Manufacturers to Integrate Energy Intelligence into Storage Systems to Tap Growth Opportunities

Partnerships across the value chain prove vital to realize the potential of multiple revenue stacking opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif.: The market for commercial battery energy storage is opening up as a result of feed-in tariffs and net metering revisions in commercial photovoltaic (PV) hotspots, subsidies and tax incentives, affordable lithium-ion batteries, and rising electricity. In addition, the rise of […]

Nepal Promotes Renewable Energy Industry Through World Bank Assistance

Nepal is promoting energy project to boost private sector efficiency and sustainable energy services. Nepal has received two grants worth 7.6 million dollars from the World Bank to support the renewable energy industry. The Strategic Climate Fund is supporting a mini-grid energy access project, which is expected to address the obstacles affecting the private sector […]

Equinor lines up floating wind power development in South Korea

OSLO: Equinor and South Korea’s state-owned National Oil Corporation (KNOC) will explore opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind farms in South Korea, the Norwegian company said on Friday. South Korea aims to reduce its dependence on nuclear and coal power, targeting an increase in the share of renewable energy to 20 percent by 2030, […]

Big firms weigh in as France looks to revive offshore wind

While Britain and Germany have already built 8,200 MW and 6,400 MW of offshore wind capacity – enough to power millions of homes – France does not have a single turbine in the water PARIS: A French wind power tender has attracted interest from a slew of international energy heavyweights, signalling that France’s offshore wind […]

Fight for Climate Change and Win Lok Sabha Elections: Ex-Maldivian President Nasheed to Parties

Ending his Colombo self-exile last year after former President Abdulla Yameen’s defeat, Nasheed has steered the current President Ibrahim Solih’s resolve for a low carbon plan to channel the country’s development strategy. New Delhi: Amidst global concerns regarding global warming, former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has said that Maldives will revise its Nationally Determined Contribution […]