Green Energy

Apple launches a clean energy fund in China

The world’s first 1,000 dollar blockchain phone might arrive in November, Apple launches a 300 million dollar green energy fund in China and the latest Twitter purge means top accounts lose millions of followers.This is the week in technology.

Renewable Energy

Green energy is gold for California, US

I am a physicist, and an energy and sustainability science researcher, and I live in California because of its penchant for not just setting but …

Renewable Energy

EDITORIAL: Ford’s off to a good start. Now, keep it up

Having waited 15 years to return to power, Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government under Premier Doug Ford wisely didn’t waste time getting …

Canada

Fort Lauderdale Company Leads The Way In Florida Solar Energy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fort Lauderdale-based RB Green Energy is a leading provider of solar power, a true renewable energy source. The company is a Florida-certified solar installer and contractor and is recognized by its peers as one of the fastest growing …

Solar Power

Securix Token Sale - Invest in the Next Generation of Crypto Mining

<b>EUROPE / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2018 /</b> Securix.io, a token-driven mining company, is delighted to announce that it will open its token sale to the …

Cryptocurrency

Solar irrigation pumps can help India reach 38% of its green energy target

A robust national solar irrigation programme could successfully contribute to the country reaching its goal of 100 Gw of installed solar power …

Renewable Energy

W. BRICE MCVICAR: We have bigger priorities than buck-a-beer

Buck-a-beer.<br>Really? This is considered a highlight for our provincial government? It’s part of a list of achievements included in a press release …

Canada

SNOBELEN: Plenty accomplished, but even bigger task ahead for Ford

Every now and then I find myself reminding people that a scant seven months ago, Patrick Brown was the leader of the Ontario PC Party.In seven …

Canada

Funding windfall for green energy

An Eastern Cape renewable energy project has received a R500m windfall from a Vantage GreenX debt fund.

Renewable Energy

Tesla sues Ontario over scrapped electric car rebate

MONTREAL (AFP) -<p>US electric automaker Tesla has sued the government of Ontario, Canada, after the province scrapped a rebate initiative for purchases of electric cars, Canadian media reported Thursday.<p>Upon assuming power last July, Premier Doug Ford's conservative government announced the end of …

Canada

Tesla sues Ontario over canceled electric vehicle rebate

TORONTO (Reuters) - Electric vehicle-maker Tesla Inc is taking the Ontario government to court over the Canadian province's cancellation of an electric vehicle incentive program, according to documents filed in court on Aug. 10.<p>In July, shortly after coming to power in Ontario, the Progressive …

Tesla

Minister says EU-Swiss quagmire means higher energy costs

"If we could participate on an equal footing in the European Union market, the electricity bill of Swiss consumers would be around CHF120 million …

European Union

Texas Farmhouse Proves Sustainable Living Can Thrive in the Heartland

American cities are slogging toward sustainability. It’s a long march, but a promising one, with little victories along the way. Rooftop solar …

American Cities

UK lidos and urban swimming spots

Winning tip: Ilkley Lido, West Yorkshire<p>Ilkley’s outdoor pool is in the perfect location on the edge of town, yet you can look up and across to the …

Swimming

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group Acquires Conergy Solar Team & Portfolio

<b>Published on</b> August 16th, 2018 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>0<p>Macquarie’s Green Investment Group Acquires Conergy Solar Team & Portfolio<p>August 16th, 2018 by <b>Joshua</b> …

Asia Pacific

Green energy providers Greenchoice and Qurrent plan merger

Wind turbines close to the beach at Velsen Noord. Photo: DutchNews.nl<p>Sustainable energy provider Greenchoice has presented a plan to merge with its …

Netherlands

Musk’s Move To Cozy Up With OPEC Brings Up Awkward Times He Blasted Big Oil

4:39 PM 08/15/2018<p><b>Elon Musk’s decision to sink Tesla’s financial future with a oil-rich Saudi Arabia is difficult to square with the tech</b> …

Fossil Fuels

Canadian utility buys US hydropower producer for $300M

​Ontario Power Generation will purchase Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC, which owns small hydropower dams across the United States.

Hydroelectric Power

Ontario’s Doug Ford Slashes Toronto City Council Jobs

2:25 PM 08/15/2018<p>Ontario’s new Conservative government has ended a whirlwind summer session of legislation by slashing Toronto’s city council from …

Conservative View

China files WTO complaint over U.S. solar tariffs

China has lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization over U.S. tariffs on solar products, claiming the duties have hurt China and distorted …

Business

OpEd: How metals and minerals play a role in funding armed groups in Africa

By Clare Church, Research Officer with International Institute for Sustainable Development.<p>The gold in our watches, the diamonds in our rings, the …

Africa

Trump Nominee Could Make Or Break A Proposal To Bail Out Struggling Coal Plants

11:31 AM 08/15/2018<p>President Donald Trump’s expected pick for an empty seat on a regulatory committee could prove pivotal in determining whether …

Donald Trump

Why energy prices will fall, with or without the new NEG

Don’t trust any politician who is in favour of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).<p>The federal government has claimed that the NEG is the first …

Superannuation

EDITORIAL: Doug Ford won, deal with it

Doug Ford’s government ended its first legislative session Tuesday by passing a bill that cuts Toronto’s dysfunctional city council almost in …

Curriculum Development

3 ETFs That Tesla Drives | Investopedia

Elon Musk and big ideas go together, but the question is: do Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) and going private go together? This is the idea Musk …

Personal Finance

Ontario Legislature’s heated summer session ends with battle lines drawn over sex-ed, green energy | The Star

“This is highly undemocratic, and it shows a government that’s prepared to bulldoze forward,” Horwath said.<p>Ford quickly came to relish the …

Canada

Pattern Energy, PSP Investments buy Quebec wind facility

Pattern Energy (NASDAQ:PEGI) and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board agree to acquire the 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power …

Business

Bulb signals another possible price increase in November - are more energy price hikes on the way?

<b>Green energy supplier Bulb has warned its 450,000 customers that it may be forced to increase prices for the third time this year, as a result of</b> …

Personal Finance (UK)

Renewable Energy Could "Effectively Be Free" by 2030, Says UBS Analyst

Cheap, clean energy is the way of the future for industry.<p>A research analyst at Swiss investment bank UBS believes the cost of energy renewables …

Renewable Energy

First Electric Automated Container Transporter Enters Service

Container transport becomes another blue ocean for electrification as there are so many diesels to replaceGerman HHLA (Hamburger Hafen und Logistik …

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