EV Charging Infrastructure to be Set Up Along 75,000 Miles of Highways in the U.S.

EV Charging Infrastructure to be Set Up Along 75,000 Miles of Highways in the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans for all 50 States covering approximately 75,000 miles of highway across the country. With this approval, all States ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Allows Part Commissioning of ISTS Solar Projects in lots of 10 MW

Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Allows Part Commissioning of ISTS Solar Projects in lots of 10 MW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently approved part commissioning of inter-state transmission (ISTS) connected ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up Suzlon to Supply Wind Turbines for Sembcorp’s 180 MW Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Suzlon to Supply Wind Turbines for Sembcorp’s 180 MW Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Suzlon Group announced it had won an order to develop a 180.6 MW wind power project for ...
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US Seeks Public Weigh-in for Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Program

US Seeks Public Weigh-in for Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to help guide the implementation of $335 million in investments from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for ...
US Announces $96 Million Funding to Expand EV Charging Access

US Announces $96 Million Funding to Expand EV Charging Access

To help the decarbonization of the domestic transportation sector, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a funding of $96 million to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging accessibility and ...
Researchers Claim Two World Records in Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers Claim Two World Records in Solar Cell Efficiency

Researchers at EPFL’s Photovoltaics and Thin film electronics laboratory and CSEM’s Sustainable Energy Center claim to have set two world records by achieving an efficiency of over 30% for perovskite-on-silicon-tandem ...
/ / Solar, Technology
DOE Announces First Loan Guarantee for a Clean Energy Storage Project in Eight Years

DOE Announces First Loan Guarantee for a Clean Energy Storage Project in Eight Years

The Loans Programs Office (LPO) of the United States Department Of Energy (DoE)  has closed a $504.4 million loan guarantee for an Advanced Clean Energy Storage (ACES) project in Utah ...
US Announces $3 Billion Funding to Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing & Supply Chains

US Announces $3 Billion Funding to Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing & Supply Chains

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $3.16 billion in funding from President Biden’s ‘Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’ to expand domestic battery manufacturing, bolster domestic supply chains, and spur job creation ...
US Department of Energy to Invest $2.91 Billion to Boost Advanced Batteries’ Production

US Department of Energy to Invest $2.91 Billion to Boost Advanced Batteries’ Production

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued two notices of intent to invest $2.91 billion to enhance the production of advanced batteries, critical to the fast-growing clean energy industries, including ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors Partners with Endress+Hauser to Deploy Electric Buses

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors Partners with Endress+Hauser to Deploy Electric Buses

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Motors has partnered with Endress+Hauser Flowtec (India) to deploy electric buses for employee transportation. Endress+Hauser Flowtec ...
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U.S. Department of Energy Aims to Increase Community Solar Installations by 700%

U.S. Department of Energy Aims to Increase Community Solar Installations by 700%

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new National Community Solar Partnership (NCSP) target to enable community solar systems to power the equivalent of five million households by 2025 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
US Aims to Add 60 Communities to its SolarAPP+ Tool by March 2022

US Aims to Add 60 Communities to its SolarAPP+ Tool by March 2022

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it has achieved its summer goal of signing up at least 125 communities for the Solar Automated Permit Processing (SolarAPP+) ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Solar Energy Could Account for 40% of US Electricity Supply by 2035 Report

Solar Energy Could Account for 40% of US Electricity Supply by 2035: Report

The US Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have released the Solar Futures Study, which states that solar could account for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bill Gates Pledges $1.5 Billion to Develop Clean Energy Technologies

Bill Gates Pledges $1.5 Billion to Develop Clean Energy Technologies

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, through his climate investment fund, Breakthrough Energy, will infuse $1.5 billion into a joint venture with the Department of Energy (DOE) to accelerate the development of ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: $30 Million Announced in Federal Funding for Clean Energy Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: $30 Million Announced in Federal Funding for Clean Energy Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $30 million in federal funding, matched by over ...
The Path to Achieve 100% Renewable Electric Grid in the US

The Path to Achieve 100% Renewable Electric Grid in the US

Recent studies in the United States, such as the Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study (LA100), have made a case that 100% renewable power grids are feasible. With the Biden ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Turkey’s Solar Power Generation Increased by 50% in February 2021

Daily News Wrap-Up: Turkey’s Solar Power Generation Increased by 50% in February 2021

Here are some of the significant cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Turkey’s electricity generation from solar projects increased by 50% in February 2021 compared to February ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: 100 MW Solar With 500 MWh Vanadium Flow Battery Project in China

Daily News Wrap-Up: 100 MW Solar With 500 MWh Vanadium Flow Battery Project in China

Here are some significant cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: VRB Energy, a clean technology company, announced a framework agreement for a 100 MW solar and 100 ...
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Renewables Portfolio Standard Policy Has Driven 45% of Capacity Addition in the U.S.

Renewables Portfolio Standard Policy Has Driven 45% of Capacity Addition in the U.S.

The non-hydro power renewable energy generation has advanced by 402 TWh since 2000 in the U.S., of which 189 TWh or 45% of overall growth is because of Renewables Portfolio ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways to Entirely Run on Renewable Energy by 2030

Daily News Wrap-Up: Indian Railways to Entirely Run on Renewable Energy by 2030

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has said that the entire Indian rail network would be fully ...
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Philippines Promotes Use of Solar Energy in Buildings for Energy Conservation

Philippines Promotes Use of Solar Energy in Buildings for Energy Conservation

Philippines has issued policy guidelines for the adoption of energy-conserving building design and to enhance the demand for energy-efficient materials and technologies. According to the guidelines issued by the Department ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
US to Provide $100 Million for Projects Advancing Clean Energy Technology

US to Provide $100 Million for Projects Advancing Clean Energy Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has pledged up to $100 million in financing for research and development of transformative clean energy technology to support the Biden Administration's climate innovative ...
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$130 Million in Funding Goes to Projects Advancing Solar Technologies

$130 Million in Funding Goes to Projects Advancing Solar Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it would provide a $130 million funding for selected research projects to advance solar technologies. According to the agency, DOE will provide ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Argonne Researchers Use Deep Learning to Study Avian Interactions with Solar Panels

Argonne Researchers Use Deep Learning to Study Avian Interactions with Solar Panels

Solar project installations across the United States are increasing, and scientists are trying their best to find out the impact of solar infrastructure on wildlife. Currently, the data collection methods ...
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EU Provides €60 Million Grant to the Philippines to Install Solar Home Systems

EU Provides €60 Million Grant to the Philippines to Install Solar Home Systems

The European Union (EU) has provided an approximate grant of €60 million (~$68.54 million) to the Philippine government to help the country increase access to electricity services in its off-grid ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar